Fingal County Council and Draíocht Artist Studio Residency Award 2024 information

Justine McDonnell working in her Studio_Pic by Declan Murphy

Fingal County Council and Draíocht, Blanchardstown are seeking applications from Visual Artists, from or based in Dublin 15/Fingal, for a 4 month paid Studio Residency in Draíocht’s Artist Studio, for the period September to December 2024. The purpose of the residency is primarily to provide time and space for an artist to develop their practice in a comfortable, practical and supportive environment.

This Residency consists of the use of Draíocht’s Visual Artist’s Studio for the period above rent free. A fee of €4,000 for the 4-month period together with €1,000 material costs are in addition.

Artists are expected to make full-time use of the Space. If an artist is not in a position to use the Studio on a full-time basis, this should be made known at application stage outlining the proposed usage.

Applications from artists who are from under- represented communities are particularly welcome.

The Studio is available for use 10am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday (except Bank Holidays).

Please note that this is a Studio Residency only. It does not include Exhibition or Mentorship opportunities.

What to include in your application?

If you wish to be considered please send the following information.

A current CV (2 pages maximum). Expression of interest to include: artist statement; a clear indication of the focus of the studio residency; website and/or other links to your work and/or up to ten images of relevant work in jpeg format. Please send all in a single PDF.

Where to send the application?

Emer McGowan, Director, Draíocht, The Blanchardstown Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.
Email: [email protected]
/ Phone: 01 809 8027

Submission Deadline: 5pm, Friday 28th June 2024