Until January 2021 :: Galway City Museum, Galway.
MONUMENT is presented by Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture and Galway City Museum as part of the cultural programme. With a primary focus on the stone forts of Aran, and on Dún Aonghasa in particular, this innovative exhibition investigates some of Europe's most impressive stone monuments located on some of Europe's smallest islands. MONUMENT is a multidisciplinary exhibition platform. It represents a collaborative process that brings together agencies, institutions and individuals representing the archaeology, architecture, craft and design, cultural landscapes, tangible and intangible heritage, construction, sustainability and the social history associated with the monuments and the islands.
The National Museum of Ireland have installed a selection of artefacts found during excavations at Dún Aonghasa, Inis Mór, into the MONUMENT exhibition at Galway City Museum. The archaeological excavations of the fort at Dún Aonghasa were undertaken between 1992 and 1995 as part of the Discovery Programme’s Western Stone Forts Project.
MONUMENT will also feature specially commissioned craft pieces by some of Ireland’s most respected makers. They include textile artist Áine de Blácam, glass artist Róisín De Buitléar; silversmith Cóilín Ó Dubhghaill; ceramicist Katherine West; basket-maker Joe Hogan; knitter Elain McBride; graphic artist Maeve Clancy; woodturner Alan Meredith; currach-maker Patrick Flaherty, designer Sarah Joyce and film-maker Colm Hogan.)
Celtic Connections - Willow
28 Oct - 25th Nov 2020 :: Scottish Gallery, Dundas Street, Edinburgh.
This November The Scottish Gallery present Celtic Connections - Willow featuring new work from Lise Bech, Lizzie Farey, Alison Fitzgerald and Joe Hogan.
The Natural Room, Sarah Myerscough Gallery,
17 Sep 2020 - 7 Nov 2020 :: Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London.
THE NATURAL ROOM collection is an approach to living through design that respectfully connects us to the natural world. It aims to create interiors that are of our moment – to focus our thoughts and reflect on our lives - while embodying a long-term vision of how we might live in the future.
See our gallery collections & objects: www.sarahmyerscough.com
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Monumentality / Fragility,
9 Feb 2019 - 23 June 2019 :: National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny.
We host this exhibition in Kilkenny in celebration of creativity and innovation in craft across Europe. In a time of discord, we are more than ever aware of our enduring connection as Europeans, and the importance of our shared heritage, cultural connections and contemporary collaborations. Highlighting new work by 74 of the most skilled, creative applied artists from across the continent - this exhibition brings together both artworks and makers to explore parallels in their approaches, thinking and techniques. .
Surface Matters - Portfolio Exhibition 2019,
21 Feb 2019 - 19 May 2019 :: The Coach House, Dublin Castle, Dublin.
An exhibition of new and innovative works from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection 2019-20.
Surface Matters, curated by Liz Cooper, considers the extraordinary skill and attention to detail involved in the creation of these contemporary craft objects; from the application of an exquisite patina to the repetition of building a complex form and a deep understanding of how their materials perform which has set these makers apart.
Taking Time, Dun Laoghaire.
From 13th April 2019 :: Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
Homo Faber Exhibition,
14 - 30 September 2018 :: The Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy
Homo Faber is an inspiring exhibition of European craftsmanship, an international cultural event to showcase fine contemporary, traditional and rare craftsmanship and its link to the world of creativity and design. Encounter master artisans and discover their multifaceted know-how through live demonstrations as well as the latest virtual reality technology. Listen to new ideas and expert voices throughout the program of Creativity and Craftsmanship Conferences. From breathtaking jewellery to bespoke bicycles, from fascinating skills on the brink of disappearing to some of the most sought after icons associated with European style, Homo Faber covers a wide range of materials and disciplines and celebrates the human spirit and talent of the creators.
