Blackstack Studio at the Blue Egg Gallery

Evocation             Sailing into port: Etching by Sylvia Hemmingway Evocation is an exhibition of fine art prints by seven members of Blackstack Studio in Kilkenny: Maeve Coulter, Mary Cullen Kelly, Clara de Frutos, Sylvia Hemmingway, Jacqueline O’Neill, Frank Rafter and Helen Robbins. The title does not refer to a specific […]

Incognito 2020

Have you checked out incognito.ie yet? Incognito is a Public Arts Initiative established in 2017.  Every cent from Incognito is used to fund Jack & Jill’s home nursing-care for very sick children, who do better at home, where they are well cared for by their parents with critical support from Jack & Jill nurses and […]

Print of the Month for March

The Print of the Month for March is ‘little hut’ by Clara de Frutos What’s the background to this print? When I started this print, I was kind of in an a “researching/experimenting moment”. I wanted to do an illustrated book using linocut as a technique. I decided to do it about Baba Yaga, as […]

Documentaries on KCLR: A Portrait of Printmaker Maeve Coulter

A Portrait of …… Print Maker Maeve Coulter Documentaries on KCLR: A Portrait of Printmaker Maeve Coulter. In case you missed this lovely chat with print maker Maeve Coulter then you can listen back here. It’s part of new series featuring artists talking about their work and it goes out every Sunday at 8pm (but […]

Print of the Month for February

Print of the Month for February is ‘Lumière Circuit’ No.5 by Irene Whyte Title: Lumière Circuit, No. 5 Description: Analogue 35mm Film Photography & Ink Jet Printing techniques on Folded tracing paper. 1. What’s the background to this print? This print series is influenced by BW silent movies.  It’s title was developed  after a visit  to […]

Print of the Month for January

The Print of the Month for January 2020 is ‘Dispatcher’ by Angelina Foster                                       What’s the background to this print? One of my favourite artworks is “Dispatcher” for a number of personal reasons. The 2-colour screenprint is […]

Print of the Month for December

Print of the Month for December is ‘Yes!’ by Jacqueline O’ Neill                               What’s the background to this print? This print is of Jake, my beautiful lurcher, beautiful but troubled. He can be playful, cheeky, funny, (very) naughty, relaxed and joyously […]

Maeve Coulter At Soho Photo Gallery New York

One of Maeve Coulter’s incredible rust-print screenprints is on show in the Soho Photo Gallery, New York for the Alternative Processes exhibition. The selection was made by Christopher James, the photographer and author of Alternative Photographic Processes. He made the selection from a submission of nearly 900 entries. The Soho Photo Gallery was founded in […]

Drypoint Workshop with Maeve Coulter

We are delighted to announce that Maeve Coulter is running another Drypoint workshop on the 7th & 8th December 2019. Please note that there are only two places left on this workshop so if you are interested in booking a place, email Deirdre as soon as possible! All bookings made through Deirdre Southey, Kilkenny Arts […]