Sarah Wren Wilson | Exhibition | Sunburst Gallery

A Meddlesome Meeting is a solo show by Sarah Wren Wilson at the Sunburst Gallery in the Ards Art Centre, Newtownards. Opening Night: Thursday 31st May, 7-9pm. Duration: 1st – 30th June 2018. Sprouting Confusion, Sarah Wren Wilson, (2018) plaster and pigment, 50x40cm. A Meddlesome Meeting is an exhibition that considers the role of paintingContinue reading “Sarah Wren Wilson | Exhibition | Sunburst Gallery”

Exhibition | Thinking About Blue Almonds

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) Stay up late. Strange things happen when you’ve gone too far, been up too long, worked too hard, and you’re separated from the rest of the world. (Bruce Mau, The incomplete Manifesto for Growth)   Ormond Studios is pleased to present its annual member exhibition ‘Thinking About Blue Almonds’, featured asContinue reading “Exhibition | Thinking About Blue Almonds”

Musical Performance | THE BONK | Haint Blues

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) As part of the artist-led event series ‘Thinking About Blue Almonds’, Ormond Studios invited musical ensemble ‘THE BONK’ to perform ‘Haint Blues’ at our exhibition closing event on Thursday 19th April. ‘THE BONK’ is a broad-based musical project headed by Waterford songwriter and improviser Phil Christie (O Emperor). Gathering influences fromContinue reading “Musical Performance | THE BONK | Haint Blues”

Deirdre Brennan | Photography | Palm Springs Photo Festival

  Studio member Deirdre Brennan’s photographic coverage of the 8th Amendment will be featured in a slide show presentation at ‘Palm Springs Photo Festival’ on Wednesday 9th May. For more information, check out the ‘Palm Springs Photo Festival’ website here:

Helen Mac Mahon | Project Residency Awardee | LACE Gallery

Helen Mac Mahon, 2017 awardee of the Ormond Studios ‘Project Residency’, is currently exhibiting work at ‘Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions’ (LACE Gallery), California. The work is called ‘Audacia’ and was made while on residency at Ormond Studios. It depicts the cymatic imaging of the female voice and attempts to connect womens gaining of suffrage inContinue reading “Helen Mac Mahon | Project Residency Awardee | LACE Gallery”

Niamh Coffey | Interview | de/konstruk/cionez

  Ormond Studios member Niamh Coffey was interviewed about her art practice by De Es. of ‘de/konstruk/cionez’ blog. The feature is called ‘PRE/HISTORIA MODERNA‘ and shares some interesting insights into Niamh’s work. Check it out here:

Chloe Brenan | Publication | Replika

‘Replika Publishers’ held a special viewing of their three dimensional publications ‘Echo’ and ‘Ellipse’ on Saturday evening (21st April 2018) with live music and DJ’s at Ziegrastraße 11, 12057 Berlin. ‘Ellipse’ features photographic and written work by Ormond Studios member Chloe Brenan.