2009

Temperance – Abigail O’Brien

May 5 – June 27 Temperance was a specially commissioned exhibition to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the Oatfield Sweet Factory in Letterkenny. The show featured works by Oatfield’s artist in residence Abigail O’ Brien. In association with DCC Public Art Office. Curated by John Cunningham with a limited edition…...

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Fire in the Sky – International New Media

April 15 – May 30 ‘Fire in the Sky’ showcased the finest international new media art. It also included exciting work from young artists working in animation, illustration and interactive media, such as Myron Campbell, Allison Moore (Canada) and Anita Fontania (Australia).    ...

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Anatomy Of A Super Hero

April 3 – May 5 From Hogarth to Miller Recently in Hollywood we have seen multiple superhero themed movies sprout up such as the X-Men, Spiderman, and the new revival of Superman. With this overflow of superheroes that fill our imaginations the Anatomy of a Super Hero examines cartoons from…...

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James Fitzgerald (1899 to 1971) – The Aranmore Drawings

April 14 – June 20 The Regional Cultural Centre in association with the Plattsburgh Museum, New York, presented a major exhibition on the life and work of the Irish / American artist James Fitzgerald. James Fitzgerald was born to an Irish family in Milton, Massachusetts in 1899. He studied at…...

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Donegal Design Directorate

March 20 – April 4 Following the success of the SHOW OFF exhibition in 2008, the Donegal Design Directorate presented new work by Donegal designers in fashion, textiles, ceramics, furniture, jewellery, product design, photography, media and visual design. The Directorate was an initiative of the Donegal County Enterprise Board....

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The Artists Studio Series

November 17 – January 12 JOHN BEATIE John Beattie’s practice explores the drawing / painting process in various contexts, such as the studio, the gallery, and the public space. By employing video, photography, drawing and painting, he challenges both the viewer and his own creative process of looking at, understanding…...

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Irish Architectural Awards Exhibition 2008

February 10 – February 28 The Annual RIAI Irish Architecture Awards, highlighted the range, variety and quality of architects’ work in any one year. This 2008 exhibition showcased projects by the winners, highly commended, commended and selected for exhibition. The Exhibition included the Donegal based McGabhanns Architects (and RCC designers),…...

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Remnant – North-55

February 10 – April 4 Remnant was a brilliant cross-border public art project, which explored the working lives of the people who were central to the linen and garment industry in the Northwest. For over a century, these industries have been a major source of employment in plants across the…...

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The Derek Hill Collection

February 10 – March 18 When the late Derek Hill (1916-2000) gifted his home to the Irish Nation in 1981, it came with an extensive art collection. Now opened to the public as The Glebe House and Gallery, the collections holds works by leading 20th Century Artists such as Picasso…...

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