Gallery of Photography is committed to supporting independent artists working in Ireland.
In addition to paying artist fees and contributing towards production costs we grant a number of residencies to artists who are working on a long term projects.
We are supporting the making of great art by investing time and money in sustaining and developing artists practice.
Our Artists in Residence in the Gallery of Photography’s supports:
  • Free use of our Darkrooms and Artist’s Digital Studio production facilities
  • On-hand one to one training
  • Professional technical support
  • Access to a Pro Scanner
  • Ongoing curatorial mentoring.

Our current artists-in-residence are:

Tony O’Shea

Tony O’Shea is one of Ireland’s most highly regarded photographers. We are working with Tony to scan his extensive archive here in on the Imacon scanner. He has been working with Digital Arts Manager Daniel Scully since 2016.

Cover for Tony O’Shea’s exhibition ‘Dubliners’ at the Gallery of Photography 1990

Dragana Jurisic
Dragana is developing her works along the border begun in 2018. She is also experimenting with negatives and black and white printing in the Gallery’s Darkrooms, with support from our Fine Art Printer, Pete Smyth.

Gordana, Self Portrait, 1964

Kate Nolan

Kate Nolan is continuing to develop her extensive LACUNA border project. Following from her solo exhibition – presented by Gallery of Photography as part of our Reframing the Border programme. Kate has secured an artist’s residency at the prestigious Headlands Center for the Arts in California.

Brian Newman

Brian Newman is working on an in-depth survey of the Orange Order. His ongoing photographic and film work has been included in our Reframing the Border programme, most recently in our Field Notes from the Border touring exhibition, where his work received critical acclaim. Brian will continue to develop his work in 2019-20.