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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 […]

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QSS funding support from Arts Council NI reinstated

QSS is delighted that following a review, our Arts Council NI (ACNI) Annual Funding has been reinstated.   Many thanks […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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8 NEW QSS POP-UP STUDIOS AVAILABLE TO LET

QSS invites applications for 8 open plan short-term studio spaces (with lockable storage) at Norwich Union House, 1-7 Fountain St, […]

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INTRO at QSS Gallery

Opening: Thursday 3 May 2018, 18.00 – 21.00 Exhibition dates: 4 – 31 May 2018 Times: Tuesday-Thursday, 10.00 – 17.00    […]

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DAMIEN MAGEE ADDRESSES THE IMPACT OF FUNDING CUTS ON QSS & PS2 IN A-N (THE ARTISTS INFORMATION COMPANY)

With the recent announcement by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland that both QSS and Paragon Studios in Belfast have […]

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QSS STATEMENT ON RECENT LOSS OF ACNI FUNDING

Having now reviewed the documentation, the Board of QSS are of the view that the decision to entirely cut our […]

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QSS artist Alacoque exhibiting at Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre

Dates: 18 April – 26 May 2018 Venue: Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, 24 Main St, Limavady, BT49 0FJ […]

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QSS artist Amanda Coogan taking part in 'The Book and the Body' symposium at UCD

Amanda Coogan will will host a workshop that explores perception through the artist’s body on Friday 20th April (11.30am – […]

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Grace McMurray | Woven Polyhedra at the Ulster University Art Gallery

Dates: April 12 – May 12, 2018 Venue: Belfast School of Art, York Street, Belfast, BT15 1ED   A polyhedra […]

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QSS artist Amanda Coogan in 'Activating Pangea: Acts to Objects'

Curated by: Ciara Scanlan & Matthew Nevin of MART Gallery Dublin Runs: March 15th – April 29th 2018 Gallery: LACE, Los […]

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Amanda Coogan: Long Now at the Shebeen Flick Film Festival

‘Long Now’ a documentary by Paddy Cahill, which explores the importance of time and duration through QSS artist Amanda Coogan, […]

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SHADOWPATTERN | Paintings by Ashley B. Holmes at the Island Arts Centre

Opening reception: Wednesday 14th March 2018, 7.30-9pm Exhibition dates: Thursday 15th March – Saturday 14th April (29 & 30th March, […]

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Susan Connolly exhibiting at Platform Arts Belfast

QSS artist Susan Connolly’s exhibition Slippage open at Platform Arts Belfast on Thursday 1st March @ 6pm and continues until 24th March 2018. […]

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'Concerning the Other' at QSS Gallery

Opening: Thursday 8 March 2018, 18.00 – 21.00 Exhibition dates: 9 – 29 March 2018 Times: Tuesday-Thursday, 10.00 – 17.00   […]

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'Revelation' by QSS artist Zoë Murdoch reviewed in the Honest Ulsterman

‘Revelation’ (recently exhibited in the Royal Ulster Academy‘s Annual Exhibition at the Ulster Museum, Belfast) retells and illustrates the biblical Book of […]

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Sinead McKeever exhibition at the Millenium Court Arts Centre

Antenna: Sinead McKeever Opening: Friday 2 February, 7-9pm Continues: 3 February – 28 March 2018 Artist Talk: Saturday 17 February, […]

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WHITE | Curated by Colin Darke

Opening: Thursday 1 February 2018, 18.00 – 21.00 Exhibition dates: 2 – 22 February 2017 Times: Tuesday-Thursday, 10.00 – 17.00 […]

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David Turner at RUA RED Winter Open 2017

QSS artist David Turner recently exhibited in RUA RED’s Winter Open 2017 in South Dublin.   The Winter Open is […]

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ART OF DRAPERY MASTERCLASS WITH JENNIFER TROUTON AT THE RHA

QSS artist Jennifer Trouton will facilitate an Art of the Drapery Masterclass at the RHA School in Dublin on 17th […]

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Dorothy Hunter in group exhibition at the Golden Thread Gallery

Dissolving Histories: A Moment in Time takes five artists whose diverse practices seek to capture, explore and explain moments. The nature […]

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Congratulations to QSS artist Angela Hackett who was selected for a prestigious residency in India

QSS member Angela Hackett (second from right) is one of four artists selected by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the […]

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QSS Christmas Show

QSS is delighted to present its annual Christmas Show which this year focuses on small works by Belfast-based artists. All […]

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QSS artist Mark McGreevy exhibiting at Ulster University Art Gallery

Substance to Shadows | A Group Drawing Exhibition Ulster University Art Gallery, Belfast School of Art, York Street, Belfast, BT15 […]

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QSS POP-UP STUDIOS AVAILABLE TO LET

QSS invites applications for 13 short-term studio spaces at Norwich Union House, 1-7 Fountain St, Belfast, BT1 5EA. Studios will […]

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Gallery 545 launch exhibition at QSS

