West Cork Creates Exhibition 2021 will hold its 10th summer arts exhibition entitled ‘Home Ground’ from August 7 to 28 in Skibbereen. The exhibition forms part of this year’s national August Craft Month and Cork Craft Month. This year’s WCC exhibition will be showing the work of 48 fine artists, […]

Cork Craft & Design, Ireland’s largest social enterprise for craftspeople, has launched its 2021 programme for Cork Craft Month this August. Showcasing the best of contemporary Irish craft, a stellar line-up of over 70 exceptional workshops, masterclasses, artist talks, trails and demonstrations is taking place throughout the month. Featuring both […]

Patsy Atkinson gives an insight into some of the art exhibitions on Sherkin this August. There’s a picture in my mind’s eye: cerulean blue skies meet turquoise seas. A daub of sap green and a splash of burnt orange add a vibrant note while tiny droplets of white spray on […]

Geoff Greenham is a photographer who fouces on landscape, still life and portraiture (mostly informal). He also uses software to make composite images. His photographs in this year’s ‘Home Ground’ West Cork Creates exhibition “feature places in Skibbereen as they were in 1990 incorporated into images of those same places […]

While most of lockdown was spent in her studio in Berlin, artist Noël O’Callaghan admits to very much missing Ireland during this period, so much so that it provided easy inspiration for her work in this year’s West Cork Creates exhibition ‘Home Ground’. “I began to paint from memory places I […]

With 260,000 visitors a year pre-pandemic, Crawford Art Gallery is one of Cork’s most popular attractions, second only to Fota Wildlife Park. With the transfer of the Crawford Art Gallery from the auspices of Cork Education and Training Board to the Office of Public Works recently concluded and the total […]

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