LOEWE Craft Prize Shortlist,
4 May - 17 June 2018 :: Design Museum, London, UK
Joe has been shortlisted for the LOEWE Craft Prize 2018. The LOEWE Craft Prize 2018 recognises the entirety of the shortlist as having made fundamentally important contributions to the development of contemporary craft and the legacy of the exhibition will be documented by a specially produced catalogue containing each of the finalists’ pieces.
Each finalists’ work will be exhibited at the Design Museum, London from 4 May – 17 June 2018..
Learning from the Earth
4 April - 28 April 2018 :: The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Learning from the Earth presents new willow work from traditional basketmaker and fine artist Joe Hogan. Joe has worked from his studio in Loch na Fooey in West Ireland since 1978. He grows his own willow and harvests other naturally occurring materials such as wood, bark, larch, birch, bog myrtle twigs, willow twigs and catkins that he incorporates in his work. Joe Hogan is regarded as one of Ireland’s master craftsmen and has gained a worldwide reputation for his work.
Elements: The Beauty of Imperfection,
2 - 24 September 2017 :: Bamford, Daylesford / Knightsbridge, UK
The show brings together a group of highly skilled International craft artists and innovative designers who respond to elements of nature, through process, material and philosophy. This exhibition is particularly interesting because it demonstrates how traditional processes of hand-crafting with organic materials such as clay, wood and natural fibres are very much relevant in design and art today.
Lost and Found
August and September 2017 :: Oxford Ceramics Gallery, Oxford
Lost & Found: featuring works from Robert Cooper, Joe Hogan, Paul Scott & Edward Teasdale.
NARRATIVES IN MAKING
May to July 2017 :: National Craft Gallery Kilkenny
July to September 2017 :: Ruthin Craft Center, Wales
An exhibition of new and innovative works from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection 2017-18. The 28 designer makers represented were selected by an international panel, for demonstrating excellence in craftsmanship, design quality and technical skill.
Tight Lines , Happy Hunting
May to July 2017 :: Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany
Triennale of Kogei
January to Feburary 2017 :: Kanazawa, Japan
The exhibition approaches kogei art, which has changed and expanded with the times, with a worldwide perspective, serving as a venue to introduce new kogei art pieces, rich with expressiveness, while the latter exhibition focuses on the kogei art pieces that belong to the collections of Kanazawa City's museums. These exhibitions serve as Kanazawa City's way of sharing with the world a new era of kogei expression and possibility.
EX LIBRIS II,
7 September to 1 October 2016 :: Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
A showcase of new work from basket maker and visual artist Joe Hogan and ceramicists Claudia Rankin and Ben Arnup.
June to August 2016 :: Walford Mill Crafts Centre, Dorset, U.K
Craft and the garden have enjoyed a symbiotic relationship for centuries, providing a continual source of inspiration for both artists and makers.
Colour, texture, shape and the ever-changing seasons unite to provide the perfect muse and evidence of this will be in abundence at Walford Mill Crafts this summer.
RHA Annual Open Exhibition,
March to June 2016 :: RHA Gallery, Dublin
The RHA is an artist-led organisation, a 32-county body with charitable status. Its core remit is to support contemporary art and artists in Ireland through exhibition, education and advocacy.
Modern Masters, Handwerkskammer fur Munchen und Oberbayern,
February 2016:: Intrernational Trade Fair, Munich
Open Studio @ Centre Culturel Irlandais
19th & 25th Sep 2015 :: Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
Basket-maker Joe Hogan invites you to come and see the work he is creating during his residency at the CCI.
19th Sep: 15:00
25th Sep: 18:30 to 20:00.
Basketry and Wood Turning
4th to 26th Sep 2015 :: The Solomon Gallery, Dublin
This stunning exhibition will showcase exceptional pieces created using materials from the natural world; including dyed wooden bowls and vessels with precious metal inlay, woodturned pieces designed with the line of the grain as an integral part and willow woven sculptural basketry. Each of the artists are exploring and developing new designs based on old traditions and promoting a deeper connection to nature.
