Draíocht’s Artists Studio

Draíocht is home to a dedicated studio space for visual artists made available by invitation and by open call. Priority will be given to early career artists who wish to research and develop new work and whose interests lie in one or more of the following areas:
- interdisciplinary practice;
- visual culture and new technologies;
- socially engaged and collaborative practices;
- visual arts practice for children and young people.

Artist in Residence 2017
This year Michael McLoughlin is Artist in Residence and will be based between Draiocht’s Studio at the Arts Centre (June to November 2017) and Mulhuddart, as he develops a new body of work relating to his engagement with community groups he meets in the course of his residency.


DRAÍOCHT INCUBATE is a new series of short studio residencies (each of up to six weeks duration) at Draíocht which will take place in later 2017 and throughout 2018.

Louis Haugh is currently DRAÍOCHT INCUBATE Resident Artist 10 April - 01 June. 
Louis is a visual artist working both independently and collaboratively in Dublin with photography, sound and installation.

OPEN CALL!
The INCUBATE Residencies are for emerging, early career artists and curators (individual or small collective) who wish to have time and space to research, test new ideas, develop new work.  Draíocht has a particular interest in artists and curators whose interests lie in one or more of the following:
- interdisciplinary practice; 
- visual culture and new technologies; 
- socially engaged and collaborative practices; 
- visual arts practice for children and young people.
The Curator-in-Residence, Sharon Murphy will liaise with the artists and provide supports as required. 
A fee of €300 will be available for each residency.  

If you wish to be considered please send the following information to draiochtincubate@gmail.com by June 2nd 2017:
A current CV (2 pages maximum); A covering letter detailing your interest in and intention for DRAÍOCHT INCUBATE including an artist statement, outline plan, details about the nature of your artistic practice and process and; Website and/or other links to your work and/or up to ten images of relevant work in jpeg format.

Further details from draiochtincubate@gmail.com


Since Draíocht opened in 2001 many artists have occupied the artists studio. You can see a full list HERE .

MORE ... See a PDF of the Space

MORE ... See a 360 degree Virtual Tour of the Artists Studio

If you would like further information please contact Emer McGowan, Director, 01 809 8027 or Sharon Murphy, Curator in Residence, 01 8098026.