Golden Fleece Award Winners

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THE 2018 GOLDEN FLEECE AWARD

Applications for the 2018 Golden Fleece Award are now closed.

The winner will be announced in mid March 2018.


Golden Fleece Artist News

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Carol Hodder and Michael Wann at NOA 2017

Both Carol Hodder and Michael Wann have had work selected for the 2017 National Open Art Exhibition of British and Irish contemporary art, showing at Bargehouse Oxo Tower Wharf on Southbank, London, from 17th - 26th November 2017.

 

 

   

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Bob Johnston at Leeds Craft Centre

Bob Johnston's willow animal heads are showcased at Leeds Craft Centre and Design Gallery's exhibition celebrating their 35th anniversary. 4th November 2017 - 6th January 2018.

   

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Paul Mac Cormaic Solo at Axis Arts Centre

Paul Mac Cormaic has a solo exhibition The Secular Icons running at Axis Arts Centre in Ballymun, exploiting the concept of Orthodox and Byzantine icons to take a wry look at 21st century Ireland. Throughout the month of November 2017.

   

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Conor Walton Solo at Chimera Gallery

Conor Walton's latest solo exhibition Rapt and Unwrapped is showing at The Chimera Gallery in Mullingar from 4th - 25th November 2017.

   

 

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Golden Fleece Artists at RUA 136th Annual Exhibition

Among the works by Golden Fleece listed artists selected for show at the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts Annual Exhibition (6th October 2017 - 7th January 2018):

Ursula Burke, Balaclava Bust. Parian porcelain and lace.

 

 

Seliena Coyle, Alice's Adventures: Out of Time. Part of Wome's Stories series of wallpieces.

 

 

Michael Wann, Shadow Demesne. Charcoal and wash on canvas.

 

 

 

Keith Wilson, From Now On (5). Oil on board.

   

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Siobhan McDonald at Highlanes Gallery

Siobhan McDonald's environment-themed installation A Change in the Signal - Crystalline is on view at Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda. 7th October - 25th November 2017.

 

   

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Golden Fleece Artists at Ceramics Ireland Exhibition

The unique creative telents of Isobel Egan, Sara Flynn and Nuala O'Donovan are on display at Ceramics Ireland's Touchstone exhibition celebrating the organisation's 40th anniversary.

The exhibition showcases the work of 36 selected makers of and from Ireland. Farmleigh Gallery, Phoenix Park, 18th June - 30th September 2017; National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, 18th November 2017 - 21st January 2018.

 

 

 

   

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Nuala O'Donovan & Isobel Egan in Collins's Barracks

Nuala O'Donovan and Isobel Egan are among the six Irish ceramicists selected for inclusion in the Shadow of Sodeisha exhibition of Japanese and Irish art in clay at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History in Collins's Barracks in Dublin. 31st March 2017 - February 2018.

 

 

 

 

   

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Sara Flynn Shortlisted for the Loewe Craft Prize

Sara Flynn was one of the 26 finalists out of some 4,000 artists worldwide who entered for the first annual Loewe Craft Prize. The winner, woodturner Ernst Gamperl, was announced on April 10th 2017. An exhibition of the finalists' works is currently touring in COAM Madrid (11th April - 9th May 2017), Chamber Gallery in New York (30th May - 6th June 2017), Paris (September 2017), Tokyo (November 2017), and Collect Contemporary Craft Fair at Saatchi Gallery in London (22nd - 25th February 2018).

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