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The Dock Graduate Studio Residency Award 2017

The Dock Graduate Studio Residency Award 2017

The Dock is pleased to open the application process for a Graduate Studio Residency Award. The award offers a recent graduate a six month to one year studio residency at The Dock. The residency is open to Fine Art Students who have graduated in the past three years with a minimum of a B.A Hons qualification in Fine Art or equivalent practices. 

 The Dock Graduate Studio Residency Award is a professional development opportunity aimed at recent graduate artists from third level institutions. Graduate artists will be given a studio space at The Dock and the residency aims to support emerging artists focussing their practices at this critical point in their careers. The residency is also to encourage emerging artists to maintain practices within the North West of Ireland.

Studio artists will benefit from the various activities of a multi-disciplinary art centre. The successful applicant will have an induction period of 4 weeks and subject to completing  this they will receive studio free of charge at The Dock commencing Nov 3rd, 2017 for a period of six months to one year.

Submission Process is by email only.

1.         A CV / Resume / Biog /

2.         A description of the work / project / programme you propose to develop on while on residency at The Dock and how this benefits your career.

3.         Images / film to support application: to be sent via fileshare link or website link

4.         Please include reference letter of support from a lecturer or mentor, and one referee.



with successful applicants notified by July 28th,2017

Please email your submissions to thedockvisualarts@gmail.com