The Autumn season at the Blue Egg opens with a first for the gallery. WOOD WORK is an exhibition devoted to functional and decorative objects in wood and willow.
The exhibition is designed to highlight the range of work produced in wood and willow and the variety of techniques used. The participating artists are: Roger Bennett, Hugh Cummins, Erich Fichtner, Gintaras Malinauskas and Alan Meredith (wood) and Terry Dunne, Alison Fitzgerald, Joe Hogan and Heike Kahle (willow).
The exhibition was opened on September 1st by Karla Sanchez. A Fulbright scholar, Karla received her MA in Museum studies. She continued her education and worked at museums in Mexico and the USA. Since her arrival in Ireland in 2004, Karla has been active in the arts. She served as Chair of the Board at the Wexford Arts Center, was a member of its Visual Arts Committee and founded Wexford's own Zorrofest.
This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Erich Fichtner, who died just days before it opened.
WOOD WORK runs until Saturday 29th of September.