Lord Mayor Catherine Clancy will open an exhibition of artwork produced by Chinese and Irish artists in Cork City Hall on Tuesday 28th January. The Legacy exhibition will mark the Chinese New Year and celebrate the important connection between Cork and China.
Legacy is a collaborative exhibition by the staff, graduates and current students of CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork; National College of Art & Design, Dublin; Research Institute of Art & Design, University of Ulster, Belfast; and Shanghai University College of Fine Arts and Tsinghua University Academy of Art & Design, Beijing.
It features the work of these 5 prestigious Art Colleges, 2 in China and 3 in Ireland North & South, coming together for the first time to celebrate the evolving traditions of contemporary art education and providing a snapshot of global trends.
Exhibiting Artists: Audrey Mullins, Pamela Hardesty, Helen O'Shea, Fion Gunn, Paul Seawright, Thomas Penc, Frederic Huska, Maeve Lynch, Pam Carroll, Lucy McKenna, Louise Wallace, Karl Grimes, Zeng SiLi, Mary Mackey, Kevin Callaghan, Pan YiQun, Helen O'Shea, Maeve Coulter, Michael Murphy, Karen Fleming, Michelle O’Shea, Niamh Cooney, and Dong HuiYang.
The Legacy exhibition runs from 27th January to 28th February at Cork City Hall, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm