Thursday, 27 August 2009

Ennistymon Courthouse Gallery - call to artists for 2010

Ennistymon Courthouse galleryEnnistymon Courthouse Gallery is seeking submissions for the forthcoming year, 2010. The gallery is interested in exhibiting a wide range of visual art, including collaborations and multi-media projects for exhibition in its two gallery spaces. The Courthouse also welcome proposals that are participatory led or involve some engagement with the community. The deadline for submission is 5pm on Friday 2nd of October 2009. Ennistymon Courthouse Gallery curator and coordinator, Trudi van der Elsen, says “We wish to focus on exhibiting emerging artists based locally and nationwide. 2009 has been a very exciting year with a lot of variety in the exhibitions. This year there has been a particularly good mix of media including, paintings, installation work, sculpture, drawing, film, and workshops from local and national artists”. The newly renovated Ennistymon Courthouse building features a main art gallery, the smaller Red Couch gallery space, five artists’ studios, and a sound recording studio. The Courthouse Gallery seeks to attract local and national audiences by exhibiting work of the highest standard by local, national, and international artists. Artists interested in applying should include the following with their submissions:biography/ CV; artist statement; brief description of proposed show; and 6-8 images on CD or hard-copy photos. The gallery charges 25% commission. Submissions should be sent to:Trudi van der Elsen - Coordinator, Ennistymon Courthouse Gallery, Parliament Street, Ennistymon, County Clare. For more information please contact: Trudi van der Elsen, Coordinator, Ennistymon Courthouse Gallery: (065) 7071630 or
Ennistymon Courthouse Gallery is supported by Clare County Council.

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