Application Process

Step 1 – Online Form

Please complete our online application form. To complete this form you will need:

  1. 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, the medium, and a sentence or two about your ideas for the artwork.

  2. A prepared 300-word statement telling us about your interests in attending FieldWorks Gap Year program, spending time on our farm in Wexford, dedicating 12 weeks to making art, and travelling in Ireland.

  3. The name and contact information of a current or former teacher or professor. This teacher also must send a letter of recomendation directly to at the time of your application.

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Step 2 – Interview

Cow House Co-Director Rosie O’Gorman will schedule a time to speak on Zoom. 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 – Deposit

A deposit of €3100 is due upon confirmation of acceptance.

Step 4 – Remaining Fees

The balance of the fee is due Friday, June 30th, 2024. For registrations made after June 30th, 2024, tuition is due in full at the time of registration.

Step 5 – Paperwork

Complete and return by July 1st, 2024:
Medical Form
Travel Information
Student Questionnaire
The forms can be scanned and emailed to Please be sure to complete all sections of the forms.

Step 6 – Getting Ready

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 (PDF 1MB)

Please check out our summer art program and artist residencies to understand the diversity of programming at our studios.