On your bike, there’s a new gang in town…

Originally posted on The Patchwork Quill:
If you happened to stroll through Dublin’s Phoenix Park last Saturday afternoon, you may have found yourself a victim of the mischievous ‘Crank Set’. Dozens of innocent passersby were accosted by a group that came from nowhere and took over the park on their bicycles. Clad in black bomber jackets emblazoned…

ILLUSION on Tour at the Reuben H. Fleet Centre, San Diego

Ormond member Helen Mac Mahon will have two pieces, Revelators and Motion After Effect Illusion in the Trinity College Science Gallery touring exhibition. ILLUSION: Nothing Is As It Seems. The exhibition is making its North American premiere on May 10 and will run for a number of months before moving to its next destination. Further informationContinue reading “ILLUSION on Tour at the Reuben H. Fleet Centre, San Diego”

Precognition at the Talbot Gallery

PRECOGNITION, a group show of recent graduates work, opens in the Talbot Gallery on Thursday the 4th of May. Opening reception is from 6-8pm. Further information can be found on the Facebook event page – https://www.facebook.com/events/319561014859349/

The Crank Set Gang Rally Event

Some updates from James Ó HAodha latest project for the Bealtaine Festival of creativity. Some places are still available if there are any over 50’s who would like to be involved. Workshop One Rookie Crank Set cyclist tries out the ‘Card Trick’. Workshop two. Gang members met with Kevin McNamara of Dublin Ink to decide onContinue reading “The Crank Set Gang Rally Event”

Ciara O’Hara – A Natural Selection

Eucalyptus & Cabbage White by Ciara O’Hara Etching on Somerset paper. Ormond member Ciara O’Hara is currently exhibiting work in Uttersberg, Sweden as part of the touring exhibition ‘A Natural Selection’. So if you are in the area be sure to drop in and see her work! Further information at http://www.anaturalselectiongsd.com

James Ó hAodha – Over 50’s Bicycle Gang

Over 50’s Bicycle Gang is James Ó hAodha’s new collaborative project for Bealtaine 2014 Bealtaine Festival of creativity as we age is looking for interested participants to create an “Over 50s” Bicycle Gang, with artist James Ó hAodha. Marking the arrival of the Giro D’Italia bicycle race to Ireland, this creative project will bring aContinue reading “James Ó hAodha – Over 50’s Bicycle Gang”


Ormond member Helen Mac Mahon will have an exhibition, ŏp′tĭk, in Eight Gallery on Dawson Street from the 25th of April until the 4th of May. Opening reception is Friday 25th from 7-9pm. Everyone welcome!   Some images from the show. Installation view (Photo Hyegeun Woo) Thermochrom (2014) Sculptural light installation.  Magnichrom (2014) Sculptural lightContinue reading “ŏp′tĭk”

Studio Space Available at Ormond Studios

A studio space has become available from Mid April in Ormond Studios. Rent is set at €100/m for all spaces (approximately 2 x 2.5m) and every member also has access to a large project space through our booking system. All members also have access to wifi, studio tools and equipment for practice related use. InterestedContinue reading “Studio Space Available at Ormond Studios”

Exploring Spaces

Ormond member Martina Galvin will be exhibiting work as part of ‘Exploring Spaces’ at the Braid Arts Centre in Ballymena. The show opens on the 22nd of March and runs until the 31st of May. ‘Exploring Spaces’ is an exhibition that examines place and space in its broadest sense from the macro to the micro,Continue reading “Exploring Spaces”