Postscript : Burren College of Art, Co Clare

Artists respond to Seamus Heaney's poem

You are warmly invited in Seamus Heaney’s words to, “make the time to drive out west / Into County Clare, along the Flaggy Shore…,”   for two opening receptions for the exhibition, Postscript: visual artists respond to Seamus Heaney’s poem, a joint Russell Gallery / Burren College of Art exhibition

Opening receptions:
Saturday 4th July  2015, the Russell Gallery, at 7pm with an introductory talk by Mícheál O Súilleabbháin. All welcome.
Thursday 9th July 2015 ,  The Gallery at Burren College of Art, at 7pm with an introductory talk by Fintan O’Toole. All welcome.


artists respond to Seamus Heaney's poem
Please join us on Thursday, July 9, at 7:00pm for the opening reception for Postscript at the Gallery at Burren College of Art, Co. Clare.  The exhibition, curated by Timothy Emlyn Jones, takes place across the Russell Gallery in New Quay, Co. Clare and the BCA Gallery.  

Additional events include:

The RTE radio producer John Quinn will introduce and present
"Remembering Seamus - interviews & correspondence," a selection of radio interviews with Heaney.

Friday 17th July 2015, 7pm, at the Russell Gallery
Monday 27th July 2015, 2pm, at the Gallery at Burren College of Art 

Postscript runs from July 4 - August 8 and includes a collection of diverse responses to Heaney's poem and the beauty of the Flaggy Shore by both well established and emerging artists:
Thomas Joshua Cooper, Cherokee Nation and Scotland;
Gordon D’Arcy, Ireland;
David Ferry, England;
Tjibbe Hooghiemstra, Netherlands;
Timothy Emlyn Jones, Ireland and Wales;
Arno Kramer, Netherlands;
Charles Harper, Ireland
Sean Lynch, Ireland.  
Alice Maher, Ireland;
Conor McGrady, Ireland;
Judith McKimm, Austria;
Nick Miller, Ireland;
Geraldine O’Reilly, Ireland;
Ann Quinn, Ireland;
Robin Cole Smith, USA;
Lisa Sweeney, Ireland;
Donald Teskey, Ireland;
Lorraine Wall, Ireland. 

We look forward to seeing you.


Coastal Plant . 2014. Oil on Linen. 30 x 24 cm. Nick Miller

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Republic of Ireland

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