Avenue Road Draughtsman Award 2013 Shortlist Exhibition

Launch: Steambox, December 12th 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Exhibition Duration: December 13th – 21st

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 12-5 pm

Avenue Road is pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates of the

2013 Draughtsman Award. These are Michael Geddis (University of

Ulster), Aoife Lynch (D.I.T), Ellen Byrne (Crawford College of Art and

Design), Jess Cody (Limerick School of Art and Design), Kate Buckley

(I.A.D.T) and Dan Farrelly (N.C.A.D)

2013 marked the launch of this award and a commitment to creating a

developmental opportunity for Graduating Draughtsman from the

Republic, and North, of Ireland. The award was created to encourage

and support fine art graduates pursuing the art of drawing, in all of its


The recipient of the award will be announced at the Launch and will

receive a solo exhibition, an award of €300 and mentoring from

Bláthnaid Ní Mhurchú a recipient of the RDS James White Award for

Drawing and the AXA Insurance prize for drawing, Royal Hibernian

Academy 181st Annual Exhibition, Dublin. Both the solo and shortlisted

exhibitions will be curated by Jennette Donnelly.