Fiona Woods

Fiona Woods is a visual artist whose practice includes curating and writing. As a practitioner her interests include thinking the rural as a site for socio-spatial practices and productions. She devised and directed Ground Up, a programme of temporary public art in rural contexts (2003 – 2008) and co-devised the projects Shifting Ground; new perspectives on art and rural culture (Ennis, Ireland, 2006) an international conference featuring Suzanne Lacy (US) and Simon Sheikh (DK) and VERGE, an occasional art journal focusing on practice beyond the metropolis, to explore some of the theoretical impulses behind the practice of art in rural contexts.

Woods has received a number of commissions for public art projects, including common? (TULCA, Galway, 2010), collection of minds#1 (PS2, Belfast, 2009), Silvermines; a psychogeography (North Tipperary County Council, 2007) and Pink Sheds (Clare County Council, 2005).

She is a participating member of AgriCultur.EU, a European network of practitioners focusing on art and agricultural contexts, and Rhyzom, an international research project focusing on trans-local cultural productions.

Woods has exhibited work in Ireland, the UK, Estonia, Australia, America and Canada, and is the recipient of a number of Arts Council of Ireland awards.

www.fionawoods.net

www.collectionofminds.net

Clive Moloney

Clive Moloney is a visual artist based in Limerick City. Moloney graduated from Limerick School of Art and Design with first class honours in 2007. In 2009 he became a founding member of Faber Studios and Gallery where he has a permanent studio space and facilitates the management, development and curation of the space. Moloney’s work is based in both the gallery and the wider public realm, he is interested in process based work, object making and socio-political issues. He has exhibited nationally, most notably at Limerick City Gallery of Art, Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Limerick Printmakers, Cork Contemporary Projects and Occupy Space Limerick. Moloney has been featured in Studies in Art Education Journal and has been awarded the RDS Taylor Award, Bank of Ireland Purchase Award and a North Tipperary Artist Bursary.

Sally-Anne McFadden

Sally-Anne McFadden is an installation artist, currently based in London where she is working on her practice, and as a freelance arts administrator, coordinator and facilitator. Sally-Anne graduated with a first class honours degree in Fine Art Sculpture from Limerick School of Art and Design in 2007 and Masters in Arts Policy and Practice from NUI Galway the following Autumn. After 3 years managing Fresh Film Festival in Limerick, the artist moved to London to refocus on her own art practice, which is concerned with community, human diversity and most recently feminine social politics and the female psyche. Now self employed, McFadden enjoys working with a variety of Visual Arts organisations.

David Wrenne

David Wrenne is a London based graphic designer, where he has just completed an MA in Communication Design at Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design. David graduated with First Class Honours from the BA Hons. Visual Communications course at Limerick School of Art and Design in 2007 and worked with Limerick based design studio Designer Ink for 18 months before becoming an associate lecturer at LSAD/LIT in the Graphic Design dept.

David has won a HOW International Design Award for the branding of Missi Gray Interior Design (2009), was chosen to show at the YCN/RCA emerging talents in design show (2007) and was chosen as 1 of 6 design student to take part in the ICAD/Upstarts programme in Dublin (2006).

www.davidwrenne.com