Applicants will normally have been born on the island of Ireland and must maintain a strong connection with Ireland. They should be artists or researchers working in the area of figurative painting or traditional craft.
Traditional painting refers to representational figurative painting. Traditional craft refers to work with a basis in traditional skills and materials. These include woven textiles, spinning, dyeing, glassmaking, metalwork, ceramics, stonework and woodwork, etc.
Latest date for receipt of applications : Friday 20th November 2009.
The application form can be printed or downloaded here. Otherwise it can be requested by e-mail here or by post.Completed applications should be posted to :
The Golden Fleece Award,
26-28 North Wall Quay,