The Masters of Art & Process at Crawford College of Art & Design 2020 ran between the 14-17th of December and included 9 artists; Catarina Araújo, Padraic Barrett, Deirdre Breen, Aoife Claffey, Seán Daly, Joseph Fogarty, Inguna Mainule, Kate McElroy and Ida Mitrani. Their exhibition had to contend with restrictions so unfortunately it was open … Continue reading COM,MA, MA:AP Show Response →
A response to Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s exhibition at Tate Britain; Fly in League With The Night, by Sarah Long. I am sick of this interior life. I think of those poor, painted souls locked in the white-walled museum and it makes me feel sad. This interior life, that I get up and draw the curtains on, … Continue reading A Lockdown Lament →
For more information about the multi-channel arts organisation Bloomers visit @bloomers.art or bloomersart.com. The new issue of Bloomers magazine ‘Issue 06: Hypertext’ can be purchased online via the above social-media handles or in person at The Library Project and The Crawford Art Gallery bookshop. Existing: in many forms “Here I am – Old Betty Boop … Continue reading Existing: in many forms. Text responding to Bloomers Magazine Issue 6 ‘Hypertext’ →
Ciara Rodgers is a visual artist based in the Backwater Artist Group in Cork. She graduated from Crawford College of Art & Design in 2018 with an MA in Art & Process. For more information on Ciara and her practice visit http://www.ciararodgers.com or @ciaraarodgers on Instagram. So I have been following your work for a … Continue reading Interview with Ciara Rodgers by Niamh Murphy →
Shane O’ Driscoll is a printmaker and visual artist based in Cork Printmakers. He has exhibited his work internationally and throughout Ireland. Currently his street mural on Harley’s Street forms part of Ardú Street Art Initiative, an event he co-organised with artists Peter Martin and Paul Gleeson. Visit @ardustreetart and @shaneodriscoll on Instagram for more … Continue reading Interview with Shane O’ Driscoll by Sarah Long →
Ardú is a Street Art Initiative celebrating Cork city’s traditions, history and art. Running from the 12th -31st of October, street murals were created in various locations throughout the city. The festival featured murals by Shane O’ Driscoll, Deirdre Breen, Peter Martin, MASER, Gareth Joyce, James Earley and Aches. Sarah Long
Ardú street art initiative seemed to begin quick and fast, in the nature of street art itself. Running from the 12th to the 30th of October the festival began with artists working in several different locations throughout the city. The festival brought together artists from both Cork and around the country, to celebrate Cork City’s … Continue reading Ardú: Rise of the city’s street art →
Alannah Matthews- A personal response to ‘Echoes of Sorrows Past’ and ‘Sublimation’ at St. Luke’s Crypt
I get nervous at exhibitions. My body becomes a site of imagined destruction. What if I drop my wine and the glass somehow catapults at that painting? What if the painting then collapses, skids towards the cast to its left, and an artist’s months of work shatters before their very eyes? What if my body … Continue reading Alannah Matthews- A personal response to ‘Echoes of Sorrows Past’ and ‘Sublimation’ at St. Luke’s Crypt →
Conversations from Cobh is a response to a visit to Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh. The Arts Centre was closed on the day due to Covid-19 restrictions. Sarah: I was so excited that day going to Cobh because ah I really wanted to see that exhibition.. ahm Debbie Godsell and Fiona Kelly and Sarah O’ … Continue reading Conversations from Cobh →
Hazel Scully – A review of Daphne Wright’s exhibition ‘ A Quite Mutiny’ at the Crawford Art Gallery.
Daphne Wright is an Irish artist, born in 1963 in Longford, now based between Dublin and Bristol. She studied art at NCAD and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Polytechnic and is represented by the Frith Street Gallery in London. Wright works in sculpture, film, print and installation, considering ideas of communication, faith, ageing and death. Wright had a major solo … Continue reading Hazel Scully – A review of Daphne Wright’s exhibition ‘ A Quite Mutiny’ at the Crawford Art Gallery. →
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