Golden Fleece Award Winners

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Golden Fleece Artist News


Mary Burke at the Irish Architectural Archive

Mary Burke's exhibition Townscape explores the inner landscapes of twelve homes in Stradbally. Developed in collaboration with sociologist Professor Mary Corcoran, Townscape brought sociology, the community and the arts together in interesting ways. First shown at Dunamaise Arts Centre in Laois, 10th March - 30th April 2018; then at the Irish Architectural Archive, 8th May - 24th August 2018.



Gillian Lawler Solo at Molesworth Gallery

Gillian Lawler's latest solo exhibition Hiraeth runs at the Molesworth Gallery in Dublin from 11th - 30th May 2018.



Joe Hogan in 2018 Loewe Craft Prize Exhibition

As one of the 30 finalists in this year's Loewe Craft Prize, Joe Hogan's entry Homage to the Tree is on show at the Design Museum in London. The outright winner was Scottish potter Jennifer Lee. Exhibition running 4th May - 17th June 2018.


Yanny Petters Solo at Séamus Ennis Arts Centre

Yanny Petters' solo exhibition Hedgerow, presenting a series of monotype nature prints and drawings of the richly varied plants associated with Irish hedgerows, runs at Séamus Ennis Arts Centre from 15th April - June 2018.





Geraldine O'Reilly in Great Hunger exhibition

Geraldine O'Reilly's haunting portfolio of photo etchings The Deserted Village features in the exhibition Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger at the Coach House Gallery in Dublin Castle. This large collection of Famine-related art is on loan from the Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. 8th March - 30th June 2018.



Claire Kerr at espacio artkunstarte in Madrid

At the espacio artkunstarte in Madrid, Claire Kerr is showcased in the exhibition A Meeting Point: Communication/Translation, where she has collaborated with Colombian artist José Antonio Suárez Londoño in a series of artistic exchanges that pair their creations in playful and surprising ways. 23rd February - 27th July 2018.



Siobhan McDonald wins Trinity Creative Challenge Award

Siobhan McDonald has won a valuable Trinity Creative Challenge Award in support of her Future Breath project comprised of a series of enquiries into environmental change. She and the other two winning applicants will work with Trinity College throughout the academic year and will present works in Trinity throughout 2018.




Eamon O'Kane Solo at Rochester Art Center

At Rochester Art Center in Michigan, Eamon O'Kane is showing new work inspired by the ideas of architect Frank Lloyd Wright in his solo exhibition Ìntimate Expansive together with an updated version of his highly successful installation Froebel Studio: A History of Play. 18th January - 27th May 2018

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