The Custom House Studios are now inviting submissions for exhibitions and use of studio space for 2009 and 2010. Custom House Studios are currently constructing an extension and carrying out renovations – set to reopen March 2009. The studios complex houses seven artists’ studios, a gallery and a print studio. These facilities are housed in a historic restored Customs House building on the Quay in Westport, on a prominent redeveloped waterfront street.
The studios are located up stairs overlooking the harbour. All studios have daylight and 24-hour access. One studio is available for shorter stays. The gallery is located at street level and enjoys high visitor numbers. There is a full programme of exhibitions. Artists are now invited to submit proposals for year long use of studios in the years 2009 and 2010 and for shorter-term use. Artists are also now invited to submit proposals for exhibitions at Custom House Studios gallery during 2009 and 2010. To apply please send letters of interest, CVs and documentation of work to: John Mc Hugh, Unit 1 No 15, Westport Industrial Park, Newport Road, Ireland. Closing date; January 30 2009.