The Dixon Gallery and Gardens and Memphis in May International Festival, in association with Crafts Council of Ireland and National Craft Gallery, hosted a special exhibition, Forty Shades of Green: Contemporizing Tradition, Acknowledging Craft from April 3 through May 15. This snapshot of contemporary craft in Ireland was presented in conjunction with the city-wide celebration Memphis in May.
The exhibition, organized by The Crafts Council of Ireland for Cork 2005: European Capital of Culture, was comprised of a variety of media including ceramics, glass, textiles, wood, stone, metal, painting, print and sculpture. Curated by Kennedy, Forty Shades of Green included more than one hundred objects.
Exhibition sponsored by Time Warner Cable.