Monday, July 12, 2010

'ENNISTYMON HORSE FAIR' new paintings by Michael Hanrahan

MICHAEL HANRAHAN ‘Ennistymon Horse Fair’

2nd July – 29th July opening 3 July at 5 pm

Michael Hanrahan is a studio artist at the Courthouse Gallery in Ennistymon, Co Clare. he is just back from a world cruise on the largest ocean liner in the world.
He was the Art instructor on board of the Cunard's flagship 'Queen Mary 2'.
He travelled and taught Watercolour painting as he cruised from Cape Town, to St.Helena, Rio de Janeiro, Barbados, Florida, New York, and back to Southampton.
Michael has followed up a long banking career with a move to the world of Art.
He studied at NCAD and at the Burren College of Art.

His new work is inspired by the Horse Fair held each April and November in the busy market town of Ennistymon. He captures the colour, the excitement, and characters of the horse fair.

This exhibition is in conjunction with the O’CONNOR, PRENDERGAST, SHARP exhibition : LANDSCAPES OF N & W CLARE in the Main Gallery of the Courthouse.

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