Minister Jimmy Deenihan presided over the official opening of WaterLand.
It was a special night on the Dublin art calendar as the crowds poured into Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre for the opening of WaterLand exhibition on 5 November 2013.
Waterways Ireland hosted a fantastic evening with delicious food served by nearby Il Valentino.
The beautiful venue was packed with artists, designers, and collectors alike.
A great night was had by all.
Roll up! Roll up! The exhibition closes this Saturday 30 November at 6pm.
Minister Jimmy Deenihan officially opens the exhibition.
Sarah Ross, curator of WaterLand
Dawn Livingstone, Chief Executive, Waterways Ireland
Karen Hennessy, Chief Executive, Crafts Council of Ireland
Ayelet Lalor, Chairperson, The Design Tower Artists
Paper conservator Pat McBride, Minister Deenihan and Dawn Livingstone.
Artist Ayelet Lalor, Minister Deenihan, and Sarah Ross, curator.
Dawn Livingstone and John McKeown of Waterways Ireland,
artist Emmet Kane, and Minister Jimmy Deenihan.
Filter, ceramic sculptures
Sarah Ross with Alison Lowry glass sculpture Killaloe workers.
The Liffey Swim, wooden bowl.
Elizabeth O'Kane with her stone carving FLOW
Sarah Ross with The Diver bronze by Alan Ardiff
Grand Canal Quay watercolour by Elizabeth O'Kane
'Reflections', leather, Róisín Gartland
Róisín Gartland with Jobst Graeve
Dawn Livingstone CEO of Waterways Ireland, Minister Deenihan, Sarah Ross and Karen Hennessy, Chief Executive, Crafts Council of Ireland discussing The Diver bronze sculpture by Alan Ardiff.
Dawn Livingstone of Waterways Ireland, Karen Hennessy, Chief Executive of Crafts
Council of Ireland, Minister Jimmy Deenihan and curator Sarah Ross.