What's on in Munster

Kilbaha: Sculpture at Kilbaha

Kilbaha: Sculpture at Kilbaha

An exhibition of sculpture by the Lithuanian artist Arturas Karabanovas shows at the Kilbaha Gallery on the Loop Head Peninsula. Galway-based Karabanovas is a graduate of the Vilnius Academy of Arts, where he specialised in jewellery and painting. The artist now works in a variety of media including bronze, precious metals, oil and graphics. For the bronze works, Karabanovas uses the ‘lost wax’ technique, and is involved in each stage of the process.
Arturas Karabanovas: December

Cork: Through a PRISM

Cork: Through a PRISM

The exhibition ‘PRISM’ is a partnership between The Glucksman Gallery and the Irish Photonic Integration Centre at the Tyndall Institute, UCC. Through works by artists,including Allan Butler, PRISM explores the science of light, its optical effects, and the technologies which allow us to experience its changing conditions. The ideas and experience of PRISM are extended into a season of public STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities including maker workshops, art/science dialogues and a schools programme supported with online resources.
PRISM: 30 November – 17 March 2019

Thurles:  Life Fragments

Thurles: Life Fragments

‘Life Fragments’ an exhibition of paintings by the well-known artist, John Keating, takes place at Source Arts Centre. Born in Tipperary, and a graduate of the Crawford College of Art, Trinity College Dublin, Loughborough University, and the Arts Students League of New York, Keating has exhibited widely around the globe and his work can be found in public and private collections worldwide.
John Keating: 5 December – 18 January 2019

Ennis: Select Choice

Ennis: Select Choice

The 2018 ‘Selects’ exhibition at Glór is curated by painter and Ennis local Mick O’Dea. The exhibition features artists from the RHA senior council to include Una Sealy, James Hanley, Blaise Smith, Colin Martin, Donald Teskey, Abigail O’Brien, Eithne Jordan, Carey Clarke, Geraldine O’Neill and Eilis O’ Connell. A diverse mix of work including landscape, streetscape, portraiture, sculpture and still life, O’Dea says: ‘I am delighted to have been afforded this opportunity by Glór to present the work of artists who I admire and respect. The exhibition will reflect the diversity and skill that is prevalent in Irish Art today’.
Selects: 7 December – 19 January 2019

Limerick: The Past is a Foreign Country

Limerick: The Past is a Foreign Country

‘The Past is a Foreign Country’, a multimedia exhibition by Anita Groener, opens at Limerick City Art Gallery. Through a series of immersive works, the artist seeks to broaden the dialogue on a pressing issue of our time: the refugee crisis. Focusing on specific events, their archetypal and psychological resonances, the artist traces connections between the experiences of refugees driven from their homes by armed, economic, or political conflict and those of her own life and family.
Anita Groener: 29 September – 6 January 2019

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