Members Annual Exhibition
Feb 25th - March 11th
Anyone can become a member of the Cork Arts Society on payment of a small annual subscription. Each year all members are invited to submit up to three pieces for selection for the annual exhibition at the Lavit Gallery. A different panel of selectors is chosen each year to select an exhibition from these submissions, with the panel usually comprising of two artists and a regular visitor to the gallery.
This year 179 pieces were submitted to be exhibited, with just over 57% (103) of these being chosen, for display. The nature of this exhibition means that it is open to people from many walks of life, amateur, professional, young and old and this lends a great variety and selection to the subjects and styles on show.
Artists in this year's exhibition include: Patsy Atkinson, Jesus Barbado, Anne Bologna, Laszlo Boros, Carol Breen, Pam Carroll, Eoin Cassidy, Izabella Ciechacka, Linda Sebeo Cohu, Padraigin Cooney, Brigid Delahunty, Wendy Dison, Terry Fitzgerald, Pat Flaherty, Gwenda Forde, Jeremiah Galvin, Mary Gough, Clare Greene, Kathrin Guenther, Noella Harrington, Maeve Hickey, Sue Jacob, Denis Keenan, Josef Keys, Damaris Lysaght, Anne McCarthy, Frank McGee, Maeve McManamon, Declan Malone, Hazel Moon, Madelaine Murphy, Therese Newman, Aoife Ni Dhonnabhain, Hilary Nunan, Colm O' Brien, Una O'Brien, Rita O' Connell, Deirdre O'Donnell, Ann Marie O'Donovan, Helen O'Keeffe, Micheal O' Muirthile, Brendan O'Neill, Lone O'Reilly, Tadhg O'Scanaill, Margaret O'Sullivan, Mary O'Sullivan, Nuala O'Sullivan, Sheila O'Sullivan, Anne Patrick, Dee Pieters, William Rattray, Bridget Ryan, Jacinta Ryan, Elizabeth Scannell, Kay Scully, Eileen Singleton, Karin Smyth, Lesley Stothers, Lorna Swanton, Jules Thomas, Edward Yen Sang, Sabine Weissbach, Michael Whelton, Peter Wolstenholme.
Izabella Ciechacka Wendy Dison Una O' Brien
Margaret O' Sullivan
The Lavit Craft Collection,
Selected Paintings and prints from
film 'The Secret of Kells.'
Caroline Dolan Ellen Horan
Here at the Lavit we have a strong focus on quality Irish craft. You will findceramics from crafts people such as Alan Boyle, Caroline Dolan, Sonja Gunther, Andrew Ludick, Brid Lyons, Neil McGrath, Marcus O'Mahony, Sara Roberts, Mandy Parslow and Julian Smith. Beautiful works in Brendan Hogg and Kieran Higgins' wood taking the shape of bowls, honey dippers by Hilary Hale and wine stoppers by Matt Jones. Not to mention glass work by Kathryna Cushiere and Maura Whelan. Work will also be included by Sinead Fagan, Kira O'Brien, Eileen Singleton, Lesley Stothers, and many many more.
Also on display is a varied selection of paintings from our stock of talented artists. You can view fine examples of contemporary fine art from artists such as Ross Stewart, Horace Lysaght, Dee Pieters, Patrick Cashin, Mairead Geary, Eadaoin Harding Kemp, David Jenkins, John O'Connor, Susan O'Regan, Jules Thomas, Andre Van Schaijk among others.
A Selection of Prints fromThe Secret Of Kells
Cartoon Saloon is the Academy Award nominated ® animation studio based in Kilkenny andestablished by animators Tomm Moore, Paul Young and Nora Twomey in 1999. Since then, it has grown into a multi-award winning Animation studio with world-widereputation for its animated feature films, TV series, short-films and as bookillustrators. The critical success of the studio was recognised when itreceived an Academy Award nomination® for the feature filmThe Secret of Kells in 2010.
There are a selection of 6 limited edition prints from the film -The Secret of Kells signed by director,Tomm Moore on display and for sale at the gallery. The selections of prints represent the most iconic images from the film and are made up of the key scene illustrations from each significant part of the film. With inspiration from the Book of Kells itself combined with elements and interpretations of the natural landscape and wildlife in Ireland.
Moon Man, is cartoon saloon's latest film and it will be screened at 11.00am on Tuesday November 12that Triskel, Christchurch, as part of the Cork Film Festival.
Gift Vouchers available
With so much beautiful craft, paintings, sculpture and print on display it can be hard to choose a piece. Gift Vouchers are on sale here in the gallery and make an excellent gift!