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Artist of the Month September 2016: Scott Benefield

Tuesday 6th September 2016 at 9am

Scott Benefield is an established craft-maker, who specialises in glassmaking.  In 2015 he was granted the Rosy James Memory Award by the Arts Council NI. 

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'Pinwheel Vase' by Scott Benefield illustrates the artist's interest in 16th century Venetian glassblowing.

SIAP2016 in Focus: Anne O’Donoghue Award

Tuesday 2nd August 2016 at 3pm

The Anne O’Donoghue Award aims to support formal or informal courses, mentoring, coaching, supervision, research and/or cultural exchanges with other arts and cultural managers on a national or international level.

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Cath McBride, Company Manager, In Your Space Circus School pictured centre was the recipient of the first Anne O'Donoghue award in 2015

Artist of the Month August 2016: Ian Cumberland

Tuesday 2nd August 2016 at 12pm

Ian Cumberland is an established painter based in Northern Ireland, who has received national acclaim for his portrait work in recent years. 

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'Just to Feel Normal' by Ian Cumberland is currently featured within the collection of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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