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Artist Studios in Belfast

Belfast is a city of artists; painting, drawing, performing, filming and creating.

Behind closed doors, in nooks and crannies of the city, artists are at work developing the seeds of ideas that result in artworks often shown in galleries, museums and art centres nationally and internationally.

 

4th Floor Studios

4th Floor Studios

4th Floor Studios are situated at 37 Queen St in the original space occupied by Queen St Studios. The collective is made up of 15 creatives who work in various materials ands crafts. The artists who are based here are at various stages in their careers , newly graduated painters ...
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Array Studios

Array Studios

An established studio group of contemporary artists. Hidden on the second floor building on King Street, Array (formerly Magpie Studios) was established in 1994 by a group of early career artists intent on making a difference to the world of visual art in Belfast. Over the past 20 years Array ...
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Artists at the Mill

Artists at the Mill

A group of artists using a variety of distinctive styles and media, working out of Conway Mill. Artists @ the Mill are made up of independent individual practitioners representing a variety of disciplines, including painters, ceramicists, glass and textile artists. The artists occupy the top floor of the Mill on ...
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Belfast Bankers

Belfast Bankers

1 vacant building, 29 Creatives, a load of bees & 12 months. Let's see what happens.... Belfast Bankers is a studio group of artists working across many disciplines. We are visual artists, musicians, puppeteers, photographers, filmmakers, beekeepers and writers. We took over an old vacant Ulster Bank Building in early ...
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Belfast Print Workshop

Belfast Print Workshop

The Belfast Print Workshop, initially known as Endhouse Print Workshop, grew from the activities in the early seventies of a group of artists and printmakers who were interested in establishing a workshop in Belfast. As a membership-focused atelier, BPW provides a fully equipped and purpose-built studio with year-round access for ...
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Cathedral Studios

Cathedral Studios

A small studio group of contemporary painters. Cathedral Studios is based on Donegall Street, Belfast. Formed in 2003 by six newly graduated artists the group has been supporting artists with studio space and facilities ever since. Since its establishment the organisation has housed many artists specialising in a wide range ...
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Creative Exchange

Creative Exchange

Artists’ studios in East Belfast, established in 1996. Creative Exchange Artist Studios have been active in East Belfast for the past 21 years, providing essential workspace for visual artists at all stages of their careers. We currently house a diverse range of artists working in painting, sculpture, print, illustration, art ...
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Digital Arts Studios

Digital Arts Studios

Providing space and support for local and international digital artists DAS is the only organisation in Northern Ireland to offer a residency programme for local and nationally based visual artists who wish to work with digital media, and is one of only two organisations in Northern Ireland to offer an ...
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Embrace Studios

Embrace Studios

Embrace Studios is a Belfast visual arts collective whose artists explore political, social, gender or cultural inequality issues. The studios are a catalyst for the creation of experimental and innovative contemporary visual-arts. Embrace studio artists are dedicated to exploring and giving voice to the uniqueness of the individual, locations and communities ...
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Flax Art / Orchid Studios

Flax Art / Orchid Studios

Flax Art/Orchid Studios provide space to emerging talent and established, award-winning artists. Flax Art/Orchid Studios operate as one organisation providing a portfolio of subsidised studio provision for the needs of emerging, mid-career and established artists.   Particularly those working with sculpture, installation and new/time based media. Flax Art Studios was founded in ...
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Lombard Studios

Lombard Studios

Representing oil painters and graduates from Ulster University. Lombard Studios is situated on Lombard Street in Belfast city centre, provides working spaces for artists to develop their practice. It currently houses four contemporary visual artists specialising in the field of fine art painting, and one writer. Since its set up ...
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Platform Arts

Platform Arts

This artist-led studio of 12 contemporary artists is at the heart of Belfast’s art scene. Platform is an artist-led studio group and contemporary art gallery initiative run by a voluntary rolling Board of Directors. Our role is to actively promote creative expression, presentation and access to contemporary art practice through ...
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Pollen Studios

Pollen Studios

A hub of artists dedicated to social change through projects, performance and live art. Established in 2011, Pollen Studios & Gallery is an arts organisation committed to providing an open and accessible contemporary arts platform in Belfast city centre. Utilising a proactive community oriented educational arts program, the organisation delivers ...
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QSS Bedford Street

QSS Bedford Street

Belfast’s oldest studio group. For 34 years, QSS at Bedford Street has been the largest provider of studio spaces in Northern Ireland. The organisation relocated to its current premises four years ago, where it increased the number of studios from 20 to 23 to include a short-term project space for ...
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Studio Souk

Studio Souk

Studio Souk is an innovative, open-plan studio and retail space located in the heart of Belfast city centre. We give our customers the opportunity to engage directly with our lovely in-house designers, artists & makers. Our residents work their magic and create unique handmade designs or up cycle previously unloved ...
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The Duncairn

The Duncairn

North Belfast’s first purpose-built Arts and Culture shared space venue. It is our mission to make arts accessible to all and promote north Belfast as a cultural and artistic hub. Part of this endeavour includes supporting our local talent. Our studios are home to emerging young local artists and provide ...
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