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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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Isobel Egan Exhibiting at the Blue Egg Gallery

Isobel Egan's work finds a congenial setting in the About the House ceramic art exhibition at the Blue Egg Gallery in Wexford. 18th June - 15th July 2017.

   

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Frances Ryan at Royal Academy of Arts in London

Frances Ryan's painting Oasis 9 has been selected for the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Show in London. 13th June - 20th August 2017.

   

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Golden Fleece Artists Showing at Hamilton Gallery

Mary Burke, Gerry Davis, Eoin Mac Lochlainn, Geraldine O'Reilly, Conor Walton and Michael Wann each provided their own distinctive take on the Yeatsian theme of the Crazy Jane exhibition at Hamilton Gallery in Sligo, where ninety-odd visual artists from all over Ireland were invited to bring their own contemporary visual reflections to bear on Yeats' most potent and visceral female foil Crazy Jane. 13th June - 2nd September 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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Unveiling of Gerry Davis's Portrait of Henry Shefflin

Gerry Davis's portrait of Kilkenny hurling legend Henry Shefflin, which was commissioned for the National Portrait Collection as part of Gerry's reward for winning the 2016 Hennessy Portrait Prize, was unveiled at the National Gallery of Ireland on June 12th 2017.

   

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Gerry Davis Solo at The Source Arts Centre

At The Source Arts Centre in Thurles: Canvas, a solo show of paintings by Gerry Davis, pursuing his project exploring the spaces in the Wickham Street Studios in Limerick, where he works. 2nd June - 29th July 2017.

 

   

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Rachel Joynt at Catherine Hammond Gallery

Catherine Hammond Gallery is showing The Sea, a three-person exhibition including some of Rachel Joynt's beautiful bronze sea forms. 2nd - 29th June 2017.

   

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Terry Dunne Exhibiting in Pigyard Gallery

Terry Dunne has work on show in the Harmonics Visual Arts Group's Script exhibition at the Pigyard Gallery in Wexford. 1st - 30th June 2017.

   

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Golden Fleece Artists in DCCOI's Portfolio 2017-2018

Work by several Golden Fleece linked artists, including the late and sorely missed Liam Flynn plus Una Burke, Sara Flynn, Joe Hogan, John Lee, Eily O'Connell and Coilin O Dubhghaill is on display in the Narratives in Making exhibition at the National Craft Gallery, showcasing new and innovative works from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland's PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection 2017-18. 12th May - 5th July 2017.

 

   

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Isobel Egan 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.

   

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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.

   

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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).


Recent Exhibitions and Awards for Golden Fleece Artists

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Conor Walton Exhibiting at Beaux Arts in Bath

Conor Walton showed new work in Still, an exhibition of still life paintings at Beaux Arts in Bath. 22nd May - 17th June 2017.

   

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Colin Martin at Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda

Colin Martin's ongoing video project Basic Spaces featured 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.

   

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Eamon O'Kane Solo Exhibition at Butler Gallery

Does All the Beauty of the World Cease when you Die?, a multimedia exhibition of new work by by Eamon O'Kane, at the Butler Gallery in Kilkenny. 6th May - 11th June 2017.

 

   

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Claire Kerr Solo Exhibition at Purdy Hicks Gallery

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

   

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Gwen Wilkinson at Catherine Hammond Gallery

Gwen Wilkinson was one of four photographers featured in the Painterly Photography exhibition at Catherine Hammond Gallery. All four 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.

   

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Margaret Corcoran Solo Exhibition with Kevin Kavanagh

Aspasia - An Influential Immigrant, a solo exhibition of paintings by Margaret Corcoran, ran at Kevin Kavanagh Gallery from 23d March - 22nd April 2017.

   

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Sean Lynch Installations at Douglas Hyde Gallery

Sean Lynch's latest many faceted installations, A Walk Through Time and What Is An Apparatus? were on show at the Douglas Hyde Gallery from February 17th - April 15th 2017.

   

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Eoin Mac Lochlainn at the Belltable in Limerick

Eoin Mac Lochlainn's poignant reflections in paint on Irish emigration in the 21st century featured in Silent Stories, a two person exhibition presented by Olivier Cornet Gallery at the Belltable in Limerick. 11th March - 7th April 2017.

   

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Clive Bright Solo with Hamilton Gallery in Sligo

The Spice-Box of Earth, a solo exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Clive Bright, ran at the Hamilton Gallery in Sligo from 2nd March - 1st April 2017.

 

 

   

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David Eager Maher with Jarmuschek + Partner in Berlin

David Eager Maher showed new work in Exploration: Landscape, a three-person exhibition at Jarmuschek + Partner Gallery in Berlin. 25th February - 8th April 2017.

   

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Geraldine O'Neill Solo at Kevin Kavanagh Gallery

Many-worlds interpretation agus rudaí eile nach iad, a solo exhibition of new work by Geraldine O'Neill, ran at Kevin Kavanagh Gallery from February 16th - March 18th 2017.

   

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Gwen Wilkinson at Gallery X in Dublin

Gwen Wilkinson contributed a series of compositions using 19th-century photographic technology to Ireland’s first collective exhibition of rogue taxidermy, Still Lives: Honouring the Dead, showing at Gallery X from 16th February - 11th March 2017.

   

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Liam Flynn at Oliver Sears Gallery and COLLECT 2017

Liam Flynn had an exhibition of his latest creations at Oliver Sears Gallery, 2nd February - 16 March 2017. He also showed work at COLLECT 2017 with Sarah Myerscough Gallery, 2nd - 6th February 2017.

   

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Siobhan McDonald at the Centre Culturel Irlandais

Siobhan McDonald's multimedia solo show Crystalline ran at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris from January 26th - March 12th 2017.

   

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Frances Ryan at Solomon Fine Art

Solomon Fine Art exhibited their selection of highlights from the RUA Annual Exhibition, including a choice of Frances Ryan's visionary plantscapes. 3rd - 25th February 2017.

   

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Sara Flynn exhibiting at Farmleigh Gallery

Sara Flynn's Esker vessels were on display at Farmleigh Gallery, where the National Craft Gallery's touring exhibition Vase: Function Reviewed ran from January 20th - February 26th 2017.

 

   

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David Eager Maher with Galerie Drei Ringe

David Eager Maher showed new work in Les Rêveries du promeneur solitaire at Galierie Drei Ringe in Leipzig. 13th January - 25th February 2017.

   

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Mick Minogue at the Light House Cinema

In January 2017, the Light House Cinema marked the fifth anniversary of their successful relaunch with an exhibition celebrating the work of the artists whose creations have adorned each season at the cinema, including the ever-inventive Mick Minogue.


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