Flax Art Studios

Flax Art Studios includes some of Belfast’s most well known artists.

Flax Art Studios was founded in 1989 by a group of recent graduates seeking space to make large-scale sculpture and installation artworks. Flax Art Studios is committed to developing and strengthening the visual arts sector in Belfast, and has provided 25 years of best practice work at the cutting edge of contemporary art.

Our mission is “To contribute significantly to the regions visual art practice through studio provision and resources; acting as a hub for professional development, international networking opportunities; and fostering greater understanding through outreach and socially engaged activity.”Flax Art provides studios for 18 artists, and also Graduate and International resident artist studios. Flax Art provides space to some of the most exciting artists in Northern Ireland.

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Studio Artists

  • Alastair MacLennan
  • Barbara Freeman
  • Aisling O’Beirn
  • Martin Boyle
  • Shiro Masuyama
  • Tony Hill
  • Helena Hamilton
  • Ruaidhri Lennon
  • Mitch Conlon
  • Gareth Moore
  • Sinead O’Donnell
  • Deirdre McKenna
  • Mike Hogg
  • Yvonne Kennan
  • Philip Napier
  • Johanna Leech
  • Leo Devlin
  • Lisa Malone.

We are also in consortium agreement with Orchid Studios:

  • Simon McWilliams
  • Susan MacWilliam
  • Gary Shaw
  • Peter Richards
  • Dan Shipsides
  • Colin Darke
  • Robert Anderson
  • Alistair Wilson.

Contact Details

Flax Art Studios
44-46 Corporation St
County Antrim


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