Author: Backwater

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 …

This Place | Róisín O’Sullivan.

This Place, an exhibition of new work by artist Róisín O’Sullivan opens Thursday the 6th of February from 6pm, The Jennings Gallery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC. The exhibition will continue to run until the 1stof April. Róisín’s work continues to explore process, surface and experimentation through painting, drawing and printmaking. Looking to the landscape as a source of inspiration Read More …

Overburden | Fiona Kelly

Overburden by Fiona Kelly will open in Triskel Gallery Space on Thursday 16 January at 6pm. “Fiona Kelly is drawn to the rapid metamorphosis of territory, both urban and rural, in an age of environmental crisis. She examines questions surrounding the human ‘exploration’ of landscape, understood as both a relationship with nature and an extractivist Read More …