The Old Market House Arts Centre & Gallery in Dungarvan will host a Meet the Artists event on Saturday, April 21st from 3pm to 4.30pm.
This free, informal event will be an opportunity for public and people in town for the West Waterford Food Festival, to meet with the participating painters, Anna Marie Leavy from Westmeath, Ciara Gormley from Cork and Margaret Walsh from Waterford. Dr Steve O’Brien from UCC will give the opening words. On trend with the weekend that is in it, yes there will be refreshments!
Watercolour and acrylic painter Anna Marie Leavy was born in County Donegal and now lives in County Westmeath, on the shores of Lough Sheever.
Her work is inspired by the Irish landscapes, its floras and faunas. From brightly coloured paintings of hedgerow flowers to woodland and mountain scenes, her paintings have a timeless quality, deeply connected to the soil.
Commenting on her distinctive style, Artist Anna Marie Leavy said: “I always say that an artist’s palette reflects on his or her personality. Painting is my way of communicating my ideas, emotions and my visual experiences. When I take a flower in my hand and hold it – everything else is gone from my mind – it’s my world for that moment”.
Anna Marie is a member of the Water Colour Society of Ireland and has a record of successful exhibitions with the Royal Hibernian Academy as well as solo exhibitions in Kenny’s Gallery Galway, Kilcock Art Gallery and many galleries throughout the country. Her paintings are represented in public and private collections all over the world.
The exhibition continues until May 12th. The Old Market House Gallery on Main Street Dungarvan is open Tuesday to Friday 11am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm to 5pm and on Saturdays from 1pm to 5pm.
If you would like more information on this exhibition please call the Gallery on 058-48944, email firstname.lastname@example.org or see Anna Marie’s work in the exhibition on www.annamarieleavy.com.