waiting-for-tommycavan-cocoMichelle is one of five artists who were selected for the 2017 Professional Development Award which was recently adjudicated by an independent panel for Cavan County Council. The Arts Office offers financial support on an annual basis to Cavan artists practicing in any art-form or working in a collaborative context through a competitive process called the Professional Development Award.

The award is given to each of the selected artists to help them develop work that will enhance their careers.  This particular project supports artist to live and work in County Cavan and to contribute to the local society. The five successful artists are:

Michelle Boyle, visual artist
Robbie Perry, musician
Rosarie Mc Hugh, visual artist
Maria Bagnoli, visual artist
and Kate Ennals, writer.