QSS BEDFORD ST OPEN FOR BELFAST OPEN STUDIOS

“Belfast Open Studios returns for its fifth annual insight into the tremendous creative activity that is going on all around us, all of the time. Over 250 professional artists are at work behind the usually closed doors of Belfast studios. They produce work that is seen and celebrated in galleries around the world and make […]

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EMERGENCE II AT QSS GALLERY

Opening: Thursday 6th September, 6pm – 9pm Exhibition dates: 7th – 27th September 2018 Times: Tuesday-Thursday, 10am – 5pm QSS is delighted to present ‘Emergence II’ – the second showcase of selected work by recent graduates from the Belfast School of Art. Thirteen artists were chosen to exhibit, by a QSS selection panel comprising three professional […]

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Group exhibition at Platform Arts Belfast featuring work by QSS artist Craig Donald

“The world must be romanticized. In this way its original meaning will be rediscovered. To romanticize is nothing but a qualitative heightening. In this process the lower self becomes identified with a better self. (…) Insofar as I present the commonplace with significance, the ordinary with mystery, the familiar with the seemliness of the unfamiliar […]

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QSS artist Amanda Coogan exhibiting in the Naked Truth: The Nude in Irish Art

The exhibition Naked Truth: The Nude in Irish Art at the Crawford Art Gallery gathers together over 80 works to assert the existence of a rich history of the depiction of the naked and the unclothed body in the work and practice of Irish artists. From anonymous, medieval Sheela-na-Gigs to contemporary video and performance work, Irish artists have created images […]

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QSS artist Jennifer Trouton exhibiting in ‘Lavish and Judicious’ at the CCA Derry~Londonderry

Lavish and Judicious is a group exhibition including video, painting, sound installation and textile works. It takes as its starting point Sion Mills, a ‘model village’ and linen mill, located 20 miles south of Derry. Established by the Herdman family in 1835, Sion Mills was one of a number of communities built in Britain and Ireland […]

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Solo exhibition by QSS artist Jane Rainey at Rathfarnham Castle

‘Ridges’ an exhibition by QSS artist Jane Rainey opens on Thursday 5th July at Rathfarnham Castle. With the landscape as a departure point, Janes’s paintings depict a post-apocalyptic habitat where systems have collapsed and balance on a fine line between chaos and structure. Open daily until 26th August 2018. Admission FREE. Rathfarnham Castle, which dates from Elizabethan […]

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Group exhibition at the Glucksman (Cork) featuring work by Amanda Coogan

If you are in Cork before 8th July visit the Glucksman’s DOUBLE TAKE: Collection and Context exhibition which includes work by QSS artist Amanda Coogan. DOUBLE TAKE looks back to some of the innovative moments within the Glucksman’s exhibition history by recreating displays by artists who are also represented in the UCC Art Collection. The exhibition has […]

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QSS member Grace McMurray selected for the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition

Congratulations to Grace McMurray whose artwork ‘Monochrome Isometric Weave’ (paint on ribbon, 40 x 30 cm) has been selected for the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition. Running continuously for 250 years, the Summer Exhibition is the world’s oldest open submission exhibition – which means that anyone can enter their work to be considered for inclusion. In this celebratory […]

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QSS artists exhibiting at the RHA Annual Exhibition

Five of QSS members are currently exhibiting at the Royal Hibernian Academy’s 188th Annual Exhibition in Dublin: Susan Connolly, Clement McAleer, Sinead McKeever (images above), Jane Rainey (invited artist) and Jennifer Trouton.   The RHA’s Annual Exhibition is Ireland’s largest and longest running exhibition of visual art. Open to all artists working in paint, drawing, […]

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