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Artist's talk by Alice Maher at Istabraq Hall

Thursday 16 September 2010, 1pm
LCGA - OFF SITE at Istabraq Hall, Limerick City Council, Merchants Quay, Limerick

Limerick City Gallery of Art is delighted to present a lunchtime talk by Alice Maher during The Woods exhibition at Istabraq Hall on Thursday 16 September 2010 at 1pm.  The session will include a screening of her animated work.

Alice Maher was educated at the University of Limerick and Crawford College of Art Cork.  She was awarded a Masters degree in Fine Art from the University of Ulster and shortly after a Fulbright Scholarship to San Francisco Art Institute.  Her work involves many different media including painting, drawing, sculpture, print, photography and installation.   She has exhibited widely in Ireland, England and the United States, and represented Ireland in the 22nd  São Paolo Bienal. 

Recent exhibitions include The Music of Things at the Green On Red Gallery, Into Irish Drawing at Limerick City Gallery of Art, Altered Images at The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Flower Power at Craa Centre de Ricerca Arte Actuale, Italy (all 2009). 

In 2008, The David Nolan Gallery in New York hosted a solo exhibition of new drawings and sculptures titled Hypnerotomachia.  In 2007, a large survey show of her work titled Natural Artifice was held at the Brighton and Hove Museum.  Also in that year she completed a major drawing installation, The Night Garden, for the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin.  

Earlier exhibitions include: Orsola, an installation at the Oratorio di San Lodovico, Venice in 2006;  Rood at the Green on Red Gallery, Dublin in 2005; Portraits at Purdy Hicks Gallery, London in 2003; Gorget  at the David Nolan Gallery, New York in 2000; Knot at Dublin City Gallery - Hugh Lane, Dublin in 1999; Swimmers at Le Credac Centre d’Art, Ivry-sur-Seine in 1996; and Familiar at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin in 1994.  

She lives and works in Ireland.

Refreshments will be served.

Admission is free.

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