'1916'

An Exhibition of works by Tony Clarke
Curated by Tony Clarke
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From Monday 14th March to Sunday 27th March 2016


Signal Arts Centre is delighted to be exhibiting a very special selection of works by Bray Artist Tony Clarke.


As 2016 commemorates the centenary of the 1916 uprising Signal Arts Centre is Delighted to present an exhibition by the very talented international Artist Tony Clarke a Bray native will feature over 70 images of the people who took part in the rising directly or indirectly on Easter Sunday 1916


The focus of the exhibition is on the personalities not the politics with an underlying tribute to the not so well known patriots such as Richard O’Carroll the only elected representative killed during the rising , Josephine Wogan a nurse in Dublin Castle who prepared James Connolly before he was taken to Kilmainham jail and was an Aunt of the Broadcaster Terry Wogan , Elizabeth O’Farrell a nurse who accompanied Padraigh Pearse to the Surrender to General Lowe – Kathleen Clarke wife of Tom Clarke – Captain Conor O’Brien who was involved with the Kilcoole gun running adventure along with images of Erskine and Molly Childers whose Boat ‘Asgard’ was used to land the Guns on the Beach in Kilcoole.


The imagery on show is on paper using the wax and ink technique synonyms with the Artist the event at the Signal arts centre culminates with a closing reception on Easter Sunday 2016 and is part of a calendar of events by Tony Clarke with other exhibitions with this material taking place in Greystones – Kilcoole –Antwerp Belgium – Alicante Spain – Toronto Canada – Rome Italy – Guadalhara Mexico – Rennes France – Canberra Australia – and others T.B.C.


Closing Reception: Sunday 27th March 3 - 5pm