5.30-6.15PM (GMT +1CET/+2EET), THURSDAY 26TH NOVEMBER
Join the Amateo, Galway 2020 and Create Ireland teams for a discussion to launch the Postcards from Home project. Find out more about the postcard exchange, different ways to participate and the workshops scheduled as part of the project, culminating in the CONNECT event in Maribor, Slovenia in 2021.
LOCKDOWN PORTRAITURE WORKSHOP
6-8PM (GMT +1CET/+2EET), FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER
Join Galway-based visual artist Jennifer Cunningham for this workshop focussing on self portraiture and how to represent aspects of the self and home. The session will include instruction on how to use different media, with guidance around techniques and tonal range and the chance to share artwork and receive feedback.
[Image: ‘Telling Stories’ by Jennifer Cunningham. See more examples of Jennifer’s work]
TEXTILE LANDSCAPES WORKSHOP
11AM-1.30PM (GMT +1CET/+2EET), SATURDAY 28TH NOVEMBEr
Join Galway-based textile artist Kathy Ross, sharing her techniques of ‘painting with wool, drawing with thread’. Participants will receive a sketch template from Kathy of a Galway scene and list of materials needed. The workshop will guide you through the embroidery and needle felting techniques required to complete the scene.
[Image: ‘Rasai Na Hucieri’ by Kathy Ross. See more examples of Kathy’s landscape work]
POSTCARD JOURNAL BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP
5-7.30PM (GMT +1CET/+2EET), MONDAY 30TH NOVEMBER
Join bookbinder Cassandra Barron, to learn how to collect and bind your Postcards from Home ideas in a cut and fold book, a simple pamphlet stitch book and a Japanese stab book.
Postcards from Home invites you to create and exchange three postcards and participate in workshops that inspire your creativity at home. This workshop will help you create a sketch journal to develop and gather your ideas.