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As part of our new online Gallery Learning Programme visit artists in their studios from the comfort of your own home. We will upload the conversations here as they happen, so keep an eye on this page for updates....



Meet Maree Hensey

Filmed on Friday the 7th May 2021.
In this video Maree walks us through an online tour of her studio, introduces her practice and gives a presentation of her current work; in particular the work in development over the last year. She also demonstrates some experimental techniques with plaster and Indian ink.

Followed by Q&A moderated by artist Claire Halpin.


Meet Michelle Boyle

Filmed on Friday the 9th April 2021.
Meet the painter Michelle Boyle as she shows us around her studio in Cavan and talks about how Covid lockdown brought a new approach to working outdoors to her studio practice. She will talk about her materials and processes and working in oils and watercolours through a presentation of recent and current works and projects.
Followed by a Q& A moderated by artist Claire Halpin.



Meet Myra Jago

Filmed on Friday the 19th March 2021.

Meet the artist oil painter Myra Jago in her studio to get an insight into her studio practice. Hear how she makes surfaces, her silk/printing set up before painting, her materials and techniques and her admiration for magnets. She also talks about past and upcoming works.

Artist Claire Halpin moderated the Q & A.



Meet the Paper Conservation Studio

Filmed on Friday the 5th February 2021.

Meet Dr. Patrick McBride, conservator and founder of The Paper Conservation Studio and Ciara McQueirns, conservator in this studio visit.
They discuss the work of the studio which specialises in the conservation, restoration and preservation of paper based fine art materials including watercolours, prints, drawings, collages, posters and ephemera, as well as archival documents.
Examples of the fascinating recent project of a Self Portrait engraving by William Hogarth are included in this online studio visit, presentation and short demonstration of materials.
Artist Claire Halpin moderated the Q & A.



Meet Brian Fay

Filmed on Friday the 4th of December 2020

Artist Brian Fay walks us through a tour of his studio, chats about his work and upcoming projects.
Artist Claire Halpin moderated the Q&A.