Visual Artists Ireland April 2013


International Collage Exhibition at IMPACTICA, Down Arts Centre

April 4, 2013



11th April – 4th May | Preview: 11th April at 7pm
IMPACTICA at Down Arts Centre, 2 Irish Street, Downpatrick, County Down.

IMPACTICA presents GLUE, an international survey exhibition exploring contemporary trends in the art of collage. The show presents a dynamic collection of raw unframed works with methods ranging from traditional cut-paper techniques to elaborate computer and photographic works. It debuts in Northern Ireland before travelling to America to Mercer University and the University of Florida.

It features 20 leading artists and academics from Europe, Asia and America. The exhibition includes works by Shiro Masuyama from Japan, Tea Mäkipää from Finland and American artists Craig Coleman, Sean Miller, Bethany Taylor, LuLu LoLo, Galen Olmsted and Kevin B. Chen. Artists from the Republic of Ireland include Sinéad O’Donnell and Fion Gunn, with Northern Ireland represented by Gail Ritchie, Lydia Holmes, Patrick Colhoun, Stuart Roberts, Ciaran Magill, Trevor Wray, Brendan O’Neill and Brian John Spencer.  Brendan Jamison has collaborated with international Welsh artist Peter Richards.