Gallery 545 - Contemporary Art of Northern Ireland


Island Arts Centre

The Island
Co. Antrim
BT27 4RL

Gallery 545 Contemporary Art of Northern Ireland #3

Open daily during the week

Always open online at

Opening on Saturday 10 September, 2.00-4.30pm

Artists Talks on Saturday 10 September, 3pm

Exhibition Tour on Saturday 17 September, 2pm


Gallery 545 is thrilled to work in collaboration with the Island Arts Centre and present their third major showcase of contemporary art of Northern Ireland, featuring over twenty emerging and established artists based here and an exciting and wide selection of unique works encompassing paintings, sculptures, works on paper and textile pieces.

This special exhibition celebrates accomplished artists who have achieved recognition locally and internationally. It highlights the originality and diversity of their practice displaying a collection of artworks created employing different mediums, exploring a variety of themes, and using distinctive styles.  Among these are vibrant abstract paintings, evocative landscapes, beautiful works inspired by nature, fascinating painted or sculpted figures, and captivating textile and glass pieces.

The show is hosted in the two spacious galleries of the Island Arts Centre, and online at Gallery 545 Visitors will be offered a rare art experience, allowing them to view and discover many original artworks by exceptional artists of Northern Ireland and appreciate the wealth of talent in the region.

Featuring artists represented by Gallery 545: Lisa Ballard, Ronan Bowes, Craig Donald, Majella Clancy, Ray Duncan, Karl Hagan, Eamonn Higgins, Ashely B. Holmes, Janet Keith, Patricia Kelly, Louise Lennon, Judith Logan, Alison Lowry, Sandra Maze, Rosie McGurran, Tracey McVerry, Charlie Scott, Joel Simon, Katherine St. Angelo, Anushiya Sundaralingam and Jennifer Trouton.

This exhibition is curated by Francesca Biondi, Art Director, Gallery 545. An exhibition tour with the curator and talks with the artists will take place during its running on Saturdays.

All the artworks are available to view and purchase in person at the Island Arts Centre or online at For enquiries speak to the staff at the centre or contact Francesca on 07960 130414 or at


About Gallery 545 - Gallery 545 is an online and pop-up gallery specialising in and celebrating contemporary art of Northern Ireland and offering a special selection of original artworks created by talented artists based here. The gallery brings art to a wide range of people with different tastes and budgets who love contemporary art, and makes it easier for them to access, discover and collect artworks. 

More about Gallery 545, the exhibition, the artists, and their artworks at

About the Island Arts Centre - Opened in June 2001, the Island Arts Centre has earned an excellent reputation as one of Ireland’s major leading multi-arts venues. ISLAND proudly presents a unique diversity of arts and entertainment choices all year round encompassing art exhibitions, live theatre performances, music, dance and theatre from Northern Ireland’s top artists and performers, and an array of national and international companies. 

More about the Island Arts Centre at


Contact Gallery 545 for more information

Francesca Biondi, Art Director & Curator

Gallery 545 

Office at Blick Studios, 51 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RY , +44 7960 130414


Exhibition image: Lisa Ballard, Beach Flowers Donegal, 2022, oil and spray paint on canvas, 46 x 61 cm.

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