Artist Emma O' Hara In Conversation with Assistant Curator in Crawford Art Gallery Cork, Dr. Michael Waldron about her current solo exhibition in The Lord Mayor's Pavilion 'The Sun Casts a Shadow'
Artist Emma O' Hara is joined by Assistant Curator in Crawford Art Gallery Cork, Dr. Michael Waldron in conversation about her current solo exhibition, 'The Sun Casts a Shadow'. This exhibition is open in The Lord Mayor's Pavilion, Fitzgerald's Park Cork until March 9th 2022. Open Daily from Wednesdays to Saturdays, 11am-4pm.
Emma O’Hara is a visual artist based in Cork City, Ireland. She graduated with a BA majoring in Printmaking in Contemporary Practice from the Limerick School of Art and Design (2016). She was awarded the Cork Printmakers 12-month Bursary (2016) where she has continued to hone & expand her visual practice. She has exhibited in numerous national and international exhibitions and her work is held in a number of private and public collections including the OPW. She was also the recipient of the 2021 Arts Council Agility Award. Her most recent solo exhibition, ‘One who walks the clouds’ took place in Hang Tough Contemporary Dublin in August 2021.
Dr Michael Waldron is a curator, educator, and researcher based in Cork, Ireland with an interdisciplinary background in literary criticism and art history. He is presently Assistant Curator of Collections & Special Projects at Crawford Art Gallery. He has previously lectured in English, Irish Studies, European Art History, and History of Art at University College Cork. He holds a PhD in English literature and has published on Irish artists John Hogan, Samuel Forde, Patrick Hennessy, John Noel Smith, Joseph Heffernan, John Rainey, and writer Elizabeth Bowen. He is the curator of Deep Maps: West Cork Coastal Cultures (2017) at The Glucksman and several further exhibitions at Crawford Art Gallery, including Recasting Canova (2019-2022). He joined the Board of Sample-Studios in August 2021.
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