'The Secret Garden of Harmonia'

Exhibition of works by Rayleen Clancy.
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Monday 7th November Sunday 20th November 2016

Signal Arts Centre is delighted to be exhibiting works by the artist Rayleen Clancy.

Rayleen Clancy was born in New York in 1971. She has lived both in the USA and Ireland, settling in the Gaelteacht of Ring, Co. Waterford in 2000. She studied at the National College of Art & Design, Dublin, the San Francisco Art Institute, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology and Waterford Institute of Technology. She holds a NCVA Higher Dip in Visual Communications (Film Studies) and a BA Honors Degree in Art in Society.

The Secret Garden of Harmonia

Delight is tempered by hidden fears.

My work utilizes a cast of iconic figures with strong, enigmatic central protagonists, of interchangeable genders and sexualities. Just like them, the proscenium they inhabit is in a constant state of flux, fragile, shell-like and in danger of crumbling, reverberating to a half- lit world populated by creatures straight out of a fairytale daydream and sometimes out of nightmares too.

The themes of the work are of loss, longing and ecstasy. The characters and their essence come and go through luminous portals observed not by humans but by the creatures who lurk in the undergrowth, ever watchful and ever present....

Opening Reception: Sunday 13th November 3 - 5 pm

All Welcome!