Author: Backwater

Kingdom | Sarah Long

Studio 12, First Floor Backwater Artists Group, Cork 13 September – 11 October 2019 Opens 12 Sep 6pm. In all art forms the landscape is emblematic of human activity. In Ireland, especially, the idea of a national identity is rooted in the land and landscape. The exhibition, Kingdom, explores the idea of the Irish landscape Read More …

Drawing Clinic | Megan and Cassandra Eustace

Studio 12, First Floor Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay, Cork Tuesday 27 August & Wednesday 28 August 2019 11am-1pm, 3pm-5pm. Booking essential: 021 4961002 / admin@backwaterartists.ie The Drawing Clinic aims to create a space in which drawing matters can be experienced, discussed, and looked at in consultation with the Eustace twins. ‘Clients’ use a booking Read More …

Cork Heritage Open Day 2019

Backwater Artists Group, Cork Printmakers and the Lavit Gallery Saturday 17 August. Open 2pm – 4pm Cork Heritage Open Day is held on the first Saturday of Heritage Week with over 40 buildings opening their doors to the public for one day only.  A series of guided walking tours, heritage events, exhibitions, talks and children’s events take place.  All Read More …

Adventures in WA | Jo Kelley

Studio 12, 1st Floor Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay, Cork 26 July – 23 August, Tue-Fri 10am-5pm Opens Thursday 25 July 6pm. Adventures in WA is an exhibition by Jo Kelley mapping the narrative of time spent in Washington State. Kelley’s visual vocabulary encompasses the use of the vernacular, aspects of collection and taxonomy, often combined to convey Read More …

Backyard Sculpture ft. Ailbhe Ní Bhriain

Featuring Backwater studio member Ailbhe Ní Bhriain. Backyard Sculpture 21.06.19 – 20.07.19 Opens Friday 21 June 6–8pm DOMOBAAL, 3 John Street, London WC1N 2ES Open thursday, friday, saturday, 12 to 6pm and by appointment Further details below: (image: ‘Backyard Sculpture’ paper/collage/ink/fold/stamp by David Gates posted by Royal Mail to Neil Gall, 23.5×16.8cm 2019) Domo Baal is delighted to Read More …

Wet-collodion Photographic Workshop

Facilitated by Photographer and Multimedia Artist Tomasz Madajczak. Saturday 08 June, 11am – 4pm (with a lunch break) €80 (including materials, gloves and goggles). Please bring old clothes. The maximum number of places is 6. 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 …

Wise Men Say | Brían Crotty

Studio 12 exhibition/project space, First Floor Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay Cork 21 – 28 June (10am – 5pm), 2 – 12 July (Tues – Fri, 10am – 5pm) Opening reception 20 June will be preceded at 5.30pm with performance by Lewis Kenny (Dublin-based performance poet, singer/songwriter, and founder of Inter-Varsity Slam). In association with Cork Midsummer Festival 2019. Read More …

Great Good Places – Ailbhe Ní Bhriain

Backwater studio member Ailbhe Ní Bhriain’s series of films Great Good Places (2011) will be running in the Screening Room at the Crawford Art Gallery until 9 June. “Borrowing its title from the Henry James short story ‘The Great Good Place’ this series of films draws on the slippage between dream and reality captured in Read More …