GALLERY

Art is thriving in Laois thanks to Abbeyleix Further Education Centre

Annual Exhibition at the Dunamaise Arts Centre

Leinster Express Reporter

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Leinster Express Reporter

The Abbeyleixy Further Education Centre annual art, craft and design exhibition was be opened by guest selector Leslie Keogh curator, Heritage House Abbeyleix and previously of National Museum of Ireland on Thursday, May 3 at 7pm.

Students of QQI level 5 & 6 courses presented work in a variety of disciplines including ceramics, textiles, drawing, print and painting.

The work featured an exciting blend of contemporary art from emerging artists working and living locally.

See art.abbeyleixfec.ie for information on all art courses.

The exhibition runs until Saturday 2 June.

Photographer Denis Byrne went along for the Leinster Express.