Graphic Studio Dublin is managed as a non-profit agency as follows:
GSD Voluntary Board:
– Christopher Curran (Chair)
– Jeremy Crean
– Peter Robbins
– Bruce Stanley
– Ailbhe Barrett (Member)
– Kate MacDonagh (Member)
– Des Kenny (Member)
– Ruth O’Donnell (Member)
– Josie McMorrin (Member)
Education Administrator & Company Secretary:
- To promote the practice and understanding of fine art printmaking by developing and maintaining a printmaking centre of excellence.
- To provide fine art printmakers with access to a professional print studio
- To establish and maintain an exhibition gallery for the display of fine art prints and other appropriate works.
- To promote the study of art and printmaking and to facilitate the exchange of ideas concerning the same.
Graphic Studio Dublin and Graphic Studio Gallery are trading names of Alchemiser CLG, a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital (“The Company”). The Company is registered is Dublin (Registration No: 84785), registered at Distillery House, Distillery Court, 537 North Circular Road, Dublin 1.
The Company is a not-for-profit arts organisation and has charitable status (Charity No: CHY 9124)
The Company’s financial statements comply with the requirements of the Companies Acts 2014 – 2017 and also with the requirements of the Statements of Recommended Practice (SORP) “Accounting and Reporting by Charities” effective 1st January 2015.
The Directors’ Report & Financial Statements for Alchemiser CLG, for year ended 31st December 2017 can be accessed here (link will open a new window).
The Company is committed to implement The Governance Code.
ALCHEMISER COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE Constitution 281017 (PDF of Articles and Memorandum)
Graphic Studio Gallery is part of Graphic Studio Dublin.
Graphic Studio Dublin is a registered charity (Charity No. CHY 9124) supported by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaion.
Business supporting the arts is good business. Your contribution is vital to enhance the community’s experience of their environment. As a Sponsor the relationship is a two-way one, in which you will receive publicity, corporate entertainment opportunities and staff participation in the arts in return for your subscription. We are delighted that any donation made to Graphic Studio Dublin receives tax relief under section 848A of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997.
The Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism
Graphic Studio Dublin was awarded an ACCESS II (Arts and Culture Capital Enhancement Support Scheme II) grant in 2008, which is being used to upgrade the facilities in Distillery House including a new roof (completed September 2009) and a lift.
Graphic Studio Dublin has a long history of collaborating with various institutions since it was founded in 1960. Below is a list of some of the institutions Graphic Studio Dublin has collaborated with in it’s recent history.
Irish Museum of Modern Art
Graphic Studio: 50 Years in Dublin, 2010. An exhibition featuring original prints by some 30 leading Irish and international artists, created over 50 years, at Graphic Studio. IMMA celebrates the 50thanniversary of Ireland’s first printmaking studio with a particular focus on its distinctive Visiting Artists Programme. The show also highlights the studio’s establishment by five members who, through innovation and progressive thinking, made Ireland a centre of world class printmaking.
The National Gallery of Ireland
Art into Art in 1998 (which had the largest recorded footfall of any exhibition held in the National Gallery up to that point and was the first time living artists’ works were displayed there) and Revelation in 2008.
Chester Beatty Library
Holy Show in 2002, Gardens of Earthly Delight in 2004 and Artist’s Proof in 2009.
Behaviour & Attitudes
An annual award winning commission started in 1988, Graphic Studio Dublin and Behaviour & Attitudes have won a number of collaboration awards since this series of print commissions started.
The Red Stables Artist’s Studios
International Printmakers Residencies
The 2012 Residency at The Red Stables Studios was taken up by Swedish artist Lina Nordenström. The 2009 Residency was Paul Furneaux.
Dublin City Council
As part of an ongoing commitment to professional artists, Graphic Studio Dublin in association with Dublin City Council and Fingal County Council provides a fine art print residencies.
This residency offers the award winners the opportunity to make a fine art print with a printmaker at Graphic Studio Dublin. The week-long residency provides an ideal environment for the development of a creative project in printmaking and an opportunity to network with other artists.
Fingal County Council Residency Award Winners:
Dublin City Council Residency Award Winners:
National Campaign for the Arts
We are a proud participant in, and supporter of, the National Campaign for the Arts, which is working to inform our politicians and the public that the arts are central to Ireland’s economy, reputation and daily life. If you value artists and creativity as much as we do, log onto www.ncfa.ie and take action to support the campaign.
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Rights and Reproductions
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