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Archive for June 2019


WHAT announces Artist in Residence 2019 at University Hospital Waterford

Date posted: 8 June 2019

Image shown: WHAT artist in residence 2019 Catherine Sweeney Brown

Catherine Sweeney Brown has been selected as the Artist in Residence for 2019 at Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) / University Hospital Waterford (UHW). A musician and music therapist, Catherine will be based at the WHAT Centre for Arts and Health at UHW for six months and will work primarily with the Neonatal and Special Care Baby Unit at the hospital. The Artist in Residence scheme is funded by the Arts Council.   Read More


Job Opportunity: Programme Manager with Helium Arts

Date posted: 4 June 2019

Image shown: Cloudlands Project by Helium Arts at Temple Street Children's University Hospital.

Helium Arts, the national children’s arts and health organisation, is seeking a motivated, experienced and highly organised individual to develop the role of Programme Manager, four days a week, from Helium’s Mullingar Office. Read More


visions4people: Artistic research meets psychiatry

Date posted: 1 June 2019

Image shown: visions4people: Artistic research meets psychiatry

visions4people is a new publication by Tyyne Claudia Pollmann offering a kaleidoscopic overview of artistic research in the context of psychiatric residential environments and conveys their particular challenges. What form can design visions and interventions take where people are central? Read More


Call for UK venues: Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award, Artist Commission 2020

Date posted: 1 June 2019

Image shown: Alison Carlier for ARMA 2016 at aspex, Portsmouth.

Engage invites galleries, museums and visual arts venues throughout the United Kingdom to submit proposals to host the 2020 Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award (ARMA), Artist Commission, worth £15,000. The Award in 2020 focuses on mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. The application deadline is 10am on Thursday 6 June 2019. Read More


Artists Practising Well: Research Report by Clore Fellow Nicola Naismith

Date posted: 1 June 2019

Artists Practising Well is a new research report by visual artist Nicola Naismith, focusing on the topic of affective support for creative practitioners working in participatory arts in health and wellbeing. Naismith was a Visual Artist Fellow on the Clore Leadership Programme in 2017/18 and the research was supported by a grant from the the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the UK via the Clore Leadership Programme. Read More

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