This year’s exhibitions by local artists at the Ballina Fringe Festival showcase works inspired by the present pandemic.
LINE and PLACE is an exhibition of contemporary drawing featuring the work of 5 artists – Conor O’Grady, Nuala Clarke, Gus Lynott, Val McLoughlin and Úna Morris. It will be on display in Ballina Arts Centre from, next Friday, 9th to 18 October.
It’s not an exhibition of ‘covid’ drawings, rather it is a chance to slow down and spend time with works that offer a chance of exploring a little of the artist’s journey, as well as selection of works that blur boundaries between drawing and other media.
At The Hub on O’Rahilly Street, a photographic exhibition ‘Coming Together while Staying Apart’ is a documentary of Paul, Gavin and Sophie Brennan’s experiences in locked down Ballina. Curated by Henry Wills, it is a thought-provoking exhibition of how Ballina and its people came together during that unprecedented time.
For more information on Ballina Fringe Festival, see www.ballinafringefestival.ie.