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Acclaimed Irish artist to open gallery in Newport
By Kevin Sharkey Gallery
25, Jul 2005 - 11:08

Kevin Sharkey, the artist whose life, work and phenomenal success were the subject of a recent major RTE documentary shot in Ireland and Spain and who recently had a sell-out exhibition alongside Irish art luminaries Louis le Brocquy, the late Tony O´Malley and William Crozier at The Gresham in Dublin, is to officially open The Kevin Sharkey Gallery at Main Street in the beautiful town of Newport on 30th July 2005.

The Kevin Sharkey Gallery will be run by proprietors Debbie & Mark Rooney and will exclusively feature the

highly collectable work of the artist recently described by The Irish Times as, ´The Investment Artist´.

The gallery will open with the outstanding exhibition ´The Sun, The Moon & The Stars´ a collection of sixteen new abstract landscape paintings and will run throughout August and September.

Open Invitation Opening Reception with The Artist.

Saturday 30th July 2005 6pm - 9pm

No Invitation Necessary - All Are Welcome

Location: Main Street, Newport, Co. Mayo

´Swirling oils in deep jewel colours abstract expressionist in style, pulsating with pigment, life and passion...´ - Sunday Tribune

Opening times: Fridays 6pm-9pm / Saturdays 10am-6pm Other times by appointment.

For further info contact: t: 098-42957 m: 087 6457300 e:


** Kevin will be opening the Newport Festival on Thursday 28th July.

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