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“Ether and Verse” – Exhibition by Artist, Maria Tanner Cohen

Paintings are as gestural as they are hard edged ……

Fri 12th July 2019   Opening at 7.00pm

Yew Wood Venues is delighted to host ‘Ether and Verse’, a series of 8 large oil paintings being exhibited in the Glass Atrium at Mall Arts Centre, Youghal by visual artist Maria Tanner Cohen in July next.

“Ether and Verse” is a body of work that was developed by the artist over a two year period.  The large scale of the paintings offers an encounter with an originating codice of geometric forms.  “Ether and Verse” is presented as an alphabet where each geometric signature resonates in its own visual autonomy, yet when seen within the context of the greater body of work, it composes a Verse that speaks of mystical and hidden architecture intrinsic within the fabric of nature itself.

Maria Tanner Cohen is an Irish artist, based in An Rinn Gaeltacht in Co. Waterford. The artist received her honours degree in Fine Art from the Limerick School of Art in 2005; in 2010 she undertook her postgraduate studies with an MA,Vis, at IADT, Dun Laoghaire. A highly creative individual Maria has work extensively within the arts industry as a visual artist, art writer and as an exhibitions curator.   Maria is a  recipient of a number of prestigious awards namely Project Award from the Irish Arts Council, Cork Co. Co, Arts Office Arts Award as well as Youghal CU Community Development Fund, Art and Health Award – HSE South, Vibrant Ireland funding and the Culture Ireland Travel Award. In the last three years the artist has returned her full attention to her work as a painter, her most recent exhibition was held in the Market House Arts Centre in Dungarvan in December 2018. Her paintings are held in both public and private collections, nationally and internationally.

Admission is FREE


Contact Information

The Mall Arts Centre

Mall House Youghal, Co Cork
Eircode: P36FR96

Call 087 9593276 Visit Website