A summer exhibition and open studio event is being held by artist Sara Hodson in Lisnabrinna, Ballygurteen from July 23 to 25.
The exhibition, featuring new landscape and equestrian paintings by Sara Hodson, takes place in Sara’s studio in a lofted barn and in an old dairy building. There will also be a painting workshop and a site-specific sculpture, created by Robert Hodson, among the events being held over the weekend.
Sara works mainly in oils and often ‘en plein air’ and her paintings of horses and landscapes are commissioned and sold worldwide. The new landscapes in this exhibition follow the seasons through West Cork, from Baltimore Beacon and Heir Island, to the Long Strand and Inchydoney. Some of these original paintings are included in Sara’s ‘2022 West Cork Calendar’, which will be available to purchase over the weekend. There will also be a selection of new equestrian art, horse racing scenes from the Curragh and paintings of native Irish Draught horses.
Sara also holds workshops at the Studio and over the same weekend there is the opportunity to join an ‘en plein air’ painting class on Saturday morning from 10am-1pm. Booking is essential as numbers are limited.
Sara’s brother Robert, formally a broadcaster with the BBC, now works to promote the arts in the North of England. He will be creating a site-specific piece of sculpture over the weekend.
Light refreshments will be available and the exhibition is suitable for all ages. Set in a traditional farm with stunning views of the surrounding landscape, what more could you ask for from a weekend of art?
The exhibition will be open daily from 11am-5pm, Friday, July 23 – Sunday, July 25. For full details and to book the workshop please go to www.sarahodson.com.
Sara’s studio can be found at Eircode P85CY86