Blackstack Studio at St Luke’s Hospital

Blackstack Studio members were invited by St. Luke’s General Hospital to create a series of prints for display and this exhibition was made possible thanks to the support of Edelle Nolan, Arts & Health Coordinator, St. Luke’s General Hospital, Lynda Phelan, Studio Manager, Blackstack Studio, Kilkenny County Council & Kilkenny Arts Office. At the close […]

Visit Blackstack Studio at AKA Fringe 2017

Blackstack Studio invite you to the opening of their new exhibition Saying Something, part of the AKA Fringe 2017 SAYING SOMETHING draws upon the force and validity of the printed image in terms of mass communication as the historical basis from which all other forms of the repeatable image emerge. Each print in the exhibition […]

Blackstack Prints Now Available Online

Buy Artwork Online Blackstack Studio is pleased to announce its new online shop selling original fine art prints will launch on 1st August 2017 Our professionally packaged fine art prints can be shipped world-wide and we have a secure, easy payment system. Visit for further information and to view a rich and varied selection […]

‘And Creatures Dream…A New Language’

Blackstack Studio Member John Busher is taking part in a group exhibition in Wexford. The exhibition reception is on Saturday 1st July at 1.30pm at Wexford County Council Buildings, Carricklawn followed by a talk at 3.15pm in Wexford Arts Centre. Guest Speaker: Ruairí Ó Cuiv, Public Arts Manager – Dublin City Council The language of paint […]

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 – […]