Category Archives: The Art Hand

Film Premiere, Saturday Art Club, WORDS Event, Recreate, Kids Art Classes, The Magical Forest, Mosaic and Book school projects.

News Update; The world première screening of our documentary ‘Spraoi Unseen’ has been scheduled for Saturday 21st of February at 8pm in Garter Lane Arts Centre. Tickets are FREE but are in short supply. We are advising people to put … 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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News Update from The Art Hand…

We’re back in full swing with a variety of creative activities for all ages from kids art classes and performance to film editing and stained glass. Kids; Looking forward to welcoming all our young students who start back next week … Continue reading

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The Words Zine, Down the Ladder, Stained Glass, Imagine, Map and Guide

This weeks update from The Art Hand The next event for the WORDS writers group performing @ The Art Hand is November 6th at 7.45pm. On the night we will unveil the first issue of THE WORDS ZINE, a self … Continue reading

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Group Discount

Fancy a Creative Holiday with your friends for a few days at The Art Hand? We have found that participants on our intensive Art Courses often have friends with similar interests. To encourage and reward small groups we have introduced … Continue reading

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Our first International Tutor, Ruby Clover from the States.

Based in Chicago, Ruby Clover brings her new course to The Art Hand this summer. She will show participants how to create a family heirloom box to treasure forever. It’s a three-day course starting on the 4th of July, the … Continue reading

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Edible Art!

Here’s what two of our tutors, Patrick and Pamela had to say about our Launch day; The  grand opening of the Art Hand, the new art school on the Waterford coast, was celebrated on Saturday… a truly great success… and … Continue reading

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Our Launch Day

Our official Launch took place on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th, 2012). Miranda and I were astounded at the turnout with between 300 and 400 people visiting us throughout the day. I’ve never seen a traffic jam on the Copper … Continue reading

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We’re officially open!

Wow, what a turnout! Between 300 and 400 people squeezed through our door throughout the course of the day for our Launch party on St. Patrick’s Day. THANK YOU all, we are overwhelmed!

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The Art Hand Launch…all are welcome

Please join us this coming Saturday, March 17th (Saint Patrick’s Day) to celebrate the official launch of The Art Hand. Maybe we can entice you with Coffee and Cakes or maybe you’d prefer something a bit stronger!? We’re a new … Continue reading

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Press Release

Press Release                                                 Launch of The Art Hand, March 16 & 17, 2012 The Art Hand is a new art school that runs intensive and challenging art courses in painting, photography, film-making, stained glass, ceramics and more. It is located … Continue reading

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What’s The Art Hand all about?

Artistic Director Sean Corcoran in conversation as he drives along The Copper Coast to the door of The Art Hand, explaining about the kind of courses we run, the accommodation we offer and our location. Hi Mum!x

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Before and After

Don’t rush past as you might just miss us! It took four years for planning permission and one year for construction. Can you even tell the difference? Oh yeah, a chimney! When we tell people we have a grass roof … Continue reading

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Our New Lifedrawing Tutor Ger Kennedy

The latest artist to join The Art Hand team is the experienced lifedrawing tutor Ger Kennedy. Her intensive weekend course starts on June 14th and is currently booking. Full details of her course are HERE. Below is a small selection … 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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Unknown Schoolboy of Bunmahon. Help us to identify him…

We are looking for help to identify many people and places around Bunmahon in Waterford that were captured by New Zealand artist Edith Collier in 1915. There is a documentary film currently being made by a New Zealand film crew … Continue reading

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Encaustic Painter Lora Murphy will be Waxing Lyrical at The Art Hand

We are delighted to announce that Lora Murphy, the talented Encaustic Artist is joining The Art Hand’s team of tutors with an exciting new course that involves painting with wax. The course is called Waxing Lyrical and is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Sculptural Ceramicist Adele Stanley joins The Art Hand

Welcome onboard to Adele Stanley who joins the team of tutors at The Art Hand. Adele has created a course called Transform it that starts early June.  Everyday objects will be moulded, transformed and fired in our kiln to create … Continue reading

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New Zealand film crew coming to Bunmahon…

The Art Hand is pleased to announce that to coincide with its official opening in March there will be a documentary film created in Bunmahon called ‘Village by the Sea’ about New Zealand artist Edith Collier’s time spent here in … Continue reading

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Botanical Painter to teach at The Art Hand

Yanny Petters is joining us at The Art Hand with an intensive three-day course starting this May. The Course is called ‘Drawing from Nature’ and it will give participant the opportunity to work with an extremely talented artist using the … Continue reading

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Cartoonist joins the team at The Art Hand

We are excited to announce that Fintan Taite, the award-winning Cartoonist and Illustrator is to be a tutor at The Art Hand. He will be presenting his challenging new course starting this May. Based in Dublin, Fintan has had over … Continue reading

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Two new Tutors for The Art Hand

We are delighted to welcome two new tutors to The Art Hand, Aoife Banville and Emily Robyn Archer who between them will be presenting an interesting art course called ‘Collections’. Aoife and Emily are contemporary artists who work in a … Continue reading

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Paint the Irish Coast with Patrick Palmer

On this exciting new course artist Patrick Palmer will bring participants on excursions from The Art Hand to some of his favourite spots along the scenic area that is called The Copper Coast. Working mainly outdoors to capture the Land, … Continue reading

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New Course by Pamela Silin-Palmer

Flora, Fauna, Fantasy and Illusion Decorative Painting with Pamela Silin-Palmer Pamela will instruct participants in the age-old tradition of Trompe L’oeil to create the optical illusion of imagery appearing in three dimensions. We are delighted to have such a highly … Continue reading

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Two New Tutors for The Art Hand

We are pleased to announce that two new tutors will be joining the team here at The Art Hand. Husband and wife, both painters, Patrick Palmer and Pamela Silin-Palmer will be presenting some exciting new courses in the coming months. … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas from The Art Hand

The shortest day of the year, 2011.

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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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The Art Hand Building

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Aerial view of The Art Hand

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Welcome to The Art Hand

Hello and Welcome to The Art Hand Blog. We’re busy planning things for next March when we will open our doors with a Bang! Stay Tuned..

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