An art fair like no other takes place in Russborough House this Sunday, September 9th.
The very best of Ireland’s contemporary artists will sell affordable artworks and collectibles, such as portrait sketches, at very special affordable prices.
Participating artists include Vera Klute ARHA, Gabhann Dunne, PJ Lynch, Gillian Lawler, Blaise Smith RHA, Joe Dunne RHA, Helen Blake, Sean Molloy, Nicky Hooper, Monika Crowley, Yanny Petters, Eoin MacLochlainn, Hugh Cummins, Paul Murnaghan, Oscar Fouz Lopez, Catherine Barron and many, many more.
Budding collectors can buy something fun and affordable made just for this event or during the event.
Get in early to have your portrait sketched by Children’s Laureate PJ Lynch, Hennessy Portrait award winner Vera Klute or Women on Walls portrait artist, Blaise Smith. The National Print Museum will be there with their outreach van customising prints and running workshops.
The Art Car Boot Fair will take place on Russborough’s majestic carriage Sweep at the front of the house. Russborough in Blessington, Co Wicklow has a long association with Fine Art in Ireland and is home to the extensive Beit collection of art and antiques, as well as donated collections to the Miltown and Beit wings of The National Gallery.
Russborough House is run by The Alfred Beit Foundation, a charitable organisation, promoting the advancement of education in fine arts in Ireland. All monies generated through events, visitors and sales are reinvested in the upkeep of Russborough and its Parklands.
The event is sponsored by Nissan and runs from 11am to 4pm. Tickets are €10 and can be purchased in advance from eventbrite.ie.