Heritage Exhibition 2021

Heritage Exhibition 2021

Leinster Print Studio members and invited guests launch their exhibition entitled Heritage- Oidhreacht in Kilcock Art Gallery during the first week of June 2021. The exhibition is curated by the artist Alice Hanratty and is available online as well as in the gallery....
BLAST Residency Programme

BLAST Residency Programme

I am delighted to be on the Register of Approved Artists for the new BLAST Arts in Education Residency. This initiative was announced on 4th June 2021 by Minister Norma Foley. For more information on BLAST see here. Vera’s brief biography within an Arts in Education...
Being an artist is not a choice

Being an artist is not a choice

‘Being an artist is not a choice. How you express it is’ An artist is enviably hardwired differently to other people in society. They are often highly sensitive to their environment and the emotions of others around them. This is very much a positive attribute of the...
Connecting through art, for all

Connecting through art, for all

The Art and Ageing programme at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) in partnership with Creative Ireland is being extended countrywide from Autumn 2020. I have just completed the very exciting and eye opening Azure Training on Dementia-Inclusive Arts Programming, as...
Shaping the place of the arts in schools

Shaping the place of the arts in schools

I will be working this year as a Creative Associate (CA) with the Creative Schools project. I am very excited to be given this opportunity and I am really looking forward to meeting the school and all the pupils. This project is an initiative of the Creative Ireland...