Curriculum Vitae 

Education

- Professional Diploma in Education (Further Education). National University Ireland, Galway (NUIG) 2017-19

- MA Design History and Material Culture 2014-16. National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Dublin.

- BA Hons Architectural Glass. Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) 1993.

Awards:

- Winner of Design History Society’s international student essay award, 2017.http://www.ncad.ie/news/view/prize-winning-research-by-ncad-design-history-ma-student

Work:

- Teacher Youthreach, Dóchas don Óige

- Heritage Expert in Schools 

http://www.heritageinschools.ie/heritage-expert/profile/alison-mac-cormaic 

Arts Facilitation -

Planning through Time A project developed in conjunction with Galway County Council’s Heritage Office, receiving Heritage Council (€2,500) and Arts Council, Young People, Children and Education funding (€10,000). It was located in Galway City Museum and held as part of Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, 2017.

Teaching Artist with Baboró International Children's Art Festival. 2000-2008

Artist in Residence -

- Garrafauns National School as part of Galway County Council Artist in Schools 2019

- St Nicholas Parochial School as part of Branar Arts Flag, 2018.

Community Arts Teacher - Projects in Portumna, Ballinasloe and Athenry, County Galway, 2018/2019.

Illustration Work -

Illustrations for books, numeracy learning games and jigsaw puzzles for Glór na nGael, a national company that makes promotional material for the Irish language.

2017 Children’s game -  Biongó Bóthair

2017 Jigsaw of Irish Streetscapes - Radharcanna

2013 Board game - Spraoi le hUimhreacha

2012 Jigsaw - Uachtaráin na Éireann

2010 Design for balloon

2008 Illustrated children’s book -  Yankí Dúidil agus Rímeanna Eile

2008 Giant floor puzzle - Ainmithe na hÉireann

2009 Baboró Children's International Theatre Festival cover artist.

Publications

Carved in Time. The Irish Times Online edition, 2016. https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/carved-in-time-the-craftwork-legacy-of-the-hunger-strikes-1.2636245

'Miniature Thatched Cottage' in The Secret Lives of Objects, 2016. Editor Lisa Godson https://www.ncad.ie/files/san_files/Secret_Lives_of_Objects.pdf

 Exhibitions 

2011 Picture This Illustrators Group Show, Airfield House, Dublin

2011 Bootcamp Group Show, Temple Bar           

2009 Felted Pictures and Attic Finds Baboró brochure artist's exhibition, Judy                                                                                                   Greene's Design Concourse, Galway

2008 Yankí Dúidil Watercolours, Oireachtas na Gaeilge, Corcaigh

2004 Súil Eile Group Show, Loughrea

1998 An Fharraige Group Show, An Damhlann, Spiddal

1997 The Dance of Light Group Show, An Damhlann, Spiddal

 


© Eoghan Mac Cormaic 2018