Disciplines 
Visual Arts
Language 
English
Duration 
1 month
Paid by host 

Accommodation and studio

Paid by artist 

Travel, Food, Material, Personal costs

Application guidelines 

Should you wish to make an application or find out more please fill out the contact form on Shankill Castle website or phone Sybil on +353 87 7672656.

Tags 
Rural

Shankill Castle

Shankill Castle

Description 

Shankill Castle was first built as a Queen Anne House and extended and castellated in the 1820s. Steeped in history, it has been a place of inspiration to artists for the last 20 years. Shankill has been home to the Cope family since 1991.

Dedicated to the preservation of this historic home they have restored and now celebrate the unique and eclectic character of the building. The Cope family consist of three artists, one historian and one archaeologist and their talents and passions are reflected in the lively pursuits at the castle. The castle, and farmyard are frequently used to host exhibitions and used as studios and attract visitors from the local surrounding areas, Ireland and international visitors.

For those accepted into the residency program these spaces are reserved for the sole use of the artists to be inspired, to create and to be.

The residencies are open to artists of all mediums, local and from all over the world.  You are also welcome to visit our ResArtis profile.

Accommodation Information 

Provided

Studio Information 

Provided

Address: 
Paulstown
Kilkenny
Co Kilkenny
Ireland
Telephone 
+353 87 7672656

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