Opening: Wednesday 8th November, 6pm – 9m Exhibition dates: 8th – 18th November 2017 Times: Tuesday-Thursday, 10am – 5pm | Friday – […]

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STICK.LIP performance by Ro Owens at QSS Gallery

Date: Saturday 4th November Time: 1 – 4pm Curated by QSS artist Amanda Coogan    STICK.LIP is a performance created by […]

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QSS artists exhibiting at Platform Arts Belfast

Three QSS artists – Sean Campbell, Gail Ritchie and David Turner will exhibit work at Platform Arts Belfast as part of And […]

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QSS member David Turner exhibiting in ‘Art Explorations’ at Atelier Interior Design

Exhibition dates: 19th October – 30th December 2017 Opening hours: 10.30 – 5.30 pm, Tuesday – Saturday, late opening on […]

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QSS for Belfast Open Studios 2017

QSS Bedford St is one of 15 artist studio groups taking part in Belfast Open Studios 2017. This event (which […]

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Gerry Devlin at the Engine Room Gallery

QSS artist Gerry Devlin’s exhibition ‘Recent Work’ opens at the Engine Room Gallery on Thursday 12th October from 7 to […]

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Zoe Murdoch wins residency award at RUA Annual Exhibition

Congratulations to QSS artist Zoë Murdoch ARUA on winning the Tyrone Guthrie Residency Award for an artist from Northern Ireland working in any medium […]

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QSS members at the RUA Annual Exhibition

QSS artists Angela Hackett, Zoe Murdoch ARUA and Clement McAleer RUA will have works on show in the Royal Ulster […]

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QSS artist David Turner exhibiting at Pallas Projects/Studios

MORE ORDINARY LEADERS: UNOFFICIAL PORTRAITS Opening: Wednesday 20 September, 6-8pm Artist’s talk: Wednesday 20 September 6.30pm Gallery Hours: Thursday–Saturday, 21–23 […]

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Grace McMurray selected for 2017 Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition

QSS member Grace McMurray, has been selected for the 2017 Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition – the largest and longest-running annual […]

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QSS artist Susan Connolly at the RHA Gallery

Susan Connolly’s exhibition Traces of an Activity is currently on show at the RHA Gallery in Dublin’s Ely Place, and continues until 1st October 2017. […]

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Unafraid Blue at QSS Gallery

Opening: Thursday 7th September, 18.00 – 21.00 Exhibition dates: 8th – 28th September 2017 Times: Tuesday-Thursday, 10.00 – 17.00   Unafraid […]

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Catherine McLaughlin participates in Féile an Phobail

As part of Féile an Phobail QSS artist Catherine McLaughlin is showing ‘In Memoriam’, a video installation and exhibition which explores […]

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Installation by Colm Clarke at Templemore Baths for Eastside Arts Festival

Diving Station, an installation by QSS artist Colm Clarke, opens at Templemore Baths on Thursday 3rd August, 6-9pm. This new work, which […]

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QSS artist Susan Connolly taking part in PERIPHERIES 2017

PERIPHERIES 2017 brings together 14 Irish painters on the ground floor of Gorey School of Art (GSA) between 28th July […]

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Unafraid Yellow at QSS Gallery

Opening evening: Thursday 3rd August 2017 6.00-9.00pm  Exhibition continues: Thursday 31st August 2017   Unafraid Yellow is the second of four exhibitions […]

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Rory McElroy golf tee portrait by David Turner and Brendan Jamison Studios

QSS artist David Turner has recently worked with Brendan Jamison Studios and Mammoth Belfast to create a portrait of Rory […]

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Expression of interest call for studio rental

QSS is seeking expressions of interest for affordable, mixed-use, 24 hour access studios in Belfast city centre due to begin […]

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Susan Connolly at QSS Gallery

Opening: Thursday 6 July 2017, 18.00 – 21.00 Exhibition dates: 5-7 July 2017 Times: Wednesday-Friday, 10.00 – 17.00   The […]

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Congratulations to QSS artist Mark McGreevy, winner of the 2017 Suki Tea Art Prize!

The Suki Tea Art Prize includes a two month, fully-funded, artist residency at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris (with […]

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QSS member Jennifer Trouton mentioned in a review of the RHA's Annual Exhibition by Cristin Leach

The RHA’s 187th Annual Exhibition is currently on show in Dublin and was recently reviewed in The Irish Times by […]

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QSS Artist Sean Campbell is participating in the NARS Foundation Residency Exhibition and Open Studios in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Please share, like and follow the residency LA@Manhattan Project (working title) On Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Instagram: lamproject2017 twitter: LA@MProject2017 […]

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QSS funding support from Arts Council NI reinstated

QSS is delighted that following a review, our Arts Council NI (ACNI) Annual Funding has been reinstated.   Many thanks […]

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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 […]

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8 NEW QSS POP-UP STUDIOS AVAILABLE TO LET

