Cork based artist Tom Campbell is opening his exhibition One Thousand (1000) at the Tactic Gallery space (former Fás building on Sullivans Quay) in Cork, on Friday 21st October.
The pieces drawn from the artist’s personal collection of paintings, sculptures and sketchbooks and runs until 29th October. The themes of Campbell’s colourful work are often faces of clowns, animals and fantasy creatures, with much of the work inspired by the circus.
The artist is originally from Dumfries in Scotland and has been based in Cork since 2001, where he says he ‘has found his inspiration and created some of his most exciting work’. Over recent years he has exhibited in Ireland and abroad, including Italy, France , Catalonia and UK. In his most recent undertaking ‘The dog project’, he directed a group of over 100 volunteers to create 120 papier-maché dogs which were exhibited at the Camden Palace and Kinsale Art Festival.
When: 21 - 29 October 2011
Opening times: 11am-6pm
Where: Sample studios, Tactic gallery, Former FAS building, Sullivans Quay, Cork