Lino Printing Workshop | Gillian O'Shea

Saturday 11 November 2023
Join visual artist Gillian O'Shea for a lino printing workshop inspired by her new immersive installation ‘all flesh’. The workshop will draw on O'Shea's areas of artistic interest and encourage reflection on our interactions with the natural environment.

Gillian O’Shea’s solo show ‘all flesh’ (14 October – 25 November 2023, GOMA Waterford) is inspired by the artist’s investigations of the often forgotten and unseen intrinsic importance of fungi and lichens in stabilising networks of living relationships. These humble organisms are intrinsically connected to vast networks of life on earth, including our own. Yet, to most of us they are inconsequential.

In this 2-hour lino printing workshop, O’Shea will guide participants through playful exploration of the natural world, drawing inspiration from the mighty mycelial network that weaves silently beneath our feet. 

Workshop details: 

Saturday 11th November 2023
GOMA Gallery, 6 Lombard Street Waterford
Max participants: 10

Cost: Free and open to all!

All materials provided, refreshments provided, wear old clothes
No experience required!

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About Gillian O’Shea

Gillian O’Shea is an emerging visual Irish artist. Her practice explores themes of transformation and escapism through ambitious large-scale works that offer the public exciting new ways to engage with contemporary art. O’Shea’s multidisciplinary immersive installations feature paper and fabric sculptures, lighting and audio arranged to invite the viewer to escape their everyday routines. Gillian graduated in 2004 with a first-class honour’s degree in fine art interdisciplinary sculpture and holds a Masters in Art and Research Collaboration from IADT. Over the past 10 years she has exhibited in Dublin, London and California. In 2019 O’Shea’s participatory installation, ‘Dawn’ was selected for the 4th International Techstyle Art Biennial in San Jose USA, and in 2019 her ‘Lockdown’ painting work was shortlisted for the Zurich Portrait Prize at the National Gallery of Ireland.