Thursday February 20, 2020

The next gen of makers

A new exhibition in Kilkenny allows the visitor a peek behind the curtain of the creative process, writes Fionnuala Egan

4th June, 2017
‘Bindu’ stoneware by Gráinne Watts

The long, often cumbersome process of creating art can often be overlooked when work is presented in its final form. Practice takes centre stage, however, at a new exhibition at the National Craft Gallery in Kilkenny, showcasing objects from leading Irish makers.

Here, a curated selection of exhibits from the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland’s Portfolio: Critical Selection 2017-2018 publication, exhibits are each accompanied by a written piece from the creator, explaining how the...

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