Martin Healy’s works examine the conflict between scientifically proven theory and belief systems to create narratives that are a synthesis of fact, fiction and mythology. The Terrain series, showing in the RHA Foyer, forms part of an ongoing body of photographs that explore our contested relationship with the natural world by examining the cultural constructs […]
Working through expanded animation, video and sculptural installation, Nitefeedz, new work by Orla McHardy showing in the RHA Brown and O’hUiginn Galleries, looks at where value is placed on the interrupted time of caregiving and reproductive labour. Nitefeedz poses the question as to whether a new, formal language could be created for the time-intensive medium […]
Through her work, Cecilia Danell explores ideas about wilderness, solitude and how the yearning for an authentic life may be no more than a construct. This new body of work is based on walks in the area surrounding her family farm in Sweden, where the experience of being in the landscape influences her practice beyond […]
RHA and St. Patrick’s Festival are delighted to present a major exhibition EAMONN DOYLE in association with Fundación Mapfre. Over the past five years, Eamonn Doyle rapidly emerged into the contemporary photographic world with his “Dublin trilogy” — extracts from which were self-published as three acclaimed books; i, ON and End. — and most recently […]
CURRENT TONY O’MALLEY RESIDENT The RHA & RHA School are delighted to announce OSCAR FOUZ LOPEZ as the recipient of the Tony O’Malley Residency 2018. The Tony O’Malley Residency is awarded on an annual basis to an artist who wishes to work primarily in the medium of paint. During his lifetime Tony O’Malley was the […]
The verisimilitude of photography and film has been augmented by a suite of post-production soft wares where reality could be altered, changed, recreated or entirely re-imagined. The premise that the lens is analogous to what it refracts has become significantly complicated, the lens or the screen now mediates or creates realities in the post internet […]
This 2-day course will focus on how oil paint allows for a space in between abstraction and representation. Instruction will concentrate on working to improve brushwork and other systems of mark making. Also included will be colour mixing, grounds, glazing and tonal balance. The artist will give a demonstration and participants will partake in group […]
This two-day masterclass will involve approaches to drawing the figure from life that train your powers of observation and allow you to see ways to develop your own style and take your drawing to a new level. The first day will start with a slide show, where David will map his development as an artist […]
Vidal will give a presentation of his work and will discuss his materials, palette and studio. In addition he will give insight into his photographic sources and his process of image selection through editing and cropping. The workshop will explore Vidal’s approach to oils with examples of paintings at varying stages. Starting in raw sienna and […]
You are invited to pay the fee for submitting three works to the RHA 189th Annual Exhibition, via Paypal. Submission fee for three works – €60. Please print a copy of your payment confirmation and attach to your form before posting your form to the RHA, by Monday 25th March, 2019.
Joe Dunne RHA, And their world of far and near things, Egg/oil tempera on canvas, 160 x 240cm, Image courtesy of the artist.
Liz Rackard, Waiting, Oil on canvas, 25 x 25cm, Image courtesy of the artist.
Blaise Smith RHA, Hydrangea, Oil on canvas, 70 x 100cm, Image courtesy of the artist.
Donald Teskey RHA, Riverbank and Willow, Oil on canvas, 100 x 120cm, Image courtesy of the artist.
Jennifer Trouton, Conceal, Oil and wallpaper on board, 60 x 50cm, Image courtesy of the artist.
Colin Martin RHA, facebook, Oil on canvas, 150 x 200cm, Image courtesy of the artist.
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