Cecilia Danell, Emerging Visual Artist Award Winner 2011, detail from Stairing Out the World, Ink on Canvas Board, 2010

An Arts Council, Wexford Arts Centre & Wexford County Council
Partnership Initiative

Call for Applications

Wexford Arts Centre and Wexford County Council are pleased to announce a call for submissions for the annual Emerging Visual Artist Award.

The Emerging Visual Artist Award is a partnership initiative between Wexford County Council, Wexford Arts Centre and the Arts Council. The initiative supports promising visual artists in Ireland with an award of €5,000 and a solo exhibition at Wexford Arts Centre.This award is aimed at recognising and supporting the development of committed emerging artists, in kick starting their career and achieving professional recognition.

The successful recipient of the award will be required to create a new body of work during the period January – November 2013, which will be exhibited at Wexford Arts Centre during December 2013.

The deadline for receipt of email submissions is 5.00p.m. Friday 6th April 2012. For gallery plans, further info, images and details on previous EVAA award winners please log on to http://www.wexfordartscentre.ie/eva_award.html