Calendar of Events
CCD Core Event - Old Mill, Kinsale - Who Made This? - Cork Creates 2012 Exhibition
The Kinsale exhibition, now an annual show in its third year is central to “Cork Craft Month” showcasing the breadth and quality of craft in Cork City and County. This year, Kinsale will exhibit a selection Craft by emerging and established Craftspersons living and working within the Cork City and County area. The exhibition will highlight a fascinating selection of craftworks in many disciplines . The craftsperson will be highlighted as increasingly the public is interested in the “story” behind craft.
Celebrating Cork Potters
“Celebrating Cork Potters” is an eclectic exhibition showing the wide variety of ceramics produced in Co Cork by the Society of Cork Potters using decorating techniques learnt at their workshop with Wendy Kershaw. Wendy is an award winning Scottish Ceramicist, who uses a large variety of printing techniques, such as mono prints, scraffiti and decal printing in her work. All participates of the workshop will make work using the new printing methods. Exhibitors include Jim Turner (who has received the ICCA Outstanding Achievement Award), Sara Roberts who specializes in porcelain seascapes, Alison Hogan Gough who makes amazing fragile houses, Cillian Gibbons makes beautiful fine bone china lighting. We will also be showing work by Clare Greene, Martha Cashman, Patricia McCoy, Jane Forrester, Jim Kelleher, David Seeger, Elizabeth Burgess, Catherine Ryan and the newest members Kira O'Brien and Sinead Fagan. Etain Hickey Collection hosts a couple of craft & art exhibitions and stocks local crafts.
“LOCUS” Furniture Makers of Cork Exhibition
LOCUS - a collection of points which share a property.
Traditional and contemporary handmade furniture by Cork based designer/makers.
The Lavit Gallery - The Lavit Craft Collection Exhibition
The Lavit Craft Collection is a unique range of the very best quality craftwork made by talented and hightly creative Irish craftsmen and woman. Ceramics, wood, textiles and glass.
Graduates Jewellery Exhibition
To Celebrate Cork Craft Month and to encourage emerging new craft talent The Designworks Studio will host an Exciting Exhibition of work by recent graduates of the Crafts Council of Ireland Jewellery Course in Kilkenny. The Designworks Studio is situated in the heart of the Craft Village in Cork city centre. This is an opportunity to see the fantastically talented artists working and creating jewellery in Ireland today. Our thanks to Eimear Conyard, Course Trainer at CCOI Kilkenny.
The Blarney Castle Rock Garden Sculpture Trail
The Blarney Castle Rock Garden Sculpture Trail July to August 2012 In the beautiful surroundings of the Rock and Poison Garden in the world famous Blarney Castle in Co Cork, Cork Craft Month will showcase the Artwork of Christine Byrne, Sculptor and Craftsperson. Carving's in Limestone and Marble, and some Bronze works will take the form of a sculpture trail. Many of these works are Unique and will be available for purchase.This will coincide with the Blarney Craft Village Demonstration of other Craftspersons on August 18th and 19th. See listing under Pop Up Shops & Fairs.
CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery - “WOODSPUN” an Exhibition
''WOODSPUN'' an exhibition & craft fair of hand turned craft pieces by members of the Cork chapter of the Irish Woodturning Guild
Saturday Aug 18th is designated 'Meet the Makers day', where as many as possible of the chapters members will be in attendance. A perfect opportunity to discuss technique, finishes, wood types or just to chat and admire.
Islands Crafts Celebrate 30 Years
The Island Crafts Shop, in Baltimore, conveniently located close to the main ferry pier celebrates its 30th anniversary this year since Sherkin Island Knitwear joined forces with Cape Clear Pottery in 1982. This outlet offers a wide range of knitwear, jewelery, pottery, silks, leather, metalwork, pictures, books and cards, unique to the area and not available in other craft shops around the country. The shop is run by the craft workers themselves, providing a direct sale to customers, and where individual commissions can be arranged. Island Crafts also provides a valuable tourist information service for the islands, with details of ferry schedules, local services and upcoming events. For anyone visiting Baltimore or traveling onwards to Cape Clear, Sherkin or Heir Islands the Islands Craft Shop is well worth a visit.
The Coach House Gallery Exhibition
The Coach House Gallery will showcase the work of Kinsale Ceramic Artist Adrian Wistreich and students from his ceramics class at The Kinsale Pottery.School .
Unravelled - 2020 Art Gallery
UNRAVELLED, Contempary textile art from members of the Cork Textiles Network.
Bringing together an interesting & vibrant selection of works by leading textile artists practising across Cork. Inspired by many aspects of modern life the artists featured in this exhibition have used many different techniques including quilt, stitch, dyeing, lace, print & wire to express their ideas.
Crowley’s Musical Instrument Exhibition
Crowley's Music Centre would like to exhibit HANDMADE IRISH INSTRUMENTS and MUSICIANS CRAFTS in conjunction with Cork Craft Month
An exhibition of Jewellery, Ceramics and Sculpture showcase the work of Irish Craft Makers.
Cork Ceramic Artists - An Exhibition
An Exhibition of the work of a number of Cork based Ceramic Artists.
Cork Printmakers Pop Up Exhibition
For the month of August, Cork Printmakers will host a Pop-Up Exhibition in the Craft Village, Cork City. Cork Printmakers is the key fine art print workshop for artists in the south of Ireland and this exhibition will present work from emerging and established contemporary artists, and members of the workshop, who develop their artistic practice through the medium of print. A free drypoint demonstration will be given at 12pm on Sunday 26 August in the exhibition venue. Please ring to book for this demonstration.
Unique Ink - A Collection
Unique Ink Designs are beautiful visual art pieces of calligraphy, illustration and illumination.
A child’s nameplate keepsake, a meaningful presentation gift, a wedding gift that’s personal, a housewarming gift that warms hearts ... special words, special occasions, special treasures. Using words, sentiments, poems and inspirational pieces, I bring life to them by giving them colour and form.