Kilkenny Arts Festival 10th - 19th August 2012 - visual art

By: Kilkenny Arts  05/12/2011
Keywords: Arts Festival, Visual Art

David Beattie

An artist who encourages a sense of curiosity and exploration in his act of displacing quotidian objects.

Ann Craven

Ann Craven is a compelling New York-based artist whose work focuses on recurring subject matter such as flowers, birds and the moon.

Nick Miller

In this multimedia piece Nick Miller draws our attention to the tradition of the reclining nude in art.

Jacco Olivier

Jacco Olivier fuses painting and filmmaking, continually reworking his paintings with generous, casual brushstrokes and photographing each stage of their development

Michael Thomas Murphy

Michael Thomas Murphy’s work is multidimensional and multi-layered incorporating many materials.

Maria McKinney

Maria McKinney is concerned with ideas of boredom and escapism and works with familiar objects and materials.

Strand 2 - Rachel Dickson & Alison Lowry

Kilkenny County Council Arts Office presents this joint exhibition of ceramics and glass from two emerging Irish makers: Rachel Dickson and Alison Lowry.

Strand 2 - We Are All in This Together

Exhibiting artists: Maeve Coulter, Sylvia Hemmingway, Emma Hogan, Alé Mercado and Aiseling Noone.

Strand 2 - Ian Burns

Ian Burns’s sculptures and installations investigate the expectations of art viewing with wry humor and audience engaging invention.

Brunch with the Artists

Join the artists for a free, informal brunch with special guests including curator Hugh Mulholland, art critic Gemma Tipton and journalist John Waters.

This event is free but ticketed.

Living Colour: Film Screening

Living Colour is a documentary film exploring the world of an extraordinary artists' collective in Callan, Co. Kilkenny.

Other Selections - Commonage

Situated in historic locations in Callan, COMMONAGE 2011 includes temporary built structures by artists, designers and architects.

Other Selections - The Workhouse Test

The Workhouse Test presents a collaborative exhibition that aims to establish links with international art spaces

Other Selections - Jerpoint Studio

This group exhibition showcases the work of several 'hot glass divas', both up-and-coming artists and internationally-renowned names

Other Selections - Ross Stewart & Andrew Ludick

An exhibition of work by ceramicist Andrew Ludick and painter Ross Stewart

Other Selections - KCAT - The Empty Heat of Neanderthal Man

An exhibition of recent sculpture work by five studio artists, comprising a range of materials such as stone, clay, wood, and mixed media

Other Selections - Made in Kilkenny

This year’s exhibition - A Maker’s Journey: from inspiration to creation - traces the process of design, exploring the different elements each craftsperson takes into consideration to produce a finished piece

Other Selections - Ceann

Ceann 2011 offers a visual feast in the historic setting of Shankill Castle

Other Selections - Lucy McKenna

This installation in Kilkenny Castle Park explores the darker side of the human psyche

Other Selections - KCAT - Mary Cody

Sky, Stones, Sea features work inspired by famous beauty spots in the Irish landscape

Other Selections - On the Surface

A joint exhibition by artists Bernadette Kiely and Paul Mosse.  While Kiely’s and Mosse’s work appears very different on the surface, there is a slowly emerging resonance at play.

Other Selections - Niall Harkin

This exhibition, Votive Offerings, presents the fruits of two years’ work with sheet bronze

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Brendan Brennan

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Clive Nunn

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Kirsty O’Keeffe

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Nicola Brown

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Trini Kenny

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Maire Gartland

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Blackbird Gallery

The Blackbird Gallery presents a selection of works by three emerging artists

David Beattie

An artist who encourages a sense of curiosity and exploration in his act of displacing quotidian objects.

Ann Craven

Ann Craven is a compelling New York-based artist whose work focuses on recurring subject matter such as flowers, birds and the moon.

Nick Miller

In this multimedia piece Nick Miller draws our attention to the tradition of the reclining nude in art.

Jacco Olivier

Jacco Olivier fuses painting and filmmaking, continually reworking his paintings with generous, casual brushstrokes and photographing each stage of their development

Michael Thomas Murphy

Michael Thomas Murphy’s work is multidimensional and multi-layered incorporating many materials.

Maria McKinney

Maria McKinney is concerned with ideas of boredom and escapism and works with familiar objects and materials.

Strand 2 - Rachel Dickson & Alison Lowry

Kilkenny County Council Arts Office presents this joint exhibition of ceramics and glass from two emerging Irish makers: Rachel Dickson and Alison Lowry.

Strand 2 - We Are All in This Together

Exhibiting artists: Maeve Coulter, Sylvia Hemmingway, Emma Hogan, Alé Mercado and Aiseling Noone.

Strand 2 - Ian Burns

Ian Burns’s sculptures and installations investigate the expectations of art viewing with wry humor and audience engaging invention.

Brunch with the Artists

Join the artists for a free, informal brunch with special guests including curator Hugh Mulholland, art critic Gemma Tipton and journalist John Waters.

This event is free but ticketed.

Living Colour: Film Screening

Living Colour is a documentary film exploring the world of an extraordinary artists' collective in Callan, Co. Kilkenny.

Other Selections - Commonage

Situated in historic locations in Callan, COMMONAGE 2011 includes temporary built structures by artists, designers and architects.

