Tuesday 8 Dec 7pm IRL – 3.30pm NFL
Artlink Fort Dunree and Eastern Edge Galley Newfoundland co-host a talk with upcoming exchange residency artists Cliodhna Timoney from Donegal and Michael Flaherty from Newfoundland.
Cliodhna Timoney graduated from IADT’s Visual Arts Practice with a first class honours in 2015. She is currently undertaking an MFA at The Slade School of Fine Art, London. Recent exhibitions include ‘The Graduate Interim Exhibition’ , Slade School Fine Art, London (2019), ‘The Last Great Album of The Decade’, The Lab, Dublin (2019), ‘Periodical Review #8’, Pallas Projects, Dublin (2018), ‘Time after Time’, 126 Artist Run Gallery, Galway (2018), ‘Whoops’, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, (2018), ‘Tatty Green Lampshade’, Eight Gallery Dublin, (2018). She was awarded the Felix Slade Scholarship in 2018 and Fire Station Sculpture Workshop Award & Bursary in 2016.
Michael Flaherty is an artist from Newfoundland, Canada. He studied ceramics at NSCAD University (BFA) and University of Regina (MFA) and has taught at numerous institutions across the country. He was a semi-finalist for the Sobey Art Award in 2011 and a finalist for the RBC People’s Choice award in 2013. He won the Large Year Award from Visual ArtistsNewfoundland and Labrador in 2013. A committed volunteer, Flaherty has been instrumentalin establishing rural art initiatives including the Cultural Craft Festival and Union House Arts.He is currently Ceramics Instructor at Haliburton School of Art and Design in Ontario, and operates his studio, Wild Cove Pottery, in Port Union, Newfoundland.