Emma Finucane

Fri 1 Dec 2017 - Sat 27 Jan 2018

Visual Art

Opening Thursday, November 30th at 6pm

Emma Finucane develops artwork through dialogue, process based, participatory and collaborative practice. Her work has frequently combined education, research and artistic practice. This exhibition is a response to the findings of a research project she instigated in UCD School of Nursing and Midwifery in 2014 with Dr. Maria Healy QUB, (previous Head of Midwifery UCD) and Teresa McCreery, Domino Midwives, NMH, Holles Street.

Emma lives in Greystones, and is a founder member of Outpost Studios in Bray Co.Wicklow. She completed a BFA at NCAD in 1997 and an MFA in 2006. She has been commissioned and supported by the Arts Council Ireland, CREATE, Wicklow, Carlow, Cavan and Kildare County Councils. Her work has been shown in Ireland the UK, Germany, Denmark and the US and can be found in many private and public collections including: OPW, AIB, DIT, and UCD. Most recently PIMP Zine (Pff Publications with Eleanor Philips and Rachel Fallon) has been added to the Wellcome Collection Library, Feminist Library London and Platform Arts Belfast Zine Collection.

Emma has recently presented at Art&Health Check Up, Check In, The Model Sligo; INTERGENFEM at FiLiArt, Institute of Education, London and T’ART, Bones and Pearl Gallery (PIMP); Attitude Precedes Form, The Library Project, curated by Hilary Murray (2017) Outpost, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co.Wicklow; Rosebud, The Library Project, curated by Alison Pilkinton&Cora Cummins (2016 ) Womens Art Library,Goldsmiths, London; Welcome Disturbances, The Lab, Foley St.; Presented @Motherhood&Creative Practice, London Southbank University (2015) Initiated interdisciplinary project, UCD Nursing & Midwifery & awarded Artist in Residence UCD College of Health Sciences (2015).

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Gallery Opening Hours

10am - 6pm Monday to Saturday.

10am - 8pm on performance evenings.

Admission is free.

For further enquiries please contact Mermaid Gallery 012724030 director@mermaidartscentre.ie