Eggshells, Pandemics and Artists’ Incomes

Eggshells, Pandemics and Artists’ Incomes

The Visual Artists’ News Sheet have generously published the following article which I wrote in response to COVID -19, about my lockdown, entitled Eggshells, Pandemics and Artists’ Incomes. Published in Issue 5: September – October 2020, see full...
Glimpses of Escape: your monochrome, my technicolour

Glimpses of Escape: your monochrome, my technicolour

Press Release The Making Marks with Markievicz group have announced their exhibition date and title, Glimpses of Escape: your monochrome, my technicolour When:  Thursday 30th January 2020 at 7pm Where: Áras Chill Dara, Kildare County Council Office, Naas, Co Kildare....
Making Marks with Markievicz-painting

Making Marks with Markievicz-painting

The Making Marks with Markievicz Project group had been studying Norah McGuinness’s (1901- 1980) painting entitled Morning Cry, see image below. Geraldine, one of the group participants, had researched Norahs amazing life and gave us a summary of her findings. Morning...
Making Marks with Markievicz-Joy of Print

Making Marks with Markievicz-Joy of Print

Our Joy of Print session. We had immense fun during on an introductory printmaking session as part of the Making Marks with Markievicz group project. We started with a little crosshatching exercise and then moved on to take rubbings and recordings of the inside and...
Making Marks with Markievicz-Part 2.

Making Marks with Markievicz-Part 2.

Making Marks with Markievicz-Part 2. Early October 2020. At the commencement of our Making Marks with Markievicz group sessions, Lucina Russell, Arts Officer with Kildare County Council contacted us imparting some exciting news and a question! There was a budget...
Making Marks with Markievicz – Creative Ireland

Making Marks with Markievicz – Creative Ireland

I am so very trilled to have been awarded a Creative Ireland Bursary Award 2019. This will support a collaborative and participatory project entitled Making Marks with Markievicz. Sincere thanks to Kildare County Council Arts Service and Creative Ireland. Making Marks...