Category: Visual Artists Cafe

Visual Artist’s Cafe, ArtLinks Artists @ VISUAL Carlow

November 25, 2015 – November 25, 2015

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art

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VAIVISUALArtLinksA Visual Artists Ireland event in partnership with ArtLinks the four Local Authority Arts Offices in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford County Council regions hosted by VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow.

As part of a seminar day on Models of Exhibition Programming by VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art.



(11.30 – 12.30) Panel Discussion on Exhibition Models: Open Submission


Mary Cremin, Curator of Tulca, Galway 2015
Rachael Gilbourne & Kate Strain: Curatorial Collective RGKSKRG
Blaise Smith ARHA: RHA Annual Exhibition
Moderated by Emma-Lucy O’ Brien

(12.30 – 13.30)  Lunch

(13.30 – 17.30) VAI & ArtLinks Artists Café

VAI and ArtLinks present a series of short presentations by 8 selected artists, 2 from each of the counties Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford who received funding in 2015 as part of the ArtLinks bursary scheme for specific projects. This is an opportunity for ArtLinks artists to present and share their work with peers and curators during the day. Presentations will be roughly 15mins each including Q&A. The Visual Artist’s Café is part of an ongoing initiative by VAI to foster artists networks, connections amongst artistic peers and other fine art professionals.


Alan Counihan – Kilkenny
Pauline O’Connell – Kilkenny
Rosalind Murray – Carlow
Liam O’Neill / Paradox Pictures – Carlow
Sarah Lincoln – Waterford
Blawnin Clancy – Waterford
David Begley / Wexford
Hanneke Van Ryswyk / Wexford

The artists will make short 20min presentations on their work followed by questions and answers.  Liam O’Niell will screen his recent short film Lost & Found.


Show & Tell for Kerry Artists @ Siamsa Tire Tralee

December 4, 2015 – December 4, 2015

Siamsa Tire

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Visual Artists Ireland in partnership with Siamsa Tire

Join us at Siamsa Tire on Fri 4 Dec for one of our ever-popular Show and Tell events involving 8 – 10 local artists presenting their work.  Register here if you wish to present at the event.