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Irish Contemporaries {i}
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The Irish Contemporaries {i}


A group Visual Art and Film exhibition, including a Live Art performance by Francis Fay and music by Julie Bergman.

Held from 3-8th November at Building Bridges Art Exchange, Bergamot Station.

LocationBuilding Bridges Art Exchange, Unit F2, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, LA, CA. 90404

Full info on CIACLA’s Website here.

Download the Exhibition Handout Here.

CIACLA – The Contemporary Irish Center Los Angeles, in partnership with MART Gallery & Studios Dublin, were proud to present The Irish Contemporaries {i}, curated by Ciara Scanlan and Matthew Nevin, showcasing contemporary artists living in the island of Ireland and Irish artists abroad, in Los Angeles.

This, the first of two exhibitions in the series, took place 3-8th November 2022 at Building Bridges Art Exchange, located at the prestigious Bergamot Station Arts Centre in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California.

The exhibition featured two short films by Eoin Heaney and Treasa O’Brien, a group exhibition of visual artwork by Alana Barton, Amna Walayat, Ashley B. Holmes, Austin Ivers, Barbara Healy, Catherine Mwase, Christopher Clery, Claire Prouvost, Elinor O’Donovan, Gráinne Bath Enright, Jennifer Trouton, Julian King, Kata Kukla, Rebecca Bradley, Sarah Edmondson, Scott O’Sullivan, Sheila Flaherty, The Ljilja, Vicki Davis, Tony O’Loughlin, all of whom work across four Artist Studios in Ireland: MART StudiosSample Studios CorkQSS Belfast and Limerick Printmakers, showcasing some of the most exciting artists working today in Ireland.

This exhibition was the first of two exhibitions that will showcase a multidisciplinary selection of Irish Contemporary Artists as part of CIACLA’s ‘Fáilte’ series.

This exhibition was been made possible with support from the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme, Culture Ireland, California Arts Council, LA County Arts Commission, CIACLA, MART Gallery & Studios and Building Bridges Art Exchange.