• Children’s Art Competition and Exhibition at The HUB, Thomastown, County Kilkenny

    Thomastown Embraces the Environment   During art workshops at The HUB, Thomastown, children between the ages of 5 – 11 and ¾ have been busy creating beautiful Japanese Woodblock Prints. Debra Bowden, the Artist in Residence at The Hub, has been facilitating the workshops and is delighted to present a competition, to be judged by …

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  • SAVE OUR PLANET

    COMPETITION     GROUP EXHIBITION SAVE OUR PLANET THE HUB, MARKET STREET, THOMASTOWN, COUNTY KILKENNY MAY 5TH – JUNE 2ND OPEN DAILY 8am – 6pm 17 CHILDREN HAVE CREATED BEAUTIFUL JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS BASED ON THE 17 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED BY SABINA HIGGINS PRIZES INCLUDE: A FAMILY NIGHT STAY IN BUTTERFLY …

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  • Children’s Art Competition and Exhibition at The HUB, Thomastown, County Kilkenny

    Thomastown Embraces the Environment   During art workshops at The HUB, Thomastown, children between the ages of 5 – 11 and ¾ have been busy creating beautiful Japanese Woodblock Prints. Debra Bowden, the Artist in Residence at The Hub, has been facilitating the workshops and is delighted to present a competition, to be judged by …

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  • Workshops for Teens – Adults

    Debra Bowden Bamboo Baren Print Studio The Hub, Market Street, Thomastown, County Kilkenny 086 067 8314 info@debrabowden.com www.debrabowden.com www.facebook.com/debrabowdenartist/   My printmaking practice focuses on hand burnished, environmentally friendly techniques. Hand burnishing is a method of producing a print without the use of a printing press. The impression from the block or plate is transferred …

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  • Children’s Workshops, Exhibition and Competiton

    CHILDREN’S ART WORKSHOPS, EXHIBITION and COMPETITION!!! @ THE HUB, MARKET STREET, THOMASTOWN   WORKSHOP DATES:         Saturday 24th and Saturday 31st March                                                    Tuesday 3rd – Saturday 7th April TIMES:                                   10.30-11.30am, …

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  • Drawing, Printing and Bookmaking workshops at The HUB

     DRAWING, PRINTING & BOOKMAKING WORKSHOPS   THURSDAY 6TH – SUNDAY 9TH JULY 10.30 – 11.30am, 12.30 – 1.30pm OR 2.30 – 3.30pm  4 – 7 YEAR OLDS COST: €15 per child, per one hour session per day, including all materials €10 DEPOSIT REQUIRED TO SECURE BOOKING   THURSDAY 13TH – SUNDAY 16TH JULY 10.30 – …

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  • Japanese Woodblock Print Commission for the 2016 Aras Christmas card

    In 2016 I was delighted to be commissioned by The President Michael D. Higgins and Sabina Higgins to create a Japanese woodblock print for the Aras Christmas card. The image was based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals implemented by the United Nations. Such an honour!

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  • SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2017

    DRAWING, PRINTING & BOOKMAKING WORKSHOPS Have fun playing with ink and paint! These workshops will cover experimental drawing, mono printing, collage and bookmaking All groups are small, so early booking is advised THURSDAY 6TH – SUNDAY 9TH JULY 10.30 – 11.30am, 12.30 – 1.30pm OR 2.30 – 3.30pm 4 – 7 YEAR OLDS COST: €15 …

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  • 2017 WORKSHOPS

    Debra Bowden Open Studio The Hub, Market Street, Thomastown, County Kilkenny 086 067 8314 info@debrabowden.com www.debrabowden.com My printmaking practice focuses on hand burnished, environmentally friendly techniques. Hand burnishing is a method of producing a print without the use of a printing press. The impression from the block or plate is transferred using a bamboo baren; …

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