A collection of Artists, Craftspeople and Designers from County Cork who have come together to share and promote our work.

Meet The Makers

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Furniture Designer

Alan Horgan

Furniture Designer
Visual Artist

Carol O Sullivan

Visual Artist
Wood Turner

Charley McCarthy

Wood Turner & Carver
Wood Turner

John O Shea

Wood Turner
Visual Artist

Gillian Cussen

Visual Artist & Art Facilitator
Ceramic Artist

Siobhain Steele

Ceramic Artist
Upcyclist, textile and papercraft

Patti O'Leary

Upcyclist, textile and papercraft
Textile Artist

Molly Ellis

Textile Artist

Gerard Harris

Illustrator & Graphic Designer

About Us

Formed in 2018 The Blackwater Makers brings together the very best of unique and excellent craft and art work from the Fermoy and surrounding Blackwater hinterland. All our studios are based in and around Fermoy and the Blackwater Valley.

Our Arts Center

Open Wednesday to Saturday 10 to 6 Daily and Sunday 11 to 5. check our Facebook page for times and event updates. Our gallery and Craft shop is staffed by our makers daily and it’s a wonderful opportunity to meet the makers in person.


Want To Join?

New Members information and exhibition opportunities can be accessed though our Membership Form 

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