Waterford Healing Arts Trust opens call for Artist in Residence 2019

Artists of all arts disciplines welcome to apply to be Artist in Residence at UHW in 2019.  Submission deadline 7 Feb.  Click for more info.
Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) has issued an open call to artists of all arts disciplines to apply to be Artist in Residence at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) in 2019.  The deadline for submission of applications is Thursday, 7 February 2019. The Artist in Residence scheme is funded by the Arts Council.
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The WHAT Artist in Residence programme is a means of engaging patients in contemporary arts practice and an opportunity for artists to develop their professional practice within an acute hospital context.  The main focus of the residency will be the artist’s engagement with patients at UHW in participatory / collaborative arts experiences. The successful artist will receive a studio space for a six month period in the WHAT Centre for Arts and Health, artist fee and support from WHAT staff.

Interested applicants are invited to attend a briefing session in the WHAT Centre for Arts and Health on Tuesday, 29 January at 2pm. Please phone 051 842664 or e-mail WHAT@hse.ie no later than 25 January to book your place. Applicants must be available for interview the week beginning 18 February 2019.

For further details please contact what@hse.ie or 051 842664.