9 Sep to 3rd Oct 2015 :: The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.
Mar to May 2015 :: Riverhouse Gallery, Storrington, West Sussex, UK.
Side by Side
27 Mar to 28 Apr 2015 :: National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny
An exhibition of contemporary work from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s (DCCoI) PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection 2015-2016 publication, it features 22 makers who have been selected for achieving excellence in craftsmanship, design quality and technical skill by comparative international standards.
Joe Hogan, Akiko Hirai
Feb to Mar 2015 :: Oxford Ceramics Gallery
"Design Island" - Dublin Airport
Jan 2015 onwards :: Dublin Airport
"Design Island", is a photography exhibition at Dublin Airport that communicates the breadth of Irish creativity in 2015.
Each grouping features designers photographed in their studios by award winning Irish photographer Peter Rowen.
To Capture Silence
4th December 2014 to 31st January 2015 :: Source Art Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
“To Capture Silence”, a joint exhibition featuring Joe Hogan’s basketry and Liz Nilsson’s textiles.
PORTFOLIO at the RHA
30th October to 2nd November 2014 :: RHA Gallery, Dublin
Showcasing the best of contemporary Irish craft from world-class makers with international reputations, PORTFOLIO will feature unique and innovative objects
across a variety of disciplines including: furniture, ceramics, jewellery, glass, metals, paper, textiles, calligraphy, woodwork and basketry.
'This Beloved Earth': Basketry
September 26th to November 23rd 2014 :: The Barony Centre, West Kilbride, Scotland
"This Beloved Earth" from the poem "For Instance" by Denise Levertov
This exhibition comes about as a direct result of a short residency at The Barony Centre in September 2013, when Ewan Balfour (Shetland), Lise Bech (Denmark/Ayrshire), Mary Butcher (England), Carlos Fontales (Spain), Joe Hogan (Ireland) and Barbara Ridland (Shetland) spent a weekend 'hanging out' having conversations,'playing' with weave using natural and found materials and sharing skills via drop in workshops open to the public.
Materialisation: Mapping the Making
June to August 2014 :: Link Gallery, Carlow
Following on from the success of ‘An Irish Wall’, five makers based in Ireland were invited by the Festival at the end of last year to produce a work in response to Vasconcelos’ Valquíria Enxoval, working with collaborators of their choice.
This exhibition charts their journey to the finished work and will include notebooks, photographs, prototypes, samples and statements that illustrate the process and the narrative of each collaboration.
June to August 2014 :: Naughton Gallery , Belfast
Material Subversion will run concurrently with the Crafts Council exhibition Hidden Agenda and explores the ways in which local craft makers subvert preconceptions about materials and their function. The ten makers involved include Stuart Cairns, Patrick Colhoun, Andrew Cooke, Rachel Dickson, Joe Hogan, Ingrid Houwers, Catherine Keenan, Gail Mahon and Rachel McKnight.
Material Subversion explores how these makers - working with a wide range of materials including glass, ceramics, taxidermy, wicker, textile and paper – subvert the perceived functionality of their work and prompt viewers to question the role of material and its relationship to form.
May 2014 :: Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Joe Hogan will be exhibiting a selection of his contemporary baskets at The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh.
January 2014 :: Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
December 2013 :: Oxford Ceramics Gallery, Oxford
The work of basketmaker Joe Hogan is strongly influenced by the landscape of Connemara, where he lives and works. His robust, increasingly sculptural pieces are woven from native willow, and often incorporate twisted bog wood – reminiscent of bleached horns or antlers - from an area of bogland near his home. They are strong, physical pieces with a raw beauty.
NATURE IN CRAFT
December 2013 - January 2014 :: Wayne Arts Centre, Philadelphia, USA
Featured this year, in conjunction with Craft Forms, is a dynamic exhibition, Nature In Craft, that will focus on mixed mediums and how the artist incorporates nature through material, concept and execution. Over 40 international artists will be featured.
