Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Interlace

Opens this Friday, 28th March in the National Crafts Council Gallery, Kilkenny.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014

InterLace


Photo: A behind the scenes shot from todays photoshoot here in the gallery. This image is of work by Caroline Schofield, for our next show Interlace. 

Todays photoshoot is being done by photographer Peter Rowen.

http://www.peterrowen.com/ 


A behind the scenes shot taken by Brian in the National Crafts Gallery from today's photo-shoot. This image is of a part of my work for their next show 'Interlace'.
Today's photo-shoot is being done by photographer Peter Rowen.

http://www.peterrowen.com/

Friday, January 24, 2014

CultureCraft

Photo: Looking forward to the opening tonight of 'CultureCraft'.

Really liking this piece by Caroline Schofield.
CultureCraft Opening tonight, 24th January in the Crafts Council of Ireland Gallery with a Curator Tour at 6 by Seliena Coyle and official opening at 7pm.
Information about the exhibition at the link below;
 http://nationalcraftgallery.cmail3.com/t/ViewEmail/y/57E0336BDE51A6BD/AEA053397B7247C023B7CB3C95A53812
CultureCraft Exhibition Catalogue

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Open Circle

Some beautiful drawings shown here from some participants in  'Open Arts', a community arts collective who I am working with over 5 weeks. All these drawings were drawn on large paper using charcoal.
 More of their work can be seen at the following link.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.474072189375912.1073741834.411139195669212&type=3 

 Open Circle Community Arts Collective is based in Kilkenny, Ireland. Their focus is encouraging lifelong learning through participatory arts programs.











Friday, July 26, 2013

Installation - Culture Craft



 
Photographs of installation of my piece 'Belief' by London Street Gallery crew for Culture Craft. A difficult installation as the piece is in a stairwell. The exhibition is open from the 29th July to the 22nd August in Derry. Worth visiting Derry to see the exhibition and walk around the amazing walls and city. More information fromhttp://craftni.org/events/culturecraft/

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Art & Style at Brown Thomas



Article taken from Kilkenny County Council Arts Office- E-bulletin 


 See Kilkenny Artist Caroline Schofield work at Art & Style at Brown Thomas



Art & Style
Opens on Monday, July 15th and runs until mid-August.

From Monday 15  July, eight artists will display their original work in an assigned window of Brown Thomas.

Curated by artist, Angela O’ Kelly, Art and Style is a thoughtfully curated exposition that captures the excitement of the contemporary arts scene in Ireland. The chosen artists represent the mediums of print, paint, hand craftsmanship and contemporary surface design. Each Brown Thomas store in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway as well as BT2 Grafton Street and Dundrum will host a unique exhibition as part of the Art & Style programme.

The artists featuring in Art & Style at Brown Thomas Dublin include:
Caroline Schofield who’s work explores the fragility of human life and the creativity that flows from the acceptance of the process while Nigel Cheney’s revisits the symbolic cliché of “hearts and flowers” by using the imagery of heart shaped children’s grave plaques observed in French cemeteries.
Melanie Spendlove specializes in contemporary surface design with visual exploration and Helen O’Malley highlights the expansion of the ceramic discipline, drawing attention to the extended possibilities of the contemporary clay medium.

Liz Nilson practices involve different textile based applications, with screen printing being the one that is always visible in her work. Rachel White displays a love for colour, surface, material and finish which leads to much intrigue by the themes of order followed by subsequent disorder.

Dr. Helen McAllister draws most inspiration from the concepts, techniques and motifs of Venetian 16th century textile and shoes while Kate Quinlan focuses on the instability of the family throughout her work.
For a full profile of each artist, please visit www.brownthomas.com

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Maltings Studio








Im really excited about my new studio in the Maltings, Kilkenny. Now for some serious work...

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Raven

Drawing of a skull I was given by the O'Dwyer family at New Year. A really cool present.

