Waterford Designers & Makers Exhibition 2022

Showcasing the excellence of all craft disciplines designed and made in Waterford

19th May to 25th June 2022

Waterford Gallery of Art, 31 – 32 O’Connell Street, Waterford X91 RR2R

Open Thursday to Saturday 10am to 5pm – Entry Free

Waterford Designers & Makers Exhibition 2022

Waterford City and County Council’s Creative Ireland Programme in association with Waterford Local Enterprise Office, presents an exhibition of design and craft in the Waterford Gallery of Art from the 19th May to the 25th June 2022.

The Waterford Designers & Makers Exhibition showcases the work of the Waterford based design and crafts community, reflecting on the theme of Waterford and what it means to this community. Curator Vincent O’Shea based the exhibition on the creativity involved in craft work and has showcased a number of areas of craft and design including glass, ceramics, leatherwork & wood turning.

The exhibition is open to all from the 19th May on Thursdays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All are welcome.

The full exhibition brochure can be viewed by clicking on the PDF below and downloaded from HERE.

Waterford Designers & Makers Exhibition Brochure 2022 (HD)


The Curator

Vincent O Shea is a highly experienced Project Manager and Curator. He was the founding Programme Manager of the National Craft Gallery and developed a national and international exhibitions programme during his nine-year tenure there. He has worked with, mentored and provided training for makers throughout Ireland. While working with the Crafts Council of Ireland he established the National Craft Collection in partnership with the National Museum of Ireland.

Waterford Designers & Makers Exhibition 2022

Enquiries; please email creativewaterford@waterfordcouncil.ie

Support and funding for this exhibition has been provided by Creative Ireland (Waterford), Waterford City and County Council & Waterford Local Enterprise Office.