Rosie and Frank visited the Presentation Secondary School in Wexford town in March, to host workshops with the transition year students. Frank taught a cyanotypes workshop, and Rosie worked with the girls to produce large scale charcoal drawings focusing on negative space. Here are a few photos of the days activities.
From July 12 to July 25 we will host artists Matt Davis and Jennifer K. Beal Davis for one week during each of our sessions of Art on the Farm. During this time they will run workshops, give individual tutorials and speak about their own creative process. For more examples of their work please go […]
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 […]
Sunday, 2 November 2008, 12pm – 7pm Cow House Studios invite you to meet our Artists in Residence. The Cow House Studios Artist in Residence Programme provides studio space and accommodation to professional visual artists. During their two month stay, four artists are given the time and space to concentrate on making a new body […]
Wexford Arts Centre, in partnership with Cow House Studios have initiated an annual international residency and exhibition programme. This collaboration consists of a ten week residency for an international visual artist at Cow House Studios, which will facilitate an exhibition at Wexford Arts Centre. This programme provides a significant opportunity for international artists to live, […]
Please have a look at our new online exhibition of some of the great work that was made here during our three week summer course in June and July. There was a great evolution in the work that everyone produced, and we wanted to share the exceptional results with everyone else.
A big thank you to everyone involved with bringing the incredible kids from New Orleans and Tallaght together here at the Cow House for ten intense days of art-making. Rosie and I would like to especially thank Jackie for putting together such an ambitious project, and thinking of our studio as a place to end […]
Cow House Studios are proud to announce our support for and collaboration with artist Jackie Sumell in her newest project A=AGHT. For ten days our studios will facilitate a collaboration between students from New Orleans, LA and Tallaght, Co Dublin on projects designed by participating artists including Cow House founders Frank Abruzzese and Rosie O’Gorman. […]
The last week of Art on the Farm saw the students working hard on their final projects. Days and nights were spent in the studio painting, printing in the darkroom and drawing sheep. Everyone still managed to have lots of fun along the way. Gaby solidified her postion as reigning cow house ping pong champion, […]
Last wednesday, we went on a trip to Galway, a city in West Ireland. We drove for about four hours, making tons of senic stops, (one of which included the Cliffs of Moher) and finally arrived and checked into our hostle. We got settled and went to have dinner at local resturant where some us […]
Thursday morning, we got up early and headed up to Dublin. The trip took about two hours, with a rainy stop at the Glendalough Monastic settlement. The ruins were beautiful, even in the rain. Our first stop in the city was at the Douglas Hyde Gallery on O’Connell Street, where among many other great works […]
The third day on the farm begins as the sleepy, yet eager, students wake up to the smell of fresh coffee and toast. Mary’s fresh baked banana bread is a hit when paired with sweet fresh strawberries and a warm cup of tea. The Nutella can’t be passed down the long wood table fast enough […]
Jenga Gatmaitan, originally from the Philadelphia area, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from McGill University, Montreal Canada. Jenga taught in an elementary school for two few years before returning to school to gain a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tennessee. Currently, she is residing in Wallingford PA and teaching […]
We have just opened up two new courses for the Summer of 2008. Rosie will be teaching a painting course focused on color theory, and frank will be teaching a photography course where students get a chance to print in the darkroom and take a couple shooting excursions. If you have any questions about these […]
Summer Fare ’08 at Greenwich High School, Greenwich CT Wednesday, January 23 : 6PM – 9 PM Summer Opportunities Fair, Phillips Academy, Andover MA Sunday, January 27 : 11AM – 2PM Summer Opportunities Fair, Concord Carlisle High School, Concord MA Monday, January 28 : 5:30PM – 8:30PM 17th Annual Camp Fair, Chestnut Hill Academy, Chestnut […]