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Treelines & Skylines In Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery, February 15th at 7:30pm.
an exhibition of paintings from the Waterford Municipal Art Collection, featuring artwork by Transition Year students, facilitated by Christine O’Brien as part of Waterford City & County Council’s Schools program.
Senator Grace O’Sullivan will officially open Treelines & Skylines on Thursday 15th February at 7.30pm at Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery. Ray McGrath from the Irish Wildlife Trust will also talk.
The student side of the exhibition was created during a short series of workshops during November and December 2017. Many of the participants from Ard Scoil na Mara, De la Salle College, the Presentation Convent and Waterpark College had not studied art before.
A watercolour painting ‘After the Rain’ by Waterford artist John O’Regan was the inspiration for the workshops. The exhibition is part of Waterford City & County Council’s Secondary School Arts Programme.
A number of paintings from the Municipal Collection were referenced during the workshops and are on display as part of the exhibition. These include work by Frank Egginton, Norah McGuinness, Maurice MacGonigal, Cecily Brennan, Martin Quigley, Elizabeth Leonard, James Humber Craig , Joan Chambers, and Nathaniel Hone, the Younger.
The gallery is open to the public between 9am and 5pm, from Tuesday to Saturday and will run till the 29th of March 2018
Schools groups are welcome though booking is essential.
Admission is free
Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery, Greyfriars Street, Waterford.
Tel 076 110 2983