Benchspace Designer in Residence Programme – 2022

benchspace invites applications from established creative professionals resident outside Cork County for the 2022 Designer in Residence.

International applications are also welcomed along with applications from academic staff of creative programmes in any discipline seeking a period of return to a professional workshop environment.

Full details can be found here

Submit your application in PDF format to: before 5pm, 14th July 2022

About Benchspace:

Benchspace Creative Hub, located in Cork South West Ireland, is a shared access wood workshop and provides affordable access to workbenches and professional standard machinery to Creative Start-ups. The resident will have their own dedicated studio space in a shared creative environment.


  • €2000 expenses towards travel and accommodation
  • €300 towards locally sourced materials
    Interaction with other makers in a creative environment
    Exposure at professional exhibition events