So Fine Art Editions has updated portfolios for many of its artists, showing more works in print, sculpture and ceramics from some of our many artists.
Photographer and SO Fine Art Editions artist Paul Gaffney was featured on the New Yorker blog, May 30th. Genevieve Fussell reviewed his self published and highly acclaimed book, “We Make the Path by Walking”. Paul will have a solo exhibition of pieces from the book at the Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin, starting July 3rd
Barbara Rae RA will be speaking at the Royal Academy, 11 July, along with Professor Ian Ritchie CBE RA. Barbara is noted by the Royal Academy as one of Britain’s most thoughtful painters, whose work has been exhibited widely. Barbara and Professor Ritchie will discuss how art and architecture intersect and how this relationship works in the Academy’s Summer Exhibition. Barbara held a solo show at SO Fine Art Editions in March 2014, showing some new screen prints.
The work of artist Angela Fewer is now at SO Fine Art Editions. Angela uses her background in architecture and design to create fantastical images that explore location, identity and memory. Angela has exhibited widely abroad and in Ireland, and her pieces can be seen in many international collections. Her collages, watercolours, and works on paper are now available at SO Fine Art Editions.
There’s been much going on with several SO Fine Art Editions’ artists lately. Derek Wilson, who makes the porcelain vessels seen above is displaying work in Wallpaper* Magazine’s Handmade Exhibition in New York City. Derek Wilson’s practice centres on the making of a diverse range of contemporary objects – from the functional to the sculptural. His objects, in their colour, shape and materiality, reference the ideas of restraint, containment and minimalism.
Nuala O’Donovan and her delicate, intricate porcelain pieces is feature in the May 24th issue of the Wall Street Journal. The article and more of Nuala’s work can be seen here. Nuala is also exhibiting currently at Tansey Contemporary gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. The show ‘Biodiversity and Human Impact on the Environment’ runs until 17th June.
SO Fine Art Editions’ artist Victoria Bentham is featured in this month’s Northern Ireland Homes & Lifestyle Magazine. The magazine visited her studio where she makes her ceramic dishes from rich black clay. Victoria then patterns using antique wooden printing blocks, hand cut stencils, and print techniques, inspired by memories of childhood. Read Victoria’s interview about the challenges and rewards of her art form is in this month’s issue on stands now.
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SO Fine Art Editions’ artist Dorothy Cross describes making her art while working from her studio in the west of Ireland, in a video from the Tate Museum. The setting of her studio was a perfect backdrop for Dorothy’s recent work including shipwrecks, bronze crabs and shark skins. The video of Dorothy Cross can be seen here.
SO Fine Art Editions’ artist Paul Gaffney was interviewed by Photomonitor about his self published book ‘We Make the Path by Walking’. The book documents his 3,500 km walk through Europe, and his emotional journey throughout. The book has been nominated for numerous awards, including Photobook Award 2013, 6th International Photobook Festival in Kassel, Germany and shortlisted for the European Publishers Award for Photography. The book was selected for several ‘Best Photobooks of 2013’ lists, including Photo-Eye and The British Journal of Photography.
Artist Brendan Jamison, whose Digger sculptures are part of Young is creating a miniature city out of sugar cubes in New York City. The Discovery Channel interviewed the artist about his Sugar Metropolis project, using over 500,000 sugar cubes to create a sweet city.
SO Fine Art Editions’ current exhibition Young has been reviewed in the May 10 issue of the Irish Independent Weekend Review. Arts Editor Sophie Gorman features Patrick Hogan and his photograph Untitled 014, with insight about the piece and the story behind its subject. Sophie also called the show “original” and “compelling”.
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Young runs until June 14,
SO Fine Art Editions held the opening of Young, Thursday May 8th, to a great turn out, including many of the participating artists.
In case you can’t make it into the gallery to see the show, all pieces from Young can also be seen online here.
SO Fine Art Editions’ artists Victoria Bentham and Alison Lowry are featured in this month’s Home Accents Magazine. The American magazine showcases the latest in Irish craftsmanship with Bentham’s ceramic dishes and Lowry’s glass vessels among others. Victoria Bentham’s work is part of our Young exhibition, opening Thursday May 8th. Please click on each image below to see full size.