ArtisAnn Gallery
70 Bloomfield Avenue, Belfast, BT5 5AE

Opening Times
Tue - Fri: 11am to 6pm
Sat: Midday to 5pm

Private Viewings by Appointment

Email: mail@artisann.org
Phone: ​079 053 395 69

‘Acquired Resilience’ will be the artist’s third solo exhibition of 2017 and is the natural sequel to ‘What Holds You Together?’ which opened in Ben Oakley Gallery, London, in March of this year. ‘What Holds You Together?’ was borne largely from the artist’s observation that most people need something to help cope with everyday life and function within society. That something could be family, a fetish, religion, alcohol, drugs, the family dog, or something else. For the artist, it turns out to be the making process itself. The process of turning thoughts and feelings into actual tangible objects.

 

‘Acquired Resilience’ is the artist’s response to that exhibition and the questions that it asked. It is a contemporary sculpture and mixed media exhibition with a twist. This new body of work is based largely around the desire of the artist to return to working with abstract forms. The artist also draws from previous work in terms of the material and methods used for fixing the pieces together. Unconventional material such as hosiery and cable tries remain. 

 

Continuing with the more colourful and playful aesthetic theme of his more recent work, Colhoun places his work this time in a refined white walled gallery having previously exhibited in a double width shipping container, a disused bakery and a derelict townhouse.

 

The exhibition runs from Thursday 5th October to Saturday 28th October 2017

 

Admission is free.

All art is available to buy, and may be collected / delivered after the exhibition ends.

ART, EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

‘Acquired Resilience’ by Patrick Colhoun

A solo exhibition of contemporary sculpture and mixed media by Patrick Colhoun


All Welcome
​Free and No Booking Needed

Exhibition Runs
​Thursday 5th October to Saturday 28th October 2017

​Tue – Fri: 11am to 6pm
Saturday: Noon to 5pm

Admission is free.

All art is available to buy, and may be collected / delivered after the exhibition ends

‘Acquired Resilience’ by Patrick Colhoun

A solo exhibition of contemporary sculpture and mixed media by Patrick Colhoun

Thursday 5th October to Saturday 28th October 2017

ArtisAnn Gallery showcases emerging and established artists.  It features a range of styles from paintings and prints, through to sculpture and photography. 


It is a friendly and welcoming contemporary art gallery at the heart of the bustling EastSide area of Belfast.


Occupying two floors, a monthly themed exhibition programme has been scheduled for the first floor, while the ground floor is arranged Salon Style, with the intent of displaying as many amazing artists as possible.