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Ballinglen Arts Foundation Bursary

Ards and North Down Arts is offering a bursary for a two-week residency at Ballinglen Arts Foundation for practitioners of visual arts / crafts resident in the Ards and North Down Borough. The Foundation is an Irish non-profit organisation located in the village of Ballycastle on the sea coast of North County Mayo in the Republic of Ireland.

The residency is aimed at visual artists and craft makers providing them the time to develop their artistic practice. Artists are provided with accommodation as well as an artist studio to work in. The practitioners will be selected based upon their previous achievements and the project they intend to undertake during their residency or how the workshop will support their professional development.

The selected Artist Residency should take place within 12 months of receipt of their award.


Applications for the Ballinglen Arts Foundation Bursary 2020/21 will be available from 9 January 2020.


DEADLINE: Monday 24 February, 12noon

CLICK HERE for more info and to download an Application Pack for the Ballinglen Arts Foundation.



Applications will be available from:


  • Download online via the link above, or on Ards and North Down Borough Council's website:
  •  Email:
  •  In person from: Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square, Newtownards, BT23 4NP
  •  Telephone Ards Arts Centre: 028 9181 0803


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