Cow House Open Studios

Sunday 14th November, 1pm – 6pm Please join us in viewing recent work by our 2010 residency artists; Gail Cunningham (USA), Matthew Denniss (UK), Laurie Lax (UK) and Marisol Malatesta (Peru). During their ten week stay, these artists are given the time and space to concentrate on making a new body of work. Cow House […]

Residency 2010

We recently welcomed our 2010 residency artists. Gail Cunningham (USA), Matthew Denniss (UK), Laurie Lax (UK) and Marisol Malatesta (Peru) are resident at the Cow House from September 22 until December 6. In partnership with Wexford Arts Centre, Gail and Matthew were also awarded an exhibition at Wexford Arts Centre which is due to take […]

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 […]

Underfloor Heating System Installed

We are happy to announce that over the past few weeks we have been busy installing underfloor heating in the studio. This new system provides a much more comfortable working environment in the Autumn, Winter and Spring for our resident artists and portfolio students. Underfloor heating ensures an efficient, ecologically sound method for heating such […]

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, […]

Congratulations Gaby!

We are happy to announce that the photography of Gaby Dressler, one of our former students from Art on the Farm, has been published in the New York Times. This past Sunday her excellent photograph from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 2009 was selected for the “Why We Travel” competition published Sunday, April 4, 2010.