Commissioned Writer

The TBG+S Writing Commission aims to expand ideas around writing about art by inviting Irish writers to create a series of pieces inspired by the exhibitions at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

Since 2015, TBG+S has commissioned innovative Irish writers to respond to each of the exhibitions in the gallery programme, producing a library of thought-provoking written pieces. Printed copies of the these writings are available in the gallery of are available to download from the website.

Padraig Regan

Padraig Regan, TBG+S Writer 2023, is a poet and essayist from Belfast.


Thomas Morris

Thomas Morris is TBG+S Commissioned Writer, 2022. He is a Dublin-based author and editor from Caerphilly, South Wales.