Strabane’s Alley hosts prestigious RDS Arts & Crafts exhibition

See Ireland's most aspiring artists at their very best at Strabane's Alley Theatre Gallery. (111011JC4)
See Ireland's most aspiring artists at their very best at Strabane's Alley Theatre Gallery. (111011JC4)

The Alley Theatre Gallery is proud to be hosting this years RDS National Crafts Competition & Student Art Awards Exhibition until Friday, October 28.

Founded in 1968, with a prize fund in excess of e28,000 spread over 20 categories, the RDS National Crafts Competition is one of Europe’s leading independently adjudicated craft competitions.

The exhibition features creative art forms that range from calligraphy and woodturning to contemporary ceramics and glass as well as fine arts with works in painting, sculpture, drawing, and printmaking to name but a few.

Speaking about the exhibition, museum curator Adrian Beattie, said: “This is the only venue in the North where this prestigious exhibition is taking place and we are overwhelmed by the talent of these innovative artists.

“This exhibition highlights the wealth of talent Ireland has to offer. This is a must see exhibition for those who love art, crafts and sculptures.”

For more information on the visiting RDS exhibition, please contact The Alley Theatre Box Office on: 71. 384444.