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Blue House Gallery Exhibition – Backwater Artist Studio: Celebrating 30 years.

Officially launching Saturday 18 September. 5pm – 8pm.  Running from 17 – 29 September At The Blue House Gallery, Schull, Co.Cork. Diamond Point Celebrating 60 Years of Graphic Studio Dublin and Backwater Artist Studio Celebrating 30 Years This exhibition features the work of past and present Backwater Artist Group Studio Members: Johnny Bugler, Elaine Coakley, Read More …

In Habitat, In Transition

In Habitat, In Transition 9 September – 8 October 2021 St. Luke’s Crypt, supported by Sample-Studios: 9 – 30 September 2021, Thurs – Sat, 11am – 4pm Studio 12, supported by Backwater Artists Group: 9 September – 8 October 2021, Tues – Sat, 11am – 4pm Admission Free Supported by The Arts Council Project Award Read More …

Beyond Survival

Beyond Survival Lynn Marie Dennehy, Hehir & Noonan, Eimearjean Mc Cormack, Peter Nash Curated by Maeve Lynch Studio 12, Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay, Cork City 30 July – 27 August 2021 Open for walk-ins: 12-3pm Wednesday and Thursday Viewings by appointment: 10am-5pm Tuesday to Friday Book an appointment here Cork Printmakers artists present the Read More …

The Human Animal, 2021

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic a core strand of Backwater’s 2021 artistic programme examines humanity’s relationship with the natural world and take a closer look at ‘the human animal’ in this context. The programme will include solo and group exhibitions and an Art Shorts series comprising exhibitions, events and screenings. The Human Animal: A Personal View Read More …

Helen O’Shea – Balancing Relations

James Barry Exhibition Centre November 2020 Virtually at https://www.helenoshea.ie/balancing-relations https://www.helenoshea.ie/studio-photographs Helen O’Shea’s MA exhibition Balancing Relations presented in the James Barry Exhibition Centre is a personal response to encounters with waste plastic. Image: Mike Hannon Balancing Relations looks at the speculative prospect of what is beyond our vision in the depths of the oceans and Read More …

Natasha Pike – And Almost I Am Back Again

Backwater Artists Network member Natasha Pike’s exhibition ‘And Almost I Am Back Again’ at Lismore Castle Arts is available to view online here: https://www.lismorecastlearts.ie/natasha-pike-and-almost-i-am-back-again-origins-2020/   Image: jedniezgoda.com Natasha Pike And Almost I Am Back Again Lismore Castle Arts Graduate Award exhibition, 2020. Viewable online from 2 November – 20 December, with catalogue with text by Ciara Read More …

Stephen Doyle – Numb

Curated by Miguel Amado Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, 18th of September – 15th November, 2020 Stephen Doyle is a Cork-based artist exploring issues of queer identity through the relationship between figuration and the politics of representation. This exhibition features new works examining the experiences of the Chinese LGBTQIA+ community. Doyle uses the prevailing social control Read More …