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Arts and Disability Connect information session: New Work

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Arts and Disability Connect is a funding scheme for individual artists with disabilities.

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Join Amie Lawless and Ciara Chapman as they share insights about the New Work award available through the Arts and Disability Connect scheme. For one hour there will be a presentation and a Q&A where we’ll leave plenty of time for people to ask questions.

The Arts and Disability Connect information sessions are for artists with disabilities who are applying for funding and for people who are supporting them to apply.

Speech to text will be provided by MyClearText. Irish Sign Language will be available on request. Please email amie@adiarts.ie before 4pm on Monday 19 April. If you have other access requirements to participate in this information session and would like to chat to Amie please email amie@adiarts.ie.

This event will be a Zoom meeting and it will be recorded.

Ciara Chapman is an award winning artist living in Cork city, Ireland. With a background in Fine Art Printmaking and Graphic Design, Ciara primarily focuses her practice on Digital Illustration and digital printmaking as well as mixed media pieces such as embroidered and origami artworks.

Commercially Ciara has worked with organisations such as Pfizer pharmaceuticals and Toyota Mobility. She has won a number of awards, a Silver A'design award in 2019 and a commendation from the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) for her project My Chronic Pain Diary the same year. Ciara was a finalist in the World Illustration Awards in 2020 and a finalist for the Graphic Illustration category in the London International Creative Competition for this diary project.

Ciara is currently working on expanding her diary project for Pain Awareness Month, September 2021 as a result of receiving the Arts and Disability Connect New Work award. Ciara is a member of Cork Printmakers workshop and the Association of Illustrators.

www.mychronicpaindiary.com

www.ciarachapmanillustration.com

Amie Lawless manages the Arts and Disability Connect scheme. Over the past 8 years she has supported artists to develop their applications from their initial ideas, right through to helping successful artists submit their final reports and beyond.

All application forms, guidelines and FAQ’s for round one of the Arts and Disability Connect scheme 2021 can be downloaded here from the 06 April: www.adiarts.ie/connect

Round 1 opens Tuesday 06 April. Deadline is Monday 24 May, 2021 at 4pm.Round 2 opens Monday 30 August. Deadline is Monday 18 October, 2021 at 4pm.

Other Arts and Disability Connect information sessions:

Arts and Disability Connect information session with Amie Lawless on Tuesday 20 April from 11am. To book you place for the Arts and Disability Connect information session click here

Arts and Disability Connect information session: Mentoring with Amie Lawless and artist Emily Gillmor Murphy on Tuesday 04 May from 11am. To book your place for the Mentoring information session click here

Arts and Disability Connect is funded by the Arts Council and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland.

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