2006 Programme

Choowaawa: Children’s Arts Festival and Exhibition 
21 January – 11 February 
Workshops, performances, talks and tours and an exhibition of work on the theme Harvest by children from 21 primary schools in the West Cork region.

Joe Wilson 
18 February - 18 March 
Large scale paintings and drawings by this Wicklow-based artist. 
A catalogue accompanies this exhibition.

WCAC Youth Event 
25 March – 8 April 
Workshops, performances, talks and tours and an exhibition of work from an Artist’s Residency Project with young people.

David Bickley 
15 April - 6 May 
An audio-visual installation by this West Cork-based artist.

An Leabhar Mór: The Great Book of Gaelic 
13 May – 10 June 
An exhibition from the visual anthology that brings together the work of more that 200 poets, artists and calligraphers from Scotland and Ireland alongside work from An Leabhar Beag – a project involving 10 primary schools at WCAC and in libraries in the West Cork region accompanied by a programme of poetry, film and music events. In association with West Cork Education Centre, Ealaín na Gaeltachta and Baltimore Fiddle Fair.

17 June – 15 July 
Gallery I: Muirne Lydon Urban Dialogues 
Gallery II: Julie Merriman Backwards and forwards, in and out 

Paintings by emerging UK-based artist Muirne Lydon and drawings by Dublin-based artist Julie Merriman exploring urban regeneration and reconstruction

West Cork Artists - A Celebration 2006 
22 July – 12 August 
A group exhibition in four locations, WCAC, Baltimore Community Hall, Sherkin Island Community Hall and Co-Action West Cork, Castletownbere by West Cork-based artists.

Fresh: Re-imagining the Collection 
19 August - 16 September 
In collaboration with Limerick City Gallery of Art, a group exhibition of selected work from the LCGA Collection and new work by contemporary Irish and international artists, Alice Maher, Amanda Coogan, Jill Dennis, Neva Elliott, Marie Foley, Sam Ely, Lynn Harris, Linda Molenaar and Melanie O'Rourke inspired by the ideas and visual references found in the Collection. 
A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Stephen Brandes 
23 Sept - 21 October 
Two-dimensional and a new three-dimensional work by this Cork-based artist.

Memento Mori 
Nigel Rolfe 
28 October - 25 November 
New and recent photoworks and a video projection / sound installation by this Dublin-based artist. 
A publication accompanies this exhibition.

1- 22 December 
A group exhibition by Irish and international artists.

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