New Studio Members: Vera  Ryklova & Dennis Harvey

This September we have two new artists joining the studio – Vera Ryklova as a full time member, and Dennis as our short term let until the end of 2021. Dennis Harvey Dennis is an Irish filmmaker who is based between Dublin and Stockholm. He makes work about movement, identity and the city. He isContinue reading “New Studio Members: Vera  Ryklova & Dennis Harvey”

Ellen Rose Wallace – Graduate Residency Awardee 2021

Ellen-Rose Wallace is the Ormond Art Studios Graduate Residency Awardee for 2021! Ellen-Rose Wallace is a visual artist working across sculpture, lens based media, performance and sound art to reflect on ideas of time, passage and place. Working between her home in Roscommon and Limerick City, Ellen-Rose is a recent graduate of the Limerick SchoolContinue reading “Ellen Rose Wallace – Graduate Residency Awardee 2021”

Upcoming Art Studio Spaces at Ormond Art Studios

Today I’m excited to share two studio space opportunities at Ormond Art Studios. We are looking for one new full time member, and have one short term space let. Both spaces are available from the start of September 2021. Find out the specific details below. Full Time Member Opportunity Members have access our shared studioContinue reading “Upcoming Art Studio Spaces at Ormond Art Studios”

Ellie Berry – Walking as a Question Conference 2021

This July studio member Ellie Berry took part in the WAC Walking as a Question 2021 conference – held in Greece, but this year featuring remote participants all around the world – such as Ellie. For the conference she wrote a research paper, titled “Emerging Questions and Considerations on Leave No Trace and Walking Practices”.Continue reading “Ellie Berry – Walking as a Question Conference 2021”

Exhibition Launch: A Great Public Meeting – Lauren Conway

In June this year Lauren Conway’s graduate exhibition A Great Public  Meeting launched at the IADT On Show website. Conway’s drawing practice explores empty educational spaces that  question and challenge aspirational promises put forward by the state  through formal education. Through the use of archival materials,  documentation from site visits, and found images from herContinue reading “Exhibition Launch: A Great Public Meeting – Lauren Conway”

Book Illustrating with Studio member Bronagh Lee

This year studio member Bronagh Lee published her first illustrated children’s book, ‘The Pain in the Chest’ written by Áine Murray, and has announced the second book she is working on – ‘Rosie’s Magical Umbrella’ written by Karen Ryan. The Pain in the Chest “follows a girl through her childhood and shows how anxiety hasContinue reading “Book Illustrating with Studio member Bronagh Lee”

Adrian Wojtas – ‘India Gems of Araku’ with Java Republic

Recently, studio member Adrian created some beautiful artwork for Java Republic’s new India Gems of Araku coffee (pictured above). Adrian created a striking label to represent the people through unity. It is inspired by the people behind the coffee which consists of almost entirely indigenous tribes. The bold and vivid colours showcase the richness ofContinue reading “Adrian Wojtas – ‘India Gems of Araku’ with Java Republic”

Emma Battlebury – ‘Speaking Esperanto’ at Triest Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Studio member Emma Battlebury’s work features in Triest Gallery, Brooklyn NY, within the group show ‘Speaking Esperanto’. In the exhibition literature, it discusses how it’s “ambitious to paint with the intention that everyone will understand just what it is you are painting, just as it is ambitious, even naive, to believe in a world unitedContinue reading “Emma Battlebury – ‘Speaking Esperanto’ at Triest Gallery, Brooklyn NY”

New Studio Members 2021

In the past few months we’ve had a couple of new members join the studio – Adrian Wojtas, Phoebe Kelly-McDonnell, and Lauren Conway. Adrian Wojtas is an artist working with photography and film – he joined the studio in December 2020. Influenced by his bilingual and bicultural upbringing, much of his photographic work often dealsContinue reading “New Studio Members 2021”

Open Call – 2021 Graduate Residency Award

Ormond Art Studios are delighted to be inviting applications for our 2021 Graduate Residency Award! After adapting our Graduate Residency Award last year due to COVID-19, we intend to return to our previous format, health guidelines and restrictions permitting. The Ormond Art Studios Graduate Award will include a studio residency and peer mentoring in OrmondContinue reading “Open Call – 2021 Graduate Residency Award”