Cork Artists at Doswell Gallery, Rosscarbery

Posted on: 6th May, 2014

Category: Arts & Entertainment

Contributor: West Cork People

Above: Paul Ringrose

The exhibition season at Doswell Gallery, Rosscarbery starts with an exciting and varied show of work from 10 County Cork artists.

CORMAC BOYDELL from Allihies, but well known throughout Ireland for his richly decorated and narrative terracotta wall plates, has produced 4 new pieces for this show.

MONICA BOYLE from Castletownsend is showing a series of 6 stitched and painted canvases using a Venetian Red theme.

ANNE CROSSEY from Loch Hyne, relatively new as a practitioner of the visual arts but a respected philosopher, is showing a set of 6 abstract paintings from her Magickal Technologies series.

RICHARD DAY,an Art Therapist and living in Bandon, has watercolour and mixed media work inspired the west Cork landscape and his life in London.

TIM GOULDING, from Allihies and a member of AOSDANA has included 3 works from his Patching the Void series, gracefully textured pieces concerned with unravelling and patching.

IAN HUMPHREYS, residing on Heir island and recently returned from a residency at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation in Bethany, USA is exhibiting his Bach Cello Elegy Studies made at the Foundation.

DONNA MCNAMARA from Cork City and well known for her printmaking has produced a series of paintings for this exhibition mainly drawing on her experiences at a residency in the International Scoula Graphic Venezia during the 2013 Venice Biennale.

SUSAN O’REGAN from Rosscarbery is showing some new multi-layered, vibrant and energetic coastal paintings.

PAUL RINGROSE from Reen is exhibiting two of his very popular luscious and verdant woodland interiors.

JOHN SIMPSON, from Sherkin Island, has produced 6 new coastal works for this show and his use of colour evokes an understanding of the island’s changing weather, light and atmosphere.

The exhibition opens on Saturday May 3 at 7pm and everyone is welcome to view the works and talk to the artists.  The exhibition continues until Monday June 16 and the gallery is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday from 11.30am to 6pm.  Images of some of the paintings on display can be seen on or Facebook DoswellGallery.

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