Blackstack Studio feature in Cara Magazine

Great write-up on print studios in Ireland in this month’s Cara Magazine, the inflight magazine for Aer Lingus. Find us on page 49! And here’s a link so you can check out the full article: https://issuu.com/caraaugust/docs/cara_august_2019                                       […]

Cairde 2019

Blackstack Studio member Helen Robbins has been selected for the Cairde Arts Festival 2019 July 6th to 13th in Sligo! See her beautiful print below….                                      

Blackstack Bursary for Ormonde College

Blackstack Studio was delighted to attend the end of year show at the Visual Arts campus of Ormonde College where there was some really fantastic Level 5 and 6 work on display. We awarded two Studio bursaries to Lee Shanahan and Chloe Kelly which will allow them to use the Studio throughout the summer, before […]

Grennan Mills Bursary Winner 2019

Congratulations to Elise Muller who is the 2019 recipient of the Blackstack Studio bursary with a wonderful set of prints, including this really lovely collagraph artist’s book. We had a difficult decision though with so many varied and beautiful prints at Grennan Mill Craft School this year, all the students can feel proud of their […]

Dawn West features in PeakShow at Riverfest (FabLab)

Dawn West is one of 14 featured artists in the PeakShow Exhibitions at Riverfest (FabLab) in Limerick. Four ceramic pieces were chosen, the pieces are based on boat and tide forms with ceramic bowls and driftwood handles, collected from the beaches of Co. Waterford. See below for information on the exhibition and images of Dawn’s […]

Open Access at Blackstack Studio from May 2019

If you’ve been bitten by the ink bug (maybe at one of our workshops!), have a printmaking project you’d like to work on, or are a print student who wants to keep printing through the summer, we’re delighted to announce our Open Access printmaking programme will be running from May. It’s open to anyone with […]

Print of the Month for April 2019

April’s Print of the Month is by Sylvia Hemmingway What is the background to this print? This is the first print I made on my journey into the world of DNA, heredity, and the chance element so intrinsic to our identity. The lady in the print is my grandmother, Marie, who gave me my lifelong […]

Print of the Month For March is by Two Headed Dog

‘The Wires’ by Two Headed Dog   What’s the background to this print? This print is the first in a 3-part series which came to life when I worked as a contractor on the Dublin railway. We were in the midst of a heat-wave and were on site for a few long weeks at the […]

Print of the Month for February 2019

Maeve Coulter – Home Sweet Home, Tuam                               What’s the background to this print? I made this piece back in 2014 when the news first broke about the Tuam Mother and Baby Home. It is a digital print on fabric with […]

Sign Up For Exciting Monoprint Workshop with Dawn West

A two day Monoprint workshop with Tutor Dawn West will look at several different monoprint techniques with the aim of introducing participants to the creative potential of this versatile medium. By the end of this workshop participants should have the skills and confidence to be able to experiment with their preferred monoprint processes and incorporate […]