The Screig Gallery was situated in
Fintown in the Donegal
Gaeltacht from 2001-2006. The Gallery's permanent
collection of contemporary Irish art includes paintings, drawings and photographs by Stephen McKenna,
Elizabeth McGill, Stephen Loughman,
Rosie McGurran, Dermot Seymour, Gary Coyle, Rory and Patsy Dan Rogers,
Celine McGlynn, Sarah Lewtas, Alice Maher, Brian McMahon, Janet Pierce,
Sean McCool, Heidi Nguyen, Joel Drea and Ian Gordon.
The Studio is fully equipped and available to visiting artists. The Gallery is open at Easter, throughout the Summer and at other times by appointment. For further information email the Screig Gallery.
Spring 2004 The gallery hosted a series of art workshops for women by Heidi Nguyen at the Digiteach, Fintown.
Summer, 2004 August 14th-28th: Cloch ar Cloch / Stone on Stone
New works by Donegal painter Celine McGlynn and Donegal sculptor Mary McGinty.
Summer, 2004 July 10th- 24th: Deichneabhair
Ten Artist Exhibition inspired by the Donegal landscape
Sarah Lewtas; Ian Gordon; Heidi Nguyen; Celine McGlynn; Gerard Maguire;
Stephen Bennett; Anne Quinn; Janet Pierce; Montgomery Pickett and Aodh O'Doherty. This was the Screig Gallery's third Summer Group exhibition since opening in 2001.
Necklace of Tongues by Alice Maher ©
photograph 43 x 61 cms edition of 7 (2001) Screig Gallery Collection
Shall his Epitaph be Written? September 20th to October 31st, 2003
Multimedia exhibition marking the 200th anniversary of Robert Emmet's execution.
The exhibition retold the political events in Ireland in the intervening 200 years since Emmet's execution with archival material, including prints, photographs, filmed interviews, prison letters, songs, poems, newspapers articles and periodicals as well as exhibiting new art pieces inspired by Emmet's lecacy by contemporary artists Greg Wilkinson, Michael McDevitt, Sally McFadden and Tom Kevan. The Screig Gallery's Emmet commemmoration was the only one held in Ulster and the exhibition opening included live music and song of the period and renditions of Emmet's best know speeches by Pat McGovern.
Trí Súile na mBan, August 9th-24th, 2003
Celine McGlynn, Sarah Lewtas & Karen Scully. Mixed media exhibition by Donegal artists.
Light and Landscape - Solas agus Talamh.
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