Art Exhibitions during Wexford Opera Festival
Check out the
Wexford Fringe site for details of all exhibitions during Wexford Opera Festival.
Selection:
Something artful this way comes is a group exhibition at 24 Selskar (opposite Spectrum). Features the work of Jonathan Murphy, Andrew Kenny, Mary O'Connor, Nick Jarman. The exhibition is nothing if not varies with paper cut light box sculptures, fine art ink drawings and abstract screen prints. Curated by Jonathan Murphy. Officially opens 7pm, Sat, Oct 14.
Wexford Arts Centre hosts Orla Barry: Breaking Rainbows - a live performance/installation with an exhibition opening Sat, Oct 21 (9.30pm) and live performances Oct 20 and 21 (nightly 8pm). Exhibition runs to Nov 18.
Kelly's Hotel, Rosslare hosts a solo exhibition by local artist Caroline Ward. Open Wed, Oct 18 (7pm). Caroline always amasses a big collection of red dots at festival time. Indeed, the very fact that she is exhibiting at Kelly's tells its own story. Highly recommended.
The Blue Egg Gallery on John's Gate Street, Wexford has a small but carefully selected array of artist-designed arts and crafts. Their festival exhibition is always a cut above.
The Pigyard Gallery, Wexford is a lovely little space in the Selskar area of town. Exhibitions here are always worth checking out.
Greenacres Gallery on Trimmers Lane is not just the pre and post opera meeting point for food and grog, it is home to the largest festival exhibition making it a magnet for art lovers.
The Collins-Grant Gallery on Rowe Street keeps its offering fresh, quirky and affordable. Pádraig's photographs are a big draw.

The Gaslamp Gallery, Esmonde Street, Gorey, Co Wexford
Regular exhibitions of local and national artists.
www.thegaslampgallery.com

Wexford Open Studio Art Trail
The Wexford Open Studio Art Trail presents an opportunity to go behind the scenes and meet some of the county's prominent artists and crafts people in their studios.
www.wexfordopenstudioarttrail.com

Denis Collins Gallery / Padraig Grant Studio, Rowe St, Wexford
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Denis-Collins-Gallery
https://www.facebook.com/padraig.grant

Wexford County Council Art Collection Monthly Guided Tour
There is a wonderful art collection at Wexford County Council's new hq. The late and much respected Mairéad Furlong gave monthly tours of the collection. Not sure what the current situation is re tours.
www.wexfordcoco.ie

Blue Egg Gallery, John's Gate Street, Wexford
The Blue Egg Gallery opened in the Autumn of 2011. Owner Mary Gallagher has a real a real passion for quality Irish arts and crafts. Look out for work by local Wexford crafts makers/designers - rugs by Denis Kenny of Ceadogan Rugs, embroidered textiles by Ann Duggan, woven willow and bark wall pieces by Terry Dunne, stained glass by Helen McLean and furniture by Tommy Kelly. Occasional lectures/demonstrations.
https://www.facebook.com/blueegggallery

Ros Tapestry, New Ross, Co Wexford
Over the last decade or so, 150 volunteers have been embroidering the large panels 72” x 54” of the Ros Tapestry which, in 15 panels, tells the story of the arrival of the Normans in Ireland and the founding of the international port of New Ross in 1201 by William Marshal. The ten completed panels are on display in New Ross. www.rostapestry.com

David Daly at The Pumphouse, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Wexford
Catch him here once a year ... at Opera Festival time. His watercolours of birds adorn many a Wexford wall.

B.A. (Hon) in Art, Wexford Campus, Westgate
For further details on the B.A. (Art) visit Institute of Technology Carlow at Wexford Campus School of Art and Design, Westgate, Wexford. More info at
www.wexfordcampus.

Libraries of Co. Wexford
Details of goings on at
Co Wexford Libraries.

Newtownbarry House Gallery, Bunclody
Newtownbarry House Gallery is a member of The Wexford Arts Trail. Tel 053 9376383.

Pigyard Gallery at Spectrum, Selskar, Wexford
The Pigyard Gallery, one of Wexford's top gallery spaces.

Greenacres Gallery, Selskar, Wexford
See selection of work online at
www.greenacres.ie.
The gallery is the largest in Wexford. Big selection of sculpture. Artists who have exhibited, or been shown, at Greenacres include Mark Ainsworth, Brian Ballard RUA, Jean Bardon, John Behan RHA, Liam Belton RHA, Pauline Bewick, Orla de Bri, John Brobbel RBA, Louis le Brocquy HRHA, James Brohan, Ken Browne, Patrick Cahill, Eithne Carr RHA, Eamon Carter, Cody, Clifford Collie, Peter Collis RHA, Eamon Colman, Barrie Cooke HRHA, Elizabeth Cope, Malachy Costello, David Crone RHA, Michael Cullen RHA, Jonathan Dalton, Gillian Deeny, Corrina Earlie, Felim Egan, James English RHA, Simon English, Michael Gemmel, Trevor Geoghegan, Gemma Guihan, Charles Harper RHA, Raphael Hynes, Paul Kelly, Bernadette Kiely, John Kingerlee, Ludmila Korol, Graham Knuttel, Sonja Landweer, Jimmy Lawlor, Ciaran Lennon, Paddy Lennon, Pamela Leonard, Maria Levinge, Bernadette Madden, Eddie Mooney HRHA, John Morris, Ian McAllister, Brett McEntagart RHA, Henry McGrane, Sean McSweeney HRHA, Elisabeth O'Brien, Eilis O'Connell RHA, Eamonn O'Doherty, Mark O'Neill, Iwona O'Reilly, Vida Pain, Peter Pearson, Molly Poencet, George Potter RHA, Liam Roberts, Thomas Ryan PPRHA, Neil Shawcross (bottom image), Anita Shelbourne RHA, John Shinnors, Joseph Sloan, John Noel Smith, Rose Stapleton, Sarah Walker, Conor Walton, Helen Blair, Aidan Butler, Patrick Cahill, George Carpendale, Doris Dittrich, Mike Duhan, Joe Dunne RHA, Paul Christopher Flynn, Eoin MacLochlainn, Paul Maloney, Nicola Morrin, Iwona Nartowska O’Reilly, Brian Palm, Mieke Vanmechelen, Manus Walsh, Alison Kay and Caroline Ward.

Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764.
Wexford Arts Centre is the town's oldest exhibition space. In Catherine Bowe it has, arguably, the best curator in the southeast.

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