Visual Art Exhibitions

Main Exhibition, Facing West

21st July -18th August, King House
11am – 6pm daily and at times of events at King House
Now in its 28th year, the magnificent setting of King House is again be the centerpiece for the Boyle Arts Festival, bringing established and emerging Irish artists together under one roof in this most gracious of surroundings.
“Facing West” features over 100 acclaimed artists and rising stars. Presenting works in a range of medium, including painting, drawing, sculpture, textile, ceramics and photography to make this exhibition that aims to engage, enthuse and inspire.
The exhibition has been curated by Paul McKenna and will be officially opened on Thursday 20th July at 8pm in King House by Heather Humphreys, Minister for Culture

The List of Artists at the time of going to print is:

Laura Angell

Margo Banks

John Behan

Katherine Boucher Beug

Brian Bourke

Cormac Boydell

Patrick Bradley

Clive Bright

Tina Brooks

Cheryl Brown

Cornelius Browne

Patricia Burns

Peter Burns

Donagh Carey

Cathy Carman

Comhghall Casey

Fiona Cawley

Daniel Chester

Nuala Clarke

Tom Climent

Paula Corcoran

Malachy Costello

Siobhan Cox-Carlos,

Aidan Crotty

Frances Crowe

Padraig Cunningham

Ivan Daly

Cecilia Danell

Diarmuid Delargy

Melita Denaro

George Doherty

Mary Donnelly

Micky Donnelly


Mollie Douthit

Liz Doyle

Naomi Draper

Joe Dunne

Felim Egan

Orla Egan

Eileen Ferguson

Brian Ferran

Denise Ferran

Sean Fingleton

Philip Flanagan

Samantha Ellis Fox

Peter Fulop

Annette Gaffney

Vera Gaffney

Martin Gale

Conor Gallagher

Matthew Gammon

Andrew Glenn

Maria Simonds-Gooding

Catherine Greene

Neal Greig

Ronan Halpin

Pat Harris

Karen Hendy

Diane Henshaw

Redmond Herrity

Trina Hobson

Carol Hodder

Ronnie Hughes

Christy Keeney

Josephine Kelly

Marty Kelly

Patricia Kelly

Paul Kelly

Eddie Kennedy

Mary Theresa Keown

Bernadette Kiely

Imelda Kilbane

John Kingerlee

Gavin Lavelle

Philip Lindey

Daniel Lipstein

Mary Lohan

Avril Lyons

Kaye Maahs

Eoin Mac Lochlainn

Brian MacMahon

Selma Makela

Susan Mannion

Shauna McCann

Brian McDonagh

Patrick McDonnell

Philip McFadden

Maura McGlynn

Gerard McGourty

Rosie McGurran

Claire McLaughlin

Stephanie McLaughlin

John McNulty

Martin Mooney

Billy Moore

Noel Murphy

Leonora Neary

Heidi Nguyen

Cora O’Brien

Seamus O’Byrne

Eilís O’Connell


Mick O’Dea

Hughie O’Donoghue

David O’Kane

Eamon O’Kane

Eddie O’Kane

Joanna O’Kane

Matthew O’Kane

Cormac O’Leary

Suzy O’Mullane

Kate Oram

Vida Pain

Michael Quane

Ann Quinn

Martha Quinn

Gary Robinson

Mike Roddy

Bettina Seitz

Dermot Seymour

Niall Sheerin

Mark Shields

John Shinnors

Sinead Smyth

Amelia Stein

Emma Stroude

Clea Van der Grijn

Brigitta Varadi

Michael Wann

Colin Watson

Ian Wieczorek

Chris Wilson

Kate Wilson

Keith Wilson