Bridge Street Studios is delighted to announce “Hide”, an exciting new exhibition of authentic Irish art and craft; spanning ceramics, drawing, mixed media, painting and textiles. Taking place from Saturday 31st July to Saturday 7th August 2021, the exhibition is set to be a highlight of the Fringe Programme of the SEEK Contemporary Urban Arts Festival. SEEK is a vibrant outdoor mural festival attracting some of the world’s best muralists and urban artists to Dundalk.
Located in a 250-year-old grain store, Bridge Street Studios is a thriving hub of art, design and craft in Dundalk, Co. Louth. It is one of the oldest and largest independent artistic collectives in Ireland. The Studios have been firmly cemented in the creative fabric of Dundalk since its formation in 1996.
Bridge Street Studios comprise of seven dynamic professional artists and craftspeople, who create beautiful contemporary pieces designed and hand-made in Ireland. The artists have taken their inspiration from the five themes being explored by the outdoor muralists during the Seek Contemporary Urban Arts Festival; each theme linking to Dundalk’s unique history and heritage. The exhibition has also been programmed as part of DCCI August Craft Month, which will be a celebration of all the independent artists who have worked tirelessly behind scenes over the last year.
“Hide” launches on Saturday 31st of July and opens to the public from 10am to 5pm in Bridge Street Studio Gallery throughout the week. There will be opportunities to visit the gallery space, meet the artists, and purchase original artworks. The Studios strictly adhere to current government guidelines.