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Maurna Crozier Memorial Bursary

22/12/2017

The Friends of the F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio invite professional visual artists born in, or resident in, the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough, to apply for a one week residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan.

The Friends of the F.E McWilliam Gallery & Studio Maurna Crozier Memorial Bursary The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, Newbliss, Co. Monaghan is a residential workplace for artists, dedicated to supporting and facilitating creativity within a welcoming home-like environment. The Friends of the F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio invite professional visual artists born in, or resident in, the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough, to apply for a one week residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan. The Bursary covers one week full board accommodation in the Big House, the use of a studio and £100 for expenses. The Bursary was established in memory of Dr Maurna Crozier (1942 - 2015) who was a founding member of the Friends of the F.E. McWilliam Gallery, a member of the F.E. McWilliam programming committee and a board member of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. Maurna had a lifelong commitment to enlarging cultural life in Northern Ireland. She served on the boards and committees of many of Northern Ireland's major cultural institutions, including: the Arts Council of Northern Ireland; National Museums and Galleries for Northern Ireland; Northern Ireland Museums Council; the Linen Hall Library; the Historic Monuments Council and; the Crescent Arts Centre. Interested artists should submit a proposal detailing in less than 1000 words, a specific project for which they require the Bursary and residency at Annaghmakerrig. Please also include an up-to-date CV and 5 images of recent work. Applications will be accepted by email or by post before the deadline of Wednesday the 28th of February 2018. Friends of the F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio 200 Newry Road Banbridge BT32 3NB friendsfemcwilliam@gmail.com
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