Exhibition 19 October 24 November, 2002
The Victor Treacy Award has been running for 12 years and its aim is to offer the winner a cash prize of €2,600 to help in some way towards materials or equipment. The exhibition is also a significant indicator of current artistic practice of emerging artists. It has become an important exhibition in the national visual art programme.
Victor Treacy is a Kilkenny local businessman and art collector. The four artists exhibiting in 2002 were Gail O’Reilly, Kristina Hoppe, Kate Byrne and Jessica Jones.
The winner of the Victor Treacy Award 2002 was Jesse Jones.