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THE ARCTIC, migration, memory, and changing environments will come together in a new exhibition by Galway artist Selma Makela, which opens tomorrow.
2014 promises to be an exciting year for Galway Arts Centre’s visual art programme. Despite funding cuts to the arts for five consecutive years, the Dominick Street gallery is still working with a superb mix of Irish and international artists in solo and group exhibitions. The visual art education programme is also reaching new levels with major projects for young people and older people in 2014.
GMIT’s newly formed Centre for Creative Arts and Media (CCAM) is continuing to develop a legacy of award-winning lecturers and students. Two graduates and a lecturer have won top prizes at this year’s Claremorris Open Exhibition, which runs until October 5.
Documentary premiere in Castlebar
Throughout the month of September Ballina Arts Centre will host New Work, an exhibition of paintings by Galway-based artist Selma Makela. In her work, Makela explores the boundless location of memory and experience. Often using weather phenomena, she describes an area that resists easy definition. The work created inhabits a place of silent ambiguity which prioritises an area beyond that of constructive reason. The paintings in the Ballina exhibition are a collection of distilled fragments which create endless suggested narratives and possibilities, both real and boundless.