TileStyle has always been associated with the arts and are patrons, sponsors and supporters of many organisations including Business to Arts, the National Concert Hall and ReCreate. Over the years we have been involved in many projects from our innovative Art of Rubbish Campaign to hosting exhibitions for photography, sculpture, jewellery and ceramic art. We are also proudly involved in a 3 year Knowledge Transfer Programme with the National College of Art and Design. Each year we support new talent through the “Jim McNaughton/TileStyle €10,000 Artist Bursary” which is awarded annually at the Allianz Business to Arts Awards in honour of the founder of TileStyle, the late Jim McNaughton.
TileStyle Bursary Winner 2017, Clare Monnelly.
TileStyle joint bursary winners 2015, Máire Carroll and Gearóid Solan.
Supporting The Arts
TileStyle Artists Bursary
This €10,000 artist bursary is awarded towards the evolution of a work, body of work or project by an emerging artist(s) in any art form. The bursary is designed to develop an artist's creative practice and help take an idea to realisation.
Jim McNaughton Perpetual Award
The "Jim McNaughton Perpetual Award for Best Commissioning Practice" rewards excellence and good practice in the commissioning process by companies. The award recognises commissioning across all art forms.
Business to Arts
Business to Arts Brokers enables and supports creative partnerships between businesses, individuals and the arts. TileStyle are proud sponsors and Patrons of Business to Arts.
Art & Photographic Exhibitions
TileStyle are delighted to be able to provide exhibiting space for artists of all genres to showcase their work. We have held numerous exhibitions over the years and have also hosted launch nights in TileStyle for many of these exhibitions.
TileStyle & NCAD Knowledge Transfer Programme
For the last two years TileStyle have teamed up with the NCAD on an innovative "Knowledge Transfer Programme" whereby TileStyle worked with NCAD ceramic students in the development of bespoke ceramic pieces.
Orla Kaminska wins Arts & Humanities Award
Dublin Ceramic & Mosaic Artist, Orla Kaminska, wins European Cancer Organisations Arts & Humanities Award for her project "Plurabelle Paddlers Mosaic" for which TileStyle donated the tiles.
TileStyle Donates Materials to Recreate Ireland
TileStyle donates materials to ReCreate who are a national social enterprise that relies on unwanted, end-of-line surplus materials from businesses. See more about what Recreate do by clicking on "Read More".
TileStyle Art of Rubbish Competition
The TileStyle Art of Rubbish Competition was designed to address two of Ireland's most pressing problems – unemployment and environmental pollution. The competition targeted the corporate sector, schools and artists.
“A Matter of Life and Death” Exhibition
This exhibition by artist Stephen Skrynka features artwork exploring the relationship between success and failure through performance, painting, mosaic, animations and projections. TileStyle sourced and donated specialised mosaics for some of the stunning pieces.