Conor Nolan is an illustrator, printmaker and designer currently based in Dublin. You can spot Conor’s work through its bold shapes and bright, limited colour palettes inspired by the aesthetics of screen printing, risograph printing and collage. Conor’s work consists of a variety of characters and motifs, with interesting expressions, and often a touch of humour.
Doreen Kennedy is a visual artist working with photography, installation and film. She lives and works in Dun Laoghaire. Her photography has been published in Variety, The Times, Bloomberg News, The Guardian, The Hollywood Reporter, The Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, Liberation News, Arte Deutschland, Marie Claire and Focus News.
Her work has been exhibited at the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin; Art in Odd Places, New York; The Courthouse Arts Centre, Wicklow, The Belfast Photo Festival; The Kenny Gallery, Galway; Bank of Ireland Arts Centre, Dublin; The Electric Picnic Festival and The Olympia Theatre, Dublin. 'Grace Alone' was her first film as a Director and was selected for 2020 Catalyst International Film Festival; the Brief Encounters WFT Ireland screening at IFI Dublin; the 2021 Irish Film Festival Boston, 17th Annual SF Irish Film Festival September 2021 San Francisco and British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg 2021. More details at www.doreenkennedy.ie
The 2022 programme and themes are organised by dlr LexIcon’s new Gallery Learning Programme Co-ordinator, Moran Been-noon. Moran is a Dublin-based independent curator and visual artist. As a curator she is primarily interested in multi-platform group exhibitions. Her current focus is on feminist artwork created on the spectrum between contemporary art practice, and traditionally-feminine creative crafts. Moran is also a co-founder of angelica.network, an Ireland-wide network which amplifies the voices of artists based on the island of Ireland who self-identify as women or minority genders, from underrepresented cultural or ethnic backgrounds. More details at MoranB.art.