Recently formed collective called US3, consisting of 3 professional artists based in Dublin / Kildare

Pamela de Brí

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 087 6616863 or 045 868823
Websites: www.cucuart.com
http://sites.google.com/site/cucuart/
www.littlestorieslittleprints.com

Education:
2012 – 13: Diploma in Photography, Photography Institute, Dublin.
2010: B.A. Visual Arts Practices, Hons. IADT, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.
2004: DVI, NCAD, Dublin.
(B.A. Hons French and Irish, Maynooth College; H. Dip. Ed.; T.T.G; Higher Diplomas in Spanish and Italian.)
Projects:
2017: Exploring the Midlands. New Project
2016: Curator of Little Stories Little Prints, a year long 1916 commemorative visual arts project through printmaking (see www.littlestorieslittleprints.com)
2012 ongoing: The Midland and Broadstone Project, a multimedia project exploring the Midlands of Ireland and the legacy of the Midland Great Western Railway (1845 -1927)
2008-2012: Coordinator of and participant in “Le Chéile Print Project”, an International Trilingual Printmaking Project between Ireland, Wales and Australia. (http://sites.google.com/site/cucuart/)

Solo Shows, Ireland
2016/17: Midland/ Lár Tíre, an exhibition of photographs, touring Dublin City Libraries
2015: August-September: Midland- Lár Tíre and Silence, Broadstone Shed, (part of Heritage Week Programme). Edenderry Library, Co Offaly and at Kildare Town Library, Co Kildare.
Jan– May: Midland- Lár Tíre. Cycling the MGWR from Past to Present. A multimedia exhibition at the National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
2014: November – January 2015: Mid Land 2 / Lár Tíre 2, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
2013: July –August: Mid Land1/ Lár Tíre 1, (Multimedia) Áras Inis Gluaire, Béal an Mhuiread, Co Muigheo.
2011: February – May: Silence, an exhibition of photographs and video, The Ivy House, Dublin.
2010: November: As it is, Iniscarra Gallery, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin.
2002: February – March: First Voice, Mullingar Arts Centre, Co Westmeath.
1998: June: Radharcanna agus Eile, Ionad Árainn, Inis Mór, Aran Islands, Co Galway.

Recent International Group Exhibitions
2018: 9TH DUORO BIENNIEL, Alijó, Portugal INVITED ARTIST
2017: 3rd Global Print Biennial, Duoro Valley, Portugal INVITED ARTIST
2016: Bimpe Miniprint Canada
Miniprint de Cadaques, Spain
Lessidra International Miniprint, Bulgaria
Miniprint Kazanlak, Bulgaria
2011: September – November: Le Chéile at Oriel Ynys Mon, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales.
June 2009 – July 2011: Le Chéile 10 venues in South Australia.
2010: January and February: Le Chéile, Irish/Welsh collaboration in printmaking, Rhyl Art Centre, Wales
2009: December: Celtica Festival, Port Arthur, Australia.
2008: November: Celtica Festival, Port Arthur, Australia.

Selection of Recent Group Exhibitions in Ireland (Selected, Invited and/or Curated)
2016: Little Stories, Little Prints touring venues around Ireland (see www.littlestorieslittleprints.com)
Comóradh, Kenny Gallery, Galway
Impressions Book Exhibition, Galway Arts Festival
Sea Horse, Coastguard Station, Tramore
2015: May-June: Bog 50 x 70, Connemara Bog Week, Letterfrack, Co Galway
2014: July: “Duanaire”, Magill Summer School, Glentees, Co Donegal
June: “Joyce Exhibition” Castle Keep, Maynooth, Co Kildare
2013: February – April: The Big Egg Hunt, invited artists, various venues, Dublin.
2011: July and August: Printmakers in Residence, Le Chéile at Cill Rialaig, Urban Retreat Gallery, Dublin.
June: Impressions 11, Framewell Gallery, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.
2010: July: Hopkins at The General Stores …artists respond, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.
June: Bog 50x 70, Éigse Fringe, Carlow.
March: Bog 50x 70, The Factory, Capel Street, Dublin
2009: June: Trace, 10 to12 artists, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin.
March: Le Chéile, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin.
December: Taispeántas Chlub Chonradh, Dublin
November: Oireachtas 08, Cork.

