Author: Backwater

CIARÁN LANGFORD MEMORIAL BURSARY – Call for applications 2020

Backwater Artists Group are committed to supporting emerging artists through our Bursary and Post Graduate Programmes. Our Ciarán Langford Memorial Bursary offers graduates of CIT Crawford College of Art & Design an opportunity to continue and develop their practice at our studio facility from October 2020 – March 2021. Ciarán Langford (1964-1997) was an artist and valued member of Read More …

Update on closure

Due to the public health measures currently in place with regard to the COVID -19 crisis Backwater Artists Group studio facility and our Studio 12 exhibition/project space will remain closed until further advice is issued. In addition, all scheduled exhibitions for April have been postponed until 2021. We will review our exhibition schedule for May Read More …

Ailbhe Ní Bhriain shortlisted for Golden Fleece Award

Studio member Ailbhe Ní Bhriain has been shortlisted for the 2020 Golden Fleece Award, worth €30,000. Those shortlisted are: Laura Fitzgerald (painting / installation / video), Pierce Healy (jewellery / engraving), Ailbhe Ní Bhriain (film / photography / installation), Annemarie Reinhold (sculpture / jewellery) and Kathy Tynan (painting). The Award will be announced at a ceremony at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, on 25 Read More …

When The Wind Blows | Oisín Burke

GOMA Invites you to the opening reception of When The Wind Blows | Oisín Burke. An exhibition by Oisin Burke as part of a research and residency exchange in association with Backwater Artists Group Cork. 5th March – 4th April. Exhibition opening Thursday 5th March 7pm In his art practice Oisín Burke explores feelings of Read More …

Open Call for studio applicants 2020

Located in Cork City Centre,Backwater Artists Group provides studios of a professional standard with security of tenure, access to facilities and developmental support for professional visual artists. We are currently inviting applicants for the following 4 year studio spaces. 3 x Painting/Mixed Media studios 2 x Sculpture studios Studio are available from May 1st & June 1st Read More …

Land of Some Other Order

Ailbhe Ní Bhriain, Angela Gilmour, Angie Shanahan, Ben Reilly, Bernadette Tuite, Carol-Anne Connolly, Darn Thorn, Deirdre O’Brien, Elaine Coakley, Fiona Kelly, Helen O’Shea, Luke Hickey and Sarah Long Curated by Paul McAree. Kindly sponsored by Ronan Daly Jermyn. Lavit Gallery, Wandesford Quay, Cork Opens 13 March 5.30pm. 14 March – 11 April 2020. Tuesday to Saturday, Read More …

Angela Gilmour @ Gerald Moore Gallery, London

Featuring Backwater studio member Angela Gilmour… Gerald Moore Gallery presents Environmental Crisis Exhibition, Science and Art. Thursday 13 February – Saturday 14 March. Tues 4pm-7pm and Sat 10am-4pm. Gerald Moore Gallery, Mottingham Lane, London, SE9 4RW https://geraldmooregallery.org/exhibitions/environmental_crisis/overview/

Drawing Clinics 2020 | Cassandra & Megan Eustace

Studio 12, Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay, Cork Saturday 15th February….also taking bookings for Friday 15th May, Friday 5th June, Thursday 16th July (afternoon only), Wednesday 17th July. Opening hours: 11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm: 30 min per appointment. 4 ‘clients’ per half day, 8 ‘clients’ per full day. Booking essential: 021 4961002 / admin@backwaterartists.ie The Drawing Clinic aims to Read More …

Ailbhe Ní Bhriain – London take-over

Inscriptions IV, an exhibition by studio member Ailbhe Ní Bhriain opens opens Friday 14 February 6–8pm at Domo Baal Gallery, 3 John Street, London wc1n 2es. Runs 14.02.20 – 21.03.20. Also Ailbhe’s work Inscriptions of an Immense Theatre is being screened at Zilkha Auditorium, Whitechapel Gallery, Thursday 5 Mar, 7pm and Inscriptions (One Here Now) Read More …