News & Events
MAY/ JUNE 2018 - You can find my work stocked in various locations across Ireland with most recently in Kinsale, Co.Cork and South shore Arts Gallery in Dalkey, Dublin.
I'm taking part in a group /selectively chosen artists for a summer show in July & August in Waterford - details end of June. I also got offered my stand at Showcase Ireland with Wexford LEO for 2019.
JANUARY 2018: I was an exhibitor at the recent SHOWCASE IRELAND at the RDS in Dublin. I have quite a few new stockists coming on board for 2018, especially along the west coast of Ireland and in other areas. It was a great show.
AUGUST 2017 - I have accepted a stand for Showcase Ireland 2018 at the RDS next year. Supported by Wexford Local Enterprise Office. Further details will be announced later in the year. January 21st - 24th 2018
July 2017- Online shop now available on Etsy, customers can now start buying my work online. Please click on link ... GrainneKennyDesign.Etsy.com
February 2017- I am delighted to announce that a selection of my framed textile sea studies are now stocked in
'The Anchor' - Art & Design Boutique in Ardmore Co. Waterford. **NEW STOCKIST**
January 2017: I am delighted to be representing Wexford Enterprise Office at Showcase Ireland in January 2017.
I will have a stand upstairs in the Enterprise Showcase area and my stand number is F17. Strictly Trade Only
Open Sunday 22nd until Wednesday 25th January. (See Showcase Ireland Website for details)
July 2016 - I was shortlisted from 60 people Interviewed down to Twenty Finalists for an Enterprise Award with Wexford Local Development LDC Enterprise Awards for the East Region in the Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy held on the 12th July.
2017 - Exhibitor at 'Showcase Ireland' 2017 at the RDS, Dublin supported by Wexford Local Enterprise Office.
Stand F17 upstairs on the Balcony in the Local Enterprise Showcase Area.
22nd- 25th January 2017 - Trade Only
2016 - Christmas Market at Marlfield House Hotel/The Duck Restaurant, Courtown Road, Gorey on Sunday 18th December between 12-5.
2016 - 'The Spirit of Christmas' - Exhibition & Gift Fair by members of Wexford Craft Trail - December 2nd -24th at Wexford Arts Centre.
2016 - Christmas Craft & Food Fair at Springmount Garden Centre, Ballycanew Road, Gorey. 3rd & 4th December
2016 - 'True' - An Exhibition to mark Valentines at Market House Design Gorey, Main Street, Gorey, Co. Wexford - by Various Designers/Craftspeople - February 8th to present.
2015 - 'A White Christmas' - Exhibition at Market House Design, Main St, Gorey, Co.Wexford- A selection of Craft and Design by various Craftspeople. All work is available for purchase. Open daily Monday to Saturday 9:30am - 5:00pm - December 2015.
2015: Wexford Arts Centre, (Opposite Clayton Whites Hotel) - 4th Annual Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th of December.
2015: Christmas Craft & Food Fair at Springmount Garden Centre, Ballycanew Road, Gorey - Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th of December.
2015 - 'Love, Amour, Amore' - Exhibition - outside of Wexford town as part of the Opera Wexford Fringe Festival - Mid October until 16th November- Various Craft & Art by South East Craftspeople. Location: Market House Design, Main Street, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
2015 - 'Local Crafts' - An exhibition featuring work by four local Craftspeople . Christien Van Bussell - Pottery, William Stedmond -Photography, Gráinne Kenny - Textiles and Robert O'Connor - Wood-turning. September 10th - November 30th 2015. Venue: Springmount Garden Centre, Ballycanew Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
2015 - 'Kaleidoscope' - Group Exhibition of Art & Craft. July 25th - September 30th 2015 - Venue: Market House Design Gallery, Main Street, Gorey, Co.Wexford.
2015 - 'Emergence' - Group exhibition of Craft. March 31st- May 30th 2015 Venue: Market House Design, Main Street, Gorey, Co.Wexford.
2014 - 'A Celebration of Place' - Group exhibition of Craft & Fine Art. October 14th - November 3rd. Venue: Market House Design, Main Street, Gorey, Co.Wexford. (Part of the Exhibitions out of town for the Wexford Opera Fringe Festival 2014)
2014 - 'Thought into Form' - Group Exhibition by 17 Craft & Fine Art Makers. May 16th - September 16th 2014. Venue: Market House Design Gallery, Main Street, Gorey, Co.Wexford.
2014 -Wexford Craft Trail - Group Exhibition of Craft by 18 Members. April 3rd - May 26th. Venue: Greenacres, Selskar, Wexford.
2013 - Wexford Opera Fringe Festival - Wexford Craft Network (Group Exhibition) - October 26th - 31st. Venue: McClure Suite, Whites Hotel, Co. Wexford.
2013 - 'Craft Makers in Gorey' - April 13th - 19th. An exhibition of various crafts from different disciplines ... Textiles, Woodturning, Ceramics and more. Venue: Gorey Market House. (Group Show)
2012 - 'Made in Wexford' - Gorey Market House Craft & Design Festival, August 3rd - 6th, Venue: Gorey Courthouse, Gorey, Co. Wexford. (Group Exhibition)
2012 - 'The Irish Furniture & Home Accessories Fair', Simmonscourt, RDS Dublin - March 25th - 27th (New Design Ireland feature area - Stand ND1)
2011 - 'Made in Wexford' - (Group Exhibition) exhibited during the 'Wexford Opera Festival', October 2011, Westgate, Co. Wexford.
2011 - 'Made in Wexford' (Group Exhibition) exhibited during the 'Gorey Market House Craft & Design festival', July/August 2011, Gorey Civic Centre, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
2008 - 'The Knitting & Stitching Show', October 2008 - RDS, Co. Dublin.
2007 - 'You Are Here' - M.A in Design Graduate Showcase, September 2007, University College Falmouth, Cornwall, England (Woodlane Campus)
2006 - 'Nua Art' (Group Exhibition) Gorey Little Theatre Hall, July/August 2006, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
2006 - B.A (Hons) Textile Design - Graduation Show, June 2006, University College Falmouth, Cornwall, England. (Tremough Campus)
2006 - 'New Designers', Islington, London - June 2006.
2006 - Group Show - 'Coldharbour Mill', Ulmcliffe, Devon, April 2006.
2005 - Group Show - 'The Poly' - Falmouth Arts Centre.
2003 - National Diploma in Art & Design (Textile Design) - Graduation Show - Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology, (Chluain Mhuire Campus), Monivea Road, Co. Galway.