Awards:
2017: Arts Act Grant, Kildare Co Council Arts Service
2016: Prizewinner (3rd Prize) at Lessedra International Miniprint Exhibition, Bulgaria
2015: 1916 Commemoration Grant. Co Kildare Library and Arts Services
2014: Arts Act Grant, Kildare Co Council Arts Service; Foras na Gaeilge Bursary
2013: Tyrone Guthrie Centre Residency Award (Kildare Co. Council)
2011: Grant from Culture Ireland to bring Le Chéile exhibition to Oriel Mon, Wales.
2010: R.D.S. Student Arts Award.
2007: R.D.S. Student Arts Award.

Publications:
Little Stories Little Prints, Limited Edition Publication to accompany exhibition
Le Chéile at Cill Rialaig (Blurb.com, 2011. http://www.blurb.com/books/2144828-le-cheile-at-cill-rialaig)
Silence: Broadstone Shed (Blurb.com,2010. http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1952098)
Le Chéile Australian catalogue, July 2009
Le Chéile mid-term publication, May 2008
VAI newsletter, April 2008 and 2007

Residency Awards in Ireland:
1 – 15 Nov. 2013: Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Co Monaghan.
November and January 2012, January 2011, October/November 2010: Cill Rialaig, Co. Kerry

Collections:
Irish Rail
Kildare Co. Council Municipal Collection
Phelan Prescott Accountants, Herbert St, Dublin 2
Private Collections in Ireland, England, France, Spain, Bermuda and Australia.

Artist Paula Fitzpatrick

Biography
Born in Dublin, Paula first graduated from the Grafton Academy of Dress Design Dublin. Following which she spent many years in London, working in Haute Couture in Savile Row, and Knightsbridge.
While in London she also studied Silk Screen Printing & Silversmithing,
Returning to Dublin Paula founded her own Couture Design Business, specialising in ‘Bespoke’ one off pieces. Following a successful career in Couture, she returned to Art College, Graduating in 2010.
Paula is now a full time professional Visual Artist.

In her art practice she uses a variety of medium. Much of her sculptural work is inspired by structure and balance, in modular compositions and constructions.
Her Fine Art Print work is inspired by her surroundings, and subliminal subconscious abstractions.

Her work is found in Private and Public collections in Ireland and abroad.
Represented at: the Graphic Studio Gallery, Cope Street Dublin
The Printmakers Gallery, Drury Street Dublin.

Fine Art Background & Awards
Graduate, BA (Honours) Visual Art Practices – IATD
Recipient of Graphic Studio Dublin, 2010 Graduate Award
Ormond Studios Dublin, Emerging Artist Award (Shortlisted)
Diploma in Dress Design – Distinction

Member of Professional Artist Studios & Associations
The Arts Council of Ireland. Graphic Studio Dublin. Leitrim Sculpture Centre. Leitrim Design House The Dock, Carrick on Shannon.
Visual Artist Ireland, the Sculpture Society of Ireland. RHA & IMMA.

Recent Exhibitions

2016 Graphic Studio Dublin Winter Exhibition.
Little Stories Little Prints, remembering 1916, Little Museum of Dublin,
Galway City Museum & (Touring Libraries of Ireland during 2016) in
association with Leinster Printmakers Studio, Clane Co Kildare
Graphic Studio Dublin Gallery, Summer Exhibition

2015 Harnessing Creativity Exhibition, the Dock Carrick on Shannon, &
Catalyst Art Gallery, Belfast.
Sculpture in Context, National Botanical Gardens Dublin
The Dock Carrick on Shannon – Art Wall Exhibition

2014 Sculpture in Context, National Botanical Gardens Dublin.
Graphic Studio Dublin Gallery, Summer Exhibition
Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Summer Exhibition

2013 A Natural Selection Exhibition 100 National and International Artists, touring in 2014.
Artist Notebook Exhibition, Maynooth
Leitrim Design House, Christmas Showcase
Graphic Studio Gallery, Winter Exhibition
Sculpture in Context, National Botanical Gardens Dublin.
Artist Notebook Exhibition Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda,
The Leitrim Sculpture Centre Winter Exhibition

Contact Details
Artist: Paula Fitzpatrick

Mobile: 0879043132 Email: [email protected]
Web: paulafitzpatrick.ie (under construction)

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