Located in north east inner city Dublin, Fire Station Artists’ Studios was established in 1993 to provide support for professional visual artists.
Fire Station Artists’ Studios (FSAS) provides subsidised combined living and working studios for Irish and international artists, large scale sculpture workshop facilities and training opportunities for artists. Fire Station Artists’ Studios training programme has expanded to include digital and film training and we continue to host technical training and master classes which incorporates critical reflection.
A key policy of FSAS is to contribute to the debate on collaborative and socially engaged arts practice, through a commissioning process that incorporates critique of artists’ work.
History & Building
In 1991, The Arts Council secured a long-term lease from Dublin City Council on the recently decommissioned Fire Station building on Buckingham Street to create space for visual artists to work and live in Dublin’s north-east inner city.
Team, Board & Governance
Our mission is to enable contemporary visual artists with recognised potential to sustain a practice of quality and integrity.
Strategic plans guide FSAS staff and board in bringing the organisation forward each year in each area of support for professional visual artists.