Narratives in Making

A selection of work from PORTFOLIO Critical Selection 2017-2018

An exhibition of contemporary work from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection 2017-2018 publication, which features 28 designer makers selected for achieving excellence in craftsmanship, design quality and technical skill by comparative international standards. Narratives in Making is curated by Gregory Parsons.

The selected makers are:

  • Zelouf + Bell, Furniture
  • Roger Bennett, Wood
  • Úna Burke, Leather Work
  • Anne Butler, Ceramics
  • Edmond Byrne, Glass
  • Mike Byrne, Ceramics
  • Stuart Cairns, Metals
  • Julie Connellan, Jewellery
  • Jack Doherty, Ceramics
  • Liam Flynn, Wood
  • Sara Flynn, Ceramics
  • Karl Harron, Glass
  • Pierce Healy, Jewellery
  • Jennifer Hickey, Ceramics
  • Joe Hogan, Basketry
  • John Lee, Furniture
  • Alison Lowry, Glass
  • Michael McCrory, Metals
  • Cecelia Moore, Metals
  • Cara Murphy, Metals
  • Eily O’Connell, Jewellery
  • Stephen O’Briain, Furniture
  • Susan O’Byrne, Ceramics
  • Cóilín Ó Dubhghaill, Metals
  • Angela O’Kelly, Jewellery
  • Sasha Sykes, Furniture
  • Gráinne Watts, Ceramics
  • Joseph Walsh, Furniture
Clay / Glass / Metal / Other / Wood

This event listing is compiled for informational purposes only and is correct at time of publication. Event listings may be subject to change by the organisers and readers are advised to contact the organisers directly for the most up to date information. DCCoI cannot be held responsible for any alterations to the existing schedule.

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12 May to 05 July 2017


National Craft Gallery, Castle Yard, Kilkenny.



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