Literature | Skein Press
The Tyrone Guthrie Centre Bursary in association with Skein Press – for three writers/illustrators working on the Solstice Stories Series, published by Skein Press, to attend the Centre for one week. The collaboration began in 2021/22 and will continue in 2022/23. Funded by private donation to ‘The Director’s Dream Fund’ at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre.
Visual Art | The Anita Young Bursary for a Mid-Career Painter, in association with the RHA and the RUA
The Tyrone Guthrie Centre is the beneficiary of a bequest from the Estate of artist and former resident, Anita Young (d. 2018). Following the stipulations of the bequest, we have established bursaries in Anita’s name with the RHA and the RUA. The bursary is offered to ‘mid-career’ painters and consists of a two-week residency in our Big House, fully catered, with use of a visual art studio or print studio, for an artist selected from the annual RHA exhibition and an artist selected from the annual RUA exhibition. The RHA and the RUA offer travel expenses to the winners. A new addition to the bursary from 2022 onwards is that the winner from each academy will be invited to exhibited one work in the other academy the following year as part of The Tyrone Guthrie, RHA, RUA Shared Island Initiative. Winners selected from the annual RHA and RUA exhibitions; the Anita Young Bursary will run annually until the annual exhibitions 2025.
Visual Art | The Debi O’Hehir Bursary for a Painter, Sculptor, or Print Maker on the Island of Ireland
The Tyrone Guthrie Centre is the beneficiary of a gift from artist and former frequent resident, Debi O’Hehir (1962-2015). We have used the gift to establish a bursary for a painter, print maker or sculptor living and working on the island of Ireland. The Bursary will run until 2015 and offers the winner 2 weeks in our Big House, fully catered, with use of a visual art or print studio. The call out happens on our online platforms late in October/November, with the winner announced by the end of the year to take up their residency the following year. The next callout will take place in late October/early November 2022.
Dance | The McB Bursary for a Dancer or Choreographer on the Island of Ireland in association with Dance Ireland
Funded through an anonymous donor to The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, this bursary offers a two-week residency to a dancer or choreographer on the island of Ireland. The specific focus of the bursary changes from year to year, but it is focused on creating space for a dancer or choreographer who might not otherwise have an opportunity to take time out at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre.