Printmaker of the Month

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Tony O’Loughlin – Printmaker of the Month – November 2019

Friday 1st November 2019 - Saturday 30th November 2019

This silk screen print is inspired by the radio station Lyric FM. The station covers classical music and contemporary sounds, by advancing the power of creativity. For artist Tony O’Loughlin the station creates an ideal working environment while painting and printmaking. This print is his way of saying thank you to Lyric FM. As a [...]

Deirdre Brennan – Printmaker of the Month – October 2019

Tuesday 1st October 2019 - Thursday 31st October 2019

Deirdre is a self-taught artist. She is a native of Co. Kildare and currently living in Limerick City. Deirdre’s work is inspired mainly by the landscape and the human form. The two subjects are complex, compelling, fragile, fierce and powerful. Her work is often abstract which disguises the code for the narrative in the work. [...]

Clare Blackwell – Printmaker of the Month – September 2019

Sunday 1st September 2019 - Monday 30th September 2019

Clare Blackwell is a designer and teacher of Art & Design from Pallasgreen, County Limerick. Her creative interests include digital illustration, screenprinting and motion graphics. Influences and inspiration come from the world around her, travels to far flung places-and not so far, music, pop culture and nostalgia for the 1980’s and 90’s. Clare is a [...]

Anne-Marie Flannery – Printmaker of the Month – August 2019

Thursday 1st August 2019 - Saturday 31st August 2019

Anne-Marie Flannery graduated from Limerick School of Art and Design in 2018 with a first class honours degree in Print Contemporary Practice. She was awarded the 2018 Limerick Printmakers Bursary Award and is currently developing her practice there. She most recently exhibited at The Origin Gallery in Dublin for their Fitz Fair Winter Show and [...]

HELENA GRIMES – PRINTMAKER OF THE MONTH – JULY 2019

Monday 1st July 2019 - Wednesday 31st July 2019

The recent work by Helena Grimes is a juxtaposition of personal and social commentary. It addresses timeless themes of anxiety, humour, power and regeneration, which become infused with the artist’s inner most thoughts, mythology and fragments of her imagination. Humour is used to tackle very serious subjects in hope of making them more accessible [...]

VERONA STELLET – PRINTMAKER OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2019

Saturday 1st June 2019 - Sunday 30th June 2019

Verona was born in Lübeck, Germany and lives in Newport, Co. Tipperary. She studied Fine Art/Sculpture at the Limerick School of Art & Design and graduated with a National Diploma in Art. Her work has been shown in solo, duo and group exhibitions in Ireland, Germany and the UK. She is a recipient of [...]

ULTAN MCAVINUE – PRINTMAKER OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2019

Monday 1st April 2019 - Tuesday 30th April 2019

Ultan McAvinue graduated from Limerick School of Art & Design in 2014 with a degree in Fine Art Printmaking & Contemporary Practice. McAvinue works in silkscreen, woodblock, and digital media to explore themes related to contemporary Irish culture. He often draws on folklore as well as historical sources to compare and contrast a rich [...]

CIARA BARKER – PRINTMAKER OF THE MONTH – MARCH 2019

Friday 1st March 2019 - Sunday 31st March 2019

Ciara Barker graduated from Limerick School of Art and Design in 2017 with a first class honours in fine art ‘Printmaking and Contemporary Practice’. As a multidisciplinary artist, Barker continues to practice in Limerick City working mostly with light and light interactive materials to explore both personal and social experiences of the body and [...]

JAMES KEARNEY – PRINTMAKER OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2019

Friday 1st February 2019 - Thursday 28th February 2019

James Kearney is a recent graduate of Limerick School of Art and Design, he has graduated with Honors’ in Printmaking and Contemporary practices. Awarded a 12 month Bursary with Cork Printmakers for 2018/19, he uses his dual membership in Cork and Limerick printmakers to work on developing his skills in Mezzotints, and multiple [...]

KAYA BRENNAN – PRINTMAKER OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2019

Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Thursday 31st January 2019

Kaya Brennan is an emerging Irish visual artist, whose practice is rooted in printmaking and photography. She graduated from the Crawford College of Art and Design in 2017, from which she was awarded a six month studio bursary in the Limerick Printmakers. Her work to date is often a mixed media, contemporary approach to [...]

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