Author: Backwater

Backwater 30 Year Anniversary Programme 2020

In 2020 Backwater Artists Group will celebrate its 30 year anniversary, having provided studios for professional artists in Cork City since 1990. To mark this special milestone the organisation will be strengthening and building relationships and adopting a collaborative approach to developing a year-long programme of events and projects. Further details below. The Connections strand of Read More …

Backwater Artists Network

An initiative by Backwater Artists Group Visibility/Networking/Promotion/Access/Exhibition & Residency Opportunities/Professional Development/Events The Backwater Artists Network (BAN) offers a shared city centre focal point and opportunities to connect for professional artists working in isolation from studios in their own homes or in single privately rented studios. Backwater Artists Group are committed to addressing the needs of Read More …

Winter Salon

Winter Salon is not only a unique fundraising event, it is also a rare opportunity for you to own works of art from new and well established artists for between €50 – €150, a great way to start your own art collection and it will also be a fun night out. Join Backwater Artists Group Read More …

Wet-collodion Photographic Workshop

Facilitated by Photographer and Multimedia Artist Tomasz Madajczak. Saturday 09 November, 11am – 4pm (with a lunch break) €95 (including materials, gloves and goggles). Please bring old clothes. The maximum number of places is 4. Booking required: 0863095076 or t.madajczak@gmail.com During the duration of the workshop, the participants will have a chance to create their own, unique 8×10″ collodion image, Read More …

Arctica: the last fragments | Angela Gilmour

Studio 12, First Floor Backwater Artists Group, Cork 08 – 29 November 2019. Tue-Fri 10am-5pm. Opens 07 November 6pm. Opening remarks Dr Mark Jessop, Lecturer in Zoology, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University College Cork. Meet the artist 1-5pm, 08 November. Artist and former physicist Angela Gilmour presents a response to her experience on Read More …

Soul Noir Festival

Featuring Backwater studio member Ben Reilly. “A Dublin based festival founded to celebrate all things Gothic and Macabre. Our aim is to promote Irish and international artists who work with Gothic themes in their practice. This years festival will be from October 31st 6-10pm until November 1st 1-8pm at Laragh House, Laragh, Maynooth. Co.KIldare. This will be Read More …