Category Archives: Sean Corcoran

Sand Art 2019!

Hi all, here are the latest solo artworks created by Sean Corcoran on The Copper Coast this year. The weather hasn’t been ideal due to the rain creating a lot of surface water on the beaches so the sand has … Continue reading

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Price-list of currently available Stained Glass

We are delighted to offer for sale a selection of newly designed Stained Glass by the artist Sean Corcoran. Sean is the artistic director of The Art Hand in Bunmahon on Waterford’s Copper Coast. While many of you will know … Continue reading

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SISTERS film selected for Waterford Film Festival

Join us for the Waterford Premiere of the film SISTERS in Garter Lane Arts Centre at the opening night of the Waterford Film Festival (Friday November 4th, reception at 7pm, screening at 8pm). The film was filmed at The Art … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Course with Sean Corcoran

We’re pleased to announce that we will run a 3 day weekend course in stained glass with Sean Corcoran on November 18th, 19th and 20th. Sorry for the short notice and there are just 4 available places. If you’d like … Continue reading

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Here’s a new short film that’s just been released by Lighthouse Films about a recent sand art assignment Sean Corcoran undertook in the UK at the Spittal Seaside Festival in Northumberland. The film features fantastic aerial footage by Sky Vantage … Continue reading

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Our Sand Art on Irish TV!

Thanks to Paddy Barron and Niamh Holden from Irish TV for filming Sean Corcoran and his sand art on Bunmahon Beach today. The artwork is called Grannies Comb and was created by a Farmer, a Tractor, a Plough, an Artist … Continue reading

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​ Six days on Spittal Beach

Sean Corcoran was recently commissioned to create sand art for the Spittal Seaside Festival in Northumberland, England. He kept an online diary of the assignment by posting regular updates to social media. We have brought all his posts together in … Continue reading

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Environmental Art Open Day

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting an Environmental Art Open Day on The Copper Coast on Saturday, June 18th. Try some Beach Art and take part in a Rock Art Relay. Bring along some personal mementos … Continue reading

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‘The Magical Tree’ collaborative mosaic unveiled

The official unveiling of ‘The Magical Tree’ mosaic took place in Saint John of Gods school in Waterford city recently. Well done to the 268 kids involved and all the teachers and staff at the school. The project was facilitated … Continue reading

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ROCK ART RELAYS with The Art Hand…

An exciting new group activity is available on Tramore Beach and along The Copper Coast. ROCK ART RELAYS consist of making large designs with rocks in the sand by passing rocks from one to another like a relay race! Teamwork … Continue reading

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OM KALI Sand Art and Mantra Film

This film features Sand Art by Sean Corcoran and a Sanskrit Mantra by Cheryl Beer. It was filmed on Bunmahon Beach at the heart of The Copper Coast in Waterford, Ireland, on November 25th, 2015. This was the full moon … Continue reading

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Slip Spiral Beach Art on Bunmahon Beach

Here’s a little video of the latest Beach Art by Sean Corcoran on The Copper Coast.Slip Spirals on Bunmahon Beach was created with a rake by Sean Corcoran of The Art Hand in Waterford on October 25th, 2015. Fancy giving … Continue reading

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Amazing Beach Artwork in Waterford launches Cycle Against Suicide

Well that’s the headline in the Irish Examiner this week….We’re delighted that national media are picking up on the message we’re trying to spread. The Waterford artist Sean Corcoran along with 28 volunteers created the drawing on the beach in … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Beach Artist

Our artistic director Sean Corcoran has a confession to make… “I’m currently consumed by beach art. When I can help it I live by the tides rather than by the time or day. Low tide is such a wonderful thing. … Continue reading

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Film and Animation summer camp for kids…

Sean Corcoran of The Art Hand was recently commissioned to facilitate a Film and Animation summer camp for kids at the Gealach Gorm Theatre in the Kill Community Centre. The practical activities throughout the week included flip book animation, a … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Courses

The future of the Stained Glass industry is in safe hands with these 4 talented students from Dublin, Athlone, Cork and Waterford who recently took part in an intensive weekend course with Sean Corcoran at The Art Hand. Each made … Continue reading

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Stained Glass and Mosaic Courses

The dates have been set for the next Stained Glass and Mosaic courses for adults here at The Art Hand. Places are limited so early booking is essential… Learn to make Stained Glass with Sean Corcoran This is 3 Day … Continue reading

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The Magical Forest; Mosaic and Book Project by Sean Corcoran

Here’s the NEW WEBSITE for Sean Corcoran’s commission by the Department of Education to facilitate the creation of a large mosaic and an accompanying book for the new Gaelscoil that is being built in Carraigpherish on the outskirts of Waterford … Continue reading

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Great News from The Art Hand

Both Miranda and Sean Corcoran have been accepted on the Education Panel of the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland. Miranda had the following to say, “It’s a great honour to be selected for inclusion on this panel alongside some … Continue reading

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Coloured Glass Mosaic Window Boxes

Fancy a creative weekend? Design and create a coloured glass mosaic in a freestanding wooden frame that will embellish a window in your home. This is a 2 day course with tutor Sean Corcoran this October 25th and 26th. Full … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Course

Here’s a selection of the Stained Glass panels that were created by participants of our Stained Glass Courses throughout the year. Fancy doing a weekend course? The dates for the next one are December 5th, 6th and 7th. Maximum 4 … Continue reading

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Learn to make Stained Glass with Sean Corcoran

The dates have been set for the next Stained Glass Course with Sean Corcoran for the weekend of October 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2014. This is 3 Day Intensive Weekend Course at The Art Hand where you will learn how … Continue reading

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Pointillism and Pasta!

The Saturday Art Club gets together this weekend (and every fortnight) with an exciting adult art workshop of Pointillism on Canvas followed by a light pasta lunch in our adjoining home. Each fortnight exciting and effective arts and crafts projects … Continue reading

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Words Bash, Promenade Festival, Mosaic, Saturday Art Club, Stained Glass and more…

It’s been a rollercoaster ride here at The Art Hand over the last few weeks. The recent Words Bash was an overwhelming success with record attendance for our 1 year birthday celebration of the performance night. The next Words event … Continue reading

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The Saturday Art Club

We’re delighted to announce the introduction of a brand new art class here that will give adults the opportunity to create some wonderful artworks under the guidance of professional artists Sean and Miranda Corcoran at The Art Hand every second Saturday … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Course with Sean Corcoran

Our next Stained Glass Weekend Course will take place on July 18th 19th and 20th. Maximum 4 participants and booking has now opened. Full details of the course are below; https://thearthand.wordpress.com/adult-courses/learn-to-make-stained-glass-with-sean-corcoran/

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Stained Glass Course

Full details of our next Stained Glass weekend course with Sean Corcoran are now available HERE. November 29th, 30th and December 1st. On the course you will learn how to design and make your very own Stained Glass panel A3 in … Continue reading

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Primary School Art Courses

Although the courses at The Art Hand are for adults only we do offer an outreach programme for Primary Schools. Our Mosaic Map and Giant Sunflower art projects in two Waterford Primary Schools have just been completed. We travel to … Continue reading

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A tour of The Art Hand

Welcome to The Art Hand and a quick tour with Artistic Director, Sean Corcoran;

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Digital Art

Here’s some of my Digital Art from an exhibition called Photo Distortions. Sean Corcoran.

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Stained Glass

Here is a selection of Stained Glass designed and made by Sean Corcoran. If you’d like to learn how to design and make your very own Stained Glass we run an intensive 3 day weekend course here at The Art … Continue reading

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