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Benchspace Cork: Artist in Residence Programme

Residencies 07-Jun-2018 - 17-Aug-2018

Benchspace Artist-in-Residence programme 2018 invites applications from established and emerging fine woodworking professionals, including furniture makers or artists working primarily in the medium of wood, or in combination with other materials. Applications are also welcomed from academic staff of noted programs in the woodwork and design fields seeking a period of return to a studio environment. The programme offers participants the latitude and creative environment to explore new bodies of work or methodologies.


Benchspace Creative Hub, located in Cork South West Ireland, is a shared access wood workshop and provides affordable access to workbenches and professional standard machinery to local furniture makers and designers, particularly to graduates and early career professionals. Benchspace actively encourages collaboration and co-working to stimulate creativity and innovation in the areas of craft and design, particularly acting as an incubator in the creative economy. The resident will have their own dedicated studio space with storage in a shared creative environment.



- €3500 expenses to cover travel and accommodation

- Access to the Benchspace studio 24/7 with allowances made for evening classes

- Interaction with other makers in a creative environment

- Exposure at professional exhibition events

- Locally sourced materials will be provided for a significant project. (Maximum: €500)

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Deadline: 17 August 2018