The Creative Engagement Project 2020 for Ardscoil Mhuire, Corbally concentrated on Feminist songwriting with songwriter and academic Roisín Ní Galloghlaih. Ardscoil Mhuire, an all girls secondary school shares feminist values and holds a large Womens Day Celebration every year run by the students. This led to the idea of writing feminist songs that could be performed at their annual Womens Day event in March. Artist: Roisin Ni Galloghlaigh Teacher: Sarah Bolger, Ceara Conway & Nora O’Connor...Read More
St. Brigids Presentation Secondary School, Killarney 2020
This Creative Engagement 2020 project centers on the theme of identity and what we chose to share and hide about our true self with a group of Transition Year students from St Brigid’s Secondary School. The students explored themes such as Identity, Transformation, Visual language and Communication. Cork based artist Declan O’Meara facilitated the project. The Art classroom provided a stimulating and supportive learning environment in which students can engage with visual art and is an educational space. Through his collaboration in educational programmes with various sectors such as post-primary schools, Vibes & Scribes Arts and Craft Shop weekly in-store demonstrations, Cork Traveler Visibility Group and a number of other public and community projects. He hopes to engage the students in a collaberative project whereupon the students will expolore the medium of oil pastels and create portraits which reflects a hidden or cencealed element of their personality. Artist: Declan O’Meara Teacher: Alice Quilter...Read More
Project completion date November 16.
Hoping everyone has survived the lockdown. Due to the new school timetable for reopening, the finishing date for Creative Engagement 2019-20 is now extended to November 16. However it is in everyones best interests to complete projects as soon as possible. If anyone has to abandon the project completely please contact Dermot Carney. Applications for Creative Engagement 2020-21 the deadline remains October 19. There are no plans for an exhibition of 2019-2020 projects at...Read More
Colaiste Bhaile Chlair, Co na Gaillimhe 2020
Coláiste Bhaile Chlair are delighted to present to you their stunning wire sculpture ‘Roots’ created with the talented artist Glenn Gibson and their 5th year Art students. They were delighted to have the opportunity to exhibit their sculpture as part of the Art In Mind collaborate exhibition, which Glenn was hosting, in the Town Hall Theatre, Galway city for the month of March (or at least until lockdown). During the launch the Creative Engagement Programme received great acknowledgement for the opportunities it presents to our young artists of the future and to the local community. Artist: Glenn Gibson Teacher: Karina French ...Read More