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A4  opened it’s doors to their Arts Studios and Community Education Centre during the summer of 2014. If you want to know more about us have a read here!

We use a modular membership structure, allowing artists and makers to build a membership that suits their needs and this keeps their monthly costs to a minium. Our members can move freely around the building and avail of facilities or workspaces as their work dictates.

Regular members have 24/7 access to our shared studios and workspaces, meeting room, project room, screen-printing, workshop, electronics area, darkroom, shared equipment, shared materials and much more. For an additional cost members can add a locker to store materials and work (€10-€80pm), or a personal workspace €100pm. We also have temporary workspaces available to rent on a 1-2 month basis for regular members who have an upcoming show and require more workspace for  short period of time only.

We aim to offer an affordable alternative to the traditional private artist studio, with additional access to a wide range of facilities & training and an educational programme.

Please note, we  DO NOT OFFER Hot Desks unfortunately and we do not cater for commerical projects such as webdesign companies etc (Sorry!)

We are however eager to hear from artists, thinkers, makers and doers working in a wide range of disciplines including fine arts, textiles, film, research, electronics, woodwork and more.

As a socially engaged organisation we have keen interest in applications from artists working in the following disciplines: Social Practice, Social Justice, Social Intervention, Socially Engaged, Dialogical, Participatory, Critical Thinking & Research, Activist, Political, Relational, Community, Collaborative Art or New Genre Public Art.

If you are interested in becoming a studio member, please fill out our form below and we’ll get back to you shortly. If you are an international artist and need a studio in Dublin for a short period of time leave a note in the what’s your buzz section.

Application Process:
Applicants to fill out our membership contact form below.
The A4 Team reviews applications and invites selected applicants to view the studio.
After viewing, those interested in joining will be added to our waiting list.
New members will be selected based on their portfolio and available space within the studio.