M/s Lorraine Treacy, Thurles Library, The Source, Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co Tipperary, reports:-
An exhibition of the selected artistic work of former Thurles dentist and keen environmentalist Mr Frank Rafter will go on display in the Source exhibition centre on Wednesday next November 5th at 7.00 p.m.
Presented to the public by Thurles Library and entitled ‘From the Edge,’ the exhibition will give an idea of how Frank’s work has progressed over recent years; from mainly painting through a return to drawing and on to printmaking, which is now this artists main preoccupation.
This exciting exhibition will also feature some of the books that Frank has made; these being artists’ books which he has made and books of his photographic work which document some of his very welcome obsessions.
Frank says, “Much of my drawing and print work is concerned with the concept of binary opposites, such as smoothness, rust, growth, decay, glitz, dereliction;, all derived initially from the idea of edge – a persistent obsession in my thinking.”
The area of artists’ books exerts a deep fascination for Frank as they unite his two great interests, art and literature.
The exhibition will run from Wednesday 5th to Tuesday 25th of November 2014 during normal library opening hours and later on at selected performance evenings.
For further information contact Thurles Libraries’ M/s Ann Marie Brophy – Tel: 0504-29720.
A visit to this upcoming exhibition is truly not to be missed and comes highly recommended.
Remember: Wednesday next November 5th at 7.00 p.m.