The Upstairs Gallery 

Over recent years the Coastguard Cultural Centre has held many exhibitions by local as well as national and international artists.

The expansive light filled room on the first floor of the centre offers the most picturesque and light-filled space for exhibitions.

If you would like to enquire about hosting an exhibition please feel free to get in touch here.

Artist in residence

John Cullinan is currently artist in residence at the Coastguard Cultural Centre. John is a professional artist who works from his own studio / gallery on the outskirts of Tramore.

He graduated from the Limerick school of art and lectured there following his graduation. He oversees the Waterford Live Art group every week at the Coastguard Cultural Centre. His work has featured in Saatchi online Figures and Nude collection best of and is held in many private and public collections. His name appears in “Whytes Buyers Guide to Irish Art” 10 th edition. John’s work is held permanently in many private and public collections, including the Department of Arts Sports and Tourism, Waterford University Hospital, Whitfield Hospital, Teachers Centre Waterford. John is also co-ordinator of Waterford Live Art.