Collocate – Artists’ Talk

Aleksandra Rosiak

Orla, Eoin and Paul will talk about their arts practice and creative processes and demonstrate some of the media they use in their work. Visitors will be invited to try out some of the techniques discussed. COLLOCATE (to set or place together, especially side by side ) Exhibition by Eoin O’Malley + Paul Bokslag + Orla Callaghan 7 – 25th …

COLLOCATE An exhibition of work by Eoin O’Malley, Paul Bokslag and Orla Callaghan

Aleksandra Rosiak

COLLOCATE (To set or place together, especially side by side) An exhibition of work by Eoin O’Malley, Paul Bokslag and Orla Callaghan Wednesday 8th – Saturday 25th August 2018 Children’s Gallery, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare Oficial Launch by Dominic Thorpe Saturday 11 August at 6pm Artists Talk Saturday 25th August 2pm Artists Eoin O’Malley and Orla Callaghan have …

Exhibition: M7 by Michael Holly

Aleksandra Rosiak

M7 16’30” looped digital video and multi-channel sound Vocal commentary from Liam Kenny An exhibition by Michael Holly McKenna Gallery In May of this year, I walked the length of the M7 Motorway, from the Naas interchange to the Rathroe roundabout outside Limerick City, weaving along the secondary roads, the country lanes, the underpasses and overpasses of this monumental and …

Home is where the Art is II

Aleksandra Rosiak

Home is where the Art is II A collaborative youth-led art project and exhibition The Children’s Gallery Now in its second year, Home Is Where the Art Is is a youth-led project, matching professional artists with schools and youth groups across Kildare to encourage and foster creativity. Riverbank Arts Centre invited youth community groups to work with us and a …

Meet the Artist: Eoin O’Malley

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The work in Eoin O’Malley’s exhibition Borderland illustrates how much he has achieved in the past eight years since starting to paint with in 2008. In this behind the scenes presentation Eoin will show a short film about himself and his journey as an artist, demonstrating how he paints holding his brushes in his mouth. Then the audience will be …

Visual Arts: Eoin O’Malley Borderland

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The essence of Eoin O’Malley’s work as a painter is the energy he transmits in all of his images. Eoin’s source material is often found in the mountainous landscape around his home in Baltinglass Co. Wicklow but also in looking at astronomical phenomena and images of the world as seen from above. The title work of this exhibition ‘Borderland’ reflects …

Visual Arts: Orla Barry Otherworldly

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Orla is a painter whose work embraces the beauty of the natural world expressing its atmosphere of magic and enchantment. Inspiration for this exhibition has come from her most recent residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. The fairytale aspect of the centre’s building and interiors and surrounding scenery appealed to Orla’s style of work and resonate with the essence of …

Visual Arts: Ciarán Burke A Tree for a Scoodoo

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Two projects by Ciaran Burke, oneTree365 and Scoodoos celebrate the beauty and importance of trees. oneTree365 documents one year in the life of a tree, 365 photographs of a grey willow growing on a quiet country lane in Mayo. On that same lane the first Scoodoo appeared. Twig and branch sculptures are representations of individual Scoodoos, tree spirits that are …

The Creative Well Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Monday 12th October

The Creative Well Visiting Artist Lecture Series Monday 12th October 7pm – 8pm Riverbank Arts Centre: Conference Room Artist: Pat Curran Pat Curran is a recent MA graduate in painting from the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Dublin. He is an early school leaver from a working class background, who found his way back into the formal …