Archives: Artists

Seamus O’Brien

Seamus O’ Brien Instagram: @leftwinglen From Co. Wexford originally, now living in Waterford. My practice operates within a consistent discipline which seeks to critique political and social structures. My projects are a narration of the stories from people I have engaged with through activism, around many social issues, whether individually or collectively. Working through installation, …

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Úna Walsh

Úna Walsh Originally from Limerick Úna Walsh moved to Waterford in 1999. Úna is a practising art therapist and is a studio artist in GOMA, the gallery of modern art in Waterford. In 2008 she achieved a BA in Art in Society from WIT and in 2015 she qualified as an Art Therapist with 1st …

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Úna Walsh

Ben Hennessy

Ben Hennessy Ben is a Painter and Theatre maker from Waterford. He studied at the Waterford School of Art and The National College of Art, Dublin (1st class hons Degree in Painting) and at the San Francisco Academy of Art University (postgraduate scholarship). His first Solo exhibition was in 1981 and since then has exhibited …

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Christine O’Brien

Christine O’Brien 21 February – 20 March 2020 Currently the work of Waterford-based artist Joseph Fogarty is based on the suggestion by Heidegger that the possibilities that we project have to be drawn from the past as a heritage. Christine O’Brien is an established arts practitioner working in both traditional and contemporary art forms. Her …

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GOMA Gallery of Modern Art

Denis Power

Denis Power Denis developed his mixed media style using paint, collage and found materials while studying Art in Waterford Institute of Technology, taking influence from his childhood memories, pop culture and environment. After graduating in 2008, Denis got involved in various arts institutions around Waterford such as the Waterford Healing Arts Trust through voluntary work. …

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Emer W. Powell

Emer W. Powell Artist| Musician| Vocalist| Craft Designer| Interior Designer|Founder of Waterford Fringe Festival | Founder of STEAMWORKS (Science. Technology. Enterprise. Arts. Media.) | Co. Creator of Boxworks Co.Work.Space | Director of Waterford Civic Trust. Abstract Mixed Media I explore the possibilities that abstract mixed media offers through experimentation of layering using a range of traditional and …

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Enda Moran

Enda Moran Studio artist Enda is a performing artist from Ireland and Director of Core Creations which is a unique nationwide company that is dedicated to community development with arts as its main focus of work. Enda has a wealth of skills in various related disciplines. These include roles such as: Street Spectacle/Circus Tutor & …

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Jena Wade

Jena Wade Jena Wade is a visual artist and painter, based between Waterford and Dublin Her practice centres primarily on figurative painting, blending contemporary realism and expressionism to explore and represent the human condition. In her work she focuses on the body – its form, gestures and movement – to capture intimate moments, trace memory, …

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Joseph Fogarty

Joseph Fogarty 21 February – 20 March 2020 Studio artist Joseph Fogarty graduated with a BA Hons (1st Class) Degree in Visual Art from Waterford Institute of Technology in 2018, when he received the GOMA graduate artist residency award and National Sculpture Factory graduate artist residency awards and was also selected as a finalist for …

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Ruth Flynn

Ruth Flynn Ruth Flynn is a Visual artist from Waterford City currently living in Tramore. Ruth has performed in various festivals throughout Europe and works in a variety of media including painting, film, photography, and 3D. Ruth leads workshops with community groups and schools at GOMA and is a founding member and director of Outcast …

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