Open Call: Artists in residence opportunities, Wexford and Wales

Wexford County Council, under the Per Cent for Art Scheme and Pembrokeshire County Council Wales, invite submissions for two artists in residence to work in Wexford and Wales on the theme of ‘Exploring a Shared Past’ as part of ‘Ancient Connections’ an EU funded cross-border arts, heritage and tourism project linking North Wexford with North Pembrokeshire.

Each artists can work in any artform or combination of artforms i.e. visual art, film, writing, theatre, music, sound, traditional arts and each residency must involve a public artistic output at the end. The focus of each residency is on the creation of new and original artwork and must involve place-based research ,engagement with other stakeholders within ‘Exploring a Shared Past’ and meaningful collaboration with local communities of place or interest This artist in residence programme is being awarded under a two-stage open competition.


Each artist residency is valued at €22,000 in total to include artist’s fees, materials, and final public art outcomes.


Each residency will run from May 2020–April 2022.

Deadline Stage One/ Expression of Interest

Monday 2 March 2020

Artist's brief

A full artist’s brief can be downloaded at:

Further information

For all enquiries email:

Tel: (00) 353 919 63 69






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