Designed by Cliff Dolliver, Corcadorca’s Trial of Jesus was nominated for a special judges award at Irish Theatre Awards, 2001, for its innovative staging.

The Dowtcha team have been working in the entertainment, promotion and arts industry as designers, technicians, and makers since 1985. With ten years in Cork, Dowtcha has access to a broad range of talented makers and designers, an excellent grasp on the available suppliers and services, and flexible access to industrial spaces of all sizes.


From our Cork City base in the Marina Commercial Park, DOWTCHA COMMERCIAL (formerly known as Dolliver Design Limited) provide design, manufacture and installation services, based on traditional fine arts skills.

These services include; sculptural services large and small, model making,  props making, promotional work, gallery and exhibition services, puppet making, and design for theatre.
We specialise in large sculptural work in a variety of materials from timber and metal, to lightweight foam shells and fibreglass.

We are continue to broaden our skill base and our next objective is to add a commercial stop motion animation service.

Fine Art Services

We provide bespoke manufacturing services to artist and galleries At DOWTCHA we’re proud to put our skills  to use in the services of the Fine Arts sector. Our versatile workshop provides a variety of carpentry and construction services from highly detailed model making work through to packing cases and crates, and including cabinet making for display cases, framing, gallery furniture, wall and panel construction. We have provided model making services for several artworks by John Kelly The Crawford Art Gallery called on us to design, construct and install the very  particular panelling for Simon Fujiwara’s Museum of Incest (images Fujiwarra). For The Studio Embassy in 2011, ARTTRAIL commissioned us to…

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The Dowtcha crew have been working in theatre as scenic artists, props makers, puppet makers and designers since 1985. There’s a vast knowledge base here covering a huge range of materials and techniques; and if we can’t do it ourselves, we probably know someone who can. Our design and making skills have been utilised far and wide in film, television and on stage.  

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Unique, Bespoke and hand crafted to the highest quality! We have over 10 years experience with fine arts design and construction to built the sets, props or costumes you need to make a statement about your business or products Our promotional work uses a variety of methods. We work directly with clients and often through project and event management companies, and advertising agencies. For queries or quotes contact us at 086 787 943  or email us at   Below you can see a number of examples of the promotional work we have done which include polyethylene shells which are a favorite, used for sculptural props (as in Eat Cork),…

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Model Making

We make architectural models of sites, developments, proposed interventions and existing buildings. We make models for animation and advertising, from two meter tall giant phones to 1:5000 model golf courses. We are happy to look at your plans and provide obligation free quotes, provide or organise surveying and site documentation as required, can provide display cases and stands to suit, organise photographic and courier services to get your models where they need to be on time and in top condition.      

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