IRISH WOMEN’S experience of, and engagement with, the courts and legal system in dealing with domestic violence and abuse, is the theme of a new exhibition at the Engage Art Studios, Salthill.
Home Truths, featuring work by Blaise Drummond, Evelyn Glynn, Alison Lowry, Áine Philips and Ruby Wallis, is part of Galway 2020’s Small Towns Big Ideas programme. The artists were commissioned to respond to women’s testimonies of their court experiences.
Galway Bay Hotel Wedding Entertainment: here is a selection of my live wedding caricatures from a recent wedding in the Galway Bay Hotel. It was nice to be back in the hotel, it’s been a while since I’ve done a wedding there (most of my weddings are all over the country!), not to mention I … Read more Galway Bay Hotel Wedding Entertainment!
DEAN KELLY – City Studies | The Kenny Gallery, 17 August – 7 September, 2019. Galway artist Dean Kelly’s most recent works, City Studies record the built heritage of his native city and will be hanging at the Kenny Gallery through Ireland’s National Heritage Week 2019, and beyond. Former Macnas designer and current exhibition organiser … Read more DEAN KELLY – City Studies | The Kenny Gallery, 17 August – 7 September, 2019.
Always a high point of the Galway arts year is the GMIT Graduate Show, and a great place to pick up top quality art at the beginning of an artist’s career.
Final-year art students in GMIT’s School of Design and Creative Arts will hold an exciting exhibition of their work in GMIT’s Cluain Mhuire campus, opening Saturday, 1 June, at 2pm. Galway-based, award-winning Swedish artist Cecilia Danell, a GMIT graduate, will open the show which runs daily from 11am to 6pm until 8 June.
The Annual End of Year Art and Design Exhibition will take place from Friday May 24th – Tuesday May 28th from 10am to 4pm (except Sunday May 26th). The opening reception will take place at GTI at 7pm on Thursday 23rd May at 7pm. Guest speaker will be Meadhbh McNutt artist, writer and co-director at 126 Gallery.