Rapture of the Sisters: Artist Sian Costello In Conversation with Theo Hynan-Ratcliffe
Artist Sian Costello discusses her solo exhibition 'Rapture of the Sisters' in The Lord Mayor's Pavilion, Fitzgerald's Park, Cork City, with art writer and sculptor Theo Hynan-Ratcliffe.
Sian Costello is a multidisciplinary artist and studio-based member of Wickham Street Studios, Limerick City. Since graduating in 2020 with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art painting from Limerick School of Art and Design, Costello has exhibited widely in group exhibitions in Limerick, Galway and Roscommon, along with recent solo shows at the Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Co. Clare, and internationally with Flat Octopus at Detroit Stockholm, Sweden. Her current studio practice explores issues pertaining to femininity, corporeality, perception and the female image within the art historical canon.
Theo Hynan-Ratcliffe studied Sculpture & Combined Media in Limerick School of Art & Design and since then has practiced as a critical and creative writer and works as Co Founder and Director of Miscreating Sculpture Studios. She is also currently undertaking a Masters in Art Writing with Glasgow School of Art.
'Rapture of the Sisters' is presented in The Lord Mayor's Pavilion until January 29th 2022, as part of Connect 5, a partnership initiative between GOMA Gallery Waterford, Wickham Street Studios Limerick, Engage Art Studios Galway, BKB Studios Dublin and Sample-Studios Cork which will present a series of five solo exhibitions of selected studio members, in venues across Ireland in 2022.
Get new episodes of Sample-Studios Podcast automatically