Catherine Hammond Gallery
Review of West Cork Art Gallery in Glengarriff: Group/Solo Shows, Exhibiting Artists, Opening Hours.

Irish Art Exhibitions

Although most of the best painting
and sculpture resides in national
museums and galleries, major
auction houses, like Sotheby's
and Christie's do obtain great
works from private collectors
for public sale. For a list of
top prices achieved, see:
Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings
Top 20 Most Expensive Paintings

For a list of the most valuable
works by Irish painters, see:
Most Expensive Irish Paintings.

Catherine Hammond Gallery

Opened in 2004 by art expert Catherine Hammond, this contemporary arts gallery is located in the beautiful coastal village of Glengarriff in County Cork. Reflecting the knowledge and expertise of its founder, who has over two decades of experience working with leading cultural organizations in the United States, including the Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston), the MacArthur Foundation (Chicago) and the Smithsonian Institution (Washington D.C.), the Gallery shows a range of contemporary visual artworks from Ireland and America, including smaller, more affordable works for holiday gifts.

For reviews of the best museums
of arts in Ireland, see:
- National Gallery of Ireland
- National Museum of Ireland
- Irish Museum of Modern Art
- Hugh Lane Gallery Dublin
- Chester Beatty Library
- Trinity College Dublin Library
- National Self-Portrait Collection
- The Hunt Museum (Limerick)
- Ulster Museum.



Among the wide range of painting, sculpture and other artworks represented by the gallery are works by: John Kingerlee (the internationally acclaimed Beara-based painter); Tim Goulding (the renowned abstract painter and member of Aosdana); Eilis O’Connell (one of Ireland’s most important sculptors); Colin O’Daly (the acclaimed semi-abstract artist); Patricia Burns, Mary Canty, Jonathan Hunter, Helena Korpela, Jacqueline Stanley, Hazel Walker (contemporary landscape painters); Helen O’Leary, Alison Pilkington (contemporary abstract artists); Jean Clyne (plein air watercolour, pastels and oil painter); Brian Harte (recent 1st Class Honours Graduate from Crawford College of Art & Design); Carol Hodder (abstract artist); Eddie Kennedy (semi-abstract Irish landscapes); Bernadette Kiely (contemporary nature-oriented artist); Anne Neely (American landscape painter); Frances Ryan (Northern Ireland landscape painter); Leonard Sheil (mixed-media artist); Linda Shevlin (multi-layered abstract canvases); and others.


Gallery Opening Hours

Mid-March to 5th Jan: Tuesdays-Sundays: 11am-6pm.

For the latest details of the Gallery's paintings and sculpture, its art exhibitions, or the services it offers to art-collectors and buyers, including advice on the Irish art market, contact:

Catherine Hammond Gallery
West Cork
Phone: 027-63812; 027-53950

Art Galleries Around the World

For the top venues, see: Best Art Museums.

• For details of other Munster fine art exhibitions and collections, see: Irish Art Galleries and Cork Art.
• For details of the world's best museums, see: Homepage.
• For more about arts venues in Ireland, like the Catherine Hammond Gallery, see: Irish Art Guide.

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