Thursday, 17 August 2017

Gasp artists working in pop up studio at Sirius Arts Centre Cobh

Rosaleen Moore, David Connolly, John Whelan and Marie Sexton (from left to right) using the exhibition space of Portraits: Women of Cork and U.S. Navy 1917 - 1919: New research by Damian Shiels in the Sirius Arts Centre.
Sirius Arts Centre Cobh is a beautiful place to look at and to create artwork

Some of the finished work inspired by the exhibitions "Portraits... "and "The other Dark"  can be seen on this blog later this year.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

David Connolly - Meet the Artist

David Connolly demonstrates his painting technique in Alchemy 

Surrounded by guests and his artwork displayed - David is working on a new painting 

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

GASP artists at Costigans

For the month of August, Gasp artists creating art work in the Grannie Room of Costigans pub every Wednesday from 10:30 - 13:30.

David Connolly at work in the Grannie Room

Íde Ní Shúilleabháin, John Whelan and John Joe Sheehan exploring Cork by using various spaces as Art Workshops.

Rosaleen Moore working on a painting inspired by the exterior and interior  of Costigan's and Washington Street.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

GASP @ Quay Coop

For the last two weeks of June, GASP artists are using the 2nd floor of the Quay Coop Restaurant as their studio space. It's the start of a project 'On Quay Coop' and at the end of the year you can see the exhibition of work inspired by the building, staff, guests and food .
David Connolly working in the 2nd floor of the Quay Coop restaurant.  
Tom O'Sullivan enjoying the beautiful interior and exterior while working on  paintings for an exhibition  in the Quay Coop at the end of the year.
Íde Ní Shúilleabháin using pen and coffee to create artwork inspired by the objects in the Quay Coop Restaurant.
Tom O'Sullivan has something different on his plate today.
Katie Whelan, Marie Sexton, Mary Rose Marshall, John Keating (behind the door) Rosaleen Moore and Tom O'Sullivan in the pop up art studio in the Quay Coop. 
Hazel from the Quay Coop with her portrait painted by Yvonne Condon on the spot.
John Keating working on an etching - portraits of the Quay Coop staff.
Rosaleen Moore working on a painting of the Quay Coop building.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Yvonne Condon in the Everyman Theater

Yvonne Condon filled all the 650 seats in the Everyman Theater with 650 of her portraits of people, animals and other creatures.
Linda Curtin filming the event as part of an ongoing film project
Yvonne, among a colourful crowd

Thursday, 15 June 2017

RHA Annual Exhibition 2017 in Dublin

Artist Yvonne Condon in the RHA with her untitled painting of a red goat. Our other artist  featured in the exhibition is Eoin O'Broin.

John Whelan in the RHA.

David Connolly visiting the RHA.

Tom O'Sullivan observing the art in the RHA Annual Exhibition.

Katie Whelan visiting the Annual show in the RHA
John Whelan and Paddy O'Sullivan - looking at almost 300 art pieces is  hard work.