The Screaming Pope Prize for Visual Art

Sponsors of The Screaming Pope Prize

K-fest Music & The Arts aims to promote culture in all its forms and to nurture the growth of music and the arts to include galleries, live music, film, spoken word, children’s workshops and holistic therapies and to foster participation in the arts and artistic thought for all ages. The K-fest name is associated with cultural innovation, artistic exploration and excellence and for showcasing fun, eclectic and thought-provoking events while setting and maintaining high production standards across all its programmes.


BlackBee Investments design and deliver the investment building blocks that empower our clients to create great portfolios and build better financial futures.
From innovative product design to efficient client services we are defined by our structured approach and core values. Our business is structured to provide our team with the autonomy, technology and supports to deliver great ideas and quality service. We pursue optimal performance by creating solutions that meet client needs and we apply a collective approach to generating new ideas. At all times we promote transparency and strive to be a valued source of information and analysis. We always engage with our clients with a strength of our convictions and always place their interests first. It is this structured approach that allows us to empower our clients, broaden their choices and deliver success.


The K.C.C is a voluntary development and consultative body, established primarily for the purpose of harmonising and harnessing the endeavours of voluntary organisations in Killorglin community’s best interests.


Carrig is hidden away on Caragh Lake and lies at the foot of the northern lower slopes of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks at the head of the Caragh Valley. It is a magnificent tranquil location midway between the bustling town of Killorglin to the east and the charming village of Glenbeigh to the west. This Victorian Country Manor sits on acres of lush gardens with enchanting walks and paths right down to the lake.


Pretty/Handsome are qualified print based graphic designers with a passion for creative expression and experimentation. We are on a mission to bring DIY art forms and innovative design and art to the masses, while giving a helping hand to promote creative happenings and up and coming artists and creative business' in Cork city and Ireland wide.



Quiet Hell Comics is an Irish Comic Book Company founded in 2010. Their debut book ‘The Man with No Libido’ was released in 2011 and was met with high praise and international acclaim winning numerous literary awards.


The Screaming Pope Prize is organized by a group of passionate and committed artists, business people, educators and volunteers from all walks of life. It is a self-funded, not for profit festival, with the ultimate vision of establishing itself as Ireland’s foremost celebration for emerging creatives in the emerging arts.

Conor Browne, Director of The Screaming Pope Prize 2015:
"The wealth of creativity shown by artists working in a variety of new and traditional mediums is an inspiration. It is right that we celebrate in this way, with the Screaming Pope Prize, the emerging artists’ works that have illuminated the collection of art works for our audiences".