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SPRING EXHIBITIONS IN OLD MARKET HOUSE ARTS CENTRE

17th-century-market-house-arts-centre-dungarvan-county-waterford-ireland-473x300The Old Market House Arts Centre until Saturday April 22nd 2017

The Old Market House Arts Centre, Lower Main Street, Dungarvan is hosting the works of two local artists Rayleen Clancy, An Rinn and Margaret (Gooee) O’Brien, Lismore.

‘Delight is Tempered by Hidden Fears’ is a collection of oils on canvas by Rayleen Clancy using a cast of iconic classical figures, her work taps into the exploration of the universal soul of Anima Mundi. Rayleen is a graduate of the National College of Art & Design in Dublin, San Francisco Art Institute, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology, and WIT. She currently teaches art in Coláiste Chathail Naofa, Dungarvan and is the recipient of an Artlinks bursary for 2017.

‘The Immensity Within Ourselves’ by Margaret O’ Brien is a series of landscapes, portraits, still life and clay forms. Margaret completed an MA Fine Art in Cambridge School of Art, and an MA Landscape Architecture in Writtle University College in the UK. Formal studies were augmented at the Florence Academy of Art online and other schools. She also studied at the University of Cambridge and University College Cork.

In the upstairs gallery ‘Seomra de Paor’ there are works by Utta Hogan, Maria Dowling, Noeleen Crossan, Andrea Jameson, Rodney Cairns and Mary Duffy.

Joan Clancy, Director of the Joan Clancy Gallery, Ring officially opened the exhibitions giving the audience an in depth considered reaction to the work and reminding people that the art works on view are for sale.

These exhibitions run until Saturday April 22nd 2017. The Arts Centre is open Tuesday to Friday 11am-5pm (lunchtime close 1.30 to 2.30pm) and Saturdays 1pm to 5pm.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

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