Wexford Artlinks bursaries are awarded
The Arts Offices of Wexford, Carlow, and Kilkenny, have announced the awarding of €50,000 in Artlinks Bursary supports to artists in the South East for 2015 of over €50,000.
The recipients for County Wexford were: Paula Cox, Wexford/Music, Helen Gaynor, Wexford/Literature, Paul Creane, Wexford/Music, Paddy Lennon, Rosslare Harbour, Visual Art and Kevin Lawlor, Bridgetown, Music.
Artlinks is an initiative of the Arts Offices in partner counties which is supported by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon to facilitate professional development opportunities for artists in their communities and across all artistic disciplines.
A spokesperson for the Arts Department said, 'Wexford County Council is pleased to assist Wexford artists in this manner and we know that they will have additional learning for their own practise through this bursary support and in the long term this can only benefit the artistic landscape of Wexford.'