Tonnta (Waves)
an exhibition of work by Cork Artists
South Stairwell and Link Galleries, 12 November 2022 to 28 January 2023

The Waves is a book by Virginia Woolfe exploring the continuously changing nature of the world and our self within it. It is a work searching for orientation amid the uncertain.  

I am made and remade continually
Virginia Woolfe

Curated by Public Engagement Artist Kate McElroy, Tonnta (Waves) displays artists responses from Cork City and County. The works displayed portray the dynamic responses from Cork Artists including photography, painting, ceramics, video, mixed media, drawing and sculpture.

Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre partnered with Sample-studios for this exhibition, bridging relations between Cork City and County.

Artists included are: Mich Maroney, Fiona Power, Sinead Barrett, Elize de Beer, Mary Cooke, Siomha Callanan, Siobhán Collins, Petrina Shortt, Martha Cashman, Claire CiCi O’Shea, Jacintha Darragh, Patricia Bevan, Aoife Nolan, Sabina Lucas, Jane O’ Farrell, Tom Weld, Sharon Dipity, Catherine Weld, Mark Beatty, Claire Lambert, Lynda McDonald, Nicola Kelly, Jean Bowen, Rhoda Taylor, Nora Buttimer, Pascal Ungerer, Helen Emily Rossiter, Margaret Manning, Rachel Packham, Paudie Lee, Reddy O’Regan, Damaris Lysaght, Geoff Greenham, Jim Kelleher, Jenny Snashall, Sarah Long, Claire Murphy, Nikki Tait, Sonia Bidwell, Rosemary Lynch, Ayelet Lawlor, Sally Kearney, Seiko Hayase, Dermot Browne, Aisling Roche, John Simpson, Nigel Connell Bass, Jamie Ashforth, Paul McKenna, Siobhan Leonard, Norah Porter, Dave McCormick, Rachel Walsh, John MacMonagle, Michael Hegarty, Angela Wilson, Richard Winfield, Gill Good, Grace Mitchell and Helen O’Keeffe.

Image: Rachel Walsh LITTLE RED BOAT Mixed-Media 32cm x 32cm


WCAC acknowledges the financial support of Arts Council Ireland and Cork County Council in making these exhibitions possible.

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