Wet Plate Collodion Workshop with Louis Haugh

Applications are now sought for participants in this two day workshop with artist Louis Haugh, learning the art of wet plate collodion photography.

Taking place from 11am – 5pm on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September, Haugh will teach this 19th Century of capturing images on metal plates, from reviewing the history of the process to making images in the studio and out on location.

This is a workshop for artists and creatives seeking to develop their professional practice. Places are limited to 6 places, and participants will be selected on receipt of a completed application form (download here). Successful applicants will be notified by 17th September.

The full cost for this subsidised two day workshop is €60.

Louis Haugh is an artist, photographer and printer working from his darkroom & studio in Dublin. A graduate of IADT’s Photography BA programme, Louis has specialised in historic and analogue printing processes, incorporating them into both his artistic practice and his professional work with clients. Now an authority within the field of photography and print, Louis has worked with some of Ireland’s leading creative institutions and galleries including; Irish Museum of Modern Art, National Gallery of Ireland, Douglas Hyde and National College of Art & Design.

Getting to Ennistymon

Driving: Ennstymon is on the N67, about 20 mins from Ennis or 1 hour from Galway. Google Map link. The Courthouse Gallery is on Parliament Street off Main Street, opposite the Bank of Ireland.

Bus: Direct public bus connections from Galway Bus station to the Ennistymon on the Bus Eireann 350 route. Bus connections are available to and from Shannon, Dublin Cork and Knock Airports but you may have to change bus. Bus Eireann operates up to 5 services a day in the summer each way every day between Ennis and Galway and 3 on a year round basis.

Where to stay in Ennistymon

Byrne’s, (B&B) Main Street, Ennistymon
The Falls Hotel & Spa
The Station House B&B

Kindly funded by: