Official Opening & Wine Reception
Larry Dunne is a Wexford based visual artist & illustrator, who after achieving his B.A. in Fine Art at the National College of Art and Design and PGDip in Cultural Event Management at IADT, Dunne returned to his native Enniscorthy in 2017 to continue his career in the visual arts with emphasis on his own practice of surreal and vibrant illustrations.
Dunne is Visual Arts Editor of Tales From The Forest, a quarterly online literary magazine, Lead Designer of Enniscorthy Arts Trail, an annual event that transforms spaces in Enniscorthy into accessible visual arts studios and galleries, and is currently Visual Arts and Marketing Associate at The Presentation Centre.
In Quare Taken, Dunne reflects on the homophobia he experienced while growing up in rural Ireland. The surreal and vibrant nature of his illustrations juxtaposed with the relentless prejudice that Dunne experienced in his native Enniscorthy combine into a fascinating response to the past, and provides an insight into the enduring effects that such an environment can have on mental health.
This exhibition opens as part of Wexford Literary Festival 2019 and runs until August 16th.
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