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Amy Walsh: The Talking Earth
18 Oct 2014 - 14 Dec 2014
The wonder of the night sky has been constant since the dawn of civilization. It has inspired countless generations of poets, scientists and artists. Amy Walsh has created two interrelated bodies of work that were photographed in artist residencies in New South Wales. Songlines was shot in the Shoalhaven area of NSW at The Bundanon Trust in December 2012 and The Talking Earth was shot at The Broken Hill Art Exchange in the City of Broken Hill in the far west region of NSW in July 2014.
Paul Woods: The Iron Harvest
9 Oct 2014 - 16 Nov 2014
2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. Warfare and conflict are the predominant themes in the work of the artist Paul Woods. He believes that events of the past, though often unresolved or misrepresented, have a great influence on our understanding of society and community now. Through his art he deals with past and present traumas from history and tries to engage the viewers in the process of deconstructing generally accepted opinions.
Gary Coyle RHA
5 Sep 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
Born in 1965, Gary Coyle graduated from the National College of Art Dublin in 1989 and the Royal College of Art London, where he studied Sculpture, in 1996. He was elected a member of the RHA in 2007 and Aosdana in 2009. His work embraces various media – Drawing, Photography and, more recently, Spoken Word / Performance. He has exhibited widely both in Ireland and internationally.
Two Views of Carlow – Adam Bohanna (1968-) & Frank O’Meara (1853-1888)
6 Sep 2014 - 11 Jan 2015
Two Views of Carlow features work by Carlow artists, Frank O’Meara (1853-1888) and contemporary painter Adam Bohanna. Although working in different times, both practices explore landscape as a medium that reflects place, identity and the ways in which we inhabit our environments.
Mick O’Dea: The Split
17 Oct 2014 - 15 Nov 2014
Kevin Kavanagh is pleased to present The Split by Mick O’Dea. Continuing the themes explored in Black and Tan (2010) and Trouble (2012), O’Dea has produced large-scale paintings that draw on a wide range of photographic sources.
Leah Beggs: Wherever You Go, There You Are
10 Oct 2014 - 1 Nov 2014
This is Begg’s first solo and, much anticipated, exhibition with the gallery, having successfully exhibited in a group show in 2013, She has also shown extensively throughout Ireland and very recently in London to great acclaim. She received a Diploma in Fine Art from Dun Laoghaire Colllege of Art and Design in 1996 and is based in Oughterard, Co. Galway.
Michelle Byrne: Via Magna
9 Nov 2014 - 7 Dec 2014
Michelle Byrne is a sculptor living and working in the Blackstairs region of County Carlow. Since Graduating from GMIT, Galway in 1992 Michelle has exhibited in group shows in Ireland, the UK and France.