Pauline Gibbons- Visual Artist

Pauline Gibbons – Visual Artist Pauline Gibbons is a visual artist who graduated with first class honours from the Crawford College of Art and Design in 2015. Both private and public collectors including CIT Registrars collection have purchased her work and she has participated in a number of exhibitions to date. For her degree show…

Hedy Lamarr – the 1940s ‘bombshell’ who helped invent wifi

The actor, who depicted film’s first female orgasm, was well known for her scandalous love life and sultry beauty. Now, a new documentary explores how her scientific talents were vastly overlooked Hedy Lamarr, the star MGM called “the most beautiful woman in the world”, had two of the worst-kept secrets in Hollywood. One of them,…

Daring to Believe

Originally posted on Trish Carlos:
This time two years ago I had finally gotten my proof copies of my first novel, a book that I had sweated and cried over for five years.  It is a magical moment when you open the package to see what had very much been a figment of your imagination…

A little studio in Cobh with a lot of history

With great thanks to Fionnuaghala Smith, Chairperson Cobh Tourism , photographer & owner of Cobh PastTimes ALFRED GWYNNE VANDERBILT The Lusitania Centenary Commemoration 2015 Committee was formed in late 2014 which Hendrick Verwey organised and was Chairman. Phelim Murray had recently purchased the ex TSB bank building on West Beach which was originally the Cunard Line…

Diana Muller,Artist

Diana Muller works at Brushwood Studios, Co. Kerry. She was raised and educated by a family of artists. Working in oil, pastel and ink, she incorporates landscape, portraiture and visual narrative into her paintings.  Her work hangs in private and public collections in Ireland and overseas. She has exhibited in solo and group shows in…

Hiba Shalabi,Photographer & Artist

As #Libya continues to be pulled apart by a long-running civil war, one photographer is attempting to protect the historic identity of its once-vibrant capital, Tripoli. Established by the Phoenician civilisation in the 7th century, Tripoli is home to ancient architecture including city streets that reveal the influence of past empires. Amid seemingly endless political…

Linda Coogan Byrne,Artist

Linda Coogan Byrne is a contemporary multidisciplinary artist, living and working in Co Meath, Ireland. She has structured her practice of artistic expression in themes throughout her life. She has trained in Stained Glass design, Bronze Sculpture and carried out an apprenticeship as a Luthier in the construction of Renaissance stringed instruments such as Harps,…

4 Years a Traveller

Originally posted on Image Earth Travel:
March 2014 – March 2018 Has it really been 4 years travelling since leaving Australia? I’m on the road again… Indeed, it has and what an amazing journey so far – hope it doesn’t end just yet. It was suggested that I write this post to celebrate the four-year…

Cork gallery restores Brian O’Doherty murals hidden for 20 years

By Ellie O’Byrne. For 20 years, Brian O’Doherty’s murals have been hidden away at the Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh. A new project is now under way to restore them in time for the artist’s 90th birthday. In the Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh, Co Cork, a slow unveiling is taking place: a work of…

THE BRIAN O’DOHERTY / PATRICK IRELAND PROJECT

ABOUT #ONEHERENOW In the stunning light-filled centre gallery of Sirius Arts Centre in #Cobh, County #Cork, behind two layers of liner paper and twenty years of white emulsion, lay, until very recently, a very well-kept secret. One, Here, Now is a nine-part series of spectacular, floor-to-ceiling wall paintings by the eminent New York-based Irish artist…