Lodestar School of Art

Name of Residency: Lodestar Hybrid Residency / Studio Intensive

Lodestar School of Art is an alternative art school that brings together students and guest artists of international renown from around the world to work alongside each other for a 10-day intensive of painting and drawing. The summer residencies are held in a different location each year, and include food and accommodation.

Residency Programme since: 2014
Description of Organisation:

Lodestar is an independently run small organisation founded by painter Denis Farrell.

Organisation founded in: 2014
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Not-for-profit
  • Private company
  • Artist-Run
Working Languages:
  • English
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
Number of studios: between 5 and 10
Number of artists in residence at one time: between 16 and 20
Studio type and size: N/A
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Shared Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
  • Shared accommodation
  • Private studio / workplace
  • Shared studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Meals
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Companions Allowed:
  • N/A
  • Does your residency uphold partnerships beneficial to resident artists? : Work alongside guest artists of international renown from Europe and the US
    Application process: Digital application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): €1,775 for shared accommodation | €1,995 Private Room Early Bird Rate | €2,450 Regular Rate
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): No
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Production costs
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Food
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • No requirements
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    • Open Studios
    Selection process: By staff
    Setting: Both
    Nearest Airport: Shannon Airport, Ireland (SNN)
    Nearest Train Station: Limerick City Colbert Bus/Train Station
    How to reach by plane: We will collect you from Shannon Airport (SNN). If you fly into Dublin or Cork Airport, you will need to take a train or bus to Limerick City where we will collect you.
    How to reach by train: Trains travel from Dublin City Centre to Limerick City Colbert Bus/Train Station
    How to reach by car: Glenstal Abbey is 20 minutes from Limerick City.
    Street & Number: Cregg
    Postal Code: H91 W5P6
    City: Oughterard
    Country long: Ireland
    Oughterard H91 W5P6 IRL
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