Cavan Arts e-bulletin: ISSUE 97
Cavan County Council

Cavan Arts Office are accepting ongoing applications for Cavan County Council Artist Panel, this panel gives artists the opportunity to work within the entire Culture Sector of Cavan County Council and throughout the entire county (dependant on programme availability). 

Anthony J.Quinn's new novel Turncoat is available for pre-order on Amazon
Release date 26 November 2020

Lost Landmarks  A Collection of Cavan Voices, official launch on 28 November at 6pm, contact should you wish to receive an invitation via Zoom. The book is available for purchase on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle edition.

Cavan sculptor Marie Smith has opened her new online gallery shop

Melanie O'Reilly and Seamus Fay

Melanie from USA, is completing her Masters on Irish Music and travelled to Cavan in early 2020 to meet and interview lilting legend Seamus Fay. Melanie looks forward to visiting Cavan again and hopes to join NYAH Comhaltas and Friends in the Farnham Arms for their Traditional Irish Music Festival weekend.

Cavan artist Jackie O'Neill has launched her new Website, Jackie's portfolio of work is available to view and can be also purchased online.

Scottish Portrait Awards 2020

Artist Emmeline Cosnett has been shortlisted for the Scottish Portrait Awards 2020 for her oil on aluminium painting "The Mask Maker

The self portrait created during Covid-19 restrictions, featuring her pet bull terrier will be exhibited in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Duff House, Banff between now and 2021. Emmeline was also a recipient of the Cavan Arts Emerging Artist Awards 2020. 

Scottish Portrait Awards will live stream at 8pm on Wednesday 18 November 2020 and available for catchup on YouTube

Platform 31 - Opportunity for Artists

A nationwide artist development scheme by the 31 Local Authority Arts Offices, in collaboration with the Arts Council The Association of Local Authority Arts Offices (LAAOs), in collaboration with the Arts Council, present PLATFORM 31 – a national opportunity for artists to develop their practice and test new ideas of collaboration, research, audience development, place-making and sharing their work.

Participating artists will receive an €8,000 bursary to invest in themselves and their practice, combined with participation in an advisory and developmental framework and a peer network. 

Fleadh Mhór Dhoire 2020 will showcase to the world our indigenous Irish Traditional Arts creating a platform for illuminating the sheer quality of musicianship, singing, literature and Irish Culture that our city and region possesses.

Broadcasting on the Web, Facebook and YouTube

Paul Connolly supporting artists and craftworkers during this difficult time, collection of artwork on display in the window of Unit 1, New Court Shopping Centre, Church Street, Cavan Town (former Crannog Bookshop). Schedule of exhibitions available and you can contact Paul should you like your work to be included.  

Free online Digital Upskilling Workshop facilitated by Michael Fortune online. 
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