Golden Fleece Award Winners

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

We are now inviting applications for the 2019 Golden Fleece Award.APPLY

All applications must be made online.

The closing deadline for entries is 2 pm on Friday 23rd November 2018.

The overall fund for the 2019 Award is in the region of €20,000.

Full details of eligibility criteria and application requirements are available here.


Golden Fleece Artist News

Lab

RHA

Two Solo Exhibitions for Paul Hallahan

Paul Hallahan has two solo exhibitions running simultaneously in Dublin, both of which opened in mid November:

The number called value, at The Lab Gallery, 15th November 2018 - 12th January 2019;

 

We, at the Royal Hibernian Academy's Ashford Gallery, 16th November - 21st December 2018.

 

   

O'Kane

David O'Kane with New Irish Creatives in Berlin

David O'Kane is one of the five artists selected for the exhibition hosted by the Irish Embassy in Berlin for the New Irish Creatives Festival, November 8th - 30th 2018.

 

   

Maher

David Eager Maher Solo at Jarmuschek & Partner

David Eager Maher's solo exhibition Dream Head is showing at Jarmuschek & Partner in Berlin from November 3rd - December 15th 2018.

 

   

Tulca

Colin Martin at TULCA Festival of Visual Arts

Work by Colin Martin is on show at Syntonic State, the 2018 edition of TULCA Festival of Visual Arts in Galway. November 2nd - 18th 2018.

   

Plants

Siobhan McDonald at Dartington Space Gallery

Siobhan McDonald's exhibition Crystalline - When Plants Remember is on show at Dartington Space Gallery in Devon. November 1st 2018 - January 9th 2019.

   

Rest

Conor Walton at AnArte Gallery in Texas

Conor Walton's paintings feature in the exhibition The Human Condition at AnArte Gallery in San Antonio, Texas. November 1st - 30th 2018.

   

Lawler

Gillian Lawler Solo at Weber and Weber in Turin

Gillian Lawler's solo exhibition This Entropic Order runs at The Weber and Weber Gallery in Turin from October 30th - December 8th 2018.

   

Wann

Michael Wann Solo at Chimera Gallery

Michael Wann's solo show Orchard runs at the Chimera Gallery in Mullingar from 20th October 2018 onwards.

 

   

Autumn

Eoin Mac Lochlainn Solo at Olivier Cornet Gallery

Eoin Mac Lochlainn's latest solo exhibition Deireadh Fomhair at Olivier Cornet Gallery explores the effects of climate change and in particular, reflects on the significance of trees. October 21st - November 25th 2018.

   

Wann

Michael Wann in Claremorris and the RUA

Work by Michael Wann features in Claremorris Gallery's September Group Show, opening September 29th 2018, and his Shadow Fringes has been selected for the 137th Royal Ulster Academy's Annual Exhibition, 19th October 2018 - 6th January 2019.

   

Burke

Ursula Burke Solo at the RHA and The Dock

Ursula Burke's latest solo exhibition The Precariat brings together a body of work that seeks to investigate the experience of insecurity, using all three main areas of her practice: embroidery, porcelain and drawing. At the Royal Hibernian Academy from 7th September - 21st October 2018, then at The Dock Arts Centre from 17th November 2018 - 5th January 2019.

   

Lillias

 

Lillias Mitchell Showcased in National Gallery

Lillias Mitchell, founder of the Golden Fleece Award, features in the National Gallery of Ireland's current exhibition in Room 11 [In]Visible: Irish Women Artists from the Archives showcasing material drawn from the collection of the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art. 19th July - mid December 2018.

   

Achill

 

 

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. Then at Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre, 20th July - 13th October 2018 and at Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin in Derry, 18th January - 16th March 2019.

   

McDonald


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.

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