28 Sep Roscommon Craft Showcase Exhibition at The Leitrim Design House
We enjoyed meeting all the Makers and Designers from Roscommon on Culture Night. The Roscommon Craft Showcase is a specially curated exhibition of a selection of the very best of craft and design from County Roscommon currently on show in the Leitrim Design House. The Exhibition runs from Friday 16th September-Saturday 15th October, so do call in and have a look for yourself this fabulous selection of work.
The exhibitors include Siobhan Cox Carlos with her gorgeous silk scarves. Each scarf is an individual piece of art. Siobhan’s work is an explosion of colourful. They are inspired by nature, fashion and indeed, life itself.
Geraldine Beirne is a Textile Artist specialising in bespoke Textile Art pieces. Her work incorporates traditional and contemporary hand & machine embroidery and her design inspiration comes from her love of flowers, trees, nature and the ever changing beauty of the landscape.
Also we have original glass paintings from husband and wife team Andrew and Vida Pain, who founded the company Black Hen. They have combined their artistic talents to create a beautiful range of paintings and prints.
Franziska Lienberger from Irish Felt Fairies has a collection of fairies on display that are all handmade using fine soft merino wool and are all one of a kind.
Flaming Wicked Candles are contemporary wax products, hand- made with love by visual artist Úna Spain. Marrying contemporary design with traditional and innovative techniques, Una produces more than just candles, but also luminaries, vases and bowls.
As well, we are pleased to showcase Patricia Flaherty from Naomh Padraig Handcrafts with her range of Irish rush and willow baskets. Patricia is over 20 years in the business trading mainly wholesale to craft shops and boutiques in Ireland, U.S.A., mainland Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
Tracy Mc Ternan from Hazelrocks makes all her jewellery at her kitchen table. Using ethically mined gemstones, Tracy creates one-off pieces of jewellery i.e. earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings etc. She also makes ‘Genuine Gemstone Wishing Bracelet cards’ – a Card and Gift combined, a great little token for everyone.
Kate Murtagh Sheridan is a freelance Visual Artist/Craftsperson /Teacher. Most recently, Kate is painting modern fresco’s in plaster. The subject matter is fun as it is flashes of memories. The plaster makes the colours extremely vibrant.
Rachel Feeley designs and creates bespoke headpieces. Rachel’s passion for fashion has seen her business flourish with unique and imaginative handmade pieces. She uses sinamay, beading, lace, netting, flowers and jewellery to create wonderfully unique pieces..
Smyth Knives are among a handful of knife makers in Ireland. Their clients come from diverse backgrounds and have one thing in common, they appreciate of the value of a Smyth Knife. Each knife is unique and handcrafted using Irish wood and Irish leather. They can customize a piece to suit customer needs, mixing and matching whatever material is desired.
Call in to see everybody’s work here at The Leitrim Design House.