Application Process

Step 1

Submit the following; applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the program is fully registered:

  1. Completed application form
  2. A portfolio (only one pdf file). You may submit between 10 and 20 images of your artwork. Works can be in any medium for example drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, installation, etc. The images should include captions or short descriptions including when the work was made, medium, and a sentence or two about your concepts for the artwork.
  3. Letter of recommendation from a current or former teacher or professor. This letter must be sent directly to by your specified referee at the time of your application.

Step 2

Cow House Co-Director Rosie O’Gorman will schedule a time to speak on Skype or FaceTime. This interview ensures that our program is the right fit and presents an opportunity for you to ask Rosie any questions you might have about the program.

Step 3

Successful applicants will be notified by email within five working days of the interview. At this time students must complete and return the agreement form, and pay the €3500 deposit.


Step 4

The balance of the fee is due on May 1st, 2022. For registrations made after May 1st, 2022, tuition is due in full at the time of registration.

Step 5

Complete and return by August 1st, 2022:

  1. Medical Form
  2. Travel Information
  3. Student Questionnaire


The forms can be mailed, faxed (+353 53 916 9610), or scanned and emailed to Please be sure to complete all sections of the forms.

Step 6

When you are ready to pack for your trip to Ireland please be sure to read through our suggestions about what and what not to bring.

What To Bring

To understand the diversity of programming at our studios, please check out our summer art program, and artist residencies.