Artist in Residence Open Studio
3rd – 29th September 2018
Sean McGuill will host an open studio in September, displaying some work in progress and artwork made during his Summer residency. Sean McGuill is a visual artist from Bellurgan who recently graduated from Limerick School of Art and Design with a degree in Printmaking abd Contemporary Practice. His work has been exhibited in a number of locations across Ireland as well as internationally. He has been selected for various awards including the John Shinnors Selection at the 2017 LSAD Drawing Awards and was shortlisted for the 2017 Hennessy Portrait Prize. His practice is based on themes relating to visual culture and mass media, working with a variety of processes including printmaking, painting, drawing and collage.
WORKSHOPS & TALKS
Sept 8th | 1pm | Drawing Workshop
Sean will give a demonstration going through the process of how he makes a drawing and gives some practical tips that can be easily applied to your own artwork. Suitable for ages 12 – 16 years. BOOKING HERE
Sept 21st | 6pm – 8pm | Live interactive drawing (Culture Night)
Part of An Táin Arts Centre’s Culture Night celebrations, a large scale drawing experience suitable for the entire family.
Sept 21st | 8pm | Late night open studio and reception (Culture Night)
Sean McGuill hosts an open studio and drinks reception, with music, projections, and exploration into the artist’s work in progress.
Diversity – Jigsaw of Colour and Rainbow of Diffence
St Brigid’s School
10th – 27th October 2018
St Brigid’s School present their annual exhibition, created across a wide range of media. This whole school endeavour is an amazing team effort in the exploration of diversity. This year’s title encapsulates the ethos of the school and celebrates the range of talents the pupils bring to their community and the world.
North Louth Artists
1st – 3rd November 2018
North Louth Artists continue to celebrate their 50th Anniversary in this pop-up exhibition of works on paper, print and sculpture. Artists include: John O’Connor, Ciara Agnew, Derek Bell, Siobhan Conyngham, Gerry Clarke, Ominous Omin, Robert Kelly, Patricia Murphy, Irene Woods, Paula Eigenheer, Sandra Bell, Rosemary Warren, Patrick Conyngham and Alva Gallagher.
Preview reception: Wednesday 31st October at 7pm
10th October – 22nd December 2018
An exploration of our relationship with plastic; through the clothes we wear and the food we eat. A collection of portraits through drawing, paint and clay. Artist Leanne Mullen was shortlisted and Highly Commended at the 2017 Hennessy Portrait Prize. She also recently featured in the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year and reached the 2018 semi-finals.
Preview reception: Friday 9th November at 7pm
WORKSHOPS & TALKS
Nov 17th | 10am – 12noon
Participants will learn about composition and building structure into a drawing. Suitable for 16 years + BOOKING HERE
Nov 21st | 2pm – 3:30pm
Open drawing session with the artist. Suitable for adults.