Curators Choice

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Louise Barrett – Curator’s Choice – November 2019

Friday 1st November 2019 - Saturday 30th November 2019

Louise Barrett is a figurative and landscape artist working mostly in oil and acrylics. Her work is probably best described as expressionist with form and colour in motion portraying various subject matter; scenes of harbours, inspiration from dreams to recurring themes of the horse, including Zechariah’s horse’s and The Horsemen of the book of Revelation. [...]

Brian O’Rourke – Curators Choice – October 2019

Tuesday 1st October 2019 - Thursday 31st October 2019

Brian O'Rourke (B. 1968-) is a recent award-winning graduate of the Limerick School of Art and Design's Fine Art Painting programme whose work can be found in State, National and International private collections. Having grown up in Shannon, Co.Clare and now working/living in Abbeyfeale, Co.Limerick, his practice is primarily concerned with the rhythms of nature within [...]

Samuel Walsh – Curators Choice – September 2019

Sunday 1st September 2019 - Monday 30th September 2019

Samuel Walsh was born in 1951. He studied at Limerick School of Art, Mary Immaculate College of Education, and the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. He was elected a member of Aosdána in 1997 . He won the Savills Art Prize at the VUE Contemporary Art Fair, Dublin in 2017. In 2015 I [...]

Sorcha McNamara – Curator’s Choice – August 2019

Thursday 1st August 2019 - Saturday 31st August 2019

Sorcha McNamara grew up in County Mayo, in the west of Ireland. She graduated from Limerick School of Art & Design in 2019, with a first-class BA Honours degree in Fine Art – Painting. Her work crosses the disciplines of painting, installation and critical writing; she is particularly interested in the sensual qualities of materials [...]

JENNY FOX – CURATORS CHOICE – JULY 2019

Monday 1st July 2019 - Wednesday 31st July 2019

The theme of my work centres on the feeling of belonging, the notions of physical space and place. Enveloped, where I live by space, I am compelled to regard my own place within this space, often feeling very small in an extensive expanse.  Sometimes during these occasions’ moments arise when everything seems connected. A [...]

MAURICE QUILLINAN – CURATORS CHOICE – JUNE 2019

Saturday 1st June 2019 - Sunday 30th June 2019

Maurice Quillinan was born in Limerick and is a graduate of Limerick College of Art and Design, the Royal College of Art, London (Henry Moore Foundation Scholarship), L’Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris and the University of Limerick. He has taught in Dún Laoghaire College of Art, Limerick College of Art and Design, McMaster [...]

MYRA O’REILLY – CURATORS CHOICE – APRIL 2019

Monday 1st April 2019 - Tuesday 30th April 2019

Myra O’Reilly, a Limerick based artist, is a graduate of the Limerick School of Art and Design. After graduating as a mature student in 1995, she went on to co-found an art and design school in Pery Square where she taught all aspects of drawing and painting. Over the next two decades Myra taught [...]

KAYE MAAHS – CURATORS CHOICE – MARCH 2019

Friday 1st March 2019 - Sunday 31st March 2019

Emerging artist Kaye Maahs is a native of Kerry who has been living and working in the Burren, County Clare since 2003.  She was awarded a BA in Fine Art in 2015 from CCAM GMIT, Galway.  She was the recipient of Clare County Council's Tyrone Guthrie Artist Bursary Award 2017 and has recently been [...]

DOROTHY LEDWITH – CURATORS CHOICE – FEBRUARY 2019

Friday 1st February 2019 - Thursday 28th February 2019

Dorothy Ledwith is a native of Galway City and is currently a resident of Ennis, Co. Clare, where she has lived since 1985. She studied Graphic Art in RTC Athlone and worked in that industry in a number of years before becoming a full-time artist. Her work has been inspired, primarily, by the countryside [...]

PETER BLODAU – CURATORS CHOICE – JANUARY 2019

Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Thursday 31st January 2019

Born in Berlin, Peter Blodau was raised in Ireland by English-German parents, both of whom are also artists. Following his graduation in Fine Art Printmaking from Limerick school of Art in 1990, he returned to the cities of Berlin and Paris. The streets of these cities have become one of his primary subject matter. [...]

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