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Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery

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Fabulous artist and a warm welcome

We saw a leaflet for Stephen’s gallery when we were staying in Carnaween House in Portnoo. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Avalena
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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Return after 18 years

On a spiritual journey through Donegal 18 years ago I happened to pass by at Stephen Bennetts... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
hschneble
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Morfelden-Walldorf, Germany
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Art gallery of professional artist Stephen Bennett. The gallery, consisting of 2 rooms, houses a large collection of Stephen's original paintings and also a range of limited edition prints.
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| Ardara, Ardara, Ireland
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+353 74 954 1652
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Reviewed 27 February 2015

When in Donegal I always visit Stephan's art studio it is well worth the trip. Stephen has really captured Donegal and the great characters of the people there. I have several painting's from Stephen's studio which constantly remind me of past memories. So take the...More

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StBen, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Thank you Conal for your great comments, im very pleased you were happy with your time spent, look forward to seeing you again. Stephen.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw a leaflet for Stephen’s gallery when we were staying in Carnaween House in Portnoo. We instantly fell in love with his style and just had to visit. As soon as we walked in I think we knew we wouldn’t leave without making a...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Avalena, it's lovely to there from you, i remember you well. It was lovely meeting you both and enjoyed the crack. Pleased to hear that you still love your painting, and thanks so much for the lovely review, Berni and Hero send there regards.

Reviewed 24 July 2018

On a spiritual journey through Donegal 18 years ago I happened to pass by at Stephen Bennetts Gallery. Meeting Stephen was one of the most memorable encounters in my life. I was immediately intrigued by his works of art and his overwhelmingly friendly personality. I...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi Hschneble, It was lovely to meet you again too and it's great to hear you still enjoyed the gallery after all those years. We enjoyed the chat with yourself and your husband and I hope we will see you back again soon. Many thanks...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Stephen Bennett has a way of making Donegal and its people come alive. Be sure to make time to stop at his studio gallery and look through his many prints and paintings and have a chat with him. The studio is on the Carn road,...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to review the gallery and delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Look forward to seeing you again, Stephen

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Stephen Bennett is a wonderful artist and a fine gentleman. We are fortunate to own six of his painting, two commissioned and four of his exhilarating land/seascapes. What treasures.

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Larry and Martha, thank you so much for your lovely review,and its always a pleasure to hear from you. Great to hear that you're enjoying your paintings. Many Thanks, Stephen

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Fascinating display of art in a wide range of media. The artist was most engaging and told us a lot about his work. Both his portraits and landscapes were powerful and his use of colour was striking. Pictures were available at a wide range of...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Ulendo, thank you so much for taking the time to give me such a great review, lovely meeting and taking to you both, glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit, much appreciated Stephen.

Reviewed 26 September 2017

We went to see more of Stephen's beautiful artwork after seeing one of his paintings in a local restaurant. In addition to his brilliant artwork, we experienced his wonderful Irish hospitality! After a lovely visit with both Stephen and his wife, we purchased a painting...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hi Kellyandk, thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a great Review, it was lovely meeting you both and i hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday, hope to see you again sometime, good luck to you both, Stephen.

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this! Beautiful oils and water colours capture the true rugged beauty of the surrounding countryside and the people blessed to live here. I'm thrilled to have found this, I'll treasure my purchase forever. Stephen and his wife were lovely, so glad we discovered...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Hi Elizabeth C, thank you so much for your lovely review,it was great to meet you, your sister,and her husband. Hope you enjoy your paintings,and good luck to you, Stephen.

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We have just spent a wonderful afternoon with Stephen and his wife in their amazing gallery. Truly beautiful and original paintings that left us speechless. We highly recommend a visit, not only for the incredible art but also for the wonderful welcome.

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you so much for taken the time to give us a lovely review, it was very nice meeting you all, i enjoyed the chat with you too, look forward to seeing you again, Stephen.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We spent a wonderful afternoon browsing Stephen's gallery and were spoilt for choice as there were so many beautiful paintings. We chose Sundown over Marghera as it captures our favourite walk in Ardara. The colours and the detail are absolutely stunning. Stephen and his family...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm delighted to hear you're enjoying your painting. We very much enjoyed the visit too and I hope to see you both next time you're in Ardara.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

We travelled in County Donegal and discovered unintentionally this lovely and exciting studio gallery of Stephen Bennett. What an amazing artist and person! We bought a terrific drawing and we're so happy with it. Thank you Mr. Bennett!

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Stephen B, Owner at Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of the Studio Gallery. I'm delighted to hear that you're pleased with your purchase. Your encouragement means a lot and I hope we'll see you back another time. Best Regards, Stephen

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