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Kilbeggan students show the value of publicly funded art

In a council-sponsored collaboration between a community artist and transition year students from the Mercy Convent in the town, the school now has a permanent art installation in the medium of relief printmaking, and based on a theme of “a sense of place”.

Two visual artists win Mayo County Council bursaries

Two Tyrone Guthrie bursaries from Mayo County Council have been awarded to visual artists Mary Noonan and Will O’Kane. Every year Mayo County Council offers two bursary awards to artists born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan. Each bursary covers all board and lodging expenses for a two-week period, plus the use of a studio if relevant.

Tyrone Guthrie recipients announced

Every year Mayo County Council offers two bursary awards to artists born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan. Each bursary covers all board and lodging expenses for a two-week period, plus the use of a studio if relevant. There are a variety of work spaces including studios, a music room for composers and musicians, a multi-media room and a large rehearsal and performance space.

Westmeath students dazzle in an array of ‘junk kouture’ at regional final

It was a full house at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone recently for the Western Regional Final of the ERP Junk Kouture Recycled Fashion Competition which saw the top 80 entries from the west take to the catwalk in their self-made creations. The competition, which is in its second year, challenges second level students to rework trash and other recycled materials into remarkable high-end couture fashion. Milliner Rachel Feeley, visual artist Ann Eingfield, dressmaker and designer Terry McGann, and head of corporate communications at ERP Ireland Yvonne Holmes judged on the night and were blown away by the standard and variety on show.

‘I feel outside of language’ - author Louise Stern on silence and communication

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AMONG THE many notable writers coming to Cúirt this year is American Louise Stern, author of the much-praised short story collection, Chattering.

Made in Ballinasloe exhibition

THE BALLINASLOE artist collective Group 8 launch their third annual exhibition of art and writing, Made in Ballinasloe, this Saturday at 7pm in The Regency Room in Hayden’s Hotel.

Donal Casey Midlands artist making waves with political cartoons

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It shouldn’t be surprising that a visual artist is, well, visual. I can’t count the number of times cartoonist Donal Casey goes off to find a sketch or object, search the internet, or open a book to show me exactly what he means.

New poetry collection from Amit Mediratta

POET AND VISUAL artist Amit Mediratta will launch his new collection of poetry, Ecstatic Flights/Manhattan Nights in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop tomorrow at 6pm.

Two exhibitions at Custom House studios as part of Westport Arts Festival

Custom House Studios Westport Quay with Westport Arts Festival 2011 is hosting two new exhibitions, Glass Flowers by Emma Bourke which runs until October 23, and The Past is Another Country by Jackie Nickerson which runs until October 16.

Galway Theatre Festival returns next month

POPULAR IRISH actor Don Wycherly recently launched the fourth Galway Theatre Festival which will run from October 25 to 31.

 

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