2022 Business to Arts Awards

 

The Business to Arts Awards recognise businesses, philanthropists, artists and arts organisations that develop creative partnerships. Shortlisted partnerships focus on arts sponsorship, commissioning of artist, staff engagement and CSR initiatives, philanthropy and community engagement. Many of the collaborations are the result of long-term relationships. All of the shortlist demonstrate the importance of supporting the arts and the impact that can be made by quality partnerships.

For full details of the categories, criteria and entry procedures check out our Awards menu to find out more.

The Business to Arts Awards 2022 Winners:

Best Large Sponsorship supported by Arthur Cox

  • St. Patrick’s Festival & TikTok for ‘Solas’

Highly Commended:

  • Dublin Port Company, ANU Productions & Landmark Productions for ‘The Book of Names’
  • Zurich & the National Gallery of Ireland with the Crawford Art Gallery for the Zurich Portrait Prize & Zurich Young Portrait Prize
  • KPMG & Children’s Books Ireland for ‘Free To Be Me’ and KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards

Best Small Sponsorship

  • Gurranabraher Credit Union & Sample-Studios for ‘Photogo’

Highly Commended:

  • Arthur Cox & National Concert Hall for ‘Notes from a Quiet Land’
  • ESB Energy for Generations Fund & Cork International Film Festival for ‘Illuminate’ and ‘Intinn’
  • Henry J Lyons & Temple Bar Gallery + Studios for ‘Dublin Art Book Fair 2021: Manual’

Best Long Term Partnership supported by The Irish Times

  • Zurich & the National Gallery of Ireland with the Crawford Art Gallery for the Zurich Portrait Prize & Zurich Young Portrait Prize

Highly Commended:

  • KPMG & Children’s Books Ireland for ‘Free To Be Me’ and KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards
  • National University of Ireland, Galway & Galway International Arts Festival
  • Accenture’s Women on Walls with Dublin City University, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, and The Royal Irish Academy

Best Use of Creativity in the Community supported by Irish Life

  • The Adrian Brinkerhoff Foundation & Poetry Ireland for Catherine Ann Cullen, Poet in Residence

Highly Commended:

  • Northern Trust & ESB Energy for Generations Fund with Dublin Dance Festival and That’s Life for Bounce Club Night
  • Press Up & The Dean Arts Studio
  • An Post & Dublin Pride for ‘PRIDE/BRÓD’ Stamps

Best Use of Creativity in the Workplace supported by ESB

  • John Sisk & Son & Emmet Kane

Highly Commended:

  • An Post & Dublin Pride for ‘PRIDE/BRÓD’ Stamps
  • Bank of America & The Abbey Theatre

Jim McNaughton Perpetual Award for Best Commissioning Practice

  • ESB & Fishamble for ‘Tiny Plays for a Brighter Future’

Highly Commended:

  • Behaviour & Attitudes & Graphic Studio Dublin
  • Arthur Cox & Alva Gallagher for ‘Soar’
  • BioMarin & Rachel Doolin for ‘The Giving Tree’

Best Philanthropic Support to the Arts supported by the Arts Council

  • Bank of Ireland Begin Together Arts Fund

Highly Commended:

  • Community Foundation for Ireland and Children’s Books Ireland
  • The Adrian Brinkerhoff Foundation & Poetry Ireland for Catherine Ann Cullen, Poet in Residence
  • Ballinglen Arts Foundation & Museum

Judges’ Special Recognition Award supported by Accenture

  • Wexford Festival Opera and Danone, Arachas Insurance, Datapac, and PwC

Highly Commended:

  • Arthur Cox & National Concert Hall & Alva Gallagher
  • Cork International Film Festival & Murphy’s, Gate Cinemas, and ESB Energy for Generations Fund
  • ESB & Fishamble, Cork International Film Festival & Bounce Club Night

daa €5,000 Arts Award

  • Dublin Dance Festival and That’s Life for Bounce Club Night

Jim McNaughton/TileStyle €10,000 Artist’s Bursary

  • Barialai Khoshhal

Accenture €10,000 Digital Innovation in Art Bursary

  • Nadia J. Armstrong

If you have any questions regarding the Business to Arts Awards, please contact the Business to Arts team by email on awards@businesstoarts.ie and they will be able to assist you.

 

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