Residential Artists’ Studio 2018, Dublin

Residential Artists’ Studio 2018, Dublin

Dublin City Council Art’s Office is pleased to announce an open call to Irish and international Artists’ as well as Arts Organizations interested in applying for the  “2018 Residential Scheme”. The scheme will run from 1st February 2018 until 31st January 2019. They have three residences on offer for periods of three months to one year. Shorter periods of occupation may be considered at the discretion of the City Arts Officer subject to demand or as part of an agreed joint program with Dublin City Council.

All three residential spaces are located in Dublin City Councils Parklands. St Patrick’s Lodge is located within St Patrick’s Park next to St Patrick’s Cathedral and within five minutes walk of Dublin City Centre.  Albert Cottages are located in Albert Park/ Hampstead Park, a 15 minute drive from the city centre. All properties comprise of two bedrooms, living area, kitchen and a small studio/work space:

  • Albert Cottages: There are two properties located in Albert Cottages.  Rent is €700 per calendar month, for the duration of twelve months only. (Rent includes utilities, broadband, satellite TV and waste collection – fair usage policy applies). A refundable deposit of €650 is required.
  • St. Patrick's Lodge: St. Patrick’s Lodge is available for €700 per calendar month for one to three months. (Rent includes utilities, broadband, satellite TV and waste collection – fair usage policy applies). A refundable deposit of €300 is required.

Dublin City Councils Cultural strategy focuses on the need support artistic practice, encourage cultural inclusion, develop cultural infrastructure, support the cultural economy and ensure that culture plays a central role in urban regeneration and local identity. Priority will be given to proposal’s that seek to support these strategic goals, as well as to proposals for longer engagements of six to eighteen months in duration. Shorter periods (not less than one month) may be considered on application. 

To apply for a residential studio please send a cover letter detailing the proposed usage of the studio, a work plan outlining ideas for the residency; duration of residency; current Curriculum Vitae; artists’ statement; documentation of work; and any special requirements, for example in terms of access. The closing date for the receipt of proposals is 5pm on Friday 1st December 2017. Please send proposals in hard copy format only to Jonathan Ekwe, Dublin City Arts Office, The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1. For further information please email: [email protected] / t: 01 222 7360.