Golden Fleece Award Winners

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We are delighted to announce our 2017 Awards:

Golden Fleece Award: John Lee

Special Award: Fiona Mulholland
Merit Awards: Gerry Davis/Nuala O'Donovan/Chloë Dowds/Yanny Petters

Golden Fleece Artist News


Isobel Egan Exhibiting with Hexagon Classic Design

Isobel Egan's creations feature in the Whiter Shade of Pale exhibition of ceramics, sculpture, photographs and furniture at Hexagon Classic Design Gallery in London. 27th April 2017 onwards.



Claire Kerr Solo Exhibition at Purdy Hicks Gallery

Claire Kerr's latest solo exhibition What Else Do I Believe In? is running at Purdy Hicks Gallery in London from 5th May - 5th June 2017.



Colin Martin at Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda

Colin Martin's ongoing video project Basic Spaces features in This is Not Architecture, an exhibition looking at how artists represent and discuss the built environment, at Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda. 24th April - 21st June 2017.



Gwen Wilkinson Showing at Catherine Hammond Gallery

Gwen Wilkinson is one of four photographers featured in the Painterly Photography exhibition at Catherine Hammond Gallery. They share a fascination with art history, and create work that leaves room for the viewer to engage imaginatively with it. 21st April - 1st June 2017.



Ursula Burke at the Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh

Ursula Burke is one of seven Northern Irish artists showcased in the exhibition so it is at the Mattress Factory - Museum of Contemporary Art in Pittsburgh. 7th April - 7th August 2017.




Nuala O'Donovan and 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.







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), Tokyo, and London.

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