Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award Exhibition

'The Hike I Never Went On'

by Paddy Joe Rickard and Alex De Roeck

Fingal County Council Arts Office in partnership with Block T are delighted to announce the upcoming exhibition 'The Hike I Never Went On' by Paddy Joe Rickard and Alex de Roeck. The exhibition is part of Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award and FUEL, Block T’s Visual Arts Programme, dedicated to the support and professional development of recent graduates.  As part of an ongoing commitment to professional artists Fingal County Council's Arts Office offered  a six month Graduate Studio Award in BLOCK T with an exhibition to the successful applicants, Paddy Joe Rickard and Alex de Roeck. 

Exhibition Opening: Thurs June 9th 6pm - 9pm
Exhibition Continues: 10th - 14th June 12pm - 5pm by appointment only
Contact:  BLOCK T, 8 Basin View, Dublin 8

Paddy Joe Rickard
Recent exhibitions and awards include, unFold, Mart curated by Peter Prendergast (2015), IADT Graduate Exhibition, Dun Laoghaire (2015), The Beholders Share, IMMA (2015), Have a Nice Life, Helsinki (2014), An Awkward Encounter, Helsinki (2014). He was shortlisted for Talbot Gallery and Studios Most Promising Graduate Award 2015, Ormond Studio Graduate Residency Award 2015 and has recently been awarded with the Fingal Graduate Award 2015 in Partnership with BLOCK T.
Alex DeRoeck
Recent exhibitions and awards include GUMxRHA, RHA, Dublin, Ireland (2016) Transition, Spaarbank, Tilburg. NL Curated by Alexander j Croft (2016) Graduate Exhibition, National College of Art and Design. (2015) "because of the internet", Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, NL (2015). Fingal Arts Office Graduate Award with Block T, Shortlisted for The Talbot Galleries Most Promising Graduate Award, Collective Residency with GUM collective at RHA, Dublin. He was also selected to represent NCAD with 7 other artists at the Apprentice/Master project at Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, NL.