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Application deadline: 30 June The Naughton Gallery is now accepting proposals for a solo exhibition in June/July 2018, with the successful applicant being selected by an international panel of jurors including: Ben Crothers (Curator, The Naughton Gallery at Queen’s, Belfast) Colin Davidson (Artist, Belfast) Manuela Pacella (Independent Curator, Graz / Rome) Matthew Poole (Chair of Dept of Art, California State University, San Bernardino) Rachel Steinberg (Director, SOHO20, New York) All f…
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As part of Bealtaine Festival of creativity as we age, this workshop will enable participants to learn through seeing and making visual books, artist’s books and unique, one of a kind pieces. Participants are walked through simple binding methods and attempt to capture basic narratives in book form. The emphasis is on making and doing. There is an opportunity to really experiment and explore very simple print techniques like mono-printing, and card printing. A selection of artist’s books fr…
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8 to 31 May Exhibition launch 5 May, 9pm The Art of Survival is a commission for international charity Save the Children, and has been produced in collaboration with refugee communities, depicting what it’s really like to be a refugee child. This series goes beyond the usual news reportage imagery of refugee crisis, bringing a fresh approach to humanitarian story telling. The elaborately staged scenes bear witness to the hopes, fears and challenges faced by Burundian children seeking r…
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6 to 27 May Exhibition opening 6 May, 7.30pm In Alice Maher’s show Zephyr; works on paper, we see the breadth and variety of her practice in drawing, print and watercolour. Maher’s reference points include art history, mythic narrative and, more recently, medical textbooks. Her shape shifting figures call down and mischievously intervene with the oft times problematic representation of the feminine throughout all of these fields. Zephuros was the god of the west wind in Greek mythology, and…
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Join Jonathan Brennan on this one-day workshop for beginners where you will explore the printmaking technique of linocut. You will learn how to plan, carve and print a black-and- white linocut print. You will leave equipped with the knowledge and skills to begin printing your own linocut prints at home. To many of us linocut is a distant school memory – blunt tools and old lino. Generally it is a practice we rarely, if ever, return to despite its adoption by artists from the Die Brücke mo…
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4 to 27 May Opening reception Thursday 4 May, 6pm The exhibition will be opened by the sculptor Holger C. Lönze Don Cronin studied sculpture to degree level at the Crawford College of Art and Design, graduating in 1994 having previously completed a B.A. in Philosophy at U.C.C. Now based in his studio near Innishannon, Co. Cork, Don divides his time between work produced as public art and more intimate work produced for galleries. County Councils including Cork, Kerry, Mayo, Leitrim and …
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Join Ivan Frew on this one day monoprinting course where you will work to produce unique, painterly prints. A varied number of methods can be employed including multi-plate printing, printing from textured plates, the use of mixed media and collage, and also combining mono-print with other printmaking techniques. This is a colourful experimental and fun course that is suitable for complete beginners or artists who want to try something new, come prepared with an image could be a sketch,…
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Drypoint engraving is an intaglio technique which can be combined with many other ways of printmaking. Any mark drawn with your tool which holds the ink on your plate will transfer its mark to the paper. Monoprints are made by applying ink to an even surface which will transfer its mark to paper. On this one day course led by Coby Moore you will experiment with both drypoint and monoprint to add painterly marks with ink to make your unique edition of prints to take home. This course is…
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This introductory course with Amat Parra  is designed to encourage beginners and intermediate printmakers to develop new or further skills in the field of printmaking. The course explores a variety of techniques from monoprint and drypoint, collagraph, linocut, combined with chine-colle, lithography, etching and screenprinting. Participants will be learning one technique each week and are encourage to experiment as well as learning the basics of the listed techniques. Perfect for artists …
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1 to 31 May Official launch Thursday 4 May, 7pm Celebrating its 8th edition in 2017, PhotoIreland Festival brings to Dublin another exciting edition packed with free exhibitions, workshops, photobook launches, and talks. This year, the festival explores how Photography is used to share accounts of personal experiences related to conflict: The Recount of Conflict. The festival is divided in three sections: Main Exhibitions, the shows produced and curated by the festival; Featured…
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27 April to 27 May The Leitrim Design House are delighted to showcase ‘Animals in print’ a stunning collection by Bernie Fleming. Bernie’s farming background is a huge source of inspiration for her work. Using vibrant colours and bold shapes, family pets and farm animals are prominent features in many of her pieces, making it a very accessible and enjoyable collection for art lovers of all ages. Bernie is a printmaker currently residing in Connemara. Working with lino and wood she is drawn …
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