Tag 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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Art Courses in Stained Glass, Mosaic and Batik..

We are delighted to introduce a new range of weekend art courses for adults in Mosaic, Stained Glass and Batik. The courses take place this January, February and March and they range in price from €120 to €330. All materials … 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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Brass Band Beach Art

The Art Hand teams up with City Of Waterford Brass to bring you a performance with a difference on Stradbally Cove for the Comeraghs Wild Festival.  This is an experimental collaboration that will involve Beach Art being made by a … 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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The WORDS Event at the Copper Coast Geopark Visitors Centre

The WORDS Event is a spoken word night hosted by The Art Hand that takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at different locations on The Copper Coast. On Wednesday June 1st the event will take place 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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‘SISTERS’ film premiere in Dublin

The world premiere of the film SISTERS took place in Dublin recently at the Trinity College Technology and Enterprise Centre. The film was filmed at The Art Hand and along The Copper Coast. It stars the extremely talented Victoria Hamersley, … Continue reading

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‘SISTERS’ film goes to Dublin

We are delighted to announce that the film ‘SISTERS’ has been selected for screening at the March on Films Festival which will be held in Dublin in ATRL (part of Trinity College School of Drama, Film and Music) on April … 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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Adult Art Weekend Courses

A full range of adult art weekend courses are now available at The Art Hand including Stained Glass, Coloured Glass Window Boxes, Mosaic, Batik Lampshade Design and Collage. Learn a new skill in an enjoyable and creative atmosphere. Full details … 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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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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The Promenade Festival

Happy Birthday to us! The Art Hand celebrated it’s 3rd year in business on Saint Patrick’s Day. No rest though as we spent the day on a guerrilla marketing campaign for The Promenade Festival for which Sean Corcoran is the … Continue reading

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SAFE SPRAY PAINT

A simple, effective and safe way to teach colourful spray painting. Loose your inhibitions, it’s fun! Ideal for Tags, Stencils, Large Collaborative Pieces or Graffiti. We have introduced this technique to our Kids Classes and Teacher Training workshops. Don’t panic! … Continue reading

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Teachers Art Training Workshops

Below are some pictures from a recent Teacher Training workshop in full swing here at The Art Hand. We have now extended the popular ‘Get Creative and Pass it on’ course with a Part 2 workshop which covers a completely … 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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Saturday Art Club for Adults

The Saturday Art Club for adults returns this weekend (Jan. 31st, 2015) with Tactile Painting…Loose your inhibitions and get back to basics with paint, sand, salt and yes your fingers and hands! Followed by Miranda’s Tapas in our adjoining home. … Continue reading

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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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Our footage featured on RTE TV in “Oíche na Gaoithe Móire” (The Night of the Big Wind).

Check out “Oíche na Gaoithe Móire” (The Night of the Big Wind) which will broadcast on RTÉ TV 1 at 10.15pm and BBC Two Northern Ireland at 11.20pm (Tuesday 6th January). Footage shot by Sean Corcoran from The Art Hand … Continue reading

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Creative Reuse Art Classes for kids

The Art Hand have teamed up with ReCreate to offer a brand new range of art classes for kids using Creative Reuse, starting on January 27th. Based in Dublin, ReCreate is a national social enterprise that re-distributes surplus stock from … 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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What’s On at The Art Hand? Saturday Art Club, Spoken Word, Stained Glass, Mosaic, Film, Teachers Workshops, Kids Classes,

We have lots of new Autumn Art Classes and Activities to choose from. We’ve never had as many options for adults; Every fortnight we have the Saturday Art Club from 11am to 2pm. A different arts and craft project each … Continue reading

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News Update; Performance, Stained Glass, Mosaic, Clay Sculpture, Film, Festivals, Kids Art Classes, Art Parties and Environmental Art…

There are some great Adult Art Classes and Events coming up at The Art Hand in September and October. On September 3rd, starting at 7.45pm the monthly WORDS performance night takes place. WORDS goes WILD on Culture Night, September 19th, … 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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Mosaic and Tapas!

The Saturday Art Club for adults this week is a lovely fun Mosaic workshop on Circular Cake Boards with Tapas for lunch! 11am to 2pm. The cost is €30 including all the materials and lunch. Booking is essential. Full details … 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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Festival, Cafe, Mosaic, Kids Art, Words and Zine…

News from The Art Hand Sean Corcoran has been appointed as the Artistic Director of an exciting new arts and entertainment festival for Tramore called The Promenade Festival that takes place this July 4th, 5th and 6th. The festival is … Continue reading

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News Update, Toddlers, Kids, Film Editing, Art Parties, Writers Group, Zine, Publications…

Calling all Toddlers! We’re delighted to announce that we are now running workshops for kids under the age of 4. Toddlers @ The Art Hand takes place on Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11.30. A Parent or guardian attends and … 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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An Taoiseach presented with Map by Sean Corcoran of The Copper Coast

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was recently presented a Map of The Copper Coast that was created by Sean Corcoran of The Art Hand. Image courtesy of Fotofitz.

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The Words Zine, Film News, Kids Art, Copper Coast Map and Guide, Stained Glass Course…

This weeks News Update; The Words Zine; Our new zine is being unveiled next Wednesday, November 6th at the Words Writers Group performing at The Art Hand. It’s a self published small circulation of original work by performers from the … 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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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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Irish Premiere of Village by the Sea

The Irish Premiere of the documentary film Village by the Sea took place at The Copper Coast Geopark Centre in Bunmahon on Saturday, the 15th of December 2012. The converted church was packed with over 70 people in attendance. Before … Continue reading

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Kids @The Art Hand

The Art Hand in Bunmahon has been busy lately with over 40 young artists aged from 4 to 12 who are attending the Kids @ The Art Hand workshops. The 10 week term is broken into 4 classes that run … Continue reading

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Director’s tribute captures Irish beauty

Here’s an article about the film we were involved in called Village by the Sea in a New Zealand newspaper The Wanganui Chronicle on the 7th of July. It says; The fishing village of Bunmahon remains virtually unchanged since Collier’s … 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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Digital Art

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

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