Become a Member

Full-time Membership

Open Call
Next Deadline: 10 March 2023

Full-time Member Artists are keyholders, and have 24-hour access to the Studio facilities and equipment.


Other benefits include:

  • Part of a community of professional artists, specialising in fine art printmaking
  • Affordable annual membership rates
  • BCPS Exhibition opportunities twice annually
  • BCPS Professional development opportunities
  • Discounts on our workshops and digital printing services
  • Discounts on art materials available to purchase in-house
  • Provision of studio storage for prints and art materials
  • Provision of general studio supplies
  • Access to digital suite and equipment rental
  • Inclusion on artist page on Studio website

The selection panel comprises the Studio Technical Manager and an Independent External Assessor.

New membership applications are accessed twice a year in March and September by digital portfolio, submission by email.

How to Apply

To be considered for full-time studio membership applicants should submit a digital portfolio PDF by email to [email protected]

Submission PDF should include:

  • Specify your chosen print medium (i.e. which technique you predominately work in).
  • A strong, cohesive portfolio of original artwork showing technical proficiency in at least one print medium.
  • Your submission should show development of concepts and ideas as well as technical proficiency in the chosen print medium.
  • Minimum of 6 images (max. of 12); images should be limited in size to 2MB per image.
  • Recent CV & Short Artist’s Statement.

Annual Membership Fee:

Dublin: €550
Outside Dublin & Overseas: €300
Recent Graduate: €330


Graduate Membership

Valid for 12 months only. If you have graduated from a Fine Art degree within the last 2 years, you are eligible for this discounted category of membership. There is an option to join as full Member at the end of the 12 months.


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