VOICEBOX @ LOFT

On the 16th May, something happened for the first time in LOFT.  Voicebox Comedy made its way up the stairs and delighted the packed studio with a night of unusual and side splitting humour. In the words of the host of Voicebox, Marcus Keeley, Voicebox is an alternative comedy night in Belfast: The goal of …

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The Grab Bag – Poetry and Music night @ LOFT: 28/3/14

LOFT were pleased to stage the Grab Bag poetry and acoustic music night on Friday 28th March. Colin Dardis hosted the event alongside Geraldine O’Kane who organised the event. Nathan Miller and Ciaran McElhinney provided the musical entertainment while poets Rachel McCrum and Toni Stuart rounded the night off! There was a brilliantly chilled and relaxed atmosphere as the crowd got stuck …

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ART for NSPCC – The MAC, Belfast

Several LOFT members’ works were shown in the MAC between the 24th and 26th March for a charitable auction for the NSPCC, organised by Carrie Neely (http://carrieneely.com/).  Two rooms were crammed full of artwork ranging from student Artists to emerging and established Artists both locally and internationally.  Below are some photos of LOFT’s contribution to …

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Drink & Draw 25th Feb

Latest photos from Drink & Draw at LOFT, thanks to all who came. Congratulations to Brian John Spencer: writer, artist, picture maker who was the winner of the night and was lucky to take away a prize from Black Blood Apparel. Keep an eye on the LOFT page for updates on the next Drink & Draw and more …

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One Night – 3 Exhibitions!

Last night in Belfast, I was exhibiting work at two different events.  The first was “Introducing”, an exhibition of students, resident artists and recent graduates (I fall into the latter category) from the University of Ulster’s Fine and Applied Art course in Belfast.  The work was wide ranging and very strong throughout with a defined painterly …

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No Jury, No Prize

London Street Gallery, Derry, 20th October 2013 I left my painting, “Silvis” into the London Street Gallery in Derry for the open submission exhibition called “No Jury, No Prize”. http://www.londonstreetgallery.org/no-jury-no-prize.html “We see ‘No Jury, No Prize’ as both a celebration of art and creativity and a conceptual experiment into what is art, who is an …

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