Renowned Potter Returns Home For Craft Month

Craft Month
Celebrated Northern Irish potter Jack Doherty will return to Northern Ireland to open August Craft Month 2016 with a major new exhibition on 28th July.
Jack Doherty The fishermens cups
Doherty, who has forged a remarkable international reputation from his home in Cornwall, is back in Northern Ireland with ‘Waypoint’ his outstanding solo exhibition at the Market Place Gallery, Armagh.
Waypoint is being shown in conjunction with the John Hewitt International Summer School, the week-long annual literary festival in honour of Northern Ireland’s most famous poets.
Jack said:  It is fitting that it should be in the Market Place Gallery textural_tapestry_workshopArmagh as I opened my first studio in County Armagh.”
This is one of over 140 craft events taking place across Northern Ireland in August from exhibitions, festivals and workshops, to craft fairs, special artisan markets and art trails, showcasing the best in ceramics, glassmaking, jewellery making, textiles, wood turning and willow making.
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