Abstract Painting

Burren College of Art Time, Space & Inspiration

Abstract Painting

Rita Wobbe
13th Aug 2018 to 17th Aug 2018

This course is designed for the intermediate / advanced learner, who is interested in developing a creative process that will lead to the creation of his or her own abstract paintings. Some experience is essential, with a maximum of 12 participants on the course.

Rita Wobbe was born and raised in Germany and studied Fine Art at Muenster University. Having moved to Ireland in 1988, she attended an MA programme at Limerick School of Art and Design. Rita is a practising artist and has exhibited in Ireland, Germany and the Netherlands. Rita also holds abstract painting workshops at her purpose built studio near Kinvara and currently divides her time working in Ireland and Lanzarote.

What People Say: 
"We had plenty of time and space to work. We received excellent encouragement, feedback and advice from our tutor. A very pleasant and relaxed atmosphere overall" Elaine Quinland
I found the talks on abstract art, with loads of examples, a huge help each day. Rita is a fantastic and inspiring teacher". Fiona Ahern
"Thank you, Rita, for your constructive encouragement. It has been a truly great experience and it has set me on the right road. See you next year!" Gretta Falvey



The accommodation in our self-catering college housing is located within 10 minutes  walk from Burren College of Art. The  bedrooms are en-suite, bright and well appointed. Communal areas include a large living room with an open fire, dining room, TV area, well equipped kitchen, laundry and public washrooms.  A roofed patio area with chimney is an ideal outdoor summer gathering space. The housing has WiFi throughout and is wheelchair accessible.

Single rates are charged at €45 per person per night. Twin-room accommodation is also available for those wishing to share a room - please enquire separately for rates.

Although the availability of the college self-catering housing is limited, alternative options are available in various guesthouses and hotels throughout Ballyvaughan. For further information please go to www.discoverballyvaughan.com or contact julia@burrencollege.ie for our accommodation list.