Ormond Studios | 5 Year Anniversary

NEW ONETo celebrate 5 years successful running, Ormond Studios is excited to present two exhibitions featuring new and existing work from a selection of current artists and past members who have contributed to the space since its founding.

Ormond Studios was founded in 2009 by 11 recent graduates from IADT and NCAD as a non-hierarchal, self-organised art initiative for emerging artists. The ongoing aim of Ormond Studios is to provide a centrally situated, affordable and discursive workspace with facilities for emerging visual artists in Dublin that is collaboratively run and entirely artist-led.

To mark half a decade functioning as a unique creative hub in Dublin City Centre, past and present members of Ormond Studios will come together to create two exciting exhibitions. These anniversary shows will highlight the diversity of creative talent that has fed and driven the space during its five year existence, and serve as a representation and reminder the varied practices the space has been home to in this time. 

Thursday October 23rd – Tuesday 28th. Opening 6pm

Kieran Gallagher 

Martina Galvin

Sam Keogh 

Kevin Kirwan 

Louise McGrath 

Helen MacMahon

Ciara O’ Hara

Matthew Slack

Deborah Smith 

Tanad Williams 

Keshet Zur 

Thursday November 6th – Tuesday 11th. Opening 6pm

Lucy Andrews

Alan James Burns

Amanda Elena Conrad + Róisín Beirne

Jennette Donnelly 

Jason Dunne

Rachel Marum 

Sandra McAllister 

Martina McDonald

Joseph Noonan Ganley

James Ó hAodha 

Nicky Teegan 

Co-Curated with Sandra McAllister.

Ormond continues to evolve and offer concrete supports for emerging practices including our annual Recent Graduate Award, a peer-supported residency and solo exhibition aimed toward graduates from all art institutions across the country, and our in-house Feedback sessions, offering members and other interested artists a platform for testing out new work and ideas.

For more information see :

ormondstudios.wordpress.com

Or Contact:

ormondartists@gmail.com

Ormond studios gratefuly acknowledges the support of Dublin City Arts Office with this event.

Published by Ormond Art Studios

Ormond Studios is an artist-led initiative in Dublin city and is a platform for emerging visual artists. It supports the development of arts practice through affordable studio provision, critical discourse and space for events, residencies and exhibitions. The physical studios consists of eight individual artist's spaces along with a separate area that serves as the Project Space. The Project Space offers scope for work on a larger scale, embodied practice and experimentation. It is in this space that feedback sessions, events and exhibitions happen. We believe that critical discourse is hugely beneficial to developing a professional arts practice and essential to a dynamic arts community. Ormond Studios encourages members to open up their practise to peer critique and facilitates lively feedback sessions, residencies, and information/skills sharing initiatives. We believe in collaboration and connect with other creative initiatives to develop a network of support for artist‐led endeavours in Dublin and beyond. For more information please contact us at ormondartists@gmail.com Ormond Art Studios is kindly supported by the Arts Council of Ireland.

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