ÉIGSE CRAFT
Programme consists of two group exhibitions:  an exhibition of work selected from open submissions received and the ever-popular festival craft fair, both testament to the standard of craftsmanship and enterprising spirit of people working in this sector in Ireland today.

In association with Carlow County Enterprise Board

EVENT CRAFT SELECT
DATE Saturday June 10 – Sunday June 18
TIME 11am to 7pm
LOCATION Presentation Convent, College Street
ADMISSION Free
This year’s CRAFT SELECT exhibition includes ceramics, textiles and jewellery in a diverse exhibition of work by 21 craftspeople selected by Anne Dack of The Craft Council of Ireland.

The exhibition includes JANE JERMYN, CHERYL BROWN, PATRICIA MURPHY, CHARLIE MAHON, LINA VARNELIERE, JOHN KEMP, BEV CARBERY, AYELET LALOR, TERESA CULLEN, JANET SEARSON, GEOFFERY HEALY, HILARY JENKINSON, ANDREW LUDICK, ROSEMARIE DURR, MAEVE COULTER, MICHELLE HANNAN, KIERAN BRENNAN, JOE LAWLER, DEBBIE PAUL, CARL PARKER, TUNDE TOTH.

In appreciation of the craft work selected and to encourage the highest standards of excellence, the ÉIGSE CRAFT AWARD of €1,000 will be awarded to a craft work of outstanding merit as chosen by the exhibition selector, Anne Dack.



EVENT CRAFT FAIR
DATE Saturday June 10 – Sunday June 18
TIME 11am to 7pm
LOCATION Presentation Convent, College Street
ADMISSION Free
Alongside the selected craft exhibition, we are delighted to present the ever popular ÉIGSE CRAFT FAIR. The fair will include ceramics, handmade paper, basketry, ironwork, wood, silks, jewellry, leather items and mixed media art, and most of the makers will be on hand at the fair during the week should you wish to meet them.

EDDIE HARRIS, CHRIS MURRAY, NICK CHAPMAN, JAMES HICKEY, CIARA BRADY, NIAMH BYRNE, RONAN RUSSELL, MAUNEY DOYLE, FIONNUALA O’CONNELL, NUALA GROGAN, HERVE DE WERGIFOSSE, LIZ BURGESS, YOSHIE TERADA


EVENT CRAFT DEMONSTRATIONS
DATE Saturday June 10 - Heike Kahle (Basketry)
Sunday June 11 - Rosemary Durr & Hillary Jenkinson (Ceramics)
TIME Throughout the day
LOCATION Presentation College, College Street
ADMISSION Free


 
Éigse Carlow Arts Festival Ltd, Foresters Hall, College Street, Carlow.
telephone: 059 9140491 / fax: 059 9130065 / email: eigse3@eircom.net