TWO PAINTERS: KATHY TYNAN AND ANDREW VICKERY - ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION OPENING
1 Feb 2020 - 1 Feb 2020
Venue: Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery
Sponsor: Louth County Council / Arts Council
Admission: FREE

Two Painters: Kathy Tynan and Andrew Vickery

February 1st to April 11th 2020

Opening with an Artists in Conversation this Saturday 1st February with art critic and writer, Rebecca O'Dwyer, come and see Highlanes Gallery's newest exhibition, Two Painters:Kathy Tynan & Andrew Vickery. Presenting new and recent work by the artists, Two Painters will showcase both work on canvas, and on paper; the presentation of their work within the same exhibition, offering an opportunity of insight into the impulses, ideas and practice of each artist, both admirers of one another’s work.

Exhibition Opening is free to attend but must be booked via Eventbrite.ie; Booking Link

The exhibition continues until Saturday April 11th and will be on display alongside artwork from the Drogheda Municipal Art Collection.

Gallery opening times are 10:30am to 5:00pm, Monday toSaturday, closed Sunday.

Accompanying public programme and further details can be found online on highlanes.ie

 

About the artists:

Kathy Tynan (b.1984) graduated from NCAD with a BA in 2008 and an MA in 2010. Recent solo exhibitions include Green Like Now, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin (2019); Luminous Twitch, The Lab Gallery, Dublin (2019) and Atonal Supersound, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin (2017). Recent selected group shows include The Hennessey-Craig Shortlist, RHA, Dublin (2019); Everything is in Everything, Sirius Arts Centre, Cork (2019); Traversées du Marais, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (2018); Trophy Hunters, Dada Post, Berlin (2018); Constellations, Kuvataide Academia, Helsinki (2018); Many Worlds, Centre Cultural Irlandais, Paris (2017); There Are Little Kingdoms, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co.Wicklow (2016) and Hands Laid On, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin (2016). Tynan completed a three-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris and published her first book of paintings, Proud & Strong All Day Long in 2018. In 2019 she was the winner of the Dublin City Council Visual Arts Bursary and is currently undertaking a two-month residency

Andrew Vickery was born in the UK in 1963. He moved to Dublin in 1994 and is currently working in Berlin. He studied at University of Ulster (MFA) and Ealing College, London (BA Hons. Modern European Studies). He has had solo exhibitions at Douglas Hyde Gallery 2, The Royal Hibernian Academy, West Cork Arts Centre and the Peppercanister Gallery Dublin. Group exhibitions include Highlanes Gallery, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Kerlin Gallery, Istanbul Modern, Benaki Museum Athens and Exhibition Laboratory Helsinki. He collaborated with Little Green Cars band as part of Musictown festival at the Abbey Theatre Dublin. Andrew Vickery is represented in public collections including the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

About the writer:

Rebecca O’ Dwyer is an art critic and writer living in Berlin. Her writing has been published in Paper Visual Art Journal, Source Photographic Review, Art Review, Real Life, Enclave Review, Fallow Media, Spike, 032c, The White Review, Apollo, The Stinging Fly, The Tangerine, and elsewhere. From 2016-2018, she edited the online art writing publication, Response to a Request. She holds a PhD from the department of Visual Culture at the National College of Art & Design in Dublin, where she wrote about art criticism and capitalist realism.

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