Icons Of The North: Collective Histories Of Northern Irish Art
Curated by Brian McAvera; featuring artists: Marie Barrett, Tom Bevan, Graham Gingles, Gerry Gleason, Jack Packenham, Victor Sloan and Una Walker.
Icons of the North is the second in a series of exhibitions and publications, which will contribute to the construction of a history of Northern Irish Art from 1945 to the present.
This exhibition focuses on socio political art from the period 1969 – 1994 and will supply a survey of, and act as an introduction to, art produced throughout this time.
The artists featuring in this exhibition are: Marie Barrett, Tom Bevan, Graham Gingles, Gerry Gleason, Jack Packenham, Victor Sloan and Una Walker.
Schools, colleges and community group visits to the gallery are welcomed. Please contact Lisa or Ruth to arrange group tours and talks in advance, or to find out more about the gallery’s associated activities.
The Golden Thread Gallery is a partner in the Ardoyne Shankill Healthy living project and hopes to raise the cultural profile of this area of North Belfast through providing a varied exhibition programme complemented by outreach activities. It is the only art gallery in the area, it’s on your doorstep and all our activities are FREE.
Golden Thread Gallery, Brookfield Mill, 333 Crumlin Road, Belfast. bt14 7ea