Call for New Members

Engage Arts Studios is currently accepting applications for core membership. Membership shall be open to practicing visual artists who fulfill the selection criteria and who have a commitment to assisting Engage achieve its objectives and agree to adhere to the rules of Engage. * Applicants for Core must be 18 years or over and practicing »

Horizon Sprawl


Curated by Stéphanie Bertrand Artists: Chris Banahan, Carla Burns, Seán Crum, Adrian Duncan, Leo Fitzmaurice, Bernhard Gaul, Orla Gilheany, Gemma Gore, Teresa Gillespie, Amanda Graham, Paul Hallahan, Shelagh Honan, Helen Horgan, Ciaran Hussey, Frederike Leclerc, Róisín McArdle, Kevin Mooney, Tadhg Ó Cuirrín, Fiona O’Dwyer, Will O’Kane, Seamus O’Rourke, Paul Quast, Elaine Reynolds, Mary Ryan, Kristian Smith »

The Crocodile Heads are ‘in the house…’


  An exhibition of print, installation, drawing, paint and sculpture Curated by Maeve Curtis  Guest Speaker Mike McCormack Galway City and Galway County Council Writer-in-Residence Galway Arts Centre, Galway 14 – 19th May 2012 High tides greet us yielding up driftwood and the sea air splashes against the walls… we are introduced to characters yearning to »

Moving Stills by Ruby Wallis


Moving Stills Ruby Wallis The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon 13th April – 2nd June 2012 Moving Stills explores the representation of a utopian community in the west of Ireland. Using the medium of film and photography, the work seeks to explore the auto-biographical difficulties and philosophical challenges posed by representing a community in which Wallis came to live »

Extremely Close Incredibly Slow with Ruby Wallis

Moving Stills - Gerald

Extremely Close Incredibly Slow with Ruby Wallis The Vondelbunker, Amsterdam 28th March – 1st April 2012 Comprising a wide range of artworks from paintings to video-art pieces and installations, the workshop’s exhibition will remain open during the entire three days of the Workshop. The Vondelbunker, a historically significant venue in Amsterdam, will serve as the »



NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL PRAXIS Occupy Space, Limerick city March 9 – 31, 2012 Using the open submission model, Occupy Space have developed an exhibition that explores the duality of contemporary practice as both documentation of the present and a catalyst for future work. The initial call for submissions was open to all disciplines »

The Consoling Dream Necessity


Cecilia Danell Talbot Gallery Studios January 11th – February 4th 2012 Cecilia Danell is a Swedish artist based in Galway. Her work focuses on questions concerning identity, dealing with such themes as perception of the self and sensations of otherness. Her media spans a spectrum of painting, photography and video, all of which are utilized »

Cecilia Danell – Emerging Visual Artist Award Winner


Cecilia Danell – Emerging Visual Artist Award Winner, 2011 Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford County Council and the Arts Council are pleased to announce that Galway based visual artist Cecilia Danell is the recipient of the fifth annual Emerging Visual Artist Award. The initiative supports promising visual artists in Ireland through providing a monetary prize of »



A curated project by Aideen Barry & Alice Maher Preview: Wednesday 14 December 2011, 6-8pm Ormston House is delighted to announce the inaugural members’ exhibition: Undertow, a curated project by Aideen Barry and Alice Maher presenting the work of 11 Irish and international artists, opening Wednesday 14 December 2011, 6-8pm. The artists are Gimena Blanco, »

The Featherweight Portable Museum


Catalyst presents The Featherweight Portable Museum, a joint venture between Catalyst Arts (Belfast) and Media Pyhat (Finland), bringing together an eclectic body of work made by selected UK, Irish and Finnish artists in a travelling multi-media exhibition. The first show…case of the exhibition will take place at Catalyst Arts on Thursday 1st of December, with »