Print Of The Month - Protection by Dawn West

Dawn West POTMProtection:  I made this print for my solo show with Limerick Printmakers.  I was looking at Hindu mudras which are the hand gestures used by some of the Hindu deities to convey character or moods such as charity, compassion and protection. I decided to replicate some of the Hindu gestures using my own hand as the template.  Hands fascinate me, and with print, I like that the right hand has become the left hand – it's like two in one. I like the idea of the picture as a......... Read More.    

National Lottery Good Causes Awards


Blackstack Studio has been named as the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2018 County Winner.....

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'Something of Happiness' at Watergate Theatre

ak leeAK Lee's 'Something of Happiness' at Watergate Theatre Kilkenny, Parliament St, from 6th to 30th September .... Read More

The Blackstack Studio Bursary Award 2018

bursary winnerWe are pleased to announce the winner of this year's Blackstack Studio Student Bursary Award is Amelie Scheid.  Amelie graduated recently from Grennan Mill Craft School in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny..... Read More