Brooklyn Museum Visit

FTLO paid a visit to the Brooklyn Museum today for the multitude of fantastic exhibitions happening there right now including FAILE, Kaws, and "The Rise of Sneaker Culture". Last day for two of these exhibitions is tomorrow, get there!





Big Apples!

FTLO's Co-Founder & Director Ivor is featured in Aer Lingus' April/May edition of in-flight magazine 'Cara' in a special feature on Irish creative folks in NYC alongside illustrator Oliver Jeffers, clothing designer Petria Lenehan and author Belinda McKeown amongst others. Check out the spread here.

FTLO NY, A Smash Hit

Ivor & Shane open FTLO NY, April 2014.

Ivor & Shane open FTLO NY, April 2014.

FTLO's first exhibition of creativity on US soil was a huge success!

We exhibited over 40 artists, designers and creatives' work in the Bottleneck Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The work exhibited came from Ireland, USA, England, Australia, Russia and Canada.

Over 150 people attended opening night and we sold nearly 20 pieces of work to buyers from all over the world.

View more shots of the event here.

FTLO NY Selected Work

Artwork by Meaghan Hyland

After a painstaking process we managed to cull nearly 100 entries for FTLO NY to 45. We are very excited about the high standard and variety of the selected work which includes; painting, sculpture, print, graphic design, ceramics, illustration, photography, jewelry design and even taxidermy as well as scrimshaw!

Here's a little preview of one of the pieces that will be exhibited, print & design by Meaghan Hyland.

Come view all successful applicants' work on opening night April 25th 2014 in Bottleneck Gallery, 60 Broadway, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

FTLO NY Venue & Opening Night Date Announced

Bottleneck Gallery, 60 Broadway, Brooklyn, NYC.

Bottleneck Gallery, 60 Broadway, Brooklyn, NYC.

FTLO are absolutely delighted to announce we will be hosting FTLO NY in the fantastic Bottleneck Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The venue is run by a group of enthusiastic and talented crew led by Joe Bouganim and has been the space for some inspiring exhibits including  Under The Bridge New York Home Sweet Home  which included work from superstar artist Swoon amongst others. Bottleneck has also featured past FTLO-ers Canvaz & Mick MInogue.

Opening night will be Friday 25th April, be there!

We're still open for submissions until February 7th so get your work in ASAP to be part of FTLO NY!

FTLO is coming to New York


FTLO have run events, exhibitions, workshops and networking opportunities for over 4 years in Ireland and now, with one half of FTLO residing in Brooklyn (NY), it's time for FTLO to give creatives from all over the world the opportunity to have their work shown in the most exciting city in the world with one of the most exciting creative communities in the world.


— Read the FTLO NY brief HERE —

FTLO Launch New Website & NYC Themed Brief

We Are FTLO. Introducing a brand new website for FTLO with some excellent new features such as the Creatives section highlighting some of the amazing talent from the FTLO pool as well as others, a Shop section for all our lovely prints from our back catalogue with more items to be added to this section soon and a News section so you can check in to see what the latest happenings are with FTLO.

Plus an all new brief for creative talents to get their teeth into with an opportunity to have their work exhibited in New York in 2014.