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 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 class …

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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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Caoilfhionn Hanton 

Caoilfhionn Hanton I’m a mixed-media artist based in Waterford and a recent graduate of South East Technological University with a BA (Hons) Degree in Visual Art. Raised on a nutritional diet of ubiquitous overstimulating algorithmic content and cute customizable self-surveillance, I’m naturally consumed and repulsed by the social fabrics of hypermodernity.  Through painting and mixed-media …

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Christine O’Brien

Christine O’Brien Christine O’Brien is an established arts practitioner working in both traditional and contemporary art forms.   Her arts practice and environment based installations use recycled, locally harvested or home-grown materials.  Natural and philosophical boundaries that link, divide, contain and reveal are recurring themes in her work. She is a founding member and co-curator …

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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 My works are currently exploring traditional and historical techniques, working with Textures, Ceramics, Print, Metal Fabrication and Glass. I’m currently studying Craft & Design at Grennan Mill, Craft School, Co. Kilkenny and I’m a member of the Crafts Council of Ireland. Enda Moran, GOMA Studio Artist

Gemma Kearney

Gemma Kearney Gemma Kearney uses sculpture, drawing and text to think about aspects of social/cultural power. Her work is characterized by a spirit of material and symbolic engagement and a desire to implement ideas of action and negation. Gemma has an interest in indeterminacy, materialism, and anti-formal modes of art production. Gemma has an MA …

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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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