New Portfolio Course

This comprehensive course has been designed to help both school leavers and mature students who are interested in developing a portfolio for entry to Art College. Through expert guidance, students will develop their ideas through research, working on a personal project and keeping a sketch book. Subjects covered include, drawing from observation, experimental drawing, ideas …

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Gypsy Ray Portraits

Congratulations to Gypsy Ray, on being featured in the book ‘JR: Inside Out’. Her beautiful portraits of KCAT Studio artists Declan Byrne, Francis Casey, George McCutcheon, Margaret Walker and Sinead Fahey were part of this international project and represent Callan right next to other contributions from Calais, Calcutta, Cambridge and Cannes.

Optic Nerve

We are all looking forward to ‘Optic Nerve’, an exhibition of paintings by KCAT Studio artists Thomas Barron, Sinead Fahey, Francis Casey and Eileen Mulrooney at South Tipperary Arts Centre, opening Friday 12 January at 3pm.

KCAT is looking for a Studio Facilitator (P/T)

KCAT wishes to appoint a part-time Studio Facilitator. The position requires a good knowledge of visual art techniques and a good understanding of art facilitation. The successful candidate is a practicing artist with experience of exhibiting work, will have a passion for arts participation centered cultural work and be expected to support high quality artist …

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The Painter, Karl Fitzgerald 1952 – 2016

The Painter, Karl Fitzgerald 1952 – 20016 An exhibition of paintings by Karl Fitzgerald at the Watergarden Gallery, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny Thursday 26th October to Thursday 23rd November 2017 Gallery opening times: 9.30 to 4.30 Tuesday to Friday Book Launch: 12 noon Thursday 23rd November 2017


Variations is part of AKA Fringe and features artworks by KCAT Studio artists Eileen Mulrooney, Thomas Barron, Diana Chambers, Jason Turner, Fergus Fitzgerald and Declan Byrne. Opening 1pm August 11th 2017, The Link Hall Gallery, County Hall, Kilkenny County Council, John Street Kilkenny, Exhibition open August 11th-20th, 10am-4pm daily during Kilkenny Arts Festival. (Image: Jason …

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