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Plein Air 2018

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Sunday August 26th 2018

 Draíocht Art Gallery proudly hosts the second Open Air Painting Competition in Adare after a very successful launch in 2017.

2017 winner – Sheila Richardson

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.

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‘Shoreline Mist’ in Adare

Beautiful new art works from John Hurley available in Draíocht Adare.
Original paintings from Tralee based John Hurley. Stunning interpretations along the Wild Atlantic seafront.
Professional artist John Hurley is a graduate of The National College of Art & Design, Dublin and is based full-time in County Kerry where the rugged coastline of the region informs his landscape painting.

He is a highly collectible artist according to the Sunday Independent art critic and his work is in many collections both in Ireland and abroad.

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