Dots and Dashes
Roscommon Arts & Crafts Association Annual Show
Foxford Woollen Mills Exhibition Centre
9 July - 4 August 1999
Dots and Dashes is the annual Roscommon Arts & Crafts Association group exhibition at the Foxford Woollen Mills, which was opened by Eamon Ó'Cuív TD Minister for State at the Dept Arts, Culture, Gaeltacht and the Islands on Friday 9 July.
Rob Steinke Chair-person and
Minister Eamon Ó'Cuív TD
Presentation to Minister
Cllr.Terry Layden, Tom Noone,
Minister Eamon Ó'Cuív TD & Rob Steinke
List of Participating Artists
Pádraig Naughton: Tactile and visual artist working in ceramics and charcoal. Will be exhibiting landscape drawings in charcoal on coloured papers which best express the contrast between light and dark of his environment.
Rita McDonagh: Born in Dublin, she is a self-taught artist working in oils on canvas. Her work includes many commissions often depicting the wild countryside of Roscommon.
Alan Cox: Moved to Ireland after caring for an Elizabethan manor house and began painting gardens, houses and seascapes in acrylics.
Betty Meyler: Born in India and came to Ireland 20 years ago where she is now president of the national UFO society. She paints in oils. mainly landscapes of Roscommon and Sligo.
Robert Attenbury: Trained at the Salford and Shrewsbury Schools of Art. and Aston University, he subsequently taught art for 25 yetrs in England. Skilled in many types of media, he specialises in painting landscapes ot the West of Ireland.
Marita Molony-O'Flanagan: Clare born artist living in Co.Roscommon where she taught art for 8 years. Paints in acrylic, pastel and pen ink. Her work is stylised and impressionistic at time and comes from a long line of artists.
Rob Steinke: Trained master saddler and harness maker. his work now includes writing and illustrating books, photography and watercolours Subjects tend towards the Celtic countryside scenes of Wales, Brittany and Ireland where he has lived.
Julie Kilbride: Specialising in soft pastel paintings of Irish landscapes, fisherman scenes and sunsets. Her work also includes computerised art and design and transferring paintings into greeting cards.
Catherine Keaveney: A self-taught, she has specialised over the last 10 years in acrylics with the occasional watercolour. Her subjects are varied and include animals, people and still life.
Adam Burthom: Gained a BA in graphics at Liverpool, his work now includes sculpture, woodcarving, mixed media and mail art and is a director of Tower Arts Project. He describes his work as new archetypal images and refined primitive Afro.
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