Author: Backwater

OPEN CALL FOR DARKROOM USERS

Backwater Artists Group have launched a new darkroom facility on the 2nd floor of the Wandesford Quay facility.  Initiated, built and administrated by studio member, visual artist and photographer Darn Thorn, this new resource is designed not only to meet the needs of lens-based artists at Backwater Artists Group, but to also address the deficit of Read More …

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Curated by Sean Hanrahan & Roman Sustov 12 October ­- 02 November 2018. Tuesday – Friday 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm Preview 11 October 6pm Studio 12, Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay, Cork Saturday 13 October 1pm: Talk by Belarusian artist/lecturer Roman Sustov on traditional and contemporary practices (draughtsmanship/drawing in particular) within the Graphics Department of The Belarusian State Read More …

Angela Gilmour – Culture Night at Tyndall

Solo exhibition of work by Angela Gilmour for Culture Night at Tyndall National Institute. 21 Sep 2018 5PM – 7PM Tyndall National Institute, Lee Maltings Complex Dyke Parade, Cork, Cork, T12 R5CP Discover the technology of the future as Tyndall National Institute opens its doors for an evening celebrating science and technology. Meet our scientists who Read More …

Culture Night Fri 21 Sep 2018 @ Backwater

5pm – 8pm: Studio tours every half hour. 5pm – 8pm: Exhibition in Studio 12 project space: Ungrounded: Artist’s experiences of residencies and exchanges featuring artists. 5.30pm – 6.30pm: Meet artist Cassandra Eustace in the courtyard (5.30pm) for some experimental drawing on the subject of turning troublesome rubbish into art. (Adults and children age 12+). Read More …

Call for 4 Year Studio Applicants

Call For 4 Year Studio Applicants Located in Cork City Centre, Backwater Artists Group provide high quality, secure studio spaces for artists. We are currently inviting applications for 5x Painting/Mixed Media 4 year studio spaces. Application Forms are now available to download. Backwater 4 year Application Form 2018 Closing Date for 4 Year Studios: 5pm, Friday Read More …

Angela Gilmour in FREQUENCIES @ NSF

FREQUENCIES | Summer Lecture Series 2018: The Artist & Science & Technology Frequencies is the National Sculpture Factory’s Summer Lecture Series held every August. All lectures in this series are free and open to all and will take place in the Mezz on the Factory floor. Seating is limited and will be allocated on a Read More …

Klaudia Olszynska | 51.791384, -8.291099

20 July- 17 August 2018. Opens 19 July 6pm. Opening remarks by Pat Ruane, Architectural Conservation Officer, Cork City Council. Klaudia Zofia Olszynska graduated from CIT Crawford College of Art & Design in 2017 and was awarded the Ciarán Langford Memorial Bursary by Backwater Artists Group. Klaudia’s work, which incorporates elements of print, sculpture and Read More …