WELCOME TO THE LEITRIM SCULPTURE CENTRE

Located in the market town of Manorhamilton, North County Leitrim, the Leitrim Sculpture Centre is a major resource for the advancement of skills and knowledge in traditional, contemporary and experimental visual arts.

LSC supports the material practices of artists and furthers creative engagement with the wider contexts of place and community.

EXHIBITION LAUNCH: Future Perspectives: An exhibition by Third Year Sligo IT. Fine Art Students.

ARTIST EXHIBITING: Adam Flynn, Keith Murray, Edel Haran, Malika Kral, Rebecca McGuinness, Miriam Doran, Gabrielle Flynn, Emma Finlay, Ken Gunning and Brian Cahill.

GALLERY OPENING: Friday 9th June, 5-8pm.

Refreshments served at 5pm, Everybody welcome.

Continues until Friday, 23rd June 2017.


LSC Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11am - 4pm.
Doors open at front of house from Thursday to Saturday, exhibition can be viewed by calling into reception on other days.

Leitrim Sculpture Centre
New Line
Manorhamilton
Co Leitrim
Ionad Dealbhóireachta, Cluainín, Co. Liatroim

info@leitrimsculpturecentre.ie
www.leitrimsculpturecentre.ie
Telephone: 071 985 5098

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2016 WORKSHOPS

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Sat 3 & Sun 4 June 2017
Reproduction Moulding For Artists & Architects  Workshop
Tutor: Keith Seybert.
Cost: €260
For reproducing objects -first in rubber moulds which may then be used for cold-casting using for example concrete, plaster, resin etc. or for generating a wax ready for refractory investment at later date. This workshop will cover a variety of reproduction mould making techniques, from traditional multi-part plaster moulds, Dental Alginate, Cheap plumber's silicone sealant moulds, up to and including fibre glass backed silicone rubber production moulds. More Info

Mon 5 to Wed 7 June 2017
Refractory Mouldmaking For Kiln Cast Glass & Bronze Casting Workshop
Tutor: Keith Seybert.
Cost: €280
This in depth workshop covers the theory and techniques used in hot casting either bronze or glass. Tips for wax working, (pour cups, spewing, gating, and venting) investment type refractory mould construction approaches (face-coats {brush on & splash}, Roman or Italian hand built, cores and poured monolithic) will be discussed with an aim towards enabling participants to "customize" their approach to fit their vision. More Info

Sat 29 & Sun 30 April 2017
Sand Casting In Aluminium Workshop
Tutor: Kate Oram.
Cost: €130
Discover the ancient technique of sandcasting, see examples of what you can make, learn how to make a master pattern and then cast it in aluminium and then how to finish it. Advice on suitable patterns (flat-backed or two-part, with no undercuts) will be emailed to you.  Everyday and found objects (bones, shells, nuts, household items) can lend themselves nicely to moulding, as well as your original sculpted patterns. More Info

Sat 10 & Sun 11 June 2017
Traditional Printmaking Relief/Block Printing Workshop
Tutor: Deirdre Nolan.
Cost: €150
This course will demonstrate the techniques of relief printmaking using the lino block, and MDF. Over a two-day workshop transferring the image to the block, use of tools, blind embossing, chine colle, inking up and printing on the press and by hand will be shown. Individual tuition will follow as students go on to produce their own prints in one and two colour. More Info

Sat 17 & Sun 18 June 2017
Jewellery Making And Small Scale Metal Fabrication Workshop
Tutor: Fiona Mulholland & Soraya Ricalde.
Cost: €160
This jewellery and small-scale metal/mixed media fabrication course will be an opportunity to work in precious and non-precious materials. The course will explore a wide variety of jewellery making techniques in metal and including other materials such as acrylic and re-cycled will be facilitated.

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