Vestige | Louth Craftmark at Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda

Vestige | Louth Craftmark at Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda


04/12/2020 - 30/01/2021    


Droichead Arts Centre
Stockwell Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth

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a trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists.

“the last vestiges of colonialism”


a part or organ of an organism which has become reduced or functionless in the course of evolution.

Vestige is a selected body of work from Louth Craftmark members featuring contemporary craft design and visual art. Taking the word ‘Vestige’ as a starting point, members were asked to explore what trace, imprint or evidence of their practice they expect to leave behind for future generations. Artists include: Grace Brennan, Jane Campbell, Mary Cowan, Orlaith Cullinane, Maureen Finn, Robert Kelly, Michael Kobuladze, Caoimhe McCarthy and Rachel Tinniswood.

The selection panel was made up of artists Brian Hegarty & Vivienne Byrne, and Droichead Director, Collette Farrell.

View the exhibition ONLINE in the Droichead Arts Centre VIEWING ROOM

Louth Craftmark Network, founded in 2006, is a collective of makers and visual artists based in and around Co Louth. It is an impact driven membership organisation, currently with 57 members, with the potential to increase membership to all those engaged in creative practice in and around Louth. The network has widely exhibited nationally and strives to support makers and artists through access to funding, networking and collaborative projects. The creative disciplines of our membership include ceramics, print, jewellry, textiles, painting, sculpture, woodwork and furniture. All members are engaged working full-time or part-time in their discipline.

Gallery Opening Hours:

11am – 4pm | Tuesday – Saturday

Box Office Opening Hours:

10am – 4pm | Tuesday – Saturday

Image: Crossings (Ceramic) Artist: Maureen Finn Photograph: Rory Moore

Adhering to all Covid protocols, we welcome visitors to the exhibition. Capacity is limited and visitors must wear a mask. The gallery is open 11am – 4pm, Tue to Sat. Priority will be given to our senior, vulnerable visitors and visitors with disabilities from 11am – 1pm. When you arrive we will take your name and contact details. We ask all our visitors and audiences to be aware of, and adhere to all Government and HSE guidelines including: Wash your hands often for a minimum of 20 seconds. Work with us to promote social distancing. Patron are asked not to visit if they display any Covid symptoms.

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