Artists Announced—Artist-Initiated Projects 2019

14 Mar 2019 – 16 Nov 2019

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Pallas Projects/Studios are delighted to announce the participating artists in our programme of Artist-Initiated Projects 2019. The series of 10 x 3-week exhibitions between March—November 2019 will present exhibitions of new work by 10 Irish artists.


Artist-Initiated Projects at Pallas Projects/Studios is an open-submission, annual gallery programme of 10 x 3-week exhibitions taking place between March and November 2019. This unique programme of funded, artist-initiated projects selected via open call is highly accessible to artists, with a focus on early career, emerging artists and recent graduates. Projects are supplemented with artists' talks, texts, workshops or performances, and gallery visits by colleges and local schools.

Artist-Initiated Projects aims to act as an incubator for early careers, and support artists' practices at crucial stages, providing a platform for artists to produce and exhibit challenging work across all art forms. The model of short-run exhibitions with a relatively short turnaround time of 3–6 months is an alternative to the normal institutional model, where the process of studio visit to exhibition can take several years. Shorter lead-in times allow the programme to be quick and responsive, reflect what artists are currently making, and encourage experimentation and risk-taking.

Pallas Projects/Studios Artist-Initiated Projects is supported by The Arts Council

Programme info:

Exhibitions will run Thurs–Sat for 3 weeks, with openings taking place on the first Thursday evening. We will remind of all individual exhibitions by listing each one individually, according to its dates. Exhibition dates:

14/03/19—30/03/19 Celina Muldoon
04/04/19—20/04/19 Aideen Farrell

09/05/19—24/05/19 Marie Farrington
30/05/19—15/06/19 Tadhg Ó Cuirrín
20/06/19—06/07/19 The Queeratorial
11/07/19—27/07/19 Liliane Puthod

22/08/19—07/09/19 Liing Heany
12/09/19—28/09/19 Kerry Guinan

10/10/19—26/10/19 Jonathan Mayhew
31/10/19—16/11/19 Doireann Ni Ghrioghair

Pallas Projects/Studios is one of Ireland's longest running artist-run spaces, with a dedicated tradition over 22 years towards the professional development of artists in a peer-led, supportive environment, providing opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists to develop and exhibit new work. PP/S have established a nationwide and international reputation among artists and organisations, and a public profile through successful and critically engaged exhibitions, publishing, collaborations and partnerships, and education programmes for schools. Recent projects include the 4-year research project and publication 'Artist-Run Europe', published by Onomatopee, Eindhoven in 2016, and the annual 'Periodical Review' exhibition now in its eighth year.

For biogs of selected artists visit: http://pallasprojects.org/index.php/project/artist-initiated-projects2019

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