Black Church Print Studio is committed to implement the Code of Governance and to comply with the Charity SORP



Consists of nine directors, five of which (including the Chairperson) are artist members of the Studio while four are external directors. Studio artist Board members are appointed by the Studio membership and the Board appoints the external directors. The external directors provide expertise in other areas such as law, finance and communications while also having a strong interest in the visual arts. The directorship is for a period of three years with the option to continue for a further two years.



(04/2016 - 04/2019, Appointed Chair 12/2018)

Chloe Brenan is an artist originally from Carlow. She has completed a BA in Fine Art at the National College of Art and Design and a Postgraduate Diploma in Philosophy and Aesthetics at University College Cork. She also has a background in Archival Film at the Irish Film Institute.


(12/2017 - 12/2020, Appointed Treasurer 01/2018)


(9/2015 - 9/2018, Appointed Treasurer 01/2018)

Peter Stewart is a chartered accountant and is vastly experienced in many aspects of financial management, having worked as a public auditor, internal auditor, chief financial officer and financial consultant. Peter has broad Director and commercial experience, and was a Director of Ireland's National Asset Management Agency from its inception until October 2011.



(7/2017 - 7/2020)

Bertilsson (b. Umeå/Sweden 1982) is based in Dublin and has been a member of the Black Church Print Studio since 2009. Bertilsson completed a Masters of Fine Art with a first class honours in 2015 at NCAD (National College of Art and Design) in Dublin/ Ireland. She pursued Literature Studies during 2011-2012 at the University of Södertörns Högskola in Stockholm/Sweden. In 2009 she graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Art Print (first class honours) at NCAD. Bertilsson's practice ranges across a variety of media including printmaking, drawing, video and audio.



(3/2015 - 3/2018)

Colm Mac Athlaoich is an artist, illustrator and educator. He holds a honours degree in Fine Art Printmaking and a Post Graduate Diploma in Art and Design Education from NCAD. His work embraces the area between design and fine art, in his practice he employs the language of drawing, etching, painting and carving. He is a member of the Black Church Print Studio and co-founder of Monster Truck Gallery and Studios in Dublin. He exhibits both nationally and internationally and his works are part of the OPW Collection. His clients include, The Sunday Tribune, The Irish Times, The Racket Magazine, The Global Mail, Heineken Ireland, Carlsberg. Previous exhibitions include Konstforum (Sweden), Conde Duque Cultural Centre (Madrid), Temple Bar Gallery (Dublin), Monster Truck Gallery (Dublin), The Royal Hibernian Academy (Dublin), The Royal Academy of Arts (London), Academie Menerva (Groningen).



(05/2016 - 5/2019)

Theresa Nanigian is an American artist and has lived in Dublin for over 18 years. She has exhibited widely in Ireland and abroad, and has won numerous awards and grants including the Allianz Business to Arts Award for Best Commissioning Practice. Prior to establishing an art practice, Theresa worked in the commercial sector as a consultant with McKinsey & Company and as the head of Strategic Business Planning in a division of SmithKline Beecham. Her most recent post was Senior Vice President with line responsibility for a technology division at American Express in New York.



(01/2018 - 01/2021)