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.

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 […]

Mr. & Mrs. Lennon

Mr. Jimmy Lennon and his wife, Madge, came to visit us just after we completed renovations. Mr. Lennon lives less than a mile away on Ballybawn Lane, and his uncle, mason Mick Lennon, built the Cow House in 1915. An impressive feat, constructing the 20 inch thick stone walls in 6 months.

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 […]

Student Gallery 2009

It took a little longer than we hoped, but please have a look at our online exhibition of artwork made during Art on the Farm, 2009. We’re very pleased with the quality of work everyone produced, and as you’ll see represent a variety of media and styles. The photograph here was made by second year […]