WELCOME TO THE LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE

Located in the market town of Manorhamilton, North County Leitrim, the Leitrim Sculpture Centre is a major resource for the advancement of skills and knowledge in traditional, contemporary and experimental visual arts.

LSC supports the material practices of artists and furthers creative engagement with the wider contexts of place and community.

Artists in Residence at The Leitrim Sculpture Centre

Open Call for Applications for 2018

A) Exhibition Residencies
Leitrim Sculpture Centre is offering five Exhibition Residencies to visual artist during 2018. Each residency takes place at the Sculpture Centre and includes an artist’s stipend of €2,400. The residency comes with a one-person exhibition at the end of the residency period. In addition to the stipend, residential accommodation, a private studio with broadband and access to all facilities at the Centre is provided. Period of residency is for 8 weeks.

Deadline for applications:          Sunday 3 December 2017           
Notification by:                              Friday 22 December 2017           

B) Professional Development Residencies
In addition to the above LSC are offering up to seven Professional Development Residencies that provide artists with the resources and/or time out for research towards the development of new work. These are offered to artists and other creative practitioners involved in the visual arts without the need of having to produce an exhibition, or specific project outcome, during or at the end of the period.
Each residency includes an artist’s stipend of €1,000 and in addition comes with residential accommodation; a private and heated studio with broadband internet; the use of the chosen LSC facilities and basic energy use. Period of residency is for a min of 4 weeks.

Deadline for applications:          Sunday 3 December 2017           
Notification by:                              Friday 26 January 2018   

For more information and guidelines on how to apply to both of these residency schemes, please see our website and download the Guidelines at:

http://www.leitrimsculpturecentre.ie/programme/residencies.html

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North West Christmas Open 2017 Call for Submissions

Leitrim Sculpture Centre invites artists based in the North West of Ireland to submit work for their North West Christmas Open.  

The exhibition will take place in the LSC Gallery on New Line, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim and will launch at 12pm Friday 1st December, with the show running until January 12th, 2018.

Small works in any medium in the form of framed or unframed drawings, paintings, prints or sculpture can be submitted. Up to a maximum of four works per artist may be submitted with a submission fee of €15 per work. All items must be for sale and not exceed 3ft square in size incl. frame. There is no size limit for 3D sculptural works. LSC takes 25% commission from the sale price stated by the artist.

  1. Submission for selection

Deadline for email submissions is Sunday 19th November at 12 midnight
Digital images of the work must first numbered and emailed as jpegs to: apply@leitrimsculpturecentre.ie. Do not deliver original work or send payment for this selection process.

  1. In a separate word doc. attachment provide the following info:
  2. Alongside the number corresponding to each jpeg provide: Your Name; ‘Title’; Medium; Size; Date; Price.
  3. A brief artist statement and a short bio (no more than half A4). Short descriptions of work (no more than half A4) are also welcomed at the discretion of the artist.

3. Notification of Selection: Notification to artists of the selection will be on Wed 22nd Nov.

4. Delivery of work: Selected artists should deliver work to the LSC Gallery on New Line, Manorhamilton on either  Fri 24th or Sat 25th November 11am to 4pm. Late works will not be accepted. A submission fee of €15 per work will be charged, payable upon delivery of the work.

5. Removal of Work: Work must be collected on Fri 12th or Sat 13th January 2018 from 11am to 4pm.

The LSC North West Opens provide opportunities for artists based in the North West counties to exhibit at LSC and promote their work. NW Counties here include: Mayo, Roscommon, Leitrim, Sligo, Donegal, Fermanagh, Cavan, Tyrone and Derry.

Gallery opening times - 11am-4pm.

Thursday to Saturday - Doors open at front of house. Tuesday and Wednesday - Go first to central reception at the side of the building.

Leitrim Sculpture Centre
New Line
Manorhamilton
Co Leitrim
Ionad Dealbhóireachta, Cluainín, Co. Liatroim

info@leitrimsculpturecentre.ie
www.leitrimsculpturecentre.ie
Telephone: 071 985 5098

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2016 WORKSHOPS

DOWNLOAD FULL WORKSHOP PROGRAMME 2017

NOVEMBER

Sat 18 & Sun 19 November 2017
Modelling The Head In Clay - From Life Workshop
Tutor: Jackie McKenna.
Cost: €180
This module is open to beginners and those with some experience in clay modelling. Students will learn to make an armature and model a head in clay from life. More Info 

Sat 25 & Sun 26 November 2017
Mouldmaking & Plaster Casting Of Head Workshop
(Stage 2 after participants have done the Modelling The Head In Clay Workshop)
Tutor: Jackie McKenna.
Cost: €190
More Info

We have rooms in self catering accommodation to rent at €25 per night for workshop participants.