CHRISTMAS Themed Workshops at KOZO Studio

DESIGN and MAKE your own Festive Decorations!

CREATE those unique Handmade Gifts!

You will work with professional artists and makers at KOZO Studio to design and create beautiful decorations, handmade cards and gifts while learning skills in Hand Paper Making, Paper- and Textile Arts.

All workshops are suitable for the complete beginner as well as for participants with some previous experience.

The courses are run for small groups, with limited number of places available only.

Book early to avoid any disappointment!

Tunde Toth – Artist, Arts Educator

Venue: KOZO Studio and Gallery, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny


21 and 28 November Workshops for CHILDREN and FAMILIES

(both Saturdays with the same programme) 

11am – 1pm:  F E L T   M A K I N G   and   T E X T I L E S   (for all age groups)

2 – 4pm:   S I L K   F I B R E   P A P E R   M A K I N G   (from 6 years)

5 December (Saturday): Workshops for ADULTS

10am – 12.30pm:   H A N D   P A P E R   M A K I N G   (Traditional paper making process where you will make textured and unique handmade papers and cards decorated with dried plants, herbs and silk threads)

1.30 – 3.30pm:   S I L K   F I B R E   P A P E R   M A K I N G   (Make striking interior decorations using a variety of silk fibres, metallic threads and fabric dyes)

4 – 6.30pm:   B A T I K   (Traditional fabric dyeing technique where hot wax is used as a resist on cloth and paper)

6 December (Sunday):

10.30am – 1pm:   E M B R O I D E R Y   and   T E X T I L E S   for CHILDREN and FAMILIES

2 – 5pm:   E M B R O I D E R Y   Workshop for ADULTS (Beautiful decorative stitches and small designs on your finished Silk Papers, Batik pieces /on canvas)


Prices include all materials:

Adult Workshops: € 35 per workshop OR € 85 for any three

Children/Family members: € 10 per workshop per participant per workshop

Family participation (Family workshops): please contact Tunde for a quote

Previous bookings and deposit payments are necessary to secure a place.

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CULTURE NIGHT 2015 – Origami Workshops for children and Families at NGI Dublin


Friday, 18 September

Family workshops start at 5pm at the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin – I will be there from 6pm with Origami Workshops!!! 

All events are free, All welcome!

Gallery tours and many other events are on, check it out and do call in for a creative treat:

KOZO Art Club for Children – Starting on the 22nd of September!!

KOZO Art Club is BACK!!

Starting on the 22nd of September, running every TUESDAY, after school 3.30 – 5pm

at KOZO Studio and Gallery, The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny

This is a professional, non-competitive visual arts programme in a safe, encouraging and creative environment for children from 6 years of age.

CONTACT: Tunde on 087-2543362 or

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Included in the programme:

  • Paper Art, Hand Papermaking, Silk Paper Making
  • Painting, Drawing processes
  • Batik, Textile Arts, Weaving (paper and wool/thread)
  • Art diaries, notes, planning, ideas development
  • EXHIBITION at the end of the term: participating children will have their exhibition before Christmas at KOZO Studio

Upcoming Workshops at KOZO Studio – September/October 2015

UPCOMING Workshops and Courses at KOZO Studio

KOZO ART CLUB is BACK for children!!
Starting on Tuesday, 22nd September

at The Estate Yard, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Co. Kilkenny.
• This is a professional arts programme, run for small groups in a safe, non-competitive environment
Facilitated by Tunde Toth, visual artist, arts educator and experienced art teacher.
• Participating children will have their own exhibition at KOZO Studio before Christmas.
• After school, every Tuesday, 3.30 – 5pm, on every school week, until Christmas
• starting on the 15th of September
• for children 6 years and older

Bookings are now taken for the Autumn/Winter term – LIMITED PLACES are available:
once off registration €10 (to be paid before the start of the programme)
+ each workshop session € 12 (to be paid on arrival each week).
Fees include ALL art materials and an art notebook/sketchbook for each child.

SMALL groups – GREAT fun!

For bookings, advice and more information please CONTACT:
Tunde Toth – Artist


12 September (Saturday) 10.30am – 5pm Beginners
10 October (Saturday) 10.30am – 5pm Advanced level Follow-on course for participants with previous experience

Limited places are still available

Fees: € 70 per day, including all materials

13th September (Sunday)
3rd October (Saturday)
10.30am – 1.30pm HAND PAPER MAKING
Fees for each workshop: € 35
OR: € 65 for the full day – including all materials

PAPER ART and HAND PAPER MAKINGFollow-on, advanced level course 
Only for participants with previous experience.
20th September (Sunday)
10.30am – 5.30pm
Places are limited for 5 participants.
€ 80 for the full day, including all materials

MADE by DESIGN – Exhibition during Kilkenny Arts Festival by the MADE in Kilkenny Collective

MADE in Kilkenny Collective presents

 “MADE by Design” – An exhibition of new work

Butler House, Patrick Street, Kilkenny City

The exhibition runs during the

Kilkenny Arts Festival:  7th – 16th of August 2015

Opening Reception: Friday 7th of August 5pm

Opening hours: 10am – 6pm daily

The Made by Design exhibition, running from 7th to the 16th of August in the Georgian setting of Butler House, will give you the chance to see imaginative and beautiful work by 22 skilled and well established craftspeople, all working in the city or county of Kilkenny. Few other exhibitions boast a display of so many different skilfully crafted materials, ranging from paper, wax and glass to precious metals, stone, clay.

Members of the MADE in Kilkenny Collective have designed and created unique pieces and ranges –  exquisite new works forming collections of inspirational `centre pieces` and corresponding smaller works.

The exhibition is a response to and celebration of the YEAR of IRISH DESIGN 2015 programme.

Every day during the exhibition there will be a craft artist present; happy to explain ideas, processes and give you an insight into the way they created and designed their works.

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Made in Kilkenny was formed in early 2009, and was set up to foster excellence in crafts in County Kilkenny, to encourage the growth of the professional craft industry and to promote the county as a shopping destination for authentic, local handmade craft in Ireland.