a little about me,
I am a a contemporary visual artist living in Ballinahown, Athlone, Co. Westmeath ,work mainly in Encaustic from my studio situated in Ballinahown Village, Community Hall.
I work within the community, facilitating art classes for children, women’s groups and active retirement groups.
I have recently graduated in Fine Art from GMIT and have a certificate in Community Art Development from NUI Maynooth. In 2013 I participated in Engaged, a group show in the Luan Gallery, Athlone. My work was selected for VISUAL, Carlow, as part of Eigse 2014 curated by Martin Gale and Rachel Joynt and the Galway Fringe Festival open submission 2014 and 2015. I only recently completed a residency at Cill Rialaig, County Kerry and my work is included in the State Art Collection.
I attended the 9th International encaustic conference in Provincetown, Massachusetts in June 2015 and had work included in the juried show Minimal/ maximum.
In 2016 I was awarded a scholarship to the 10th International encaustic conference and had a piece of my work selected for its juried show.
I have work exhibited in many group shows and 3 solo exhibitions during 2015. My design has been selected to be part of the Jack and Jill Children’s foundation arts initiative Hares on the March.