Contemporary Irish Prints
The New York Society of Etchers together with the Black Church Print Studio
November 3 -14, 2003 - National Arts Club, New York
November 8 - 15, 2003 - Gallery of Graphic Art, New York, New York


Etchings and Intaglios by Andrew Folan
Andrew Folan ©

Art by  talented etchers
Louise Meade ©

Stephen Vaughan ©
Vincent Sheridan ©

The New York Society of Etchers, in conjunction with the Black Church Print Studio in Dublin, Ireland, presented “Contemporary Irish Prints” in two separate venues during the month of November 2003. Both shows featured an exciting and exceptional collection of contemporary works on paper.

Participating Artists from Ireland included Kate Betts, Lucy Bradell, Cora Cummins, Janine Davidson, Gráinne Dowling, Mary Fitzgerald, Andrew Folan, Frank Kiely, Elaine Leader, Marie-Louise Martin, Fiona McDonald, Margaret McLoughlin, Louise Meade, Alison Pilkington, Piia Rossi, Vincent Sheridan, Rose Stapleton, Michael Timmins and Stephen Vaughan.

At the National Arts Club from the 3rd until the 14th; and, at Gallery of Graphic Art, Ltd., from the 8th through the 15th there were close to 40 different contemporary Irish prints on display. Dublin’s “Black Church”, as it is popularly known, is recognized internationally as one of the finest artist-run print makers studios in the world. The Black Church Studio is scheduled to present a collection of work organized by the New York Society of Etchers in their public gallery in Dublin during March 2004.

The National Arts Club is located at 15 Gramercy Park South, NY, NY and is open daily during normal business hours. The Gallery of Graphic Art is located at 1601 York Avenue, NY, NY and is open Tues. – Sat. 11:00 am – 6:30pm.

For more information from the New York Society of Etchers, write: info@nysetchers.org.

Art by Irish Artists
Elaine Leader ©

Etchings by Irish artists
Fiona McDonald ©

Fine artwork may be available for purchase
Kate Betts ©