LOVE THE LAVIT GALLERY THIS CHRISTMAS
Christmas has arrived at the Lavit Gallery with upstairs and downstairs being transformed into a winter wonderland of original gift ideas - beautiful handmade Christmas decorations, a huge variety of ceramics - from vases to choir singers and clowns. There is also a lovely selection of wooden items- bowls, wine stoppers, honey dippers and beautiful jewellery boxes. Glass lamps and vases, silk scarves, batiks, hand bound notebooks and mixed media pictures all also feature. As well as this beautiful craft, we have a huge selection of paintings, prints and sculptures, so there is a huge variety of things to look at here, at the moment. Craftspeople that feature include Anne Bologna, Caroline Dolan, Erich Fichtner, Sonja Guenther, Ellen Horan, Jerpoint Glass, Brid Lyons, Andrew Ludick, Gillian Nunan and Shelly Potts to name but a few, while artists include Tom Climent, Joe Dunne, William Crozier, Martin Gale, Tim Goulding, Eadaoinn Harding Kemp, Raphael Llewellyn, Dee Pieters, Walter Verling and many many more. So, well worth popping in to get some unique Irish art and craft for Christmas.
Grainne Watts Ellen Horan Etain Hickey
Eadaoin Harding Kemp Marianne Klopp
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!