Collective Thoughts

Laois Arthouse Collective

5 July – 28 August, 2021

An exhibition documenting each artist's individual perspective which has arisen from living through a global pandemic, painting a picture of the broader interconnected experience that we have been facing as a whole - our “collective thoughts".

The exhibition will be accompanied by a series of Covid-adapted artist talks, workshops and demos, covering a variety of subjects. A catalogue will be published online to accompany the exhibition.

Exhibiting artists include: Aisling Brennan, Catherine Brennan, Rebecca Deegan, Jen Donnery, Aileen Donovan, Angelina Foster, Kate Knowles, Mary Slevin, Kevin McCann, Monica O’Meara, Mike Rafter. Curators: Rebecca Deegan & Catherine Brennan.

Laois Arthouse Collective are a group of creative painters, ceramicists and mixed media artists who came together in 2019, meeting monthly at Laois Arthouse in Stradbally to share their work, organise exhibitions and creative projects together, as well as offer each other support and encouragement. When the pandemic hit, the group continued to weave their web of support, meeting online and creating art alongside each other via Zoom and social media throughout the past year.



Funded by

The Arts Council


Dunamaise Arts Centre

Church Street Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland.

Contact The Dunamaise Arts Centre

Box Office Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 5.30pm
Saturday: 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm.
One hour prior to curtain on the evening of a performance.
Box office 00353 57 866 3355.

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Our Sponsors

The Arts Council Laois County Council

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