Stamullen Artist Niall Leavy featuring in London Irish Art 2015

January 8, 2015 0

Stamullen Artist Niall Leavy is thrilled to be part of the inaugural LONDON IRISH ART 2015 featuring over 40 Irish artists (Ireland & UK based), including celebrated names such as Le Brocquy, Ballagh, Kingerlee and new emerging stars like Francis O’Toole & Kyle Barnes. There will also be two  works completed by Irish dancer Michael Flatley, painted with foot taps in acrylic on marley.

Niall pictured at the Bracken Art Exhibition in October 2013 in Balbriggan

The official opening will be on Thursday, 15th January, in Central Hall, Westminster, and promises to be a cracking evening. It will be officially launched by the Minister for Diaspora, Jimmy Deenihan T.D. and the Ambassador of Ireland, Dan Mulhall, at 6pm that evening.  The evening will include a short talk by renowned Irish artist Hughie O’Donoghue.

Please find below a link to the e-invite for the Official Launch for anyone living in the London area that may be interested in attending

London Irish Art Invite 15th Jan 2015

 

 

Pigs on Parade a unique fundraising campaign launched in aid of Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation

jack_and_jill_foundation_logoNiall is also one of 100 artists chosen to ‘paint a pig’ a unique fundraising campaign launched in aid of Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation which will run in Dublin from late January to March.  The 100 fiberglass pigs, which are real works of art, will be placed in high profile locations across the city centre and celebrate the talents of established and emerging artists and Irish celebrities. All the Pigs will then be auctioned off online and will culminate in a live auction in March 2015, all in aid of Jack & Jill.