Author: Backwater

2022 Bursary Winners

Backwater Artists Group is thrilled to announce our 2022 Ciarán Langford Memorial Bursary and one Moving Image Bursary winners following a competitive application process. Wishing a huge congratulations to Helen Cantwell, winner of the Ciarán Langford Memorial Bursary, and Myfanwy Frost-Jones, winner of the Backwater Moving Image Bursary. Helen Cantwell: Winner of the Ciaran Langford Memorial Bursary Read More …

HOLD FAST: An Exhibition by Seán Hanrahan

Dates: 3rd – 13th June 2022 Location: Spike Island Times: 10am-3pm Entry: Free with purchase of Spike Island Tours ticket, book here. Presented in association with Cork Harbour Festival, Backwater Artists Group & Spike Island. Backwater Artists Group studio member Sean Hanrahan presents a body of work in two of the cells, of the former Read More …

Join Our Board of Directors

Backwater Artists Group seeks New Board Members We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates, who have a passion and enthusiasm for the arts to join our Board of Directors and support our organisation as we grow and develop, over the coming years.  We require candidates that have skills and experience in the Read More …

Ultima Thule – An Exhibition of paintings by John Kent | 12th May – 8th June

Dates: 12th May – 8th June 2022 Times: 10am-5pm Location: Studio 12, Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay OpenIng Reception: 12th May, 6pm-8pm, All Welcome Tours: Free 20-minute exhibition tour every Thursday at 1pm. For more information email aoife@backwaterartists.ie. “Ultima Thule” is a philosophical term for the furthest known place. From the personal point of view of Read More …

Artist Talk/Presentation: Shaking the Picturesque with Andrew Carroll | 21st April

Date: 21st of April Time: 4:45-5:45pm Location: Studio 12, Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay RVSP: Please email michelle@backwaterartists.ie to reserve a place at this free event, places limited “Shaking the Picturesque” is a project that was begun in response to the call-out for the Project 12 Residency in 2022. The project was initially conceived of around Read More …