Author Archives: Emma Haran

WCQ Expressions of Interest

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  Expression of Interest call for creatives to carry out work in Waterford Cultural Quarter. Waterford Cultural Quarter (WCQ), an initiative of Waterford City and County Council, is currently seeking expressions of interest from the creative community in the South East for two projects. Waterford Cultural Quarter Strategic Plan 2021-2025 has recently been published (www.waterfordculturalquarter.ie). […]

Creating an Innovation Footprint in Waterford Cultural Quarter

  Creating an Innovation Footprint in Waterford Cultural Quarter Help us to shape Waterford’s future   Are you employed in digitally-focused creative industries, such as design, content creation, app/ web/ video game development, AR/ VR technologies, UI/ UX? Have you experience of starting or growing a company, or ambitions to do so? Have you ideas […]

Thinking Outside the Box – Kam Bo

Kam Bo

Thinking Outside the Box – Kam Bo In February 2021, Waterford Cultural Quarter released a call for Expressions of Interest for local Waterford based artists to submit ideas to to transform the Quarter’s metal utility boxes, bins and litter boxes into artistic interventions. We received some fantastic proposals and artists have been appointed to commence […]

Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air The Spring is the Air Project is an initiative of Waterford Cultural Quarter and Waterford Council, it’s brief was for artists to design, fabricate and install creative installations that reflect new beginnings, longer days, light, brightness, freshness, new energy in Waterford City Centre and the Cultural Quarter. Spring is in […]

Calling all Creatives – WCQ Expressions of Interest

Waterford City and County Council (WCCC) is currently seeking expressions of interest from the creative community in the South East for two projects.   Project 1. Spring is in the Air – Expression of Interest call for creatives in Waterford City Centre and Waterford Cultural Quarter. Waterford City and County Council (WCCC) invites Waterford creatives […]

Handmade Stained Glass by Core Creations

WCQ Artist Spotlight Enda Moran founder of Core Creations speaks to us on how the Covid-19 pandemic impacted his business and the steps he has taken to create a new offering to ensure Core Creations will continue to create during these tough times for artists, creatives and cultural organistions. He gives us an insight into […]

Katherine Collins Cultural Project Manager

  Katherine Collins   Katherine Collins is a Cultural Project Manager with Waterford City and County Council. She is Waterford Cultural Quarter Project Manager, and in that role has  managed EU projects including Murals for Communities since 2018. Katherine has thoroughly enjoyed working closely with The Walls Project, Street Art Foundation and Kaunas Technological University […]

Murals for Communities

Murals for Communities

Murals for Communities project explores the potential of mural arts as a tool for Community Engagement by creating mural art works with community involvement. The project seeks to expand the careers of mural artists within the European cultural scene. The lead partner is Waterford City & Council / Waterford Walls, Ireland. On Saturday 28th November […]

Signs of Power – CreateFest 2020

Signs of Power CreateFest 2020

Signs of Power – Visual Arts Panel – CreateFest 2020 Saturday 7th November @ 3 pm – Book your space here   SIGNS OF POWER is Dublin based lettering artist Vanessa Power who specialises in hand-painted signs and type based murals. Her bold typography conveys a contemporary and timeless urban aesthetic. And her vibrant style acts […]