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Selected by Martin Gale RHA and Rachel Joynt RHA

35th Éigse Open Submission Exhibition

06 June - 31 August

The Éigse Open Submission is the beating heart of the Carlow Arts Festival and now in its 35th year.  Alongside the fifty selected works from open submission, are pieces by nine invited artists; Charlie Tyrrell, Pat Harris, Geraldine O’Neill, John Doherty, Colin Harrison, Janet Mullarney, Abigail O’Brien, Alice Maher and Sean Hillen.

There is a €4000 art prize for  for one artists from this open submisssion. The winner was announced on the 6th of Jnne as part of the opening night celebrations This prize has been kindly sponsored by UNUM.

This years opensubmission artists are

Cathy Callan

T.J. Maher

Jim Savage

Patricia Burns

Alan Counihan

Joe Butler

Bernadette Madden

Robert Ryan

David Begley

Joe Dunne

Michael Power

Maeve McCarthy

Dorothy Smith

Laura Healy

Amelia Stein

Wendy Judge

Mick O’Dea

Joanna Kidney

Michael McWillliams

Alison Kay

Maggie Wright

Alison Keehan

Mella Travers

Ruth McDonnel

Bernard Flemming

Tim Goulding

Mary Rose Binchy

Peter Kelly

Donald Teskey

Sarah O’Flaherty

Julie Moorehouse

Aine Philips

Annabel Konig

Michelle Byrne

Pascal Ungerer

Sarah Rogers

Maria Levinge

James Horan

Catherine Barron

Anne-Marie de Witte

Malachy Costello

Orlagh M. Murphy

Tom Climent

Eilis Crean

Rosemarie Langtry

Sean Molloy

Beatrice O’Connell

Colm O’Brien

Peter O’Kennedy