The Art of Craft 2017 at the Market Place Gallery

'Elements' is a solo exhibition by Fine Craft Artist Bernie Leahy.

'Elements' features drawing, sculpture, video & sound, painting – with stitch. Leahy’s new work explores a variety of media and delves into a wider palette of colour, grasping fleeting moments and fragments of our emotional range.

The launch at 7.00pm on 28 April will feature an introduction from Dr Audrey Whitty, Keeper of the Art and Industrial Division (Decorative Arts and History) National Museum of Ireland. All are welcome to attend and refreshments will be served.

About the Artist

Bernie Leahy has exhibited widely in Ireland and internationally including New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, representing Ireland as part of the 7th International Fiber Art Biennale 2010, and the International Textile Biennale 2004 representing Ireland in Venezuela. Her artwork has also been internationally exhibited in the London, China and Rome, and forms part of private & public collections in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, St Louis, New Jersey, as well as the UK & Ireland. Her major two-person exhibition ‘The Narrative Line’, with UK artist Alice Kettle in the National Craft Gallery travelled in 2010/2011. A member of ‘Irish Craft Portfolio’ since 2005, she consistently produces fine craft work to an international exhibition standard. Membership of this group is selected by an international panel for the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland.


Organised by The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh


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28 April to 17 June 2017


Market St, Armagh BT61 7BW



Further Information

Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre
T: +44 [0] 28 3752 1804 ext: 3635

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