Cruthú West Wicklow Art & Craft Group was established in June 2006 with a mission to encourage a community of artistic people, to provide a base for people who practice or have an interest in the arts and to provide a platform for individuals to link with other like-minded souls. Our studio in Russborough enables us to exhibit and work onsite, and is the base for arranging other group activities such as field trips, artistic outings, and social events.
The membership year runs from October – October and allocation of places to new members will be decided at each AGM and will depend on number of members at that time.
There are 2 levels of membership, and terms and conditions apply to membership.
General Membership: will put you on the mailing list with regular Newsletter by email and text updates of news and activities. General Members can exhibit a set amount of art and craft in the studio in Russborough on a number of weekends throughout the year. There is a set yearly fee payable for this membership and additional fees to participate in some exhibitions.
Premises Membership: If you wish to exhibit for the extended Summer Exhibition, an additional annual fee applies This fee is payable in April of each year. Application to become a Premises Member will be subject to available space and there is currently a waiting list for this membership.
Cruthú is a Limited Company run by Directors and an Organising Committee. All members are expected to share the practical running of the group and do voluntary gallery duty if they are exhibiting.
Applications are accepted from individual artists and craft persons who produce original handcrafted items – Paintings / Photography / Sculpture / Wool craft / Textiles / Jewellery / Wood craft and other decorative items.
PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, EMAIL, AND CONTACT NUMBER. ALSO A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF YOUR ART OR CRAFT DISCIPLINE. YOUR ENQUIRY WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED, BUT NO FORMAL APPLICATION CAN BE MADE UNTIL AFTER THE AGM.