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Remnants

Domino Whisker is an Irish artist and writer based in Dublin. Her artistic practice illustrates and journals her life, experiences, and relationships through delicate and intricate works of hand-stitched embroidery. Her latest body of work, ‘Remnants’, is currently showing at Atelier Now. In what is Domino’s first solo exhibition, ‘Remnants’ is a collection of moments […]

Collide

Aoife Scott is a Dublin-based artist who has studied at NCAD and the Royal College of Art in London. Her work predominately focuses on the environmental impact of a consumerist society. Her thought-provoking artistic practice is showcased in her latest exhibition of new work on display at Fumbally Stables, Dublin. The title of the exhibition ‘Collide’ […]

Ardú

ARDÚ is a street art initiative in Cork which celebrates the city, its culture and history. This year Conor Harrington, Shane O’Malley, FRIZ and Asbestos are each painting a new piece in the streets of Cork City. Conor Harrington is a painter from Cork who now lives and works in London. Know for his lavish […]

Sculpture in Context

Sculpture in Context is the largest and longest running sculpture exhibition in the country. This annual event has been running since 1985 and has been located at the National Botanic Gardens since 2002. This year the event features 164 works, by over 140 Irish and International contemporary sculptors, displayed in the Visitor Centre’s Gallery and […]

Host

Host is an exhibition of work by 8 contemporary artists, 4 from Dublin and 4 from Belfast, curated by Moran Been-Noon. The show is made up of 29 artworks which all explore the sentiment ‘Host’ in a variety of interesting ways, including identity, location and heritage. The exhibition is running for one week at The […]

RGB Sconce in Context

In the ‘RGB Sconce in Context’ video series, David Archbold documents the production and installation of Alan Phelan’s sculpture ‘RGB Sconce, Hold Your Nose’ and explores how the site, Georgian architecture and local histories influenced the final artwork. The sculpture was recently installed on the O’Connell Plinth outside City Hall, and is the first of […]

SPKTRM

Kambo is a visual artist based in Dublin. Known for his vibrant style of geometric patterns and neon colours, Kambo is a stand out in the Irish Street Art scene. In his debut exhibition at Mend, Kambo creates an immersive experience filled with music, light and colour. The exhibition is made up of a series […]

Bookmarks in Time

Maser is a visual artist based in Dublin. Having started out in the graffiti scene back in the 90s, Maser has since gone on to paint murals and exhibit artworks throughout Ireland, Europe, and the US. In a departure from the urban environment which plays a large role in his artistic practice, Maser reinterprets imagery from […]

Persona

Threadstories is a visual artist based in Kilkenny who produces contemporary art masks. Using photography and film, Threadstories captures these art objects in motion, where their forms are realised as they are activated by the wearer. Using materials ranging from wool to synthetic hair, the masks are constantly repurposed creating new and unique works of art. […]

Alternate

Robyn Carey is a Dublin based printmaker and painter who studied at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD). In her debut solo exhibition with Hang Tough Contemporary, Robyn presents a series of work in her signature abstract style – combining bold colours, fluid textures and geometric forms. Robyn introduces movement into her work by […]

One Who Walks the Clouds

Emma O’Hara is a visual artist based in Cork. Having studied at the Limerick School of Art and Design (LSAD), Emma has gone on to exhibit her work both nationally and internationally. In addition to her unique approach to painting and printmaking, her artistic practice has expanded recently to include ceramic work. Emma’s most recent […]

Inner City

Hazel O’Sullivan is a visual artist based in Meath. She is a recent graduate of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) and will be heading to London in September to undertake an MFA in Fine Art at the Chelsea College of Arts. In her first solo exhibition out of college, Hazel presents a […]

SEEK

‘SEEK‘ is a Contemporary Urban Arts Festival held in Dundalk since 2019. With the aim to showcase urban art in Dundalk, as well as revitalise the town’s physical landscape, SEEK have invited Irish and international street artists and muralists to paint works which highlight aspects of the town’s culture, heritage and history. OMIN is a […]

Waterford Walls

Waterford Walls is an International Street Art Festival that has been running in Waterford since 2015. In what is Ireland’s biggest street art festival, ‘The Walls Project’ have invited Irish and International street artists and muralists to paint in Waterford. There are new and exciting additions to the programme this year, including a mentorship programme, […]

Tilt

‘Tilt‘ is an exhibition of new work by Dublin based artist Damien Flood. Having studied at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology (IADT) and the National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Damien has gone on to exhibit his award wining work across Europe and the United States. Over a period of […]

A Dappled World

‘A Consequence of a Dappled World‘ is an exhibition of work by Maud Cotter. Maud is a Cork based artist who had studied at the Crawford Municipal College of Art and Design and has gone on to exhibit her work, lecture and curate exhibitions. She is also a co-founder of the National Sculpture Factory and […]

Art & Soul

‘Art & Soul‘ is an international art and sculpture fair presented by Gormleys Fine Art at the Culloden Estate and Spa in Belfast. There are multiple exhibitions and artworks on display by Irish and international artists within the 5 star hotel as well as throughout the grounds of the 12 acre estate. The highlight of […]

Make The World Go Away

‘Make the world go away‘ is an exhibition of work by Sarah Doyle. She is a Dublin based photographer who has studied at the University of Arts in London. In her debut exhibition at Atelier Now, Sarah presents a series of whimsical and colourful photographs which play with objects and scale. The exhibition consists of […]

The First Days of an Art World

‘The First Days of an Art World‘ is an exhibition of work by 10 local artists who have taken over a vacant retail space in Dublin City. The title of the show takes its name from an essay by renowned art critic Jerry Saltz, which comments on the art world’s existence in the age of […]

Materials Matter

‘Materials Matter‘ is an exhibition of work by Eilis O’Connell. Having studied at the Crawford School of Art and Massachusetts School of Art, Eilis has exhibited her work across Europe and the US and has become one of Ireland’s leading contemporary sculptors. In her latest exhibition, at Solomon Fine Art, Eilis showcases new work made […]