2017 Bursary Award Winner Announced

Blackstack Studio is delighted to announce that Sandra McAllister has been selected for the 2017 Student Bursary Award. Sandra graduated this month from Grennan Mill Craft School with distinction in Printmaking QQI Level 6. The student bursary aims to provide encouragement, recognition and continued support for graduates who excel in the art of printmaking. The prize entails […]

Blueprint @ CAFF 2017

Blackstack Studio member Mary Cullen Kelly is taking part in a group show entitled Blueprint 2027 as part of the Carlow Arts Fringe Festival 2017. Opening 8th June, Dublin St., Carlow.

National Drawing Day 2017

Blackstack Studio members are taking part in National Drawing day events at the Butler Gallery this Saturday 20th May. There will be a host of activities throughout Kilkenny Castle Park and, thanks to the generosity of the sponsors, National Drawing Day is absolutely FREE. Registration for the event will take place from 11.45am at the Parade […]

Mary Cullen Kelly: Pan Celtic Exhibition 2017

Pan Celtic Exhibition Carlow 18th-22nd April Pan Celtic is a music festival, this year it’s in Carlow and a small exhibition of local artists will be on display at the Festival HQ, Potato Market, Carlow. Artists include Blackstack member Mary Cullen Kelly and Carlow based printmakers Maureen Phelan and Rennie Buenting. See Facebook page Pan […]

Helen Robbins: Solo Show Opening 20th April 2017

Beyond the Straight Path is an exhibition of new work by Blackstack Studio Member, Helen Robbins. All are welcome to the opening but if you can’t make it do call in another day. Opening midday 20th April at the Watergarden Gallery, Thomastown and running until 31st May. Gallery Opening Times: 10am – 4pm Tuesday – […]

Incognito has launched!

Incognito has launched! …in aid of the Jack and Jill Foundation as a wonderful and innovative fundraiser initiative. Who knows who has work in this show but there might just be some work by (a) Blackstack Studio member(s). All 1500 artworks can be viewed online: https://incognito.ie/ Postcard-size works of art will be exhibited at the […]

Christmas @ Blackstack #Yulefest 2016

We’re delighted to have Blackstack Studio open for the next two weekends as part of Yulefest, Kilkenny. You need gift ideas, we have unique gift items! We have original fine art prints, the best the South East has to offer, along with hand-crafted artists’ notebooks & christmas cards. Why not pop along this weekend to see what […]

Stephen Morton’s New Graphic Novel ‘Sea of Cortez’

Blackstack member Stephen Morton has collaborated on this epic graphic novel, available on the link below, featuring “sordid and benign tales of my first attempt to flee the U.S. (unsuccessfully, given my having ultimately landed in Hibernia….) to Mexico in search of cartels, God, and the birthplace of the one true fish taco. Horror and […]