Membership + studios

We Provide Studio Spaces with 24 hour access for over 50 contemporary visual artists along with professional sculptural production and media facilities. Our workshops include wood, plaster, casting, digital fabrication, textile, and large internal/eternal workspaces. We also offer Media production space including a photography studio, film studio and sound recording booths. and on-site secure car-parking.


Production Residencies

We one place left on our production residency for November

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You will have access to all our facilities including wood, plaster, casting, digital fabrication, textile, large internal/eternal workspaces, media production space including a photography studio, film studio and rehearsal room.

Each resident get a small lockable workspace.

We work with artists/makers/creatives to tailor the residency to suit their individual requirements.

To join you must first become a member (free of charge)
Choose a membership, workshop or media and fill out our form meeting our basic criteria.

What it includes:
Access to the workshop
bookable bay work area
Lockers
Access to Film & Photography Studio
Small Lockable workspace
9am - 6pm
Monday - Sunday (clear up by 5.45)
Cost - £80 per month

Details about becoming a member and downloadable application below.

Email facilities@flaxartstudios.org


Sculpture Workshop

Become a member

Flax Art Studios Sculpture workshop is the only facility of its kind in Northern Ireland and we aim to make it accessible to professional artists + creatives, with fees subsidised by Flax and set at an affordable level.

We have been developing our studios to provide professional sculptural production and media facilities. Our workshops include wood, plaster, casting, digital fabrication, textile, and large internal/eternal workspaces. We also offer Media production space including a photography studio, and film studio.

Launched in December 2019 as an open resource for artists + creatives who need access to a Sculpture workshop, large fabrication workspace and media space facilities.

To use the facilities Artists must first become a Flax workshop member (free of charge) by filling out our form + by meeting our basic criteria.

We have two types of membership:

Sculpture Workshop Membership
This is for Artists + makers which gives full access to our facilities.

Media Production Membership
This is creatives who need access to hire our studios.

Download the application form from our website, email facilities@flaxartstudios.org along with three examples of your work.

Sculpture Workshop Members will need to book a health and safety induction to begin using the facilities.

More Information in the link below :
flax-sculpture-workshop.pdf
Download our membership form to apply:
flax-workshop-membership.docx
flax-media-membership.docx


Renting a studio

Our studios are currently full
To apply for a sublet or to be added to our waiting list

To apply please send an
Expression of Interest, CV, Biography, 6 jpeg images or a linked website, Artist statement
to flax@flaxartstudios.org under the heading: Studio Rental


Emerging Artist Hub

Flax Art Studios has expanded its commitment to supporting graduate artists. We have a new space dedicated to supporting recent graduate & emerging artists of any age but who are early in their artistic career.

We accommodate 10 artists at Havelock House, the former UTV Television Studios.

What we are looking for:
We are looking for artists who are in the early stages of their career and who demonstrate a strong passion for contemporary visual art.

What we offer:Artists will work from shared open plan studio spaces. With access to wood workshop, casting /plaster area, large scale sculpture making area, fabrication area, outside workplace, photographic studio, film studios.
To apply Email: flax@flaxartstudios.org with an Expression of Interest, CV, Biography, 6 jpeg images or a linked website, Artist statement.

Cost £50 per month

Our emerging hub is currently full.
You can apply to be added to the waiting list for the next available space