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Jill & Gill Exhibition
The Fumbally Exchange, Wednesday 29th March - Sunday 2nd April 2017
The collaborative studio Jill & Gill, made up of illustrator Jill Deering and printmaker Gillian Henderson, celebrate their first birthday in business together with launch of their first solo show dedicated to fashion icon Iris Apfel. The first exhibition for the duo, will see them design and create 25 unique screen printed artworks.
The prints, a portrait of Iris Apfel, will embody her colourful style and sophistication, with a playfully sense of humour to match. Each limited edition print will be printed on 300gsm cotton paper, with each layer of the image screen-printed in a multitude of finishes and hand embellishments, informed by her eclectic permutations of designer clothing and exotic accessories.
The prints will be available to purchase at the exhibition or from their website below. A series of events will be programmed in conjunction with the exhibition, with more details to be announced.
Opening night March 29th from 7pm with a drinks reception with thanks to Hendrick’s Gin & Fever-Tree Tonic.
About Jill & Gill:
Jill & Gill is a Dublin based collaborative studio, made up of illustrator Jill Deering and printmaker Gillian Henderson. Established in April 2016 while collaborating on a commission piece together, the two creatives business has grown organically, with collaborative projects and commissions for James Vincent McMorrow, Currabinny, and Repeal project. The way in which they work is a truly collaborative process, with Jill creating elegant hand drawn images which they, in turn, produce into screen-prints in Gillian’s Dublin-based studio.
About Iris Apfel:
At 94, Iris Apfel continues to surprise and delight with her creativity and striking eccentricity. The renowned interior designer and fashion icon, is known for her uniquely eclectic collection of clothes and jewellery. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York dedicated an exhibition to her in 2005. While, an award winning documentary about her was produced in 2014, by legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.
- Wednesday 29th March - Sunday 2nd April 2017
- 5 Dame Lane, D02 HC67, Ireland