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Meet the Artists

Eimear Friers I live and work in Belfast. My education background is in Art History and Fine Art. I’m interested in contemporary art and visual culture, […]

Arcadia, Portrush

Gail Mahon – The building has stood at Portrush’s East Strand since the 1920s when it was built by local business man R.A. Chalmers. Through the years […]

Koko, Portrush

Gail Mahon – Koko café has a stunning vista right on the beach front at Portrush strand. This shimmering box reflects the beauty of its location, on […]

Bob & Bert’s, Portrush

Gail Mahon – bob & bert’s are part of the fast growing café culture and are riding the crest of the wave of success across Northern Ireland’s […]

Souvenir Shop, Portrush

Elaine Taylor – A celebration of past and present, the interior of this box represents the passing of time an the history of The Souvenir Shop, established […]

Ramada Hotel, Portrush

Gail Mahon – The Portrush Atlantic Hotel stands on the site of the Northern Counties Hotel built in the 1870s, one of the first hotels in the […]

The White House, Portrush

Gail Mahon – The White House is part of the distinctive ‘picture postcard’ memories associated with a visit to Portrush for a holiday or day trip. This […]

Portrush’s trade Secrets

The following Portrush businesses participated in the project. Click on any of their names to explore their stories. Business What’s there now What it used to […]

Portstewart Library

Avril McCabe – The design for this box is inspired by the magic of reading. When you open a book, you open a new world. Books have […]

The Box, Portstewart

Avril McCabe – Big Telly Theatre Company utilises a space which was previously used as a bank, pharmacy and private home. The box appears initially as a […]