How to Flatten a Mountain

PhotoIreland & Cow House Studios present a unique 10-day residency. We are thrilled to announce How to Flatten a Mountain, a new residency programme in collaboration with the fantastic PhotoIreland festival. The aim of this 10-day residency is for participating artists to explore possibilities outside their core practice, work collaboratively and produce a cohesive exhibition/publication […]

Our Lady of Lourdes Transition Year Workshops

Project Organizer: Carmel Walsh Partnering Organisation: Our Lady of Lourdes Secondary School, New Ross, Co. Wexford Duration: 1 day Group Size: 20 Project Type: education Services Provided: instruction & lunch Since 2013, Cow House has hosted several day-long workshops with transition year students from Our Lady of Lourdes Secondary School in New Ross.  Each group […]

Ormond Studios Residency

  Project Organizer: Nicky Teegan & Sandra McAllister Partnering Organisation: Ormond Studios, Dublin Duration: 13 days Group Size: 8 Project Type: residency Services Provided: accommodation, studio & meals In summer 2011, Cow House Studios hosted a residency with artists from Ormond Studios, Dublin.  During this two week residency 8 artists were provided with shared accommodation, […]

Bealtaine Festival Residency

Project Organizer: Tara Byrne & Michelle Browne Partnering Organisation: Age & Opportunity, Ireland Duration: 13 days Group Size: 3 Project Type: residency Services Provided: accommodation, studio, meals & technical support In spring 2015, Cow House hosted a residency for three artists in partnership with the Bealtaine Festival. During this 13 day programme residents were provided […]

SSP (Special Studies Programme)

Project Organizer: Teacher Keri Farrow Partnering Organisation: Agnes Irwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA, United States Duration: 12 days Group Size: 21 Project Type: education Services Provided: accommodation, studio, meals & instruction Since 2010 Cow House Studios has hosted several groups from Agnes Irwin School near Philadelphia, PA. In collaboration with art teacher Keri Farrow, Frank […]

A=AGHT Art Program


Project Organiser: Artist Jackie Sumell Partnering Organisation: South Dublin County Council Duration: 10 days Group Size: 13 Project Type: education Services Provided: accommodation, studio, meals & support instruction In August, 2008 Cow House Studios hosted a group of young students, chaperones and artists from both Tallaght, Co Dublin and New Orleans, Louisiana. During this 10 […]

Hallucination! on the Farm

Schnitzen einer Teufelsmaske, 1965 – Gareth Kennedy, research image as part of Die unbequeme Wissenschaft (The Uncomfortable Science), 2014 Cow House Studios | Hallowe’en Open Day Saturday 31 October 2015, 12noon – 5pm  Please join us for Hallucination! On the Farm as Cow House Studios hosts its annual Open Day. This year, guests are invited […]

Give Way, Exhibition & Gallery Talk

Wexford Arts Centre in collaboration with Cow House Studios are pleased to announce a group exhibition of 2014 residency artists Emma Schwartz (USA), Joey Bryniarska (UK), Mathilde Ganancia (France), Paul Gaffney (Ireland) and Woosung Lee (Korea). Now in it’s eighth year, Cow House Studios is a progressive artist-run school and residency programme situated on the […]

I Like to eat with my hands.

I like to eat with my hands. Image courtesy Fiona Hallinan, 2015 14 September – 8 November, 2015 Cow House Studios in collaboration with RGKSKSRG were delighted to host the recipients of the Cow House Residency for 2015: artists Taro Furukata, and Ann Maria Healy, dancer/choreographer Claire Huber, and publisher/writer/artist duo KVM – Ju hyun Lee […]

Cow House Studios & Bealtaine Festival 2015

Artists’ Presentation and Discussion: Friday May 1st, 2:30pm Cow House Studios is currently hosting a residency in partnership with the Bealtaine Festival run by Age and Opportunity. This residency brings together three visual artists with different relationships to Ireland- those who left the country, those who remained here and those who made Ireland their home; […]

William Rueck

Community update with William Rueck.

Billy participated in our 2009 Artist Residency. He is an artist and craftsman trained in traditional wood and metalworking. In 2005 he received a BFA in Furniture Design from the Rhode Island School of Design, and his MFA in Applied Craft and Design at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2012. Most recently he participated in the roaming residency Cabin Time, and works for a design-build firm in Portland, Oregon called Orange Design. Billy took some time out to answer a few of our questions, and you can read them here.

Image credits Carson Davis Brown

Autumn Residency 2013

Artists in Residency, 2013 Images above from left to right are 25 Years by Corinne Schulze, Crystal Lake by Seulki Ki and Structure for Creation/Distribution of Energy by Ian Clark. Corinne Schulze Corinne was raised in the countryside of Kentucky (b. 1981). Much of her work involves going to natural environments and spending intense periods of time reinterpreting […]

Camp Fairs 2008 (Updated)

Summer Fare ’08 at Greenwich High School, Greenwich CT Wednesday, January 23 : 6PM – 9 PM Summer Opportunities Fair, Phillips Academy, Andover MA Sunday, January 27 : 11AM – 2PM Summer Opportunities Fair, Concord Carlisle High School, Concord MA Monday, January 28 : 5:30PM – 8:30PM 17th Annual Camp Fair, Chestnut Hill Academy, Chestnut […]

Hook Lighthouse

Lighthouse at Hook Head

The Lighthouse at Hook Head is one of the incredible local sites we will be visiting this summer with students from our summer program, Art on the Farm. Known to be the second oldest operational lighthouse in the world, after the Tower of Hercules in Spain, it is a unique example of an almost intact medieval […]