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Marie Connole is a visual artist and teacher based in Co. Clare, Ireland.
Her studio practice combines drawing, painting, installation and animation. She works through highly personal thematic content involving storytelling, the subconscious, and the natural world.
Recent work investigates how the specific cultural accent, drawn from customs and folklore of her home place in the West of Ireland, can develop into a contemporary and personal legacy.
Collaborative projects include Re-possesion, selected for eva International 2012 (www.eva.ie). Aughty Public Art Projects, curated by Dr. Áine Phillips, and supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, Clare County Arts Office and Galway County Council. Awards include the Kilkenny Arts Office residency(2008), SIM - the Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, in Reykjavík (2008) and the Tyrone Guthrie Residency(2011).
Her work features in the collections of AXA Insurance, Wesley College Dublin, Galway County Council, Clare County Arts Office and the Kilkenny Arts Office. She has exhibited at the National Gallery of Ireland, Draiocht, Tulca, and internationally.
Supported by Clare County Arts Office
The Clare Champion, May 2017. Photographer John Kelly.