Monday, December 10, 2012




































Life Drawing PDST.
Photos from a Life Drawing session on the 1st December in the Education Centre in Athlone. The group did some amazing drawing of Katie.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Lifedrawing PDST

 PDST group I was teaching on Saturday in Dublin. A really enjoyable day with some great drawing.

Studio


 Studio Photo. I am enjoying the Panorama setting which I recently found on my phone.
Molly. Life drawing from the RHA

Monday, May 21, 2012

Crafted

Ive just finished the Crafted project with 3rd Class at Gaoilscoíl Osraí. A great class where they mono-printed, made fiber drawings on fabric and a huge fiber drawing on the grass all based on the Titanic.
The project is run/funded by the CCoI and the local Education Centers.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Murmurs at OAK

Murmurs -

Thread & Insect Pins.

My installation at OAK can be seen during May and June.
http://killenure.com/oak-open-art-killenure/ for information and opening times.
Participating Artists include;
Saturio Alonzo, Steven Aylin, Jackie Ball, Aoife Barrett who will be working on site during the following dates in May. Tues 1, Wed 2, Mon 7, Tues 8, Tues 15, Mon 21, Tues 22, Sat 26, Sun 27, Mon 28 and Tues 29. Cormac Boydell, Mary Butler, Lian Callaghan, John Cash, Andrea Cleary, Eamon Colman, Mona Croom Carroll, Remco de Fouw, Aisling Ely, Abdul Ghofur/Epona Artwork, Inga Hamilton, Richard Healy, Sonja Landweer, Andrew Ludick, Padraig McGoran, Liz Nilsson, Niall O Neill, Pauline O’Connell, Geraldine O’Neill, Tony O’Malley, David Quinn, Philip Quinn, Paul Roche, Caroline Schofield, Una Sealy, Beatice Stewart, Gwen Wilkinson.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Open Studio

 Today I took down my work from Open Studio an exhibition at the end of a 3 month residency in Kilkenny Arts Office. My plan for the residency (not really a big plan) was to not use fleece and to experiment with drawing and small work. Not using fleece meant not slowing the process...well when sculptural pieces take 3 months to make this was a good plan!
I had to trust in the process. The photographs shown here are one of a female head from a life drawing session. The following two are of Christy (one life size), a man who came in to chat to me. All the work shown is made with thread and insect pins. The opportunity in the Arts Office brought me back to my fascination with people, the conservations and differences. The opportunity also brought new ways of working with materials.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Lifedrawing in the RHA

Every Thursday I draw in the life room in the RHA in Dublin. Drawing is from 10am to 6pm. A long day but worth the drive and time. I see drawing as a major part of my practice which feeds into my textile/sculpture work.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Irish Times Photo

Fault Line pictured in the Irish Times on the 1st December. The piece has now gone to its new home in the US.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Kilkenny Residency


Drawing is an important part of my residency and these two shots taken by Deirdre Gallagher show artist Daithi Houghlan drawing with me. Daithi's drawing are beautiful particularly in his use of line and what he leaves out of the drawing. Less is more!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Valley of the Squinting Windows



Images from Arts Office Residency looking at people on the street. The red stitch image reminds me of the book Valley of the Squinting Windows, written by Brinsley MacNamara in 1919.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Scavengers


 Photos show 'Scavengers' selected for Seascapes CCOI exhibition at the Knit & Stitch show. Needlefelted and stitched, they all show their own personalised number based on people I know (who scavage) PPS Numbers.




Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Knit & Stitch 10th to 13th November


Work Titled 'Amen' to be shown this week at the Knit & Stitch with Filament.

Art's Office Day 5



Day 5 of photographing and the weather is grey. I have managed to photograph myself into the bottom two photos. I love the fact that I can see myself as a watcher and the people looking at me.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Arts Office Residency



Today I started my Residency in Kilkenny Arts Office. My studio has a large window looking out onto the street. These are just some of the photos I took during the day. I believe that because Kilkenny is such a small place that everyone looks at everyone else because they might know them and it would be rude not to say hello.