Category: News

Job Opportunity : Communications & Marketing Co-ordinator – Backwater Artists Group 

Communications & Marketing Co-ordinator – Backwater Artists Group Job Description and Person Specification Backwater Artists Group wishes to employ an experienced communications and marketing professional to join our team to devise and implement new communications and marketing strategies, increase the profile of the artist studio complex and our artist members, support our fundraising and sponsorship Read More …

Winter Salon 2021

Winter Salon is Backwater Artists Group annual fundraiser, it is also a rare opportunity for you to own works of art from new and well established artists for under €200, a great way to start your own art collection! Join Backwater Artists Group on Thursday 2 December from 1.30pm – 6.30pm. We will have many Read More …

Job Opportunity: Programme & Outreach Manager, Backwater Artists Group

Job Description Programme & Outreach Manager, 2021 About Established in 1990, by artists for artists, Backwater Artists Group is committed to providing affordable, high-quality and well-managed studios for visual artists to ensure support at key stages of their careers. We provide a stable and supportive working environment for visual artists and access to the supports and Read More …

Job Opportunity: Wandesford Quay CLG Caretaker/Facilities Manager

Wandesford Quay CLG Caretaker/Facilities Manager Wandesford Quay CLG is a management company formed by Cork City Council in 2000, to administrate the management of the Wandesford Quay Complex which houses three arts organisations: Backwater Artists Group, Cork Printmakers & The Lavit Gallery. Wandesford Quay CLG is hiring a caretaker/facilities manager to conduct general maintenance of the building, monitor health & safety in the building, liaise Read More …

Job Opportunity: Programme Manager Dec 2021- April 2022

Role Description: Programme Manager In the Open/Faoin Spéir 2021/2022 Programme at Wandesford Quay, Cork. About Faoin Spéir/In the Open Programme Cork Printmakers, Backwater Artist Group, The Lavit Gallery in partnership with Cork City Council Arts Office are recipients of the In the Open |Faoin Spéir Arts Council Award. In the Open|Faoin Spéir is an initiative of the Arts Council of Ireland to generate a sustained and curated programme of multidisciplinary, Read More …

Helen Farrell | Fetter

Studio 12 exhibition/projects space, First Floor Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay, Cork T12 E26D. Opening: Thursday 14 October 6pm Running from: 14 October – 12 November 2021  Open: Tue – Fri 10am-5pm As part of the Backwater Artists Group Studio 12 programme for 2021: The Human Animal, we are delighted to invite you to Fetter, Read More …

Blue House Gallery Exhibition – Backwater Artist Studio: Celebrating 30 years.

Officially launching Saturday 18 September. 5pm – 8pm.  Running from 17 – 29 September At The Blue House Gallery, Schull, Co.Cork. Diamond Point Celebrating 60 Years of Graphic Studio Dublin and Backwater Artist Studio Celebrating 30 Years This exhibition features the work of past and present Backwater Artist Group Studio Members: Johnny Bugler, Elaine Coakley, Read More …

In Habitat, In Transition

In Habitat, In Transition 9 September – 8 October 2021 St. Luke’s Crypt, supported by Sample-Studios: 9 – 30 September 2021, Thurs – Sat, 11am – 4pm Studio 12, supported by Backwater Artists Group: 9 September – 8 October 2021, Tues – Sat, 11am – 4pm Admission Free Supported by The Arts Council Project Award Read More …

Beyond Survival

Beyond Survival Lynn Marie Dennehy, Hehir & Noonan, Eimearjean Mc Cormack, Peter Nash Curated by Maeve Lynch Studio 12, Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay, Cork City 30 July – 27 August 2021 Open for walk-ins: 12-3pm Wednesday and Thursday Viewings by appointment: 10am-5pm Tuesday to Friday Book an appointment here Cork Printmakers artists present the Read More …