A Unique Art Auction
On Behalf of the Friends of the Central Mental Hospital Patient’s Fund
Hosted by Nora Raleigh
Master of Ceremonies – George Stacpoole
Draíocht Art Gallery – Fri 16th Nov from 6:30pm
Previewing from Wed 14th Nov in Draíocht
Sneak preview of some of the works for auction!
A great opportunity to buy a wonderful painting whilst contributing to a worthy cause.Share this
Draíocht Art Gallery proudly hosts the second Open Air Painting Competition in Adare after a very successful launch in 2017.
Set in the picturesque village of Adare, this competition gives you the opportunity to sit and paint among it’s old world historical charms beside the beautiful River Maigue. For many years artists flock here to capture its scenic beauty in paint, but this time to compete.
Draíocht, Adare’s premier contemporary Art Gallery is delighted to organise a Plein Air competition that boasts fantastic prizes and the opportunity to meet, talk and paint with fellow artists. Prize winning artists will have their work displayed in Draíocht throughout September.
A reminder of last years inaugural event.Share this
‘Beach Time’. Oil on Panel.
Beautifully evocative paintings of children at play on sandy Irish beaches of the West Coast.
Born in London, Vivienne St Clair worked as an illustrator before moving to Ireland in 1986. Painting professionally since 1993, Vivienne has held several solo shows and shown in many group exhibitions. She has had work accepted by both the Royal Hibernian Academy and the Royal Ulster Academy for their annual exhibitions and has shown in galleries in the UK, US, France and here in Ireland. She sees her work as a journey, an exploration of the language of painting. For her it is about the emotion in the paint, the marks and textures, the subject is only the starting point for her painting. She currently lives and works in Kilmoyley, Co. Kerry, close to the coast, where a new journey has begun.Share this
Winter Catch Up
Mary Neville’s exhibit ‘in the elements’ continues until Sunday May 13th. Her current work reflects the ever changing light and weather of the Dingle Peninsula