Helen  Sharkey















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Gratis Arts Residency on site at Glastonbury Festival/ the Green Fields (Green Crafts Village Artist). Public dry felt demonstrations.

St. George's Market/ Belfast City Council/ National Federation Market Traders Development Committee, Elected  Board Member.

Castle Ward Estate, National Trust. Clock Tower/ "Winterfell Castle" (GOT) Residency, Downpatrick,  Co. Down, Northern Ireland.

DEL/ UU Full PhD Scholarship. Participatory arts praxis, Ulster University, Belfast Campus.3 years full costs for doctorate research

CAF  Research Committee, Elected member by Community Arts Forum Committee, Belfast, Northern Ireland. CAF Closed in 2011.

Ards Council Honorarium/Ards Business Centre, Newtownards,County Down, N. Ireland. Stipend for development of arts business.

P.A.C.T. 2 Grants:Cultural Tolerance/ Integrated Education/ Peace II, Bangor, N. Ireland.Grants for multi-cultural arts programme.

Millennium Fellowship, ACNI & National Lottery, Belfast, N. Ireland. 2 years.Fellowship for N.I. participatory arts projects failitated

‘Year of the Artist’ Honorarium ACNI/ NLF, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. Stipend paind for 'Year of the Artist' with 83 NI youths.

Belfast City Council Award,Tyrone Gutherie Centre Residency, Nr Newbiss Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. Sculpture arts residency.

School 33 Art Center, Arts Residency, Baltimore City Dept., MD, USA, 2 yrs.Arts residency/Baltimore City Dept of Arts and Culture.

Yashihiko Hashimoto/Assistant Residency/'Fudo Myoho Oh', Baltimore, MD, USA. Wood carving apprenticeship on a 33 foot statue.

‘Rec. Pier’ Arts Residency, Ceramics and sculpture,2 years. Arts residency/ Baltimore City Dept. of Recreation and Parks, MD,USA.

Alumni member of University of Ulster,Belfast,N.Ireland. Maryland Institute, Baltimore, MD, & Johnson Atelier, Princeton, NJ, USA.

Johnson Atelier Apprentice Scholarship,Mercerville/Princeton,USA, 2 years. Scholarship covering fees of apprenticeship programme

Johnson Atelier Apprenticeship Grant for Bronze casting project, N.J.USA. Grant to cast 2 bronze sculptures/covered costs involved

‘Artists in Education’ Grant/MD State, Roland Pk Jr High Sch. Baltimore, USA. State prog. to give art students teaching experience.

Maryland Institute: Ceramic Graduate Scholarship, Baltimore, MD,USA.2 yrs.MICA full scholarship, covered all MA grad school fees

Maryland Institute, Phillips Fellowship, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2 years.  MICA full General fees grant, covered all of MICA grad. costs.

BELB Undergraduate Scholarship, 4 years(fees/ materials) Belfast, N. Ireland. Belfast and Education Library Board fees /materials.