2/3 Argus House, Malpas Street, Blackpitts, Dublin 8
The six studios in MART's Malpas Street Gallery & Studios are based in a historic block on the edge of the Liberties, located close to NCAD, as well as a range of cafes (The Fumbally, Two Pups, Cathedral Cafe), bars (John Fallon’s, The Headline, Whelan’s, Against the Grain), and restaurants (Sova Vegan Butcher, Boojum, Konkan). This cosy former office space is now home to a range of artists and creative professionals working across a number of disciplines.
The BuildingSituated on the upper floor of an office block, this building has windows on two sides for lots of light and great views of the Liberties skyline. A large shared kitchen and social space gives studio members the opportunity to get to know their neighbours.
TransportThe Malpas Street studio is situated on bus routes 49, 54a, or five minutes walk to 27, 56a, 77a, 150 and 151. Fifteen minutes walk from St Stephen’s Green Luas Stop.
Our Studio MembersGum Collective | Barry Gibbons | Vita Ryan | Cara Sturgess | Clowns Without Borders | Siuán Ní Dhochartaigh | Georgina O'Hanlan | Mariann Mentes | Phaedra Vlahos | Michael Bruce Weston Gum Collective | Patrick Cullivan | Daire Irwin | Sean Clarke | Owen Costello | Cara Sturgess| Cara Holmes | Eleanor Lawlor | Clowns Without Borders | Aoife Raleigh | Michael Bruce | Elma Fenton | Milo Denison | Phaedra Vlahos
GUM is a collective of Dublin based visual artists, established in 2013. Originating from printmaking, our members and skill set have evolved beyond print into sculpture, assemblage, video, performance, animation and paint, whilst maintaining the community ethos and sensibilities associated with printmaking. We have created an environment of analytical discussion and open debate about visual art. Through the sharing of ideas, methodologies and materials our work has diversified and developed, while maintaining distinctive qualities individual to each member. Our constant aim is to produce exciting and engaging art for both ourselves and the viewer. Striving to increase accessibility and engagement in the Visual Arts. We are: Aaron Burns, Aaron Smyth, Alex de Roeck, Aimee Gallagher, Ciara O'Brien, Ciaran Gallen, Clare Marie Ryan, Luke O'Meara, Sadbh O'Brien, Sofya Mikhaylova and Stephen Lau. Check out: gumcollective.com & facebook.com/gumcollective