Open Call for makers; Timpeallacht Exhibition

7 April 2022

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Kilcoe Studios have released an open call for submissions to forthcoming exhibition, Timpeallacht. Artists and practitioners based in Ireland, working with locally sourced natural materials are eligible to apply.


Timpeallacht (Surroundings / Environment), is a collaborative exhibition presented by Kilcoe Studios and Skibbereen Arts Festival. This exhibition will run across two venues, as part of the Skibbereen Arts festival (end of July) and then in Kilcoe Studios, Ballydehob throughout August.


Some examples of the work they’re looking for include;

Textile dyeing / Spinning / Weaving / Embroidery / Knitting /  plant fibres from native sources

Home made ink making

Wood work of all types

Local clay for ceramics

Weaving and basketry using any cultivated or wild plant material

Straw craft


The work proposed does not need to be exclusively from local materials, but it must be the primary medium of the work and process. For more information about this opportunity and application guidelines please see the Kilcoe Studios website.


Please email your submission to events@kilcoestudios.com and include;

200 words max about yourself and your work.

5 images of previous work

Approx dimensions of the work proposed and the quantity you propose to send. Quantity selected will depend on the scale of the work, final decisions will be the curators.

200 words max about the work proposed (ongoing work can be proposed but must be completed by the delivery date).


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. If your submission is accepted, the work will need to be delivered by Friday 1st July.

Applicants will be notified of the selection by April 29th.


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