Tag: KCAT Summer

Visit the ‘Tropics of Callan’

This exhibition feature 14 artists from the now famous KCAT Studio. This group has being together for the last 15 years. These artist have been the focus of The documentary film shown on RTE Living Colour. The artistic development continuous and is visible in this latest show.

Declan Byrne will show one of his most recent works a large canvas titled the wedding night. Thomas Barron presents his latest paintings of strong composition of colour and texture alongside vibrant floral paintings by Lorna Corrigan. There is also images of local sites by Margret Walker and familiar landscapes by Eileen Mulrooney.

This is also a chance to catch the first public viewing of  the dramatic developments in Mary Cody, new style. These are truly remarkable and striking paintings. on top of this you also have Jack Foskin most recent series of pattern paintings, George McCutcheon’s wood relief paintings, Francis Casey’s quirky portraits of well known faces, Fergus Fitzgerald’s Sicilian Temple and Andrew Pikes waiting for Bucket.

Then there is Jason Turner’s birds lured by Karl FitzGerald’s fluid Landscapes and Sinead Fahey’s Exotic birds in tropical colours.

The exhibition will be open Sunday 28th July – Sunday 4th August 2013, 12pm- 5pm

There is no official opening, but there will be a visual arts trail on Saturday 3rd August, 3pm-5pm

The old Co-op.

Green Street, Callan, Co. Kilkenny

KCAT’s Summer School 19-23 July

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Back by popular demand, four different courses to choose from, ideal for a taster-week of KCAT, an artistic treat for yourself or a week to specialise in a certain media or material!
All the courses are open to anyone over 16 years old and to all abilities.
– Watercolour painting
Focussing on wet in wet techniques, suitable for all levels.
Teacher: Barbara Wheeler-Connolly
– Drawing
Exploring nature through different drawing techniques, media and materials resulting in a self made book of nature studies of your drawings. Teacher: Jean Conroy
– Printmaking
Design and print your own wood/lino and dry point print.
(All techniques are non- toxic.)
Teacher: Noortje van Deursen
– Theatre
Explore the subtle art of play in a safe, friendly environment. Learn about your voice and body in space through play. Over the course of this week-long summer school you will gain experience in:
– Improvisation
Learning about spontaneous action and re-action to offers from fellow actors
– Devising
Learning to work collaboratively towards making theatre
– Movement & Physical theatre
Learning to use your whole body as a voice and a tool in acting
– Basic Stagecraft
Stage directions, entrances and exits, stage presence etc.
– Relaxation
An ideal opportunity to get a taste of the KCAT theatre course.
Tutors: Ronan MacRaois, Medb Lambert and Susie Lamb


Monday 19 – Friday 23  July 2010: 10 am – 4 pm

Price: 250 Euro, incl materials, coffee/tea, excl lunch

To book your place

email: info@kcat.ie

tel: 056 7755115 (Noortje/ Anja)

Deposit: € 50