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Residential Artists’ Studio Open Call 2021
Open Call for aplications will start from Friday 21st May 2021. 
The closing date for the receipt of proposals is 12 noon on Friday 18th June 2021.

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.

We have 4 x residences on offer for periods of three months to ten months. 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. Please note, St. Patrick's Lodge will only be available from April 2022 to July 2022.

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About Residential Spaces

Spaces are for the furtherance of artistic practice and are designated for this express purpose. 

Three of the residential spaces are located in Dublin City Councils Parklands and a two-bed apartment is located in Temple Bar. 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.  Wooden Buildings is located at East Essex Street in Temple Bar.  

Albert Cottages consists of two properties located in Hampstead Park, Dublin 9, a tranquil parklands setting. Each cottage consists of two bedrooms, living area, kitchen and a small studio/work space. 

    

 

St Patrick’s Lodge is located in St Patrick’s Park next to St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin City. This is a busy city park. The property also consists of two bedrooms, living area, kitchen and a small studio/work space.  Please note, St. Patrick's Lodge will only be available from April 2022 to July 2022.

    

 

Wooden Buildingslocated at East Essex Street in Temple Bar.  This property is a two bed apartment with spacious living room area and kitchen.

 

All our properties are fully furnished and include complementary TV and wifi service. Rent for each property is set at €750 per month. The final month of occupation may be reduced by a few days to facilitate change over. The letting arrangement will be with a single individual or entity regardless of the number of persons occupying the property.

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 12 noon on Friday 18th June 2021.

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(PLEASE NOTE: This will be live from Friday 21st May 2021)


For further information, please email:  artsoffice@dublincity.ie or telephone: 01 222 5455