Saturday, 26th May 2018
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From Land & Sea -Ón Talamh & Ón bhFarraige the group show of new work in Joan Clancy Gallery attracted a very nice crowd to the opening last Friday night (April 13).

"We are featured on West Waterford Festival of Food Art Trail and a designated stop on Bus Bia tour of An Gaeltacht so be sure to pop in!"said Joan.

Discover a different view of art at this extraordinary gallery overlooking the sea, which showcases some of the country's best painters which is open daily 11am -5pm until April 22.

"We are delighted to introduce Fiona Cawley who graduated with Distinction from Galway Mayo Institute of Technology in 2015 with a BA in Art & Design and is the recipient of a GMIT Academic Achievement Award.She is shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Art Summer Show 2018 which is quite a strong accolade!" said Joan Clancy.

Also new to Joan Clancy Gallery is Kate Kos who has lived in Ireland since 2004. An artist with a sublime touch for clean and fresh colours, her studies at Silesian University of Technology in Poland, where she read Architecture & Urban Planning no doubt have a subtle influence on her work.

Kate has won many awards including First Prize in Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival 2017 and Silver in Wexford's Art in the Open Festival 2015, where she was up against some of the best outdoor painters from around the globe.

"We also have some exciting new work by John Cullinan, Blawnin Clancy and new large scale pieces by Rayleen Clancy.

Located near Coláiste na Rinne in Mweelahorna in the Waterford Gaeltacht, Joan Clancy Gallery is 10k south of Dungarvan and the Waterford Greenway.

The Clancy family were honoured recently when the cultural legacy of The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem was highlighted in the TV show National Treasures –A Peoples' Archive of Ireland on RTE1.

Phone: 086 813 4597 http://www.joanclancygallery.com

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