About Us

Creative Exchange Artist Studios have been active in East Belfast for the past 20 years, providing essential workspace for visual artists at all stages of their careers. As an artist led initiative we are renowned for the development of dynamic arts programmes and bespoke community engaged projects in the locality.  

Creative Exchange are passionate about supporting artists professional development, our artists work on individual and collective projects  previously Art in the Eastside, Ireland's largest outdoor exhibition. This year we celebrate our 20th Anniversary, to mark this we will be running the 20/20 Project - this is an ambitious celebration of our longevity and the growing visual arts scene in East Belfast. 20/20 will consist of an exhibition, an off site project, a symposium, artists talks and performances. More details to be announced soon!   

Creative Exchange is run by a voluntary Board of Directors made up of professionals with the skills to drive the organisation and support our innovative arts projects. The current board are: Faye Hobson; Chair,  Sarah Upritchard ; Treasurer,  Kathryn Piper :Secretary, Siobhan McGuigan &  Colin McKeown.

Vacancies for studios are advertised on our Studio Artists page.