6th November - 30th November 2013 :: Waterways Museum, Pearse St, Dublin
Water Land' an Exhibition of Crafted Objects Inspired by Water.
This exhibition brings together the heritage of the inland waterways with new work by contemporary artists and craft makers. Curated by Sarah Ross, it will feature a selection of Ireland's most well known and recognised artists and crafts people.
IRISH CRAFT PORTFOLIO
November 2013 :: RHA Gallery, Dublin
14th - 20th October 2013 :: Fortnum and Mason, London
Collaborations with Clare Corrigan, Designer. Part of Freize week, Fornum & Mason are hosting a pop up exhibition, Nusch Fleuriste. The exhibition is a modern day survey of craftspeople and makers and includes collaborations between Clare Corrigan, the former Marc Jacobs Homeware Designer, and glass blowers, ceramicists, weavers, metal workers and flint knappers.
29th July - 22nd August 2013 :: London Street Gallery, Derry/Londonderry
A large craft exhibition featuring many of Ireland’s leading craft workers; part of the programme for Derry/Londonderry city of culture.
MAKING AND DRAWING
12th June - 11th August 2013 :: The Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire
Making and Drawing reveals the secret lives of artists and makers; showing their private drawings alongside the
finished works that they inspire, inform or create.
This exhibition celebrates the publication of Kyra Cane’s new book, Making and Drawing. Showing work by artists’ featured in her book, this exhibition will focus on how these makers use drawing for reference; planning and design; surface; making; thinking; with technology.
ICON (at Brown Thomas)
15th May - 26th June 2013 :: Brown Thomas, Grafton St, Dublin
A display of craft work by makers in the Crafts Council of Ireland “Portfolio” in the Brown Thomas store in Dublin.
FROM BARE STEMS
June 2013 :: Dartington Hall, Devon
In conjunction with Basketry and Beyond Festival.
‘FROM BARE STEMS’, focuses on the fishing, farming and fashion theme of the festival. Curated by Hilary Burns, the exhibition will show traditional and contemporary work side by side together with information about materials and techniques. Images showing how baskets have been and in some places still are used in everyday lives will put the work into context.
OUT OF THE MARVELLOUS
Until 16th January 2013 :: National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny
9th February - 6th April 2013 :: Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
Curated by Maureen Kennelly and Ann Mulrooney.
“Out of the Marvellous is an exhibition of work by some of Ireland’s foremost makers and poets(the title is taken form Seamus Heaney’s poem “Clonmacnoise”). Just as the best poetry can create moments of epiphany in the reader, so too can the finest objects stir in the observer feelings of pure emotion and understanding. This show seeks to trace the connections between both art forms, through an exploration of work by Sonja Landweer, Seamus Heaney, Angela O Kelly, Gerard Smith, Frances Lambe, Derek Mahon, Joe Hogan, Anne Michaels, Vona Groarke and Colin O Dubhghaill.”
Maureen Kennelly, co –curator.
25th January 2013 - 13th March 2013 :: National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny
On Tour: 2nd August 2013 - 29th September 2013 :: Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin
Curated by Amanda Game.
Future Beauty? is an exhibition of everyday and extraordinary objects designed and made in twenty six independent Irish studios in the past year. Future Beauty will be a rare collision of materials, technologies and cultural influences, all linked by the experience of intelligent making. The show invites us to consider the current shape of art and design in Ireland, and, to consider the ways in which the thinking and the objects from these makers may influence our understanding of art and design in the future.
The twenty six participating studios were originally selected as part of the Irish Craft Portfolio critical selection process initiated and organised by the Crafts Council of Ireland in January 2012
ON TOUR; FARMLEIGH GALLERY, DUBLIN. 2ND AUGUST- 29TH SEPTEMBER
10th - 13th May 2013 :: Saatchi Gallery, London
The international fair for contemporary objects.
Represented by the National Craft Gallery, Ireland.