Golden Fleece Award Winners

For full details of prizewinners and shortlisted artists, see our Artists page.

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We are delighted to announce our 2018 Short List:

Magda Bethani (ceramics)

Ursula Burke (porcelain sculptures)

Damien Flood (painting in oils)

Paul Hallahan (painting in acrylics)

Cecilia Moore (metalworking)

Natasha Rollinson (jewellery)

The awards will be presented on March 15th 2018.

Golden Fleece Artist News


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.



Joe Hogan Finalist for the 2018 Loewe Craft Prize

Joe Hogan is a finalist for this year's Loewe Craft Prize, one of 30 makers chosen from across the globe. The finalists' work will be put on show at the Design Museum in London in May, when the 2018 winner will be announced. Exhibition running 4th May - 17th June 2018.



Chloë Dowds with Ceramics & its Dimensions in Berlin

Chloë Dowds and the other winners of the 2017 Future Lights competition are showcased in the Ceramics and its Dimensions. Shaping the Future touring exhibition which runs at Bröhan-Museum in Berlin from 28th January - 22nd April 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



Gillian Lawler in Molesworth Gallery Winter Show

Work by Gillian Lawler is showcased in the Molesworth Gallery's Winter Group Show featuring the work of gallery and invited artists. 15th January - 23rd February 2018.





Eoin Mac Lochlainn and Yanny Petters at OCG

Olivier Cornet Gallery's group exhibition on climate change 2°C, curated by Olivier Cornet with the support of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Ireland, showcases work by the gallery's artists including Eoin Mac Lochlainn and Yanny Petters.

17th December 2017 - 15th February 2018.






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Eoin Mac Lochlainn exhibiting in Hamilton Gallery

Eoin Mac Lochlainn is one of the invited artists showcased in the Hamilton Gallery's exhibition Miscellany. 14th December 2017 - 28th February 2018.



Una Burke in NDCG Hi! Fashion Exhibition

Leather bodywear designs by Una Burke are showcased in the Hi! Fashion exhibition of fashion from Japan and Ireland at the National Design & Craft Gallery in Kilkenny from 12th August - 12th November 2017; then touring at Farmleigh Gallery in Dublin from 1st December 2017 - 29th April 2018.



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).

More Artist News: see our Golden Fleece News page