18 Clare artists in Christmas exhibition

18 Clare artists in Christmas exhibition


‘Evening’ by David O’Rourke


The work of 18 artists will feature in the 5th annual Clare Arts Collective Christmas show at Clare Museum, Ennis, from 12 December 2017 to 1 January 2018.

Exhibited works range from the more traditional landscape and portrait painting to mixed media work and works in Sculpture, Assemblage and Photography.

The Clare Art Collective is an artist-led collective of professional Clare based artists and this year’s show came about through an open call.

Fiona Faulkes

This year’s exhibiting artists are Astrid Adler, Jim Orr, Sinead Slattery, Robert Downey, Fiona Faulkes, Cait ní Hallmhurain, Daaniel Lukasz Rusek, Nick Bromfield, Benoni, David O’Rourke, Larisa K Bevillard, Oonagh Herbert, Tommy Kelly, Phillip Morrison, Shane Gilmore, Rachel Mc Manus, Anna Colomer and Alex Conway.

All works are for sale and there is no commission on the artworks.

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.