Date & Submission Guidelines

Programme Dates

The 2016 residency programme is six weeks long-running from 10 October to 20 November, 2016. Artists must commit to the full nine-week residency. Wexford Arts Centre will host the group exhibition as play curated by Kate Strain.

Application Submission Date

The application deadline has passed. The details for our 2017 residency will be announced in early 2017. 


Applications are open to Irish and international visual artists, writers, choreographers, performers, filmmakers and other cultural practitioners.

Application Guidelines:

Submit the following documents in PDF format…
1 Completed application form
2 Recent CV/resume
3 A portfolio (only one pdf file). Although there is no maximum number of images that will be accepted, we advise applicants to only submit relevant materials to reduce the size of email submissions. The images should include captions or short descriptions. For videos/films/audio, please provide links to your own website, Vimeo page, YouTube page, etc. Do not attach actual video files.


Please submit electronic copies of the three attachments in ONE email under the size of 10 MB to

You will be contacted by a Cow House Studios representative to confirm receipt of your application within five working days. Successful applicants will be contacted by May 1, 2016.



Incomplete applications will not be considered. A selection panel will review the submissions and make its decision solely on the information provided. The panel members include Kate Strain, Frank Abruzzese, Rosie O’Gorman and Catherine Bowe. Applicants will be notified of the results.


Please read our comprehensive FAQ section before you apply, and address all other enquiries to Rosie O’Gorman