Brígh Strawbridge
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Brígh Strawbridge

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Brígh Strawbridge B rígh S t raw b r i d ge is an a r t ist a n d d esig n er b as e d i n Co. Wic k low, Ir e la n d . S h e w or k s in a var i e t y of m e d i u ms a n d f ie l d s i nc l ud i n g d rawing, p a i nt i n g w i t h o ils, w a t erc o l o u r s , i n k s a n d acr y lics, i n s t all a t io n s, p a p er c u t t i n g, set d esig n , gr a ph ic d esign a n d p h o t ogr a ph y. H er w ork c overs a d iverse a n d w i d e r a n ge o f i d e a s. It is o ft e n i n s p ir e d b y n a t u re a n d th e c u l t u rally i n h er i t ed n arr at i v es f o u n d i n f ol k l o r e , m u si c , h is t ory a n d m y th o l ogy . T h e i nt ric a t e w or k i n gs o f n a tu r e a n d th e f i n e l i n e b e t w e e n t h e c o n s c io u s a n d s u b - c o n s c io u s f r e q u e n t ly f e a t u re in h er w ork as d o es th e w il d li f e a n d l a nd s c a p es of h er n a t ive Co. Wic k low. S h e gr a du a t e d f r o m I A D T ( Ins t i tu t e o f A r t , D esign & T ec h n ol o g y ) w i t h a 1 s t Cla s s H o n o u rs D egr e e in Fi n e Art ( Vis u a l Ar t s P r ac t i c e). In 2 0 12 s h e w as a w ar d ed t h e B e l m on t M ill Resi d e n c y s h or t ly a f t er gr a du a t i n g. B e f ore s p e n d i n g f o u r ye a rs at I A D T s h e s t u d ied A r t F o u n d a t i o n , Gra ph ic D esign a n d P h o t ogra ph y at S t ill o rgan Col l ege o f F u r t h er E du c a t ion, Co. D u b li n . Du r i n g h er t ime i n N o r t h ern Ire l a n d s h e w or k ed w i t h some o f t h e t o p a r t ve nu es a n d orga n isa t i o n s i n B e l f ast i n c l ud i n g ; T h e M AC, ( T h e M e t r o p ol i t a n A r t s Ce n t r e), T h e Cres c e n t A r t s Ce nt r e , Catalyst Ar t s, Cu l tú rl a n n M c A d a m Ó Fiai c h a n d Yo u n g A t A r t . A s a Co -D irec t or a t Catalyst A r t s ( 2 0 1 3 - 2 0 1 4) , an a r t ist led s p ace t h at p r o m o t es b o t h local a n d i n t er n a t i o n al a r t is t s, s h e c o- cu ra t e d a n d org a n ised ex h i b i t i o n s w i t h in t h e s p ace a n d o t h er gal le ries ar o u n d N or t h e r n Irela n d . S h e h as t a u g h t ex t e n sively i n m u l t i p le ve nu es across N or t h e r n I r el an d i n c l u d i n g w or k s h o p s a n d c lasses i n D rawing & S k e t c h i n g, O i l P a i n t i n g in b o t h A d v a n c ed a n d B eg i nn e rs c lasses, Acr y lic P a i n t i n g, Wa t erc o l o u r & I n k P a i nt i n g a n d P ap er Cutti n g. S h e h as w or k ed w i t h H oo d w i n k P r o du c t io n s on t h e s e t d esign a n d p r o d u c t ion o f Lill y 's M ag i c a l G a r d en a n d Lill y 's M ag i c a l C h r i s t m a s , th ese d a n c e b as e d p erfor m a n c es a r e s p eci f i c ally cre at e d f or c h i l d r e n i n e a rly d e ve lo p m e nt . Edu c ati o n: 1s t C l as s H onou r s , B A F in e Ar t , I n s t i tu t e of A r t , D e s i gn a n d T e ch n o l o g y , Dún Lao g h ai r e , C o . Dub l i n , 20 1 2 Art F oun d at i on , S ti ll o r gan C o ll e ge of F u r t he r E du c a t io n , Co . D u b l i n , 2 0 0 8 Up c o ming E xh ibi t i o ns 20 2 0 Sh i n e ! L an d sc a pe A wa r d s 2 0 2 0 M.A.D.S M i l ano , M i l a n , I ta l y So l o Ex h ibi t i o ns 20 1 7 At The F a d e , B i rr T h ea t re & A r t s C ent r e , C o . O ff a l y Gr o up Ex h ibi t i o ns 20 1 3 Pr e cu r s o r, C ata l y s t Ar t s , Be l f a s t , C o . A nt r i m 20 1 2 IA D T Sh o w ca s e , Dún L a o g h a i r e , C o . D u b l i n 20 1 1 Rara Avis, T h e D r a w in g Pr o jec t , Dún L a o gh ai r e , C o . Du b l i n 20 1 1 The Si e ge of B i t t er n s, D L i g h t St u d io s, Du b l in . 20 1 0 U ni t 3 0 Som ethi n g, Sm ith f ie l d Sq u a re D u b l in . 20 0 8 8 x 8 , St il l o rg an , Co . Dub l i n . R e sid e nc i e s/ A w ards: A w a r de d a B u r s a ry a t Be l m on t M i ll , A rti s t s St u d i o s , Co . Off a l y, J u n e - A u gu s t 2012 . A w a r de d t h e So l o S ho w a t B i rr T h e a t re an d Ar t s C ent r e , C o . Off a l y O cto b e r / N o v e mb e r 20 1 7 . Commissi o n e d Insta l l ati o n: C o mm i ss io n e d to pr o d uc e T h e F ai ry t a l e F o r es t , a t The M A C , on d i s p l a y N o v e m b e r 20 1 5 - Janua ry 2016 . S e t De sign & P ro du c t i o n The d e s i g n an d b ui l d i n g of t h e s e t f o r H oo d w in k Pr o d uc t i o n s , Li ll y ' s M a gi c a l C h r i s t m a s De ce m b e r 201 5 an d for L i ll y ' s M a gi ca l G a r de n M a y 2016 . Gra ph ic D e sign A l b u m co v e r a r t w o r k , d e s i gn a n d p h oto g r a p h y f o r C l ea r S k ie s by R éa l "},{"title":"ADDITIONAL INFO","description":" \t Brighstrawbridge.com "}]

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