Artform Annual 44 Art Exhibition at 44 The Quay, Waterford: 2-23 Dec, in our ONLINE GALLERY until Jan 2022.

Following the success of the last four years, Artform Annual Exhibition was back for its fifth edition this year, in the stunning three storey period building at 44 The Quay Waterford, in the festive context of Winterval – the Waterford Christmas Festival from 2 to 23 December 2021 and in our ONLINE gallery all through January 2022.

This year, the annual exhibition of contemporary and plein air art featured nearly 300 art works by 185 Irish-based artists included by invitation and through an open call selection process.

The carefully curated show offered an opportunity for conversation of artistic expressions by selected and established Irish artists as diverse as Eamon Colman, Elaine Byrne, Fergus Martin, Pat Harris, Vera Clute or Salvatore of Lucan to name a few.

In collaboration with GOMA Gallery of Modern Art Waterford and the Waterford business community, a series of prizes including solo show opportunities as well monetary awards were awarded to artwork of merit in selected categories to the following artists: Artform Waterford Platform Award solo show – Ben Hennessy; GOMA solo show awarded jointly – Ciaran Bowen and Mary Butler; Frisby Homes Artist of Distinction – Zsolt Basti; Dlight Lighting Design and DVF Print & Graphic Solutions Artist of Merit – Michael O’Leary and John Albert Duignan; The Strand Inn Plein Air Award – Tony Gunning; Big Look Art Mentorship Award – Sile Walsh.

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