A number of the 9 stones artists had work selected for the 2012 RHA Open exhibition in Dublin; Eileen MacDonagh, Rachel Joynt, Remco de Fouw, Martin Lyttle and Michelle Byrne. The exhibition opened this weekend.
Martin Lyttle’s latest Kilkenny limestone sculpture ‘Velvet‘ was sold on the opening night!
and big congratulations to Michelle Byrne for her work ‘Journey‘. Michelle was today awarded the Conor/Moran ESB medal for outstanding sculpture. This piece is the small scale model for a public art commission that Michelle is currently undertaking for St Mary’s school in Thomastown.
All 9 stones artists will be exhibiting together in Carlow during the Eigse Festival in Deighton Hall, opening 6pm 9 June, full details here