QSS invites applications for 8 open plan short-term studio spaces (with lockable storage) at Norwich Union House, 1-7 Fountain St, […]

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INTRO at QSS Gallery

Opening: Thursday 3 May 2018, 18.00 – 21.00 Exhibition dates: 4 – 31 May 2018 Times: Tuesday-Thursday, 10.00 – 17.00    […]

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QSS STATEMENT ON RECENT LOSS OF ACNI FUNDING

Having now reviewed the documentation, the Board of QSS are of the view that the decision to entirely cut our […]

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Amanda Coogan: Long Now at the Shebeen Flick Film Festival

‘Long Now’ a documentary by Paddy Cahill, which explores the importance of time and duration through QSS artist Amanda Coogan, […]

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David Turner at RUA RED Winter Open 2017

QSS artist David Turner recently exhibited in RUA RED’s Winter Open 2017 in South Dublin.   The Winter Open is […]

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ART OF DRAPERY MASTERCLASS WITH JENNIFER TROUTON AT THE RHA

QSS artist Jennifer Trouton will facilitate an Art of the Drapery Masterclass at the RHA School in Dublin on 17th […]

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Dorothy Hunter in group exhibition at the Golden Thread Gallery

Dissolving Histories: A Moment in Time takes five artists whose diverse practices seek to capture, explore and explain moments. The nature […]

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Congratulations to QSS artist Angela Hackett who was selected for a prestigious residency in India

QSS member Angela Hackett (second from right) is one of four artists selected by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the […]

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QSS Christmas Show

QSS is delighted to present its annual Christmas Show which this year focuses on small works by Belfast-based artists. All […]

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QSS artist Mark McGreevy exhibiting at Ulster University Art Gallery

Substance to Shadows | A Group Drawing Exhibition Ulster University Art Gallery, Belfast School of Art, York Street, Belfast, BT15 […]

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STICK.LIP performance by Ro Owens at QSS Gallery

Date: Saturday 4th November Time: 1 – 4pm Curated by QSS artist Amanda Coogan    STICK.LIP is a performance created by […]

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QSS artists exhibiting at Platform Arts Belfast

Three QSS artists – Sean Campbell, Gail Ritchie and David Turner will exhibit work at Platform Arts Belfast as part of And […]

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QSS member David Turner exhibiting in ‘Art Explorations’ at Atelier Interior Design

Exhibition dates: 19th October – 30th December 2017 Opening hours: 10.30 – 5.30 pm, Tuesday – Saturday, late opening on […]

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QSS for Belfast Open Studios 2017

QSS Bedford St is one of 15 artist studio groups taking part in Belfast Open Studios 2017. This event (which […]

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Gerry Devlin at the Engine Room Gallery

QSS artist Gerry Devlin’s exhibition ‘Recent Work’ opens at the Engine Room Gallery on Thursday 12th October from 7 to […]

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Zoe Murdoch wins residency award at RUA Annual Exhibition

Congratulations to QSS artist Zoë Murdoch ARUA on winning the Tyrone Guthrie Residency Award for an artist from Northern Ireland working in any medium […]

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QSS members at the RUA Annual Exhibition

QSS artists Angela Hackett, Zoe Murdoch ARUA and Clement McAleer RUA will have works on show in the Royal Ulster […]

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Pioneer | Conor McFeely

Curated by Colin Darke     Opening: Thursday 5th October, 18.00 – 21.00 Exhibition dates: 6th October – 2nd November […]

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QSS artist David Turner exhibiting at Pallas Projects/Studios

MORE ORDINARY LEADERS: UNOFFICIAL PORTRAITS Opening: Wednesday 20 September, 6-8pm Artist’s talk: Wednesday 20 September 6.30pm Gallery Hours: Thursday–Saturday, 21–23 […]

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Grace McMurray selected for 2017 Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition

QSS member Grace McMurray, has been selected for the 2017 Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition – the largest and longest-running annual […]

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QSS artist Susan Connolly at the RHA Gallery

Susan Connolly’s exhibition Traces of an Activity is currently on show at the RHA Gallery in Dublin’s Ely Place, and continues until 1st October 2017. […]

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Catherine McLaughlin participates in Féile an Phobail

As part of Féile an Phobail QSS artist Catherine McLaughlin is showing ‘In Memoriam’, a video installation and exhibition which explores […]

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Installation by Colm Clarke at Templemore Baths for Eastside Arts Festival

Diving Station, an installation by QSS artist Colm Clarke, opens at Templemore Baths on Thursday 3rd August, 6-9pm. This new work, which […]

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Unafraid Yellow at QSS Gallery

Opening evening: Thursday 3rd August 2017 6.00-9.00pm  Exhibition continues: Thursday 31st August 2017   Unafraid Yellow is the second of four exhibitions […]

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Rory McElroy golf tee portrait by David Turner and Brendan Jamison Studios

QSS artist David Turner has recently worked with Brendan Jamison Studios and Mammoth Belfast to create a portrait of Rory […]

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