Tuesday 12 August 2014 | 6pm
Free entry, all welcome.
Alan Butler in conversation with Rayne Booth.
Studio Talks at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios are informal events in which member studio artists discuss their recent work in the familiar surroundings of their own studio. These events are free of charge, and provide an opportunity to gain an insight into the particular motivations behind an artist’s work.
Alan Butler has been working from his studio at TBG+S for almost 4 years, and is now nearing the end of his time as a studio member. During this time, his work has developed considerably and he has exhibited nationally and internationally. On Tuesday 12 August, Alan will open his studio to present and discuss his recent work with TBG+S Programme Curator Rayne Booth. Participation and discussion from attendees is encouraged.
Alan Butler (b. Dublin, 1981) graduated from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin in 2004 with a BA in Fine Art, specializing in new media. Between 2008-2009 he completed a MA in Fine Art at Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore. Butler’s work since has been featured in many solo and group projects/exhibitions some of which include: The Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore; École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin; The LAB, Dublin; G126, Galway; Galway Arts Centre, Galway; The Mermaid, Wicklow; The Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin; Dublin Contemporary 2011; Solas Nua, Washington, D.C.; Mina Dresden, San Francisco; RUA RED, Dublin; Demon’s Mouth, Oslo. His work has also been featured in projects for Tumblr.com and UNIQLO (NYC). He currently occupies a studio at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin and lectures in Photography and Lens-based Media at Limerick School of Art and Design, Ireland.
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