- Backwater Artists Group & Cork Printmakers
Open Backwater Artists Group & Cork Printmakers Monday 13 - Friday 17 November 2017 This five day event includes exhibitions, tours & demos ALL EVENTS ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC, BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Angela Gilmour is a member of both Backwater Artists Group and Cork Prinmakers.
Backwater Artists Group Founded in 1990 by graduates of the CIT Crawford College of Art & Design and is dedicated to providing studios of a professional standard for Visual Artists. It is one of the largest purpose built artists’ studios in Ireland and is an equal opportunities Art Facility. It is committed to addressing issues concerning the practice of Visual Arts and to promoting improved conditions for Artists. There are a total of 28 studios, 22 of which are Painting/Mixed Media and 6 Sculpture. 40 artists currently work in the studios. Backwater Artists Group is supported by Cork City Council and the Arts Council.
Current Artists: David Barrett, Johnny Bugler, Conall Cary, Elaine Coakley, Lorraine Cooke, Ciáran Cronin, Brían Crotty, Stephen Doyle, Cassandra Eustace, Megan Eustace, Tracy Fitzgerald, Mags Geaney, Angela Gilmour, Sean Hanrahan, Eileen Healy, Kevin Holland, Helen Horgan, Gary Kearney, Jo Kelley, Fiona Kelly, Fionnuala Kelly, John Kent, Marilyn Lennon, Susanne Leutenegger, Róisín Lewis, Amanda Lynch, Peter Martin, Donna McNamara, Lorraine Neeson, Éilis Ní Fhaoláin, Deirdre O’ Brien, Helen O’ Keffee, Susan O’Leary, Klaudia Olszynska, Ben Reilly, Christopher Samuels, Angie Shanahan, Luke Sisk, Darn Thorn, Tina Whelan.
Cork Printmakers Cork Printmakers offers artists a creative environment in which to make fine art prints. It is one of the leading open access print studios in Ireland and a key fixture in international print development. Our mission is to provide, manage and maintain an excellent printmaking facility, equipment and specialist materials. The Studio addresses the technical concerns of artist printmakers; promotes multi-disciplinary and innovative approaches to art practice and creates opportunities for artists through exhibitions and networking, both nationally and internationally. Public appreciation and experience of printmaking is actively encouraged through innovative education programmes which span all ages. Cork Printmakers acknowledges the financial support of the Arts Council and Cork City Council.