The Golden Fleece Award aims to support and promote the diversity of contemporary Irish creativity in the arts and crafts. Its mission is to help artists of innovative talent, needing support at strategic stages of their careers.
Applicants will normally have been born on the island of Ireland and must maintain a strong connection with Ireland. They should be artists or researchers working in the area of figurative visual art or of the traditional crafts.
This substantial Award is an artistic fund established as a charitable bequest by the late Lillias Mitchell. Previous recipients have included textile artists.
Closing date for applications: Friday 22nd November 2013
Full details of submission requirements and procedures can be found at www.goldenfleeceaward.com.