Other Selections - The Workhouse Test

The Workhouse Test presents a collaborative exhibition that aims to establish links with international art spaces

Other Selections - Jerpoint Studio

This group exhibition showcases the work of several 'hot glass divas', both up-and-coming artists and internationally-renowned names

Other Selections - Ross Stewart & Andrew Ludick

An exhibition of work by ceramicist Andrew Ludick and painter Ross Stewart

Other Selections - KCAT - The Empty Heat of Neanderthal Man

An exhibition of recent sculpture work by five studio artists, comprising a range of materials such as stone, clay, wood, and mixed media

Other Selections - Made in Kilkenny

This year’s exhibition - A Maker’s Journey: from inspiration to creation - traces the process of design, exploring the different elements each craftsperson takes into consideration to produce a finished piece

Other Selections - Ceann

Ceann 2011 offers a visual feast in the historic setting of Shankill Castle

Other Selections - Lucy McKenna

This installation in Kilkenny Castle Park explores the darker side of the human psyche

Other Selections - KCAT - Mary Cody

Sky, Stones, Sea features work inspired by famous beauty spots in the Irish landscape

Other Selections - On the Surface

A joint exhibition by artists Bernadette Kiely and Paul Mosse.  While Kiely’s and Mosse’s work appears very different on the surface, there is a slowly emerging resonance at play.

Other Selections - Niall Harkin

This exhibition, Votive Offerings, presents the fruits of two years’ work with sheet bronze

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Brendan Brennan

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Clive Nunn

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Kirsty O’Keeffe

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Nicola Brown

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Trini Kenny

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Maire Gartland

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Blackbird Gallery

The Blackbird Gallery presents a selection of works by three emerging artists

Ann Craven

Ann Craven is a compelling New York-based artist whose work focuses on recurring subject matter such as flowers, birds and the moon.

Brunch with the Artists

Join the artists for a free, informal brunch with special guests including curator Hugh Mulholland, art critic Gemma Tipton and journalist John Waters.

This event is free but ticketed.

David Beattie

An artist who encourages a sense of curiosity and exploration in his act of displacing quotidian objects.

Jacco Olivier

Jacco Olivier fuses painting and filmmaking, continually reworking his paintings with generous, casual brushstrokes and photographing each stage of their development

Living Colour: Film Screening

Living Colour is a documentary film exploring the world of an extraordinary artists' collective in Callan, Co. Kilkenny.

Maria McKinney

Maria McKinney is concerned with ideas of boredom and escapism and works with familiar objects and materials.

Michael Thomas Murphy

Michael Thomas Murphy’s work is multidimensional and multi-layered incorporating many materials.

Nick Miller

In this multimedia piece Nick Miller draws our attention to the tradition of the reclining nude in art.

Other Selections - Blackbird Gallery

The Blackbird Gallery presents a selection of works by three emerging artists

Other Selections - Ceann

Ceann 2011 offers a visual feast in the historic setting of Shankill Castle

Other Selections - Commonage

Situated in historic locations in Callan, COMMONAGE 2011 includes temporary built structures by artists, designers and architects.

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Brendan Brennan

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Clive Nunn

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Kirsty O’Keeffe

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Maire Gartland

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Nicola Brown

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Grennan Mill Craft School - Trini Kenny

Grennan Mill Craft School welcomes six Irish artists/crafts people showing an exciting new range of work in a wide variety of media

Other Selections - Jerpoint Studio

This group exhibition showcases the work of several 'hot glass divas', both up-and-coming artists and internationally-renowned names

Other Selections - KCAT - Mary Cody

Sky, Stones, Sea features work inspired by famous beauty spots in the Irish landscape

Other Selections - KCAT - The Empty Heat of Neanderthal Man

An exhibition of recent sculpture work by five studio artists, comprising a range of materials such as stone, clay, wood, and mixed media

Other Selections - Lucy McKenna

This installation in Kilkenny Castle Park explores the darker side of the human psyche

Other Selections - Made in Kilkenny

This year’s exhibition - A Maker’s Journey: from inspiration to creation - traces the process of design, exploring the different elements each craftsperson takes into consideration to produce a finished piece

Other Selections - Niall Harkin

This exhibition, Votive Offerings, presents the fruits of two years’ work with sheet bronze

Other Selections - On the Surface

A joint exhibition by artists Bernadette Kiely and Paul Mosse.  While Kiely’s and Mosse’s work appears very different on the surface, there is a slowly emerging resonance at play.

Other Selections - Ross Stewart & Andrew Ludick

An exhibition of work by ceramicist Andrew Ludick and painter Ross Stewart

Other Selections - The Workhouse Test

The Workhouse Test presents a collaborative exhibition that aims to establish links with international art spaces

Strand 2 - Ian Burns

Ian Burns’s sculptures and installations investigate the expectations of art viewing with wry humor and audience engaging invention.

Strand 2 - Rachel Dickson & Alison Lowry

Kilkenny County Council Arts Office presents this joint exhibition of ceramics and glass from two emerging Irish makers: Rachel Dickson and Alison Lowry.

Strand 2 - We Are All in This Together

Exhibiting artists: Maeve Coulter, Sylvia Hemmingway, Emma Hogan, Alé Mercado and Aiseling Noone.

Keywords: Arts Festival, Visual Art

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