|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.
'The North West Christmas Open' 2015
Opening Reception: Friday 4th December, 12.00 - 7.00pm
Mulled wine, mince pies and refreshments will be served from 4pm.
We are delighted to present the 7th annual North West Christmas Open Exhibition with works in diverse mediums that celebrate the talent and imagination of artists across the North West of Ireland.
Prizes will be allocated to three artists whose work demonstrates quality and potential. The three prizes include a solo exhibition within the next two years at the LSC Gallery with additional access to studios and the various technical facilities.
There is something for everyone in this exhibition, with works that are unique, striking and beautiful.
All works for sale at reasonable prices.
Exhibiting Artists: Adam Burthom, Aileen O'Donnell, Alisa Solyanyuk, Alyona Aberly, Amy McGovern, Andy Parsons, Ann Conlon, Brigid Birney, Birgit Lochmann, Catherine Fanning, Catherine McGagh, Chelsea Canavan, Chloe-jo McGinty, Christine Warburton, Crona Gallagher, Des Cullen, David Spence, Daithi Magner, Daniel Chester, Deirdre Houston, Diane Henshaw, Dorothee Kolle, Elaine Howard, Eileen Ferguson, George Doherty, Heidi Wickham, Helen Chantrell, Jean MacSorley, Jim Fee, John Cullen, John Patrick Bell, Liz Byrne, Liz Doyle, Lorna Watkins, Phoebe Dick, Maria Bagnoli, Maria Noonan-McDermott, Marie Wood, Martha Lovett-Cullen, Marvin Baldemor, Mary Gallagher, Moya Gallagher-Greene, Neal Creig, Niall Walsh, Niall Sherrin, Orla Kenny, Pauline Garavan, Pauline Terry, Phillip Shiels, Ramone Burthom, Sinead McGuinn, Stephen Costello, Susan Walsh, Tara Moran-Woods, Tina Brooks, and Trish Wall.
Gallery open until December 23rd and reopens Wednesday 6th January 2016
Exhibition continues until January 14th 2016
Gallery opening times - 11am-4pm.
Thursday to Saturday - Doors open at front of house.
Tuesday and Wednesday - Go first to central reception at the side of the building.
MOULDMAKING AND CASTING OF HEAD WORKSHOP (Stage 2 after participants have done the Modelling The Head In Clay Workshop)
Date: Sat 13th & Sun 14st February
Tutor: Jackie McKenna.
Students will be shown different ways to make plaster moulds (two/three piece) from which they will take hollow plaster casts. Examples of plaster cast finishes will be demonstrated.More info
DOWNLOAD FULL WORKSHOP PROGRAMME 2016
JEWELLERY MAKING AND SMALL SCALE METAL FABRICATION WORKSHOP
Date: Mon 22nd & Tues 23rd February
Tutors: Soraya Ricalde and Fiona Mulholland.
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. More info
TRADITIONAL PRINT JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP
Date: Sat 27th & Sun 28th February Tutor: Debra Bowden
Japanese woodblock printmaking is an ancient art form dating back to the 8th century. This beautiful technique of carving and printing from woodblocks is a non-toxic technique which uses watercolours and water based inks. The fine structure of Japanese papers enables hand burnishing with a baren (bamboo pad) instead of using a printing press. More info
TRADITIONAL PRINTMAKING RELIEF/BLOCK PRINTING WORKSHOP
Date: Sat 12th - Sun 13th March Tutor: Deirdre Nolan
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