Outhouse is delighted to announce Arthouse, our inaugural online fundraising event. 

Arthouse is a live and online contemporary art auction. Arthouse features an eclectic collection of artworks. All artworks are donated in a collective effort to raise much needed funds to Keep Outhouse Open and continue to be a safe space for the LGBT+ community and allies. 

Leah Hewson

Leah Hewson – Wilton Studio

50% / 50%

Arthouse Online Art Auction will offer the opportunity for all contributing artists to avail of 50% of the hammer price for their respective artworks. Artists have the option to pledge 100% of the hammer price to Outhouse. Our core belief is that we must all rally together and support one another during these precarious times.

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Arthouse is showcasing a diverse range of affordable and investment artworks. Original paintings, limited edition prints and sculpture will be represented in Arthouse. Collectable artworks by renowned artists will be offered for auction in addition to many more covetable works.

Confirmed artists include (in no particular order):

Leah Hewson, Thelma Mansfield, Holly Pereira, Colin Martin, Shrem, Bennie Reilly, Neil Dunne, Alice Fitzgerald, Elaine Leader, David Clearly, Paul Hallahan, Damien, Flood, Gabhann Dunne, Shea Dalton, Michael Morris, Salvador of Lucan, Kieran Crowley, Eleanor McCaughey, Alan Phelan, Blaise Smith, James Kirwan, Cian McLoughlin, Signs of Power, Eva O’Donovan, Brian Kennedy, Oisin Byrne, Beatrice O’Connell, Shane O’Driscoll, Epoch Collective, Caroline Byrne, Aches, Megan Burns , Helen O’Connell, Natasha Conway, Brain Fray, Luke Reddy, The Project Twins, Deirdre Breen, Lola Donoghue, Sonofafox, Fushia MacAree, Megan Burns , Stephen O’Rourke, Aidan Kelly, Niall Sweeney, David Quinn, Jill & Gill, Mark O’Kelly, Tom Climent, Stephen Brandes, Novice, Myne, Peter Smyth, Roisin O’Sullivan, Asbestos, Serena Caulfield, Kate Began, Kurb Junki, Carol Hodder, Sarah Wren Wilson, Martin McCann, Peter Murphy, Cormac Ó Leary, Edward (Eddie) Parsons, Eoin Fitzpatrick, Áine O’Hara, Amy McGrath, Paul Hopkins, Aoife Cusack, Mark Molloy, Hannah Tiernan, Geraldine O’Reilly, Jonathan Doonan, Adrienne Boyle, Josie McMorrin, Ria Czerniak-LeBov, Anthony Carey, Karl McClelland, Joanna Kidney, Joe Ryan, Denise Nestor, Mark Molloy, Francis Fay, Megan Burns, Sinéad Keogh, Chelsea Jacobs, Zsolt Basti, Burt Pidgin, Andrea Calabro, Joe Dunne, Andrej Getman, Paul Fitters, Michael Morris

Cian McLoughlin

Cian McLoughlin

Martin McCann

Martin McCann

Leah Hewson

Leah Hewson

Thelma Mansfield

Thelma Mansfield


Like many other community centres and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, Outhouse closed the doors to our building on March 12th, in line with Government recommendations. In an instant all the income from our social enterprise ceased completely and it has been near zero ever since as we have had minimum opportunity to Keep Outhouse Open

Outhouse Staff and Board are doing everything we can to Keep Outhouse open for our community. However this is just the first step in a long battle for us.  Our capacity to generate income will be severely hampered so long as the necessary Covid-19 restrictions are in place.  The ability of our centre to operate at full capacity is some way off in the future. 

Reopening will bring increased costs for us with minimal income to offset these costs.  However we are determined to do this.  We will take every step possible to keep Outhouse open but we will need your help. For the first time in 23 years we are directly asking you, our community for help.

Arthouse Auction Details

Arthouse will be a timed Online Art Auction will take place from:
12 noon, Wednesday 11th November to final bids starting at 3pm on Sunday 21st and 22nd November

  • Arthouse will open for viewing and bidding on Wednesday 11th November at 12pm. 

  • The auction will start to close bidding from 3pm on Sunday 21st November
  • Although the timed auction starts to close at 3pm, it will take 1 minute per lot to close from the first lot onwards. You can bid right up until the final lot closes.s
  • To avoid disappointment should you choose to bid on artworks:
    • *Register early
    • *You may not be verified to bid if you register on the day of the auction(s).

Please get in touch if  you have any queries regarding submitting an artwork, 50% payment, registering to bid etc. please contact: artauction@outhouse.ie

Important Information Regarding Artworks


Please Note due to current Government guidelines in respect to Covid – 19 the drop off or collection of artworks may vary before the 21st and 22nd of November.

The Outhouse team will keep in regular contact with all contributing artists & liaise with you directly on this.

All image files provided by you are the image files being used for publication on Invaluable and should best represent your artwork(s).

All artworks will feature in our marketing campaign. We have a strong online marketing campaign planned, with every artist, their respective artwork(s) and website being featured.

Please see the below info on image requirements. (Outhouse cannot facilitate the photography of artworks currently.)

Thank you!

  • Minimum of 1 image and Maximum of 4 image files can be attached
  • No weird file names ie: €, $, (, ), +, ~, #, @, ^, !, “, ‘, |
  • File Dimensions: Minimum width 1000 pixels or minimum height 1000 pixels
  • File Types: png, jpg (jpg,jpeg,jfif,jpe) and tiff (tiff or tif)