10 to 19 June
ART WORKS Prize Awards Party: 16 June, 8pm
Carlow Arts Festival and VISUAL Carlow present ART WORKS, the 37th annual open submission exhibition and art prize. Running for 10 days at VISUAL and St Patrick’s College, in a quick burst, this exhibition celebrates the energy, creative power and diversity of visual arts practices in Ireland. It features work by artists selected from open submission:
Doireann Ní Ghrioghair, Jenny Brady, Jennifer Trouton, Gabhann Dunne, Susan Mac William, Bennie Reilly, Bridget O’Gorman, Tom Climent, Marcel Vidal, Mark P Cullen, Martina O’Brien, Bartosz Kolata, David Beattie, Paul Hallahan, Helen Blake, Stephen Morris, Robert Dunne, Blaise Smith, Susan Connolly, Katie Watchorn, Tracy White Fitzgerald, Tom Climent, Patrick Redmond, Paddy Joe Rickard, Michelle Deignan, Maria O’Brien, Mella Travers, Michelle Browne, Hanneke van Ryswyk, Hugh McGettigan, Cecile Johnson Soliz, Jane Rainey, Vera Ryklova, Rebecca Bradley, Alan Phelan, Lee Welch, Seán Guinan, Samuel Tobin, Roisin Lewis, Anna Boyle, Gypsy Ray, Tommie Lehane, Paul Mosse, Tom Fitzgerald, Mandy O Niell, Jonathan Mayhew, Tia Vellani, Kate Nolan, Michelle Byrne, Meghan Heeney, Gregory Sean Sheehan, Richard Carr, Kevin Gaffney and Joan Sugrue.
as well as 5 invited artists; Stephen McKenna, Denis McNulty, Aideen Barry, Jaki Irvine and Brian Duggan.
This year ART WORKS has been selected by Annie Fletcher, Senior Curator, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven and Claire Feeley, Producer Barbican, London.