Offsite event: Killruddery House

Wicklow Artist Salon: Influences

**This Salon is currently fully booked. Please get in touch with our Box Office team to be added to the waitlist. Please note that the bus ticket will not give access to the salon, it is for transport to and from the event only, a salon ticket is required. **

There is high demand for this event. If you have booked and are unable to attend, please notify box office asap so we can pass the ticket on.

Lunchtime artist get-together: The Grain Store 12.30-2pm. (Complimentary sandwiches - while they last!)

Salon: Killruddery Library 2-4 pm.

Artists Bus: Details below.

Experimental circus...dream pop...lens-based art...fiction…documentary film... In this special salon held in the historic library of Killruddery House, five exciting early-career Wicklow artists share their work and talk about the art, people and places that have influenced them.

The Wicklow Artists Salon is a space for all artists. This special one spotlights emerging/early career Wicklow artists. If you are a regular attendee, please bring along some emerging practitioners!

Image Wicklow Artists Salon Routines And Rituals Talismans And Tools At Mermaid Arts Centre  Panel Paddy Breathnach Jesse Jones Paul Lynch  Facilitator Mia Gallagher

Image: Wicklow Artists Salon: Routines and rituals, talismans and tools at Mermaid Arts Centre. Panel: Paddy Breathnach; Jesse Jones; Paul Lynch. Facilitator: Mia Gallagher


Jialin Long - lens-based artist
Aoife Kavanagh - experimental circus artist
David McGrath - writer
John Hughes - film-maker
Niall Woods (Nylophone) -


Kate Strain - curator

Artist Bus:

To facilitate those travelling from west Wicklow, a bus will leave from Germaine’s Baltinglass at 10.30am sharp; Daly’s Service Station, Hollywood at 10.55am sharp; and opposite Downshire Monument, Blessington at 11.10am sharp and return after the salon. The fare is €8. Seating is limited so please book early.

Access Requirements

Any access requirements or questions can be directed to Síle Stewart, Arts Services Coordinator, by emailing

Offsite event:

Killruddery House and Gardens, Southern Cross Rd, Killruddery Demesne West, Bray, Co. Wicklow