Christmas at Solas Gallery

Local & National Artists Christmas Exhibition at Solas Art Gallery, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, 2014.
On Friday, November 28, Solas Gallery in Ballinamore is once again celebrating the Christmas Season with its “Members’ Exhibition.”

On Friday, November 28, Solas Gallery in Ballinamore is once again celebrating the Christmas Season with its “Members’ Exhibition.”

This an exhibition where all work submitted by the members is hung, new and experienced artists together.

Some of the artists showing in this exhibition will be having their own exhibitions next year, an interesting way to see the wide variety of art that will be available in 2015.

There will be approximately 25 artists showing over 50 pictures for the exhibition covering a wide range of styles and practices; oils, watercolours, pastels, pen and ink, charcoal, photography etc.

Work on display will include “Meditation”, an eye-catching mixed media piece from Anja Nohlen; “Crashing Waves”, by Belturbet artist Orlagh Murphy: “River Calm”, a serene oil by Grace Dixon; an intricate charcoal “Derelict Home” by Gabrielle Flynn, Ballinamore; Freda Young’s “Cycling Garadice”; Mary Wilson, Roosky, an exuberant display of “Fuchsias”; “Sea Campion” by Celia Richard from Shercock and Colleen Quinn’s “Pink Wild Flowers” adding wonderful varieties of colour.

A couple of the new artists, Lorna Watkins from Sligo with “Coney 11” and Melinda Alpha Trinidad, Carrick-on-Shannon whose icon like portraits catch the eye.

The exhibition will be opened on Friday, November 28 at 7.30pm by Donal Fox, CEO Leitrim Development Company, and there will be mulled wine and mince pies for all to enjoy.

The exhibition will run until January 10, 2015.

The Gallery’s Junior Artists Exhibition will be going ahead again next year, from Saturday, January 17 to Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

Drop off work for inclusion in this exhibition at the gallery. From Tuesday, January 6 to Saturday, January 10 between 10am and 6pm.

For any enquiries and more exhibition details please contact Gail or Ben, 071 9644210; info@solasart.ie; look at the website www.solasart.ie or become a friend of their facebook page.