THE MON­U­MENTS OF THE AN­CIENTS

DEBORAH COLE­MAN RE­PORTS ON AN IN­TRIGU­ING NEW EX­HI­BI­TION IN ARK­LOW

Bray People - - NEWS -

A NEW ex­hi­bi­tion opened in the Ark­low Vis­ual Arts Gallery at Sun­beam House Ser­vices re­cently fea­tur­ing the work of Bri­die Far­rell.

En­ti­tled ‘Aeter­num Pa­tri­cius’, the ex­hi­bi­tion came is a col­lab­o­ra­tive project be­tween SHS, the gallery the artist her­self. It ex­plores the an­cients’ fas­ci­na­tion with the un­known uni­verse and the mon­u­ments they built to hon­our their beliefs.

Peo­ple from far and wide trudged through the snow for the launch of this SHS com­mu­nity arts project dur­ing which Bri­die met Ark­low Women’s Re­source Group mem­bers and some of the ser­vice users who at­tend Sun­beam House to dis­cuss up and com­ing art work­shops that she will soon fa­cil­i­tate.

The aim of these work­shops is to pro­mote com­mu­nity in­te­gra­tion.

Also present at the event were Cllr Pat Fitzger­ald with Ark­low Mu­nic­i­pal Dis­trict cathaoir­leach Tommy An­nes­ley and Marie Far­rell se­nior ser­vice man­ager and Hugh Kane CEO of Sun­beam House.

Some of Bri­die Far­rell’s works from the ex­hi­bi­tion and, right, Bri­die, sec­ond from left, with Re­becca Ka­vanagh of Sun­beam House, Michael Ryan of Ark­low Vis­ual Arts Gallery and Anne Ka­vanagh of Sun­beam House.

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