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Photo: Hand carved and jointed ‘Gigi’ wooden cats; Maker: David Cousley; Photo credit: Craft NI

‘Ag925 – Au750 / Journeys in Silver and Gold’

Craft NI Gallery 115 - 119 Royal Ave, Belfast, United Kingdom

Craft NI Gallery are delighted to invite you to their Christmas exhibition, Ag925 /Au750 / Journeys in Silver and Gold. This will show new work from NI makers and a few special guests - the audience will enjoy seeing how they've responded to the theme with a play upon the silver and gold hallmarks! Conveying … Continue reading ‘Ag925 – Au750 / Journeys in Silver and Gold’

‘Curious Carnival’

Ards Arts Centre Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards, United Kingdom

Ceramics artist Anna Donovan uses clay to tell stories through figurative sculptures. This curious exhibition will feature ceramic and mixed media sculptures playing with imagery inspired by a variety of mythological creatures combined with familiar carnival and circus tropes. Characters will have evolved from clowns, mermen, acrobats, strong men, and bearded ladies, to create a … Continue reading ‘Curious Carnival’

Form | Function | Flourish

Island Arts Centre The Island, Lisburn, United Kingdom

A special ceramic group show which brings together the work of 18 established artists who have been invited to consider form, function and/or flourish, and create work that demonstrates the breadth of expression, skill and innovation in contemporary ceramics. The exhibition continues until 21 December, and includes makers such as Malcom Murchinson,  Anna Donovan, Claire … Continue reading Form | Function | Flourish

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‘Connection: Disconnection’

R-Space Gallery 32 Castle Street, Lisburn, United Kingdom

‘Connection: Disconnection’ presents the work and research of multi-disciplinary artist Heather Dornan Wilson. The exhibition explores elements of a shared human experience: loss. Dornan navigates the journey of loss, through personal experience. Works manifest in sound, stitch, object, and imagery, collating together to narrate poetic stories touching on, grief, loss, gratitude, and the healing process. … Continue reading ‘Connection: Disconnection’

Free

QEST Northern Ireland Showcase Exhibition

Craft NI Gallery 115 - 119 Royal Ave, Belfast, United Kingdom

Craft NI have partnered with QEST to bring to you the QEST Northern Ireland Showcase Exhibition in February 2024.  The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) supports the training and education of talented and aspiring craftspeople through Scholarships, Emerging Maker Grants and Apprenticeships. We are delighted that by means of this joint exhibition, craft audiences in … Continue reading QEST Northern Ireland Showcase Exhibition

Free

Dogwoods and Dollars

Down Arts Centre 2 - 6 Irish Street, Downpatrick, Down, United Kingdom

An exhibition by Down Arts Centre artist in residence Áine McKenna. Specialising in porcelain, this ceramics design exhibition marks the end of her Down Art Centre residency, during which time she had the opportunity to experiment and create this new body of work. Dogwood and Dollars is a reflection of a specific time and place … Continue reading Dogwoods and Dollars

Free

Earth Made

Oriel Gallery Clotworthy House,, Antrim Castle Gardens, Antrim, United Kingdom

EARTH MADE  reflects the creative processes of textile artist Ruth Osborne and ceramic artist Patricia Millar. In this collaborative exhibition, earth materials and stories were collected and exchanged t create sustainable land Art. Ruth Osborne is textile artist working primarily on Irish Linen, which is chosen for its aesthetic qualities, sustainability, and heritage on the … Continue reading Earth Made

Free

Keith Sheppard – Art In Glass

Island Arts Centre The Island, Lisburn, United Kingdom

The Island Arts Centre are delighted to invite you to the preview for two new exhibitions on Saturday 4 May at 4pm. KEITH SHEPPARD - Art In Glass | 4 May - 1 June Following a life changing accident in 2009, resulting in paralysis from the waist down, Keith defied medical opinion by walking seven … Continue reading Keith Sheppard – Art In Glass

Free

ForM Sculpture Exhibition

Walled Garden Bangor Castle Valentine Rd, Bangor

Explore sculptures and artworks in the beautiful surroundings of The Walled Garden at Bangor Castle. ForM Sculpture Exhibition gives visitors the unique opportunity to experience art in a different context, outside the traditional gallery setting. This year's exhibition features over 40 sculptures from artists across Ireland - some of the works are of large scale … Continue reading ForM Sculpture Exhibition

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R-Space Gallery 32 Castle Street, Lisburn, United Kingdom

‘Re:New Wallace #7’ is the seventh in a series of collaborative cultural projects involving a Northern Irish artist and the Wallace Collection in London. This is an extraordinary collection encompassing paintings and decorative art objects collected from around the world by Sir Richard Wallace and his predecessors. The project provided a residency opportunity to visual … Continue reading c

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A Commission by YES

YES Hub St. Columb’s Hall, 10a Newmarket St, Orchard St., Derry/Londonderry, United Kingdom

Catherine O'Connor  is a self-taught tapestry artist currently based in Dublin. She established her studio practice in 2019 with the purpose of capturing the essence of a person in woven tapestries. Catherine is drawn to portraiture in an effort to capture the variations and nuances in a person’s features and expression. For YES 2024, Catherine … Continue reading A Commission by YES

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Andrea Hayes | Northern Ambience

klöver haus 92B Main Street, Moira, Craigavon, United Kingdom

'Northern Ambience' is an exhibition of original art by local textile artist Andrea Hayes. Working from her home studio in Cookstown, Andrea draws inspiration from the vast array of textures, colours and dramatic skylines of the Irish landscape. Each piece is a unique collage created in Andrea’s distinctive style; hand painted, layered with appliquéd hand … Continue reading Andrea Hayes | Northern Ambience

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