The Irish Tour of Ireland at Venice and Temple Bar Gallery + Studios host a tour of Niamh O'Malley's Gather for visitors from Mayo.

Join us at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios for a tour of Niamh O’Malley’s Gather. We will then take a short walk across the River Liffey for an introduction to Fly Floor, a group exhibition at The Complex curated by Mark O’Gorman and Niamh O’Malley.

Travel from Mayo to Dublin return by train, courtesy of Ireland at Venice. Train departs 9:58am from Castlebar and you will depart Heuston Dublin on the 18:15pm train to Castlebar, however departures from all stations in Mayo can be facilitated. Light refreshments will be provided at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

Niamh O’Malley, Gather, Ireland at Venice Irish Tour 2023 Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin. 2 March – 30 April

The exhibition foregrounds Niamh O’Malley’s studio practice, encapsulating both the conception and making of the work in her TBG+S studio, its ultimate realisation in the Irish Pavilion in Venice, and now in the gallery in Dublin. This exhibition, which includes several new works, is both lure and demand, for touch, encounter, and occupancy. It asks what it means to engage in the material practice of making art at this time and in this room.

Group exhibition, Fly Floor The Complex, Dublin. 25 March - 07 April

A group exhibition of artworks gathered together in the particular architecture of the Gallery by Mark O’Gorman and Niamh O’Malley. The artists are Louisa Casas, Isabel English, Jan McCullough & Niamh O’Malley. Sitting between abstraction and representation these artists confront the dynamism of artworks as both self-contained and utterly contextual. This is an exhibition of deliberate positioning, solid marks and objects, shifting viewpoints and slippery narratives. Overlapping with O’Malley’s solo exhibitions in The Model (Sligo) and Temple Bar Gallery + Studios (Dublin), makes possible a flow of audiences between venues, echoing a biennale-like transit.

Niamh O’Malley’s recent and upcoming solo exhibitions include Vardaxoglou Gallery, London (forthcoming 2023); Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast (forthcoming 2023); John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (2021), mother’s tankstation Dublin (2020), Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (2019), Lismore Castle Arts (2019), Grazer Kunstverein (2018), Bluecoat, Liverpool (2015), The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2017 and 2015).

The Irish Tour of Ireland at Venice is supported by the Arts Council as part of its commitment to promote the visual arts to Irish audiences.