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Cork Printmakers 2021 course programme is now live on Eventbrite. Book a place before the end of December and receive a 10% discount, just apply the code: PRINTOFF10 at the checkout.


Courses are available year-round in a range of media, involving traditional, new and alternative processes from screenprinting, etching, bookbinding, lithography and more! All courses are suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners who wish to refresh and/or expand their skills. Tutors are members of Cork Printmakers and guests. Class groups are small with no more than 5 participants.

All courses cost €300; this includes tuition and materials.
Bookings are made through Eventbrite.

Cork Printmakers reserves the right to cancel any course with insufficient enrolment, and when this occurs any and all prepaid fees will be refunded. Cork Printmakers does not refund fees paid by participants who subsequently cancel their place in a course. Course dates may change in response to covid-19 restrictions.

***For the most up to date information on courses see our eventbrite page.
Staff will be in touch with course participants directly should any changes be made to your booking.***

One Year Course in Printmaking

Cork Printmakers is offering a year-long course in printmaking. Participants attend six-week modules in four technical areas – screen-print, relief print, etching and lithography – as well as theoretical and professional practice modules. They have the opportunity to attend weekend intensives at a discounted rate. This programme is designed for practitioners and students in the fields of art, craft, design and architecture, and is suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refresh and/or expand their skills. Tutors are members of staff and artists affiliated with Cork Printmakers as well as guest speakers. Classes take place on Thursdays 10am – 1pm ; participants must register either for morning or evening (sessions are not interchangeable).

Cost: €1600

Limited places available. For enquiries email or call 0214322422. Enrolment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Fee includes tuition and materials.

Cork Printmakers reserves the right to cancel the year-long course with insufficient enrolment, and when this occurs any and all prepaid fees are refunded. Course times and places are not transferable. Cork Printmakers does not refund fees paid by participants who subsequently cancel their place.

Child Safeguard Statement


Cork Printmakers is committed to the implementation of this Child Safeguarding Statement and our Child Protection Policies & procedures that support our intention to keep children safe from harm while availing of our service. It has been provided to all staff, volunteers and any other persons involved with the service. It is readily accessible to parents and guardians on request.

View the Cork Printmakers Child Safeguarding Statement ︎︎︎ 


Brian Barry

Brian is a printmaker living and working in Granada, Spain, where he started the public printing event Impresiones Gigantes. He's just completed two years studying printmaking in Granada's School of Art.

Johnny Bugler

Johnny holds a Masters in Fine Art Printmaking from Camberwell Art College in London. He is a practicing artist and is also a Technician at Cork Printmakers studio. He has been teaching workshops in printmaking since 2004, to all levels and age-groups.

Conall Cary

After studies at The University of Oregon, Conall went on to complete a First Class Honours Degree from G.M.I.T., specializing in Printmaking. He then moved to Scotland, where he worked teaching printmaking to people with mental health problems. He is currently living and working in Cork as the Print Media Technician at the Crawford Art College.

Dominic Fee

Dominic holds a Masters in Art & Process, with First Class Honours from CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork. He has worked as a part time lecturer with several Irish Colleges adn extensively as a collobrative printmaker, with a diverse range of artists. His work encompasses a broad range of disciplines and has been exhibited widely in Ireland and abroad.

Debbie Godsell

Fiona holds an M.A in Art & Process from CIT Crawford College of Art & Design (2015), a B.A (Honours) in Fine Art, Printmaking, from the CIT Crawford College of Art (2008) and a B.A. in Fine Art, Sculpture, received from the Centre Arts & Media, G.M.I.T, Galway (2005). She is a practicing artist and has exhibited extensively in Ireland and abroad.

Paul La Rocque
Paul is a practicing artist with a Degree in Printmaking from Crawford College of Art & Design, an M.A. in Applied Arts from University of Ulster and an MSC in Multi-Media Design from UCC.

Eimearjean McCormack

Eimearjean graduated in 2007 with an M.A. in Fine Art Printmaking from Camberwell College of The Arts, London. As a practicing artist, she has exhibited extensively throughout Ireland and internationally, including U.S.A., London, France and China. She is currently employed as Print & Photography Technician at the Centre Arts & Media, G.M.I.T., Galway.

Emma O' Hara

Emma is a Wexford born artist, based in Cork City. She graduated from Limerick school of Art & Design with a B.A. in Print & Contemporary Practice. On the basis of her Degree exhibition, she was awarded a Cork Printmakers’ Emerging Artist Bursary Award in 2016. Emma has exhibited in Limerick, Wexford and Cork, with her most recent solo exhibition taking place in May 2018.

Professional Development

We offer courses that can be tailored specifically to your group, club or festival. We can cater for all age ranges and level of experience, including beginners.

If you would like further information about workshops for teachers, or would like to discuss developing a workshop appropriate for your own needs, please contact Cork Printmakers on tel:021 432 2422 or email:

Artists In Schools

Cork Printmakers Artists in Schools programme was initiated in 1995.

The following year, in 1996, Cork Printmakers received an AIB Better Ireland Award in recognition of its success. Since then, Cork Printmakers has become an established arts education provider for the Munster region.

The programme has continued to develop, bringing a comprehensive range of printmaking workshops to Primary and Secondary Level Schools, and has expanded its sphere of activity providing workshops and print demonstrations to Public Libraries, Community Arts Projects, Summer Schemes, Third Level Colleges, Galleries and Youth Reach Projects.

Each workshop is taught by a professional practicing printmaker and offers an enjoyable creative experience in a classroom environment. Cork Printmakers will supply all necessary equipment, including a mobile printing press, as well as all materials required. A maximum of 25 students should be considered for a practical workshop, larger groups will need to be split in two. A workshop generally consists of a two-hour session however some techniques will require a double session

Please contact Cork Printmakers for current workshops and fees on offer and booking details.

Cork Printmakers has set in place a Child Protection Policy, which follows Arts Council and Department of Health & Children guidelines. For further information please contact Cork Printmakers.


If you would like to receive more information or make a booking, please contact us on tel.: 021 432 2422 or email: