My Pick – Heike Thiele

As part of our My Pick series we asked Heike Thiele, Assistant Curator at The Model, to choose her favorite work and tell us why. ‘A Sunday Morning in Sligo’ is a watercolour that depicts a young man jumping from a mud bank to a pool below. A friend watches

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Interview: Steve Wickham

(Photography by Paul Mc Manus) Steve Wickham is a true Sligo treasure. As a long-serving member of The Waterboys, the Dublin born violinist has travelled the globe collaborating and performing live with the likes of Bob Dylan, U2, REM, Elvis Costello, The Hothouse Flowers and Sinead O’ Conner. Wickham is

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Sean Larkin – New Studio Artist Profile

What is your practice? Fine Art Painting. How did you come to rent a studio at The Model? The Model is recognized as one of Ireland’s leading contemporary arts centers, and as such presents itself as a stimulating cultural site which offers a range of supports and opportunities for collaboration

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My Pick – Alexandra Hopf

This painting, ‘Singing the Minstrel Boy’ by Jack. B Yeats has triggered my ongoing fascination with the stage. I have been fascinated with it since I was a child. My mother was a trained circus performer and I can remember very vividly my first theatre performance. Ever since then, the

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Noel Corr (S.C.)

Noel Corr talks volunteering with Rebecca Kennedy

Noel Corr is undeniably one of the longest serving and dedicated members of The Model’s Volunteer team. Every Wednesday Noel rises early to take the bus from his hometown in Bundoran, Co. Donegal to Sligo Town to donate his time as a Gallery invigilator. Noel tells us why he volunteers

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Michael Wann in his studio.

The Art of Drawing with Michael Wann – A short note

31st of January – 7th March 2017 2.30 – 4.30pm Advanced €120 six week course “Wann’s work is imbued with feeling and memories of the experience of being in the places he draws so skillfully” – Brenda Moore-McCann, Irish Arts Review. Michael Wann, a celebrated Sligo-based artist will be holding

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