Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Culture Night Exhibition Opening - Majesty in the Minute

Majesty in the Minute #2 - textile art by Fiona Glynn
Ballinasloe-based artist collective Group 8 will have their exhibition opening on Culture Night. The exhibition, called Majesty in the Minute, will feature art and writing that focuses on the small moments in the large.

Main Street, Ballinasloe - John Soden

The exhibition opens Friday the 22nd September at 6.30pm in the Church Gallery in Ballinasloe Library and will run for two weeks from that day.

Majesty in the Minute is the result of collaborative work the group undertook around the theme of the minuscule in life and in art. The exhibition will feature paintings, photography, felted textiles, flash fiction, ceramics, mixed media and sculpture.

Untitled - artwork by Lily Kelly

Group 8, was founded in 2009 and is comprised of seven visual artists and two writers: Joyce Little – visual and multimedia artist; Tommy Campbell – sculptor and woodturner; Lily Kelly – visual artist; Grellan Ganly – visual artist; Úna Spain – visual artist; Nuala O’Connor – writer; Zara Little-Campbell – writer; John Soden – painter; and Fiona Ormsby – textile designer.

Jesus - Úna Spain

Group 8 is a non-profit, professional arts group whose aim is to foster awareness, imagination and co-operative learning between the artist and the community. The group hosts exhibitions, literary events, artist talks, readings, workshops and book launches.

All are welcome. Free admission. Refreshments will be served.

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