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Sales Fever at Echoes Exhibition, Castletown House, Co. Kildare

We are coming to the end of our exhibition in Castletown House – Wednesday 22nd is the last day.   We just want to say a very special thank you to everyone who visited the exhibition, gave us such wonderful feedback and, of course, purchased our work.   Some of the work from this exhibition is moving to Inniscarra Gallery in Rathcoole with the kind permission of Niamh Harney, so you will get an opportunity to see an edited version at the gallery for some weeks to come.

For those who didn’t make it to Castletown, here are images of some of the sold pieces – as you won’t get an opportunity to see them again:

‘Time to Texture I’, Rina White and ‘Black Diamonds’, Catherine Dowling


‘Summer Delights, Yellow and Orange’, Eleanor Swan

‘Entwine I’, Barbara Seery and ‘Faded Grandeur’, Dee Kelly

‘Close Encounters’, Elaine Peden and ‘Winter’, Jocelyn Stephens which was, by far, the most popular piece in the exhibition selling a number of editions



You are invited……

We are very proud of our latest exhibition, ECHOES, which we have just finished hanging.  We would love to see you there for the official opening or to visit at any time over the next two weeks.

Venue:   The Stables, Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

Dates:   10 – 22nd August, 2018

Time:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day

Official Opening:  3 p.m. on Saturday, 11th August

Here are a few photographs of some of the eclectic mix of exhibits



ECHOES – our next exhibition in Castletown House, Co. Kildare

I have been a bit lax in sending out posts over the last two months – so sorry about that.  We have been a bit preoccupied with preparations for our next exhibition, ECHOES.  We had great intentions of posting images from our monthly studio days to show you some of the work in progress (if it survived peer evaluation!) …. but, even though hundreds of images were taken,  we didn’t get around to actually publishing them.  We might get a chance to do that over the next two weeks to give you a flavour of the work.

But now we are at the stage of collecting our invitations, posters and brochures from the printers and hoping the framers will have time to complete the last minute requests for framing!

We are delighted to invite you to the opening of ECHOES, a collaboration with Eleanor Swan, Ceramic Artist and Jocelyn Stephens, Fine Art Printmaker.  Here is our newly minted invitation, hot from the press:

If you can’t make the opening, please do call in to the Stable Courtyard at Castletown House from 10th to 22nd August 2018.  Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.


Making Felted Boots from A to Z

Interested in participating in a masterclass suitable for beginners and experienced felt makers?  One of our members, Asta, has invited Natalya Brashovetska to Ireland in September to lead a workshop making felted boots with rubber soles – for further details see poster below:


Exhibition in Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare in August 2018

We are really pleased to finally share with you a project that we have been working on for about a year.  We are collaborating with Eleanor Swan, Ceramic Artist and Jocelyn Stephens, Fine Art Printmaker to create a collection of work specifically for exhibiting in Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.  We will exhibit the work in the Stable Wing in August this year with kind permission from the OPW.

We are very excited to be exhibiting alongside such talented artists as Eleanor and Jocelyn and we are all very busy working on our various pieces inspired by the wonder that is Castletown House and Parkland.

More updates will follow with information and photographs of the creativity in action!

See full details in our press release below.


For more information on Castletown House go to their website http://castletown.ie/