Governance

Anaglyph CLG T/a Leitrim Sculpture Centre 

New Line, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim
Company Number: 272258 – Tax Reference No: 8272258H
Registered Charity Number: 20037888

LSC was incorporated on the 18th September 1997, as a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital.

Charitable Object

The main object for which the Company was established, is to promote the practice and improve the understanding of the fine arts in Ireland.
The following objects are to be regarded as subsidiary and ancillary to the above main object:

  • To organise studios and residential accommodation for artist.
  • To maintain a permanent centre for the practice of the fine arts.

Company Structure

LSC was incorporated on the 18th September 1997, as a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital.

Charitable status was granted by Revenue to the company on 4th March 1998 - CHY 12715. 
We are registered with the Charities Regulatory Authority and our listing can be viewed at:
https://www.charitiesregulator.ie/en/information-for-the-public/search-the-register-of-charities

By virtue of the Charities Act 2009, the Directors of the company are deemed also to be charity Trustees.
The Members of the company are Anna Macleod (Chair), Dr. Perry Share, Anna Legge, Janice Hough, Joanne Laws, Eileen Gillen, Joel Smith and Paul Cunningham.

Click here to view the company’s Memorandum & Articles of Association.

Click here to view the Trustees/Directors' Report and Financial Statements for the previous year.

The Report and Statements are presented in a form which complies both with the requirements of the Charities Act 2014, and also the Charities Statement of Recommended Practice (Charities SORP) applicable to charities preparing their accounts in accordance with the Financial Reporting Standard (FRS102) applicable in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

LSC became compliant with The Code of Governance for Community and Voluntary Organisations (www.governancecode.ie) in September 2017 and we continue to review policies and procedures on an annual basis. LSC also comply to the Boardmatch Governance Scale ‘A’ Standard for governance. In addition, we are currently working towards the new Charities Regulatory Authority’s 'Charities Governance Code’, and aim to be compliant by the end of 2021.

The company has 4 employees.

Salary below €30,000 - Sonya Swarte, McKenna’s Housekeeper and Micheal Herron, Technician.

Salary €40,000- €50,000 - Sean O'Reilly, Creative Director and Richard Cavaliero, Finance & Operations Manager.

Board of Directors

Dr. Perry Share- Appointed 1/6/2005
Perry is the Head of School of Business and Social Sciences at the Institute of Technology Sligo and a resident of Manorhamilton. He is a published sociologist with research interests in technology, language, culture and social policy. He brings to the board experience in strategic and operational management, a broad interest in the arts and culture, and an interest in the development and sustainability of non-metropolitan communities.

Anna Macleod- Appointed 8/7/2014
Anna Macleod is a visual artist and independent researcher based in Leitrim, Ireland. She has exhibited widely nationally and internationally. Residencies and exhibitions undertaken during 2015 include, Food Water Life, themed residency with Jorge and Lucy Orta, Banff Art Centre, Alberta, Canada, Joya, Arte & Ecologia, Spain, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Co Leitrim, Ireland & Broken Hill Art Exchange, New South Wales, Australia Water Conversations – A Survey of Works 2007 – 2015 at The Dock, Carrick on Shannon, Ireland. ‘Staid na Talún - A State of Land’, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Co Leitrim, Ireland, Water conversations - Broken Flow, Broken Hill Art Exchange, New South Wales, Australia. Group shows include: Et si on s’était trompé? Centre Culturel Irelandais, Paris, France, Embassy of Water, Paddington Reservoir, Sydney, Australia & For Them, Voice Gallery, Marrakech, Morocco. Anna Macleod is a former lecturer and
Programme Chair of Fine Art at Dublin Institute of Technology.  

Janice Hough- Appointed 20/6/2015
Janice Hough programmes and develops IMMA's Residency & Artist Programmes to support opportunities for studio research, production and the public dissemination of practice, all carried out in the immersive environment of the museums onsite live and work spaces. Residency and artist projects are curated through various strategies such as invited, open calls, and national / international partnerships and exchanges. Hough has worked on many group and solo projects, a selection of which include Precaution, 2005; Action All Areas, 2013; Unseen Presence, 2014; More Than One Maker, 2015; A Fair Land, 2016; Wilder Beings Command and 38th EVA International at IMMA. Hough was a founding member of VISIT, a Dublin city-wide open studio event and a founding member / regional representative of Artists Studio Network Ireland. Some past presentations include TransCultural Exchange's Conference in Boston; Location One, New York and she has moderated numerous studio discussions at IMMA. 

Joanne Laws- Appointed 19/12/2016
Joanne is an arts writer, editor and researcher based in county Roscommon. She has recently been appointed Features Editor of the Visual Artists' News Sheet, where she will commission and develop new writing for an Irish arts readership. She is curious about ethnographic and archival functions of the arts, as well as the role of arts education and research in generating new forms of knowledge. Joanne is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) and a regular contributor to international arts publications including Art Monthly and Frieze. She was previously assistant editor for the online resource publicart.ie and coordinator of the Roscommon Visual Artists Forum (RVAF). Joanne won 'VAI/DCC Critical Writing Award 2012/13' for her extended essay 'Commemoration – A Forward-Looking Act'. She has previously developed research reports and policy documents for organisations such as 126 Artist-Run Gallery, Kilkenny Arts Office and Youth Work Ireland.

Eileen Gillen- Appointed 19/12/2016
Eileen is an education professional with expert knowledge of the higher education landscape both nationally and internationally and has an in-depth knowledge of the operation, structures and dynamics of higher education institutions. In addition to having studied and worked abroad gaining language and inter cultural skills, she has managed the Erasmus+ programme for IT Sligo and has extensive experience of building and maintaining relationships in an international context. Currently undertaking a PhD with NUIG, she is interested in how creativity can be applied in higher education contexts in order to invigorate the teaching and learning process and enhance regional sustainability. Eileen is a writer and is the 2016 Leitrim Guardian Literary Award winner. Current projects include a performance installation examining the dynamics of motherhood and ageing.

Joel Smith – Appointed 22/06/2019
Joel Smith has worked in the community sector for over fifteen years with a focus on Men's Health. He is also a writer and photographer. His book Lost at Sea, a literacy book for prisoners has been published by SPCK. Joel has written a number of short plays performed by the North Leitrim Men's Group. He acted in and wrote the script for the North Leitrim Men's Group film "How the Púca got his tail back". Joel has worked on many cross border projects including Peace projects and INTERREG.    

Paul Cunningham – Appointed  18/09/2019
Paul is based in Sligo and works in County Leitrim. He has many year’s experience in the development and implementation of marketing, communications, funding and programming strategies for cultural organisations and in delivering organisational alignment across audience development and engagement objectives for artistic programmes. These programmes embrace  a broad range of artforms including music, theatre, dance and comedy in addition to programmes of contemporary visual art and bespoke education programmes for young people and adults. He has a contemporary interpretation of cultural event management, marketing and branding, and more recently has been developing strategies that place a particular emphasis on the potential of digital to achieve actual audience engagement with live performance and other aspects of contemporary culture.