The Kilkenny Arts Festival exhibition at the Glass Attic Gallery at Jerpoint Glass 2015 is officially open!

The afternoon was spent busily adding finishing touches to the gallery, one last sweep, mop, dust and we were set! Red wine left to breathe, while the white chilled in the fridge! In the kitchen, Roisin whipped up her famous hummus while Kathleen perfected the rest of the canapé with a sprinkling of dill! We served the famous Knockdrinna Farmhouse Cheese and Goatsbrige Trout Pâté.

The doors were opened and while the photographer snapped away the guests enjoyed the beautiful collecting of photographs by Nicolas Picchi, printed on high definition aluminium that adorned the walls and a series of intricately turned wood sculptures by the acclaimed artist Liam Flynn. Read, ‘Jerpoint Glass Annual Kilkenny Arts Festival Exhibition’ for more information on the pieces and the artists.

 

Officiated by broadcaster and columnist John Masterson, the exhibition was officially launched!  Open daily, the collection of sculptures created by the celebrated wood turner Liam Flynn and the series of photographs depicting the rugged landscape of the Shetland Islands shot by emerging photographic artist, Nicolas Picchi runs until August 31st.

Located just 15 minutes from the Kilkenny City on the renowned Thomastown Arts Festival Fringe route, visitors can enjoy free glassblowing demonstration in the glass studio where the skilled glassblowers turn molten glass into the full Jerpoint Glass collection.

Read our blog, ‘A Day Trip to Jerpoint’ to discover the delights of the countryside just on our doorstep.