Culture Feature

The Stradbally Six join Culture Night

The Stradbally Six exhibition was launched Wednesday 19th September by the Laois Arthouse Gallery and is now officially open to the public.

The exhibitions consists of work by six artists who have recently worked, or are resident artists at Laois Arthouse; historically a courthouse and jail. These artists came together to live and work in the Arthouse’s creative space, crafting paintings, ceramics, and producing film. The artists involved in the exhibition were: Maria O’Brien from Tipperary, Caroline Keane from Laois, David Tully from Dublin, Jen Donnery from Laois, Eriko Yano from Japan and Cathy Whelan from Kildare

Mary Dillon, Botanical Artist, attended the official opening on Wednesday. Ms. Dillon had recently facilitated a weeklong botanical art course at Laois Arthouse, as part of the Summer Arts Programme.

An open invitation to attend the exhibition launch was announced, and visitors can continue to view the exhibition at the Laois Arthouse Gallery in Stradbally up until the closing date on Wednesday 17th October. The exhibition will be participating in the nation-wide Culture Night event tonight, extending their opening hours from 5pm-8pm to showcase the work.

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