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The Interior Design and Art Fair opened last night at the RDS, with a great turnout in spite of dodgy weather. The Fair is a great survey of what is happening around Ireland in terms of contemporary art.

Galleries and magazines represented were Cross Gallery, Fenderesky Gallery, Gallery for One (curated by Vaari Claffey), Graphic Studio Dublin, Green on Red Gallery, Hillsboro Fine Art, Kerlin Gallery, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Mother’s Tankstation, Oonagh Young Gallery, Peppercanister Gallery, Rubicon Gallery, Stone Gallery, Stoney Road Press, Taylor Galleries, The Molesworth Gallery, The Paul Kane Gallery, The Third Space, Circa Art Magazine, Irish Arts Review, Irish Museum of Modern Art.

You can see a videocast of the event here.

caption: Margaret Corcoran and Barbara Knezevic; photo Hilary Murray

caption: Jack Murray, Hilary Murray and Joan Murray

caption: Dejan Novacic, Dragana Jurisic and Zeljka Doljanin; photo Hilary Murray

caption: Anne Bradley, Oonagh Young and David Beattie; photo Hilary Murray

caption: Ciara O’Hara, Anne Hendrick and Lisa Power; photo Hilary Murray

caption: The view down one of the aisles – Kevin Kavanagh Gallery to the left, Stoney Road Press to the right; photo Hilary Murray

caption: view into the Stone Gallery space, with motorbike work by Edia Connole

caption: Enda McNully and Danielle O’Connell; photo Hilary Murray

caption: Robert Armstrong, Diana Copperwhite and Tony Kilduff; photo Hilary Murray

caption: Vaari Claffey, Mark O’Kelly and Isabel Nolan; photo Hilary Murray

caption: Marion and Trevor McVeigh; photo Hilary Murray