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  • Heron + West Cork Arts Centre mentoring

    Created 2012-09-05 by Marie Brett

    Location: Bandon town - Co. Cork

    Duration: 2012-09-05 to 2012-10-17

Project Outline

’Heron’ is a collaborative project between 6th class children at Bandon Presentation Primary School, Cork, artist Marie Brett and craftsperson Gana Roberts, as part of the West Cork ’Fun with Glass’ arts & education programme.

The Fun with Glass programme sees artist Marie Brett & craftsperson Gana Roberts work with staff & children in West Cork primary level schools, supported by Cork County Council Arts Office and The West Cork Education Centre.

The West Cork Arts Centre have a mentoring programme in place where Marie Brett is mentor to selected artists alongside the Fun with Glass projects. By the close of 2012 there will have been 5 mentoring slots, each comprising of 5 days per artist.

The Heron project has Marika O’Sullivan as the selected mentee for Sept/Oct 2012.


Project Details

  • Location: Bandon town
  • From date: 2012-09-05
  • To date: 2012-10-17
  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Participants per session: ranges between 6 to 27
  • Participants in total: 27
  • Contact hours: 5 days
  • Age range of participants:
    12-14, 8-11
  • County(ies):
  • Related Organisation(s):
    West Cork Education centre / West Cork Arts Centre
  • Funding Bodies:
    Cork County Council

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