Michael Healy-Harald Kurreck-Sarah Walker
Main Gallery July 2019
Currently showing in the main gallery is an exhibition of Michael Healy's hand-carved ewe 'needles' and walking stick, wood art objects by Harald Kurreck and works on paper and canvas by Sarah Walker.
Michael Healy is a 2019 masters graduate of the Crawford College of Art & Design. He has worked with ceramics and as a bespoke furniture maker and is also a painter, but now works primarily as a self-taught wood artist. He has been selected for the Fledglings 2019 show at the Lavit Gallery in Cork, a yearly exhibition from selected stand-out recent graduates of of the CIT Crawford College of Art and Design. He has also been selected for an upcoming residency at the National Sculpture Factory in Cork. The works on show are made from hand-carved seasoned Irish yew.
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Sarah Walker Tapestry
July 2019 Inner Gallery
Sarah Walker's first tapestry will be exhibited for the month of July. The tapestry 'Emmet on the Strand' was hand-tufted in Connemara with wool, silk and linen in 2016. The image is based on a painting from The Boxing Diaries series exhibited in Oliver Sears Gallery 2015.
In the main gallery a selection of 2019 graduate's work will be on show with Sarah Walker work on paper.
Tom de Paor - A E I O U
A selection of 130 portraits of lower case vowels in watercolour on 300gsm paper, 290 x 210mm, landscape format. Made in Spring 2019
Tom de Paor architect graduated from UCD in 1991 where he is a Design Fellow and since 2016, a Design Critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
He was elected Fellow of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland and Young Architect of the Year by Building Design / Corus in 2003, member of Aosdana in 2015 and International Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2017.
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In the mezzanine upstairs overlooking the main gallery there is a shop with a wide selection of ceramics and design, including Cormac Boydell's plates, the Connolly Brothers' locally made wood turned bowls and dishes, Chloe Dowds pots and cups, Adele Stanley vases, Siobhan Steele bottles, and Melania Lynch sculptures. We also carry a lovely collection of Jenny Richardson's 'critters'; hand painted pieces of driftwood in various animal and bird shapes. Jacqueline O'Driscoll's cyanotypes can also be found here, as well as Sarah Walker's oil on linen pieces. There are also art books, poetry books, novels and the 2019 Gallery Diary, along with a large variety of cards and mini reproductions of Sarah Walker paintings. Everything here is available in the online gallery and can be purchased online.
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