Collage Hands with Brid Colloton

Ferrybank South, Wexford, Y35 X5HF, Ireland

Collage Hands with Brid Colloton

Saturday May 22nd at 12pm – For all ages up to 18 years.

Let’s show our hands some love & gratitude 👏 for all the wonderful things they can do. Artist Brid Colloton will show you how to create a Collage piece with hands and discover all the things our hands help us do. We can get our hands talking with some Lámh signs too!

Work created during this workshop will be displayed in our online gallery with a virtual exhibition launch on the 12th June 2021 at 2pm as part of the Cruinniú na nÓg programme. Please send images of work created to

This workshop is part of the Cruinniú na nÓg programme 2021 and is an initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme presented in partnership with Wexford County Council.

What you will need:

·         Get Handy with a scissors: Cut out or you can tear pieces of: coloured paper, textured paper, old packaging (some packaging has shiny gold or silver foil on the inside), old books or give your old paintings a new lease of life. Have a route in the recycling bin. In magazines look for pictures of hands or things hands do and cut or tear them out. You can also bring along pictures of things you like to do with your hands to show us, though this is not essential.

·         Other things that can be used are cut up pieces of fabrics and wool.

·         Glue: Either pritt stick or PVA (this will need an old brush and container) 

·         A piece of card like an old cereal box

·         Some pastels or crayons.

·         Your Hands!.   

About the artist

Bríd Colloton, is a Visual Artist from Wexford. Brid’s practice involves creating mostly abstract works primarily through printmaking, painting, drawing and textiles. Some pieces are made purely through printmaking while others explore the interplay between all these processes.

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