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Meath County Council Arts Office in Partnership with Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris announce exciting new Artists Bursary Opportunity - Closing Date 10 January 2018, 5pm

Date Released: 14 December 2017

Meath County Council Arts Office, in partnership with the Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris, is pleased to announce an exciting  new Artists Residency Bursary for artists in Meath in 2018. The bursary will enable an artist spend a month long residency at the prestigious Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris and includes traveI from Ireland, accommodation and a monthly stipend. Centre Culturel Irlandais’ annual residency programme offers great opportunities for artists of all disciplines to tap into the resources of the CCI and the city of Paris, as well as being an important means of showcasing Ireland's dynamic contemporary culture on an international stage.

Innaugurated in 2002, the Centre Culturel Irlandais is situated in the Collège des Irlandais, or Irish College, formerly home to a large collegiate community of Irish priests, seminarians and lay scholars whose origins stretch back to 1578. The CCI profiles Ireland’s rich arts scene and is at the heart of Franco- Irish cultural collaboration.

The bursary is open to practising professional artists of all disciplines living in county Meath. All applications must be made directly to CCI, full terms and conditions are available from www.centreculturelirlandais.com .

Closing date for receipt of applications: 10 January 2018, 5pm GMT

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