Island - Group Exhibition and Auction with Ceadogán Rugmakers
Timed Auction, Closing: Sunday Feb 5, 2023 from 2 PM GMT
Ceadogán Rugmakers is an artisan studio based in the Bannow Bay area of the south east of county Wexford with a long standing tradition of working with some of Ireland’s most respected designers and artists. Their striking handtufted rugs decorate the walls and floors of embassies, hotels and private homes all over the world. “Island” is an ambitious undertaking where Ceadogán have invited twelve of Ireland’s leading artists to collaborate in creating a unique one-off rug or wall hanging based on each artist’s designs.
The work will be exhibited at Hang Tough Contemporary for a period of ten days ending on the 5th of February 2023 when each piece will be auctioned by Whyte’s Auctioneers. This auction is conducted by Whyte’s, licensed by The Property Services Regulatory Authority, Licence number 001759. 50% of all profits will go to the Peter McVerry trust. The remainder will be divided between the artists and “For the Birds”- a regenerative project at the site of Ceadogán’s workshops/showroom overlooking Bannow Bay. More about this can be found at: www.ceadogan.ie
Location: Hang Tough Contemporary, 4 Exchequer St, Dublin, D02 HX95
Viewing: Thursday 26 January to Saturday 4 February 10am to 6pm, Sunday 5 February, 10am to 2pm