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Gallery 20ten, Waterford
Retrospective solo exhibition of paintings, photographs and mixed media sculptures and installations created between 2008 and 2018. Inspired by natural habitats and exploring the boundary-lines that separate, link, divide, protect or connect. A liminal space between what was and will be; a place of transformation. More information here ->
'treelines & skylines exhibition
Greyfriars Municipal Gallery, Waterford
Featuring paintings from the Waterford Municipal Art Collection and artwork by Transition Year students from Ard Scoil na Mara, De la Salle College, the Presentation Convent and Waterpark College.
Senator Grace O'Sullivan will officially open the exhibition on Thursday 15th February at 7.30pm. Guest speaker Ray McGrath from the Irish Wildlife Trust.
The exhibition was curated and workshops facilitated by Christine O'Brien. Grant aided by Waterford City and County Council as part of their Schools Participation Programme. Click here for more information
Other NEWS :
Collaboration between Group 20ten and River Barn Artists ( Cappaquin, Co. Waterford)
Gallery 20ten will continue at 18a Lombard Street to Summer 2018
2017 | Genius Loci | Gallery 20ten | Imagine Arts Festival | 4th October to November 11th
Exhibition of paintings, sculpture, prints and photography inspired by Spirit of Place. Work by Pat Carri, Darragh Lyons, Pat McArdle, Christine O'Brien, Conor Rush, Milia T Maddock and Beata Zakrzewska.
Culture Night - Open Studio - September 2017 - 19 Lombard St. 5.30 - 8.30pm Culture Night.
2015: Taking Leave, Solo exhibition, Sonic Dreams, Soma Contemporary Gallery.
Recent Arts Facilitation
2018: Tramore Coastguard Cultural Centre Classes restart in January, visitors welcome more info
2017-2018: hedges and treelines: Waterford City & County Council TY Arts Participation Programme
2016: 30 years / Artists / Places, guest workshop facilitator, Greyfriars Gallery.
2015: Art Workshop at Ambiosonic Festival, Forêt des Maures, Provence, France, June
2016: The Joy of Painting in Watercolour, with Jack O'Hare
2016: The Joy of Painting in Watercolour, Co-author Jack O'Hare more info via Culture Fox
Recent Awards/ grants
2017-18: Waterford City & County Council Transition Year Arts Participation Programme
Artist RESIDENCY :
Imbolc to Bealtaine 2014 - artist-in-residence - SOMA Contemporary Gallery Waterford
February to May - Working on an art installation as part of the continuing weave series of works, and delighted to have to space to work with materials grown and harvested from our own garden. An installation inspired by the 2012 oil on canvas ‘Nine Nests’ created in response to the National Bealtaine Festival, and part of the 'Weave - Boundaryline' series of works.
|© Christine O'Brien 2006- 2018 | all images, paintings, photographs © Christine O'Brien|