Crawford Supported Studio Artists:
Katie Whelan, Rosaleen Moore, Tom O’Sullivan, Íde Ni Shúilleabháin, Yvonne Condon, Ailbhe Barrett, Brid Heffernan, David Connolly, Marie Sexton, John Whelan, Stephen Murray, Angela Burchill, John Keating.
What is a Supported Studio?
A supported studio is a sustained creative environment for individuals with specific health or social needs. Supported Studios provide technical artistic support, networks and audiences outside the health and social care settings.
Karolina Poplawska and Mairead O’Callaghan work as dedicated studio facilitators. They have developed relationships of trust and deep familiarity with individual artists. Both Karolina and Mairead work to actively identify exhibition, training and development opportunities with studio participants.
Crawford Supported Studio exists through partnership with Cork City Council, CIT Crawford College of Art, Crawford Art Gallery and Cope Foundation. Most recently we have collaborated with the School of Visual Arts New York, Atypical University Belfast, Cork Printmakers and ADI Ireland.
Yvonne Condon began to develop new work based on the cityscape, during July & August 2020. This project is supported by an Arts & Disability Ireland award. We are really looking forward to showcasing Yvonne’s finished work in 2021.
Yvonne Condon exhibited her work in the University of Atypical Gallery, Belfast in Spring 2020
You can read an interview with Yvonne published on ADI website https://adiarts.ie/artists/showcasing/meet-an-artist/yvonne-condon/
While the gallery is closed, Rosaleen Moore has been busy at home making drawings from her collection of postcards.
Rosaleen Moore travelled to Pure Vision Arts Studio in New York as an ambassador for Crawford Supported Studio. Flat Iron Gallery New York presented an exhibition of new work by Crawford Supported Studio artists.
Ailbhe Barrett, Brid Heffernan and John Keating participated in a series of supported printmaking sessions at Cork Printmakers.
Ailbhe Barrett submitted a proposal for an Arts & Disability Ireland Connect Mentoring Award with artist Kevin Mooney. Their project is due to be realised in April 2021.
Íde Ni Shúilleabháin was recently awarded an Arts and Disability Ireland Connect Training Award. Íde was supported in developing her printmaking skills by facilitator Mairead O’Callaghan and Cork Printmakers.
Tom O’Sullivan and Tom Clement were recently awarded an Arts and Disability Ireland Connect Mentoring Award.
Tom Clement and studio facilitator Mairead O’Callaghan supported Tom O’Sullivan in exhibiting his new work at Scrypt Cafe, Triskel Arts Centre.
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