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 […]
The Lighthouse at Hook Head is one of the incredible local sites we will be visiting this summer with students from our summer program, Art on the Farm. Known to be the second oldest operational lighthouse in the world, after the Tower of Hercules in Spain, it is a unique example of an almost intact medieval […]
We found this old aerial photograph of the farm while cleaning out one of the barns the other day. Mary, Rosie’s mother says it’s from the early 70’s. The Cow House is the large building on the bottom left.
Cow House Studios recently took part in the Tulca festival for the arts in Galway. As part of Tulca’s Residency Awards, Aoife Cassidy was announced recipient of the residency at Cow House Studios for her piece “Rollie, Pollie Head”. Originally from Kildare, Aoife is set to graduate this coming year from the Burren […]