Steve Wickham

My Pick – Steve Wickham

My favourite Jack B. Yeats here in The Model is “Sailor home from the Sea.” It was painted in 1912. It’s oil on panel. It’s quite a small little painting, probably about 14 inches by 10 inches. It depicts a red bearded man with a sailor’s cap, a white neck

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Bart Lodewijks

Interview with Artist Bart Lodewijks

Please see this video by grammar student Fiachra Gallagher Lawson, featuring an interview with artist Bart Lodewijks at The Model on his residency at The Model in 2015.

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The Model Blog

Interview with Seán Carpio

Seán Carpio is a multi-instrumentalist from Dublin, Ireland whose practice incorporates song, sound and improvisation. Carpio is a regular collaborator with The Model, having performed alongside various musicians in A Winter Light music project by Mark Garry. Carpio returned to The Model this April for a music residency in which

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Michael J Strand

Interview with Michael J Strand

“I did not see a path into art before taking my first ceramics class, and after this moment of discovery I knew this would be in some manner my life’s work.” American Ceramist Michael J Strand visits The Model this week to present a talk on his work in the

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Anne Labovitz

Interview with Anne Labovitz

Artist Anne Labovitz visited the B.R.A this week and Erin Fox got the chance to chat to Anne during her time here about her influences, her work and her practice and her love of people. In her project Conversant Portraits, Anne painted people while interviewing them, channeling their emotions onto

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Donal Dineen

The lowdown on May Day celebrations at The Model

Good morning from a wonderfully sunny day here in Sligo. We’re getting ready to prepare The Model for an epic, access-all-areas night of music, visuals and MAYHEM for our May Day celebrations tonight. Long time Model friend Donal Dineen has co-curated a stellar night of music along with our music

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