Artists Professional Development Programme

Local authorities, together with other stakeholders, may provide training, development and mentorship to help professional artists develop their careers in the arts.

The ArtLinks partnership is supported by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and provides professional development opportunities and supports for established and emerging artists who are resident in the four partner local authority areas in the Southeast region that includes Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, and Wexford local authorities.

Each year awards are designed to support artists to develop their practice by providing artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art. The Art forms which we support are Architecture, Circus, Dance, Film, Literature, Music, Opera, Street Arts, Theatre, Traditional Arts, Visual Arts. 

Artists must be a current member of ArtLinks to avail of these supports. Artists must be registered to be eligible to apply for support opportunities. Email  to request a membership application form if you are a new applicant. 

For all ArtLinks enquiries please contact

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