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Membership

Cork Printmakers offers two types of membership to artists, cultural practitioners, makers and art students: Full Membership and Associate Membership. Associate Membership has two streams Fellow and Basic.

Membership Criteria
Membership applicants must demonstrate excellent knowledge of a minimum of one print process. A third level qualification in fine art printmaking is preferable, but other qualifications and experience are also considered.

To Apply
Send a statement of interest, a portfolio (digital), artist statement and bio, and an indication of your preferred membership type to: enquiries [at] corkprintmakers [dot] ie or phone 021 432 2422.

All membership levels enjoy the following benefits:
• access to equipment covering various printing processes, including screen-printing, etching, lithography and inkjet
• access to materials andtechnical services
• access to curatorial and technical staff
• access to creative and technical guidance
• access to professional development opportunities
• opportunities to sell work
• opportunities to contribute to exhibitions and projects
• opportunities to take part in the Print Network Ireland’s exchange programme and international partner residency programmes
• discounted fees for courses
• active participation in a creative community, including networking opportunities




Full 

€500 per year, payable by monthly direct debit
Suitable for artists using the studio regularly who can work independently

Key benefits:
• access to the technical facilities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
• no usage fees associated with time spent at the technical facilities
• opportunity to buy materials through a tab system (credit), payable on site via debit card
• individual storage locker and drawer




Associate - Fellow

€300 per year, payable by monthly direct debit
Suitable for artists using the studio regularly who may require technical advice

Key benefits:
• access to the technical facilities during business hours (Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm) under studio manager supervision
• no usage fees associated with time spent at the technical facilities
• opportunity to buy materials through a tab system (credit), payable on site via debit card






Associate - Basic

€100 per year, payable in a lump sum each January, plus usage fee of €30 per day, payable on site via debit card
Suitable for artists using the studio occasionally who may require technical advice, as well as for artists not using the studio

Key benefits:
• access to the technical facilities during business hours (Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm) under studio manager supervision
• opportunity to buy materials, payable on site via debit card



To apply: Membership applicants must demonstrate excellent knowledge of a minimum of one print process. A third level qualification in fine art printmaking is preferable, but other qualifications and experience are also considered. Send a statement of interest, a portfolio (digital), and an indication of your preferred membership type to: enquiries [at] corkprintmakers [dot] ie or phone 021 432 2422.