International Residency

2016 International Artist in Residence Winner:



ARTIST TALK, 3pm, Tues 2 Aug. 2016 at Black Church Print Studio

From not doing what the teacher says and the boredom of drawing one's left hand to doodling on metal plates, monks and schizophrenic geniuses: Gabriela Jolowicz, current Black Church Print Studio artist in residence, talks about key episodes in her life that triggered her interest in making art.

Free event, no booking required!


Black Church Print Studio International Residency Programme enables the creation and production of new work and fosters an exchange of ideas and expertise.

Emerging, mid-career and established professional artists are invited to apply. Selected participants in this programme receive accommodation, basic materials, studio equipment and facilities, as well as administrative support.

The artist has access to etching, lithography, screen, relief presses, and to multi-media and digital equipment.
Travel and material costs are the responsibility of the participating artist.


The successful resident will be asked to complete two editions of works during his/her residency and donate two prints from each edition to the Studio, one for the Archive Collection and one for fundraising. The Resident artist will also be required to give a demonstration and seminar during his/her residency.


The duration of this Residency is a 4-week term during the month of July.




Black Church Print Studio is an official Member of Res Artis Worldwide Network of artist residencies.

Testimonials from previous recipients:


2015 Winner: Olga Danilova


2014 Recipient: Marta Chudolinska

'the biggest thanks have to go to the staff and studio members of Black Church Print Studio, who made my time with them so special. It was wonderful to meet and work alongside the studio members, to share our printing tips and tricks and to be inspired by their beautiful work'.

2013 Recipient: Tyna Ontko

'What a wonderful circumstance to have found myself in! Dublin is a gem of a city with lots to offer, I am so thankful to have been smack dab in the middle of it surrounded by such kind and helpful people at Black Church. This opportunity was both a productive and relaxing experience. I wanted to particularly say thank you to Rachael, David, Sean, and Colm for making me feel so welcomed and involved in the city, BCPS, and the surrounding arts community.'

2012 Recipient: Miina Laine

'Excellent print studio, beautiful people! This residency meant so much to me, I would be very happy to work with Black Church Print Studio again!'

2011 Recipient: Antonia Aitken

'Thanks for making my residency experience so friendly and supportive. I have had a great time and hope to return to Ireland again one day. You are all doing such a job of making a great Studio enviroment to be part of.'

2010 Recipient: John Pusateri

'This is a fantastic residency opportunity! Black Church Print Studio has great facilities and is full of fantastic members and helpful staff. I have very fond memories of my time in Dublin and I would love to go there again. I look forward to seeing the work of the next resident' 'Excellent print studio, beautiful people! This residency meant so much to me, I would be very happy to work with Black Church Print Studio again!'

2009 Recipient: Benjamin Moreau

'This is a fantastic residency. I loved my time at the black church print studio, and dublin is a great city to be in. Hazel, David, and Catriona and the members of the studio are all amazing people and very helpful. I think about going back often, and would jump at the chance to return and be involved with studio.'

2008 Recipient: Jessica Harrison

'As the first artist to undertake the lithography residency at Black Church in 2008 I can recommend it as an excellent print studio. The facilities in the workshop are of a very high standard and those running the space are incredibly welcoming and helpful. The workshop is right in the middle of the busy temple bar area of dublin so working there was a great opportunity to be immersed in Dublin life. I would recommend anyone keen to focus on their practice to apply for a residency here, you will get a lot done and it is a great place to work!'