Tuesday 15 January 2013

Two & Two Exhibition

Flowerfield's Gallery is currently displaying the work of four locally based artists that enjoy in an international profile.  The exhibition is a wide variety of techniques, prints, paintings, bronze sculptures and collage/mixed media pieces.  What ties all the work together is the level of excellence, conceptually and in execution.

The exhibition opened on 8th December 2012, and will run until 26th January 2013.

Martha Ullman, a graduate of Liverpool John Moores and Middlesex University.  She currently teaches Art and History of Art at Coleraine High School.  Having lived in Africa, the influence of this culture and also that of Ireland can be seen in her paintings, prints and collage work.
'African Garden',Ullman, print

'Charollais Bull', Ullman, Print
'Garden in Morning Light, Ullman, print

Gavin Hutchinson achieved a BA Honours degree from John Moores University and also a PGCE from Middlesex University.  He is a teacher at Coleraine High School in Art and History of Art.  He has lived and worked in Africa and much of his recent painting work is based on old family Polaroid photographs as well as urban and rural scenes.

'Nevin Taggart', Hutchinson, oil painting

'Green House', Hutchinson, oil painting

Brian Connolly is a multi-media artist who's works are often site-specific.  He is an Associate Lecturer in Fine & Applied Art at the University of Ulster.  He has worked across Europe, in Canada, Mexico and China.  He has been involved with artist run organisations throughout Ireland and has created more than ten public artworks/commissions in a range of media.
'Pattern of History' Connolly, print

'Family Tree', Connolly, print

Annette Hennessy is from Cork now living in North Antrim.  She is a sculptor who works in a range of media, including bronze, mixed media, paper and felt.  Much of her work is figurative but also includes mythic and historically based objects containing personal and domestic references.  Her artworks are in collections throughout Ireland.

'Balancing Figure',  Hennessy, bronze
'Figure with Tree' and 'Figure with Tree Head', Hennessy, bronze

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