International Residency

2019 Artist-In-Residence Winner:
Yogesh Ramkrishna

Black Church Print Studio looks forward to welcoming Yogesh Ramkrishna to the Studio in Novemember 2019. This residency award is supported by IMMA's Production Residency where the winning artist accomodation will be provided on the grounds of the Irish Museum of Modern Art.



Yogesh Ramkrishna was born in 1991 in India. He currently lives and works in Ahmed Abad.

Yogesh Ramkrishna got his master in Visual Art from MS University of Vadodara, India. His practice is marked by strategies of creating history at the border between history and fiction. He employs a wide range of mythological propaganda-strategies resulting in dream-like drawings where fantasy and reality coexist


2019 Runner Up: An Gee Chan, July/Dec 2019

2019 Runner Up: David Wischer July/Aug 2019



About the Residency Programme

BCPS International Artist-in-Residence programme was established to facilitate contemporary artistic practice in the Studio and to further the professional development of artists. It enables the creation and production of new work, fosters an exchange of ideas and influences and encourages the sharing of expertise.


• Emerging, mid-career and established professional artists are invited to apply.
• Selected participants in this programme will receive accommodation, basic materials, studio equipment and facilities usage and technical and administrative support.
• Artists will have access to etching, lithography, screenprinting and relief presses, and to multi-media and digital equipment.
• Travel and material costs are the responsibility of the participating artist.
• This year's Residency is scheduled for a single four-week term in 2019.
• The successful resident will be asked to complete two editions of works completed during his/her residency and donate two prints from each to the Studio, one for the Archive Collection and one for fundraising.
• The resident artist will be required to give a demonstration and seminar during his/her residency.


All applications will be placed before a selection panel comprising a sub-committee of the Board and the Studio Technical Manager. The selection panel will give consideration to the proposal, quality of work and CV/experience.


Applicants must be practicing Printmakers. Irish residents are not eligible.


Closed now for 2019


All applicants will generally be notified within six weeks of application deadline.


Hazel Burke, General Manager, Black Church Print Studio, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2
+353 (0)1 677 3629 | |



Black Church Print Studio is an official Member of Res Artis Worldwide Network of artist residencies.

2018 Artist in Residence Winners


First Prize: Brian Curling


Runner Up: Jacomijn den Engelsen

Runner Up: Malgorzata Olchowska


Due to the high quality of submissions received in 2018 Black Church Print Studio expanded the current Annual International Artist-in-Residence award to include 2 runner-up prizes (3-wk full studio access).


Testimonials from Previous Recipients:

2018 Recipient:Brian Curling

The smell of a printshop was welcome, for a printmaker it is almost paradise...

'Because of the "no pressure" attitude of the workshop I allowed myself to work openly and investigate ideas that I had not until then allowed myself to try out. Mark making on wooden boards, carving, inking and the consequent printing onto paper is what I have been doing for the past twenty years. But what was different in Dublin was the lightness and easiness of the process. It cannot be understated how important an atmosphere like Black Church is to an artist, how important it was/is to me - or - how difficult and how rare such an atmosphere is to find!'

2017 Recipient: Patrick Vincent

'My residency at the Black Church Print studio was an exceptional opportunity to create work and interact with artists in Dublin. The community that surrounds the studio is active and highly respectable; it was my fortune to discuss art and issues surrounding contemporary works in print with other artists/members there. For my own work, I was able to commit fully to explore new ideas and techniques in stone lithography. The Black Church Print Studio, is a unique place for international artists to develop work and connect with the generous art community in Dublin.'

2016 Recipient: Gabriela Jolowicz

'My residency at Black Church Print Studio couldn't have been a better experience. The studio, which is smack bang in the busiest part of Temple Bar, is generous in space for each printing technique. I was well provided with all I needed. Everyone is beyond helpful, especially David and Hazel, who run the place. I could access the studio 24/7. My accommodation and host were amazing'.


2015 Winner: Olga Danilova


2014 Recipient: Marta Chudolinska

'the biggest thanks have to go to the staff and studio members of Black Church Print Studio, who made my time with them so special. It was wonderful to meet and work alongside the studio members, to share our printing tips and tricks and to be inspired by their beautiful work'.

2013 Recipient: Tyna Ontko

'What a wonderful circumstance to have found myself in! Dublin is a gem of a city with lots to offer, I am so thankful to have been smack dab in the middle of it surrounded by such kind and helpful people at Black Church. This opportunity was both a productive and relaxing experience. I wanted to particularly say thank you to Rachael, David, Sean, and Colm for making me feel so welcomed and involved in the city, BCPS, and the surrounding arts community.'

2012 Recipient: Miina Laine

'Excellent print studio, beautiful people! This residency meant so much to me, I would be very happy to work with Black Church Print Studio again!'

2011 Recipient: Antonia Aitken

'Thanks for making my residency experience so friendly and supportive. I have had a great time and hope to return to Ireland again one day. You are all doing such a job of making a great Studio enviroment to be part of.'

2010 Recipient: John Pusateri

'This is a fantastic residency opportunity! Black Church Print Studio has great facilities and is full of fantastic members and helpful staff. I have very fond memories of my time in Dublin and I would love to go there again. I look forward to seeing the work of the next resident' 'Excellent print studio, beautiful people! This residency meant so much to me, I would be very happy to work with Black Church Print Studio again!'

2009 Recipient: Benjamin Moreau

'This is a fantastic residency. I loved my time at the black church print studio, and dublin is a great city to be in. Hazel, David, and Catriona and the members of the studio are all amazing people and very helpful. I think about going back often, and would jump at the chance to return and be involved with studio.'

2008 Recipient: Jessica Harrison

'As the first artist to undertake the lithography residency at Black Church in 2008 I can recommend it as an excellent print studio. The facilities in the workshop are of a very high standard and those running the space are incredibly welcoming and helpful. The workshop is right in the middle of the busy temple bar area of dublin so working there was a great opportunity to be immersed in Dublin life. I would recommend anyone keen to focus on their practice to apply for a residency here, you will get a lot done and it is a great place to work!'