Dr. ANN O’MAHONY: Weaver and Printmaker
email@example.com, Tel: 087 1242327.
Her work is concerned with cultural memory and meaning and in celebrating women’s contribution and creative expression. Ann has an M. Sc. Degree and is an Art and Design graduate of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology where in 2011 she was awarded a PhD in the History of Art and Critical Theory for her research-based thesis entitled “In Search of a Language: Textile and Text in Contemporary Women’s Art”. She has exhibited her work in many juried shows, including the Royal Hibernian Academy, the Royal Dublin Society (2001), Tallaght Arts Centre (2005) and, in 2006, she was awarded an emerging artist solo exhibition by Aberystwyth Arts Centre at the University of Wales. In 2014, she was an artist in residence at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. In 2015, her work was selected for ‘Mayo God Help Us’ exhibition curated by Patrick Murphy, Director, R.H.A. and Catherine Marshall, Head of Collections, IMMA. Ann’s work is represented in private and corporate collections and in Mayo County Council Art Collection.