March 12, 2018

Open Call | NCAD MFA Fine Art Studio Award 2018-2019

Application deadline: Friday 20 April, 5pm

NCAD’s School of Fine Art is delighted to announce for the third consecutive year a nine-month Studio Award to an experienced contemporary artist. The successful recipient will be based at NCAD’s postgraduate facility, the Annex on James Street, Dublin 8  from September 2018-May 2019. Applications are welcome from artists across a range of contemporary art practice including painting, moving image, print, media, digital art, sculpture and expanded practices. The award consists primarily of the use of a studio and facilities at NCAD with some opportunities to contribute to the MFA Fine Art programme and the postgraduate community at NCAD.

For further information contact Sarah Durcan, MFA Fine Art programme leader:

Submission Guidelines

E-mail the following items to: Hazel Crowley, MFA administrator titling your e-mail as Studio Award 2018. 
Application material should be sent as attachments not in the body of an email.

1. Your CV

2. Up to ten images of recent work with an accompanying list indicating title, date and media. Video clips up to 10 minutes duration can also be submitted links to video clips should be sent as separate attachments not inside email.

3. A one page artist’s statement

4. A one page expression of interest indicating why your practice in particular is relevant to the Studio Award context of the postgraduate MFA Fine Art  programme and studios


This award is aimed at experienced contemporary artists with a track record of exhibiting both in Ireland and abroad. A postgraduate qualification in Fine Art is desirable. As the award is for a studio only, applicants will need to have their own accommodation.

Open Call | NCAD MFA Fine Art Studio Award 2018-2019