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Artist Marie Brett

County Laois artists are invited to take part in a mentoring professional development series with artist Marie Brett who has extensive experience of arts and health practice.

This will be a supportive and creative space to take a time-out to develop your practice. The programme is suitable for artists of all disciplines and career stages.

All sessions are free of charge and have been commissioned by Laois County Arts Office, with Creative Ireland Laois.

The programme will cover:

  • Identifying goals, opportunities and supports
  • Ethics, aesthetics, methods and priorities
  • Developing creative criticality and building self-confidence
  • Networking and buddy system.

13 February, 11am-2pm Laois Arthouse (in person)
20-23 February, 1.5 hour individual slots, online
13 March, 11am-2pm Laois Arthouse (in person)
20 March, 11am-12.30 (online)

You can attend one, a few or all the sessions.
Each session will include a number of different topics.



  • Artistic vision
  • Intention, priorities & personal goal
  • Inspiration & direction
  • Being distinctive & working to your strengths

SESSION 2 – Private 1:1


  • Ethics & aesthetics
  • Working with others
  • Challenges, boundary issues, self-care and supports
  • Building resilience
  • Collective outputs, authorship & ownership issues


  • Adapt, renew, energise
  • Constructive criticism
  • Making and showing work options
  • Sustaining your art-making self

Book your place
Limited spaces are available.
To reserve a FREE place email:


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