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Artist of the Month, July 2021 - Neal Greig

Friday 9th July 2021 at 11am

Neal Greig was born in Belfast in 1965. He studied Fine Art at Edinburgh College of Art, and was awarded The Andrew Grant Scholarship for his post graduate study.

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Neal Greig 'Through The Floody Pines', Oil on Canvas (2019, 150 x 150 cm)

Artist of the Month, March 2020 - John Piekaar

Monday 2nd March 2020 at 4pm

John Piekaar is a Designer and Craftsman based in Ballynahinch, County Down. He specialises in fine bespoke furniture designs and makes unique one-off items of furniture and wooden accessories.

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Burr Myrtle Jewellery Box, Burr Myrtle with a Cedar lining and internal tray

Artist of the Month, February 2020 - Elin Johnston

Monday 17th February 2020 at 11am

Elin Johnston is an award winning contemporary Artist/Maker/Jeweller, based in Belfast. She holds a BA (Hons) Degree in 3D Design, and an MA Masters Degree in Industrial Design. In addition to being a maker, Elin has also worked as an independent Design/Creative Director, and as a Lecturer in Design at a wide range of Art & Design Faculties in England and Wales.

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Stria Variant 03 - Sterling silver, 24 Ct Gold Gilt

Artist of the Month, December 2019 – Mairead McCormack

Monday 2nd December 2019 at 4pm

Mairead McCormack is a textile artist from Randalstown. She was drawn to textiles from an early age, having grown up in an area with a rich textile heritage, and with many of her family members having worked in the Old Bleach Linen Factory. She graduated from Ulster University in 2016 with a First Class Honours Degree in Textile Art, Design and Fashion, and went on to become the Artist in Residence at Ulster University in 2016-17.

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Quell the Creativity, Textile (Found Fabric – Linen, threads)

Artist of the Month, November 2019 – Leo Boyd

Friday 1st November 2019 at 8am

Leo Boyd was born in Hastings and studied his BA in Fine Art in Context in Bristol before moving to Ireland in the year 2000. Having studied and lived in the South of Ireland for 12 years Leo moved to Belfast in 2011 where he took up screen printing full time

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Into the Void (Screen Print and Painting on Wood)

Artist of the Month October 2019 - Diane Lyness

Tuesday 1st October 2019 at 8am

Diane Lyness graduated from the University of Ulster obtaining a BA Hons in Fine and Applied Art: Jewellery and Silversmithing. For a number of years, Diane was an apprentice jeweller, working alongside Goldsmith Graham Harron in Killyleagh. In 2011, she was awarded a place on the Craft NI Making It programme, based at Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick.

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Les Marguerites (Fine silver, sterling silver, and blown glass)

Artist of the Month September 2019 - Tracey Quinn

Monday 2nd September 2019 at 11am

Tracey Quinn is from Lisburn, and currently lives and works in Dublin. She has studied fine art both in Leicester, and at the L’Institute D’Art Visuel, Orleans, France.

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Aran Autumn Sky, Oil on Canvas

Artist of the Month August 2019 - Malcolm Murchison

Thursday 1st August 2019 at 9am

Malcolm Murchison studied art and design and obtained a BA Hons degree in 3D design and ceramics, but has spent the majority of his career working in arts administration, mostly notably as an Arts Officer and then Centre Manager at the Flowerfield Arts Centre in Portstewart.

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Teapot 3 (With Liana Wood Handle)

Artist of the Month July 2019 – Robin Price

Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at 11am

Robin Price’s artistic practice spans the areas of electronic music, visuals, audience interactivity and creative technology. His creative practice began in nightclubs and electronic music while studying theoretical physics, but he went on to complete a PhD in Composition and Creative Practice at Queens University.

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Prince Street air quality monitoring site, Port Talbot, Wales - PM2.5 30 - 40 micrograms per cubic meter (From the series ‘Air of Anthropoce

Artist of the Month June 2019 – Catherine Minford

Monday 3rd June 2019 at 9am

Catherine Minford lives in Belfast and studied life drawing in both Belfast and Boston. She works as a creative writer in a design agency and in describing her sculptural practice she states that “In that world I use words to tell stories, and in this one, I use clay.”

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Antisocial Media - Polymer clay and reclaimed wooden box

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