LCGA Exhibitions



25th May - 26th July 2013
Limerick City Gallery of Art


In celebration of 40 years of University of Limerick, and in collaboration with Limerick City Gallery of Art, the Act of Portrayal is an exhibition where 14 Artists from Limerick’s numerous Studios are invited to respond to their own selection from the National Self Portrait Collection (NSPC), held at the University of Limerick’s campus. This diverse exhibition is an opportunity for Limerick’s public and visitors to see 14 works from the extraordinary NSPC, alongside some of Limerick’s most dedicated young Artists.   

curated by Yvonne Davis, Maurice Quillinan and Helen Carey.

Artists from Faber Studios, Contact Studios, Wickham Street Studios and Limerick Printmakers contribute their work in response, with a range of media from sculpture, installation, painting and mixed media. 

Participating artist: Carla Burns, Marie Claire Boothman, John Collins, Patrick Corcoran, Gerry Davis, Pamela Dunne,  Sean Guinan, Aaron Lawless, Anne Marie Morrin, John Murphy, Rory Prout, Mary O'Dea, Kevin O'Keefe, Joan Stack.

NSPC works selected: Robert Ballagh, Stephen Brandes, Colin Darke, Gerard Dillon, Mary Duffy, Séan Keating, John Kindness, Vera Klute, Terry Loane, Ruth McHugh, Nigel Rolfe, Robert Ryan, John Shinnors, Dan Shipsides.



LCGA /Installation image by Anne Marie Morrin                                   LCGA/Installation by Kevin O'Keeffe

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