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DEADLINE EXTENDED – Helium Arts is Seeking Visual Artists (freelance) in Various Regions to Join Artist Panel

Helium Arts invites applications from professional, multi-disciplinary Visual Artists with a strong collaborative and inclusive arts practice working with children and young people including children with disabilities to join our Artist Panel as Associate Artists. Artists will be contracted on a project to project, freelance basis over the next two years, to deliver our Creative Health Programme in community settings in Cork, Limerick, and Galway, and surrounding counties. The role of Associate Artist is to deliver inspiring collaborative arts programmes which are responsive to the needs and vision of children and young people living with long-term health conditions, additional needs, including disabilities. Artists should have a genuine interest in building supportive relationships and a working understanding of inclusive arts practice relevant to the needs of participants. Training and continued professional development will be provided, with up to four required training days to take place in early 2021. Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health charity, developing the creativity of children living with long-term conditions to support their wellbeing including social connections, self-esteem, and sense of agency. Deadline for applications: Deadline for applications: Thursday, 5th of November 2020, at 5pm. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview and attend an interactive workshop.  Please request a full brief and application form by emailing  Lauren at with ASSOCIATE ARTIST in the subject line.

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