Membership is open to artists, writers and musicians over the age of 18 who fulfil at least 3 out of the 7 below.  If less than 3 are fulfilled, you can support our work through associate/friend membership, or patronage.

·         Degree or Diploma from a recognised third level college in Fine Art or an Associated Discipline.
·         One person show or concert (including time based events) in a recognised gallery/exhibition space/venue. (Writers must have a full publication to their name)
·         Participation in an exhibition/event/publication which was selected by a jury in which professional artists or recognised curators participated.
·         Work has been purchased by Government, local authority, museum or corporate client.
·         Work has been commissioned by Government, local authority, museum or corporate client.
·         Have been awarded a bursary, residency, materials grant or otherwise grant aided by the Arts Council/Arts Council of Northern Ireland or other relevant funding body.
·         Have been awarded tax-exempt status by the Revenue Commissioners, or are on schedule D as a self-employed artist in Northern Ireland.


Benefits for ordinary members will be the following:

  •  The opportunity to apply for inclusion in group members’ shows, including during the Clifden Arts Festival.
  • Access to all workshops, meet ups and the members’-only area of the website
  • Access to low cost rent of studio space and equipment for project based work.
  • Your own page on the Interface website, with a link to your own website.


All members and patrons will receive the following:

  • Access to all workshops and the members’ only area of the website
  • Invitations to artists’ talks, exhibitions and concerts.

Please send an email with your details to together with your payment on the link below.