PRINTED MATTER, the Galway Print Studio Annual Members' Show, opens next week and promises to be an in depth exploration of printmaking in the west of Ireland.
Featuring works created through contemporary techniques, as well as traditional methods, will be held in the Connacht Printworks Gallery, Market Street, from Wednesday August 17 to Sunday 27. Among those exhibiting is 2015 Galway Print Studio Bursary Award winner and GMIT fine art print graduate, Mike Davoren.
Visitors to the exhibition can also win an box-set containing the work by Galway and Irish printmakers. All proceeds from the draw go towards Galway Print Studio. Tickets are available via galwayprintstudio.ie/ and at the exhibition.
Galway Print Studio has been selected to represent Ireland at Euro Celtic Art 2016, part of the 46th Festival Interceltique in Lorient, Brittany. The exhibition, L’esprit de Galway, features the work by Norah Brennan, Shane Crotty, Mike Davoren, Mary Geeleher, Louise Hynes, Vanessa Jordan, Pauline Kane, Ger O’Brien, Brendan O’Sullivan, Heidi Reich, Mary Ryan, Elena Santos, and Serena Slevin.