Childrens Workshop: Dates Announced

Please have a look at our newly announced autumn workshops for children ages 7-12 years. Focusing on sensory, intellectual and creative enrichment; learning how to approach the world visually, these fun and engaging workshops also introduce the work of important artists. We will be holding four workshops exploring drawing, painting, photography and collage. More details […]

Photos! Photos! Photos!

It’s hard to believe the summer is over. It seems like just yesterday we were picking up the first group from the airport, and now the farm is quiet again. We had such a great time with everyone in our first full nine week summer. We’re really going to miss the group of characters we […]

Final photos from Session 2

Its been four days since everyone from session 2 returned home for the rest of the summer. In our last week everyone worked really hard on their final projects. There was a huge variety of media and techniques, from large scale ink drawings to paintings on paper and canvas, weaving garments with reeds, printing in […]

Session 2, the first photos…

Our second session got off to a fast start with everyone producing some great work in our first three days, late night dance parties in the studio and some impressive marshmallow and spaghetti structures. Congrats to Victoria, Mary-Kate, Grace and Charlotte for their winning effort. Our two day trip to Dublin took us to the […]

Robert Cottingham: Artist Talk

17th July 2010, 5:45pm In partnership with Newtownbarry House Studio Programme, Wexford Arts Centre, and Anya von Gosseln we are delighted to host a talk by American artist Robert Cottingham. Robert Cottingham belongs to the first generation of American Photorealists, alongside Chuck Close, Richard Estes, Robert Bechtle and Ralph Goings. Born in 1935 in Brooklyn […]

Art on the Farm Photo Update

Our second week of Art on the Farm started with some life drawing. Under Julie and Rosie’s guidance everyone showed some really impressive progress in their drawings. We’re looking forward to what is produced tomorrow in our final session working with the figure. Our next three days were spent out west, starting in the Burren, […]

Camp Fairs 2010

For the next two months Rosie and Frank will be traveling the east coast visiting schools, attending camp fairs and holding information sessions for Art on the Farm. For those interested this is a great opportunity to speak with the programme directors and meet former students. Below is a list of the fairs we will […]

Workshop for Art Teachers: Making Cyanotypes

Saturday April 17, 2010 1pm – 4pm This three hour workshop introduces the cyanotype: one of the oldest photographic process that produces a stunning vivid blue and white monochromatic image. Creating cyanotypes is a simple, effective way to introduce traditional photographic processes to students, without the need for a darkroom. Participants will learn how to […]

2009 Open Studios

Above: Hanged-man orchid/Aceras anthropophora, artificial orchid taken apart thread by thread and reassembled, mixed media, 88 cm x 42 cm by Aoife Collins Saturday, 14 November 2009, 11am – 5pm Cow House Studios invite you to meet this years Artists in Residence; Julie Lequin (Canada), Aoife Collins (London) and Billy Rueck (USA). During their ten […]

Camp Fairs 2009 (Updated)

We have a great schedule of Camp Fairs this winter in the United States, France and Spain for Art on the Farm. If you’re interested in spending three weeks in Ireland this summer making art the you’ll want to come by our booth to meet either Rosie or Frank. We can give you more details […]