Print of the Month for January

The Print of the Month for January 2020 is ‘Dispatcher’ by Angelina Foster                                       What’s the background to this print? One of my favourite artworks is “Dispatcher” for a number of personal reasons. The 2-colour screenprint is […]

Print of the Month for December

Print of the Month for December is ‘Yes!’ by Jacqueline O’ Neill                               What’s the background to this print? This print is of Jake, my beautiful lurcher, beautiful but troubled. He can be playful, cheeky, funny, (very) naughty, relaxed and joyously […]

Maeve Coulter At Soho Photo Gallery New York

One of Maeve Coulter’s incredible rust-print screenprints is on show in the Soho Photo Gallery, New York for the Alternative Processes exhibition. The selection was made by Christopher James, the photographer and author of Alternative Photographic Processes. He made the selection from a submission of nearly 900 entries. The Soho Photo Gallery was founded in […]

Drypoint Workshop with Maeve Coulter

We are delighted to announce that Maeve Coulter is running another Drypoint workshop on the 7th & 8th December 2019. Please note that there are only two places left on this workshop so if you are interested in booking a place, email Deirdre as soon as possible! All bookings made through Deirdre Southey, Kilkenny Arts […]

Blackstack Studio Autumn Workshop Programme

BLACKSTACK STUDIO AUTUMN WORKSHOP PROGRAMME   For BOOKINGS and payment details: Please email   Drypoint with Maeve Coulter                         A 2-day introduction to Drypoint printing using perspex and/or varnished cardboard, a low tech, low toxic approach to making intaglio prints. Drypoint is a […]

Helen Robbins at Courthouse Art’s Centre

Helen Robbin’s exhibition at The Courthouse Art’s Centre in Tinahely showcases her extraordinary images of ancient woodlands and her installation pieces made from materials from nature. The exhibition runs from 6th October to 31st October 2019 and the opening takes place on Sunday 6th October from 4 – 6pm, all are welcome. The Courthouse Arts […]

Culture Night 2019

                      Blackstack Studio in collaboration with DCCOI Outreach & Education host “Your Face is a work of Art” and Live Screenprinting As Gaeilge with Nadia Cullinane and Angelina Foster. These mobile art stations will take place in the courtyard of DCCOI. “You use a glass […]

Woody Farm Fest

The Woody Farm Fest is Ireland’s first off-grid festival, designed to deliver a positive response to climate change challenges. Music, art, food and sustainability will contribute to the not-for-profit event which has been established to raise money to plant native Irish trees and woodlands on the island of Ireland. It is also the launch of […]

Blackstack Studio Annual Summer Exhibition 2019

It’s the AKA festival for 2019 and Blackstack Studio is looking forward to welcoming you all…. The studio is open throughout the festival with a display of prints for our annual summer show. Opening Launch is at 2.30pm on Saturday 10th August, Everyone welcome.                       […]

Blackstack Studio at Butler House

Don’t forget to Save the Date for the opening launch of our show at Butler House. We have been invited by the Kilkenny Civic Trust to create work inspired by the historic house and gardens of Butler House, formerly the Dower House for Kilkenny Castle. The official launch is at 12pm on Saturday 10th August, […]