Golden Fleece Award Winners

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We are delighted to issue our Shortlist for the 2016 Award. The selected artists are

  Gerry Davis (painting)
  Liam Flynn (wood turning)
  Sara Flynn (ceramics)
  Jennifer Trouton (painting)

The winner will be announced at the Award ceremony which will take place on March 8th 2016.

Golden Fleece Artist News


Eamon O'Kane Exhibiting at Mermaid Arts Centre

Eamon O'Kane is one of four artists with stories to tell about the world and their place in it, in the There are Little Kingdoms exhibition showing at the Mermaid Arts Centre in Wocklow. 11th February - 19th March 2016.



Clive Bright Drawings at the Hyde Bridge Gallery

Earth, an exhibition of exploratory drawings by Clive Bright, is on show at the Hyde Bridge Gallery in Sligo.

3rd - 23rd February 2016.




Bridget O'Gorman exhibiting at The LAB Gallery

Bridget O'Gorman's In the Flesh, the first of a series of three exhibitions where contemporary artists have been invited to make new work in response to the 1916 Rising in collaboration with other research partners and institutions, is showing at The LAB Gallery in Dublin. Bridget's installation was created in collaboration with Brenda Malone of the National Museum of Ireland and writer Sue Rainsford. 28th January - 12th March 2016.



Sean Lynch's Venice Biennale 2015 Installation on tour

Sean Lynch's ambitious installation Adventure: Capital, which was originally commissioned for the Irish pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale, is now being shown at a number of locations around Ireland, starting with Limerick City Gallery of Art (where some of his other projects are also on show), 21st January - 24th March 2016.



Caoimhe Kilfeather at Solstice Arts Centre

As one of the artiits showing work at the three-person exhibition Duality of Form running in the Solstice Arts Centre in Navan, Caoimhe Kilfeather is starting a year full of projects and commissions by showing work exploring how objects or places are recalled in memory. 20th January - 11th March 2016.




David O'Kane Solo Exhibition at Josef Filipp Galerie

The Acuity of Blindness, a solo exhibition of paintings by David O'Kane, is running at the Josef Filipp Galerie in Leipzig.

David has also curated Far from Me, an exhibition of work by a group of painters which includes Colin Martin, running simultaneously at the Josef Filipp Galerie.

16th January - 27th February 2016.







David O'Kane Imagination Dead Imagine Portfolio launch

David O'Kane has collaborated in a new portfolio limited edition of Samuel Beckett's Imagination Dead Imagine, to which he has contributed two specially-produced lithographs. The loose-leaf portfolio has gone on display simultaneously at Cavanacor Gallery in Lifford, County Donegal, and in the Josef Filipp Galerie in Leipzig. In addition David will exhibit Beltany, a selection of prints, drawings, paintings and animated video, at Cavanacor Gallery. 7th November 2015 – 20th March 2016.

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