Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Íde Ní Shúilleabháin, Rosaleen Moore and Tom O'Sullivan @ BOI Workbench


GASP Artists Íde, Rosaleen and Tom have been using the space in the workbench at the Bank of Ireland on Patricks Street to research and work for an upcoming exhibition in April.

Workbench is a unique concept which connects entrepreneurs, Branch, and community by offering free dedicated space for co-working, seminars, clinics, and events to encourage innovation and new ideas.







Thursday, 28 September 2017

Working in St. Peters

Gasp artists are working at stpeterscork.ie, responding to the Evening Echo 125th Anniversary Exhibition - here a some impressions. 

Tom O'Sullivan, Íde Ní Shúilleabháin, Katie Whelan, Eoin O'Broin, Rosaleen Moore and John Joe Shehan at work in their pop up studio in St Peters.

 


John Joe Sheehan's work - markers and pens on beer mats



 Yvonne Condon's very fast response to the Examiner 125th Anniversary Exhibition.






Friday, 22 September 2017

Culture Night 2017 in Crawford Art Gallery

 Yvonne Condon creating give away speed portraits.



                                Impressions from Culture Night in the Crawford Art Gallery









Íde Ní Shúilleabháin demonstrating one of the art activities in a short time lapse film.

Katie Whelan @ Culture Night 2017



                               Katie's pop up studio in the Union Grind Espresso Bar is ready.



                                                             Katie Whelan in action. 

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Katie Whelan @ Culture Night

Katie Whelan's solo exhibition is on display in Union Grind Espresso Bar and on Culture Night you have the chance to meet the artist and see how she works. 



GASP artists @ Culture Night

The Magic of Cinema is a participatory film project between GASP artists and visual artist Linda Curtin. As part of the project, each artist was invited to respond to the various elements of cinema – the screen, the projector, the auditorium and the spectator. You can watch a teaser of the movie during culture night.  

Yvonne Condon will draw speed portraits and although Íde N Shúilleabháin will not be present in person, she will lead an art activity for the public. How? Come and see.



Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Yvonne Condon's art on display in Field of Dreams, Curraheen


Yvonne Condon has some of her acrylic paintings on display at the Field of Dreams in Curraheen until October 6 2017.
Directions to The Field of Dreams.
At the Kinsale Road roundabout take the exit onto the N40 ramp to N25/South Ring .Keep right at
the fork follow sign for N25/N22 N71,South Ring West and merge onto N40.At Junction 2 exit toward
Curaheen/ Bishopstown (West).At the roundabout take the second exit onto Curaheen Road.
Continue on this road and you will be directed to the designated parking area.
Coming from the East on the N22 take junction 1 exit to Cork (West) Ballincollig /Cork City /Blarney.
At the roundabout take the third exit. Travel over the flyover.At the roundabout take the first
exit.Turn left onto Curaheen Rd. Continue on this road and you will be directed to the designated
parking area. 



Friday, 1 September 2017

Art Exhibition by Íde Ní Shúilleabháin in Field of Dreams, Curraheen

Íde Ní Shúilleabháin has some of her coffee drawings on display at the Field of Dreams in Curraheen until October 6 2017.

Directions to The Field of Dreams.
At the Kinsale Road roundabout take the exit onto the N40 ramp to N25/South Ring .Keep right at
the fork follow sign for N25/N22 N71,South Ring West and merge onto N40.At Junction 2 exit toward
Curaheen/ Bishopstown (West).At the roundabout take the second exit onto Curaheen Road.
Continue on this road and you will be directed to the designated parking area.
Coming from the East on the N22 take junction 1 exit to Cork (West) Ballincollig /Cork City /Blarney.
At the roundabout take the third exit. Travel over the flyover.At the roundabout take the first
exit.Turn left onto Curaheen Rd. Continue on this road and you will be directed to the designated
parking area. 


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.