Askamore Art Exhibition opens tonight

At the launch of the Askamore Art Exhibition tonight (left to right); Jackie Christian, David Bayne, Paul Carter, Director Gorey School of Art, who performed the official launch, Alison Bayne and Dave Pearson.

By Dan Walsh at Askamore Community Centre

The 4th annual Askamore Art Exhibition was officially opened by Paul Carter, Director Gorey School of Art, at a pleasant function held in Askamore Community Centre tonight and is open to the public until Sunday.

Mr Carter praised the organising group for arranging the exhibition which he said was community based and gave an opportunity for 22 artists to have their work showcased. There are 60 works on display.

AUDIO ADDITION; Paul Carter speaking to Dan Walsh at the opening of Askamore Art Exhibition tonight.

Margaret Nolan from Askamore Community Council welcomed the exhibition and congratulated the artists who submitted their work and thanked the organising committee of Alison Bayne, David Bayne, Jackie Christian and Dave Pearson for bringing the exhibition to the public.

Artists featured in the exhibition include Alison Hayden, Breda Moynihan, Alison Bayne, Mary O’Toole, Breda Byrne, Margaret Kenny, Jackie Christian, Una White, César Meireles, John Hempsenstall, Cloida Morris, Cathy Reddy, Dave Pearson, Mary Doran, Barry O’Sullivan, Aidan Bolger, Samantha Wall, Robyn Stephens, Andrew Hopkins, Brenda Doyle, Allan Kinsella and Polly Maher.

Askamore Art Exhibition is open daily from Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 6pm, and all are welcome.

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