on the x to view RTÉ
lyric fm and Limerick Printmakers Studio & Gallery 10th
Anniversary Box Set
here to see Limerick Printmakers on RTÉ
might need to download
real player to view the clip) this clip is 21mb so is
slow to download
here to watch Culture
Night 2009 at Limerick Printmakers...tshirt
printing for children and adults...we had over 500 people
through our doors. This link brings you to You
courtesy of Alan Crowley.
preview of X , a Box Set of Fine Art Prints to Celebrate 10 Years of
Limerick Printmakers Studio & Gallery and RTÉ
Lyric fm was a great success at RTÉ lyric fm Birthday
celebration with the National Symphony Orchestra in the National
Concert Hall Dublin over the May Bank Holiday weekend. The Limerick
preview was held at the University Concert Hall the same weekend where
Limerick Printmakers formally presented the box set to Aodán Ó
Dubhghaill the Director of RTÉ
Des Mac Mahon, Gavin Hogg, Charles Harper, Dave Lilburn, with Aodán Ó
Dubhghaill (Director RTÉ
Lyric fm), Melissa O'Brien (Director Limerick Printmakers) and Artists
Clare Gilmour, Pamela Dunne and Mike Byrne.
Aodán Ó Dubhghaill, Director of RTÉ
Lyric fm and RTÉ presenter
Eileen Dunne talk about RTÉ Lyric
fm, Limerick Printmakers and the box set on RTÉ
1 The afternoon show here
(at about 0:22:55)...
check out the full project here
official launch will be at 8pm on Thursday 25th June at the Georgian
House & Garden, No2 Pery Square, Limerick where a framed set
will be on show there until the 9th July. All are welcome
big thank to you everyone who came on the night and supported Limerick
Printmakers Print Auction and Postcard Raffle. The night was a great
success with €5,000 raised which will go towards 'X' the Lyric Box Set
Project and our running costs for the year.
Printmakers Studio & Gallery would like to thank the following for
their support and hard work for the auction:
The Promotions Committee: Kate Wrixon, Mary O’Dea, Pamela Dunne,
Deirdre Gallagher, Tim Harrington, Aidan Kelleher and Fiona Quill.
Also Des Mac Mahon and Suzannah O’Reilly, John Mc Grath and Fran
A big thank you to Mike Byrne for being a wonderful compere!
Also the student volunteers from LSAD print department Aoife Barrett,
Aideen Greenlee, Beth Fox, Imelda Donohue, Deborah McDonagh, Rowena
Quill, Orla and Sara.
All the artists who have very kindly donated and given work to Limerick
Printmakers Studio & Gallery for both the raffle and the auction.
And Claire Kennedy and Shane O'Connor, the Marriott Hotel.
Printmakers Print Auction and Postcard Raffle will be held in the
Marriott Hotel at 7.30pm... a selection of the best in Irish
Printmaking, Irish art and also a selection of LSAD up and coming
students work. All are welcome!
Printmakers wins Best Museum/Gallery 2008 at the Midwest Arts Media and
Culture Awards on January 24th at the Radisson SAS Hotel!
are so delighted to have won this award! Big thanks to the organisers,
the panel, our staff, our members, everyone who supports us and of
course Joe Buckley...who was awarded The Special Judges Award for his
contribution to the arts!
Image) Joe Buckley is presented his Special Judges Award for his
contribution to the arts by Mairtin O'Briain, Minister for the Arts
Martin Cullen, and RTE Newscaster Eileen Whelan.
Image) The staff at Limerick Printmakers with our award for Best
Museum/Gallery 2008, Kate Wrixon, Pamela Dunne, Declan Hassett and
New Year to everyone from all of us at Limerick Printmakers!
are all looking forward to 2009 here at the studio and gallery and
encourage you to check out our exciting exhibition program for 2009 and
our new printmaking courses. Also new for 2009 is our life drawing
sessions for artists!
clip of Limerick Printmakers Studio and Gallery for Culture Night
the RTE Nine O'Clock News (you
might need to download
real player to view the clip)
6 Printmaking Conference 2009
would like to thank Dave Lilburn and Mike Byrne from Hotbed Press (they
are also two of our own studio members), for donating a huge Natgraph
Silkscreen Press bed size 218cm X 142cm to Limerick Printmakers. We are
delighted to say the press is currently installed and in good working
Limerick Printmakers Studio and Gallery were recently awarded Best
Service Business at the National Enterprise Awards (Limerick City) 2008
by Limerick City Enterprise Board during Limerick Business Week.
Tom Mackey, Chairperson Limerick City Enterprise Board, Melissa O'Brien
Director Limerick Printmakers and Eamonn Ryan, Chief Executive Officer
Limerick City Enterprise Board.
Kieran Clancy / PicSure
NIGHT 08 AT LIMERICK PRINTMAKERS
Friday 19th September from 7pm
7pm Live Weblink from Berlin
O'Donoghue will be broadcast live via weblink from Berlin to talk about
his current show in Limerick Printmakers Gallery.
After_Joe Blogs is a display of Enda's current series of work. This
series looks to the Internet as a source for photographic imagery. Enda
goes to painstaking detail to transform these works into his large scale
paintings which immediately confront the viewer with everyday scenes of
life, bus journeys, queues, people at prayer.
Find out how Enda makes his paintings and why? Ask questions, join a
discussion with Enda. or just observe.
8pm Printmaking Demonstrations
Always wondered how prints are created?? Come and watch the printmakers
in their studio giving demonstrations in Etching, Silkscreen and
9pm Portfolio Display
See finished prints in the Artist's portfolios. Artists and Printmakers
will be around to chat about their work, How they made it, What inspired
us on Friday evening for a night of chat,
demos, art and refreshments including beer and wine