Student Awards

Black Church Print Studio student awards include three Graduate Awards annually to students of Fine Art Third Level colleges specialising in print. Participating colleges include Dublin Institute of Technology, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology and the National College of Art & Design.

 

It also offers one National Undergraduate Award which is open nationally to students of Fine Art Third Level colleges specialising in print.

 

 

Black Church Print Studio

Graduate Awards 2020


1st Prize: John Kelly RHA (1932-2006) Award

Recipient of one year's Full-time Membership at Black Church Print Studio and a materials stipend (supported by K&M Evans, Art supply shop). Technical guidance and administrative support is also included.

 

1st Runner Up: Recipient of one year's 'Extended Access'

Recipient receives 15 days Studio Access and a materials stipend (supported by K&M Evans, Art supply shop). Technical guidance and administrative support is also included.

 

2nd Runner Up: Education Award.

Recipient receives a free pass to any of our Printmaking Courses or 5 days 'Temporary Access'.

 

 

To Apply:

Please submit the following by email before 30th June 2020 to info@blackchurchprint.ie:


- Please include Graduate Award submission 2020 in subject line.

 

- 8/10 images with details - artist, title, medium, size

 

- An artist statement about your work (500 words max)

 

- Install images or video links if relevant.

 

Black Church Print Studio Graduate Awards are vital to the continuance of the Studio by fostering young talent emerging from colleges in Ireland today.

 

This year BCPS will assess this through on-line submissions directly to the Studio. This award is based on work done for graduation in 2020.

 

 

Note: BCPS will award these prizes as usual in 2020 but facilitation may need to be postponed until 2021 depending on easing of Covid 19 restrictions over the course of the year.

 


Black Church Cabinet Award 2020


Open to undergraduates

Deadline: 30 June 2020

 

Every year, Black Church Print Studio invites proposals from Third Level Fine Art undergraduates (2nd, 3rd, 4th Years inclusive) to respond to, and exhibit their work in an experimental exhibition space - Black Church Cabinet - in the heart of Temple Bar.

 

Black Church Cabinet is a niche, vertical vitrine situated at street level. With a wide incidental audience, the space is highly visible, and offers a great opportunity for showcasing new talent in the centre of Dublin's cultural quarter. The selected artist exhibits their work for up to six weeks in Black Church Cabinet.

 

As a self-directed project, the selected artist is responsible for the installation of their work while receiving support of the Black Church technical team. Marketing, mediation and communications support will also be available. A €100 Bursary will be awarded to cover material costs (supported by K&M Evans, Art supply shop).

 

Criteria:

- Submissions should be informed by the printmaking process

 

- Site-specific to fit 212cm x 54cm x 8cm

 

- 2D, 3D or New Media are accepted

 

- Available for installing the work in November 2020

 

Requirements:

- A written proposal (one A4) with supporting images (max.8), sketch, workplan

 

- Artist statement

 

- Display and installation instructions

 

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For further information on either of these Awards please email: info@blackchurchprint.ie