Wednesday, 7 September 2011

3x2 Exhibition of Contemporary Clay, exhibiting six ceramic artists: Claire Curneen, Andrew Livingstone, Clare Twomey, Kate Howard, Anne O’Neill and Nuala Ní Fhlathúin 3/11/2011 - 19/11/2011

Set in a large industrial space 3x2 presents work by Claire Curneen, Andrew Livingstone and Clare Twomey three UK based ceramists at the centre of the international 'new wave' of cutting edge ceramic practice. Kate Howard, Anne O’Neill and NualNí Fhlathúin are three emerging Irish ceramists whose work incorporates installation-based contemporary practices in clay and mixed media.

The exhibition aims to challenge conventional thinking behind the practice and exhibition modes of contemporary ceramics. As part of Ireland’s Year of Craft the exhibition will reflect the diversity and excitement of contemporary craft practice and importantly, assist in securing an elevated place for ceramics in the national consciousness. The core objective of this exhibition is to bring contemporary ceramics to a wider audience as well as building on the language of contemporary clay in Ireland.

Kindly supported by The Craft Council of Ireland, Galway City Council, Galway Harbour Company and Irish Ceramics in Education (ICE).

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