The Model is delighted to present an exhibition of fresh and exciting new works by Sligo-born painter, Alison Pilkington. Pilkington’s practice taps into an inner world of personal experiences to conjure up disquieting vistas where all is not entirely at ease. Humour and the absurd abound in strange unsettling landscapes,
Curated by Kate MacDonagh Yoko Akino, Moya Bligh, Debra Bowden, Kari Cahill, Cliona Doyle, Susan Early, Niamh Flanagan, Paul Furneaux, Mary Grey, Patty Hudak, Ann Kavanagh, Jennifer Lane, Louise Leonard, Kate MacDonagh, Ed Miliano, Ross McDonnell, Susan Mannion, Geraldine O’Reilly, Helen O’Sullivan, Robert Russell, Mateja Smic, Elke Thonnes, Vaida Varnagiene, Katsutoshi Yuasa Kanreki is an exhibition of Mokuhanga prints by members of Graphic Studio Dublin and invited artists. Mokuhanga is a
Taking Walt Whitman’s iconic poetic celebration of the human being as its title and its point of departure, this exhibition explores the human form, embodiment and the lived experience through key works in The Niland Collection. The idea of ekphrasis underpins The Body Electric and it is this ancient technique
This exhibition examines the influence of Sligo and the West on the development of Yeats’ creative practice. Having spent his childhood in Sligo town in the care of his grandparents and extended family, Jack Yeats was deeply inspired by the people and landscape of the area. This exhibition will reflect
Mark Clare is an artist who engages, provokes and disturbs the viewers social conscience through his visual interpretations of the politics of globalization, society and public spaces. Ping-Pong Diplomacy is a piece by Mark Clare consisting of a table tennis table constructed using re-cycled wood pallets and commercial floor boards.
Mary-Ruth Walsh’s Skin Deep is a newly commissioned body of work launching nationally at The Model. Through collage, film and sculptural installation, the artist will extend her interest in architecture, and explore skin as a substance and a metaphor. Supported by the Arts Council Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme.