Kinvara Area Visual Arts (KAVA)

Kinvara Area Visual Arts (KAVA) are delighted to welcome the painter Bernard Dooley to The Courthouse this October with his exhibition ‘Focus on Galway’. Bernard is well known for his moving and colourful depictions of Galway street life, its native inhabitants, visitors, homeless people and buskers. Bernard’s work has featured in The Galway Fringe, The Boyle Arts Festival, Birr Vintage Arts Week, Shorelines Arts Festival in Portumna as well as in two solo exhibitions in Galway City Library. The opening reception will take place on Friday October 4th, 7pm with guest speaker Chris Wallis. The exhibition will continue until Friday 11th October, open from 11am to 5pm each day.

October 18th sees the launch of ‘Mixed Bag’, a solo exhibition of paintings by Birgit Lochmann. Birgit’s images are drawn from her observations of life and from scenes encountered when travelling. ‘Mixed Bag’ will run from Thursday 17th October to Monday 28th October, 11am to 5pm each day. Official opening with wine reception on Friday October 18th, 6pm to 7.30 pm. All welcome