Melissa O'Faherty

The Spaces of the Imagination

Melissa O’Faherty is a visual artist based in Co.Wicklow. This is her first solo show at Mermaid Arts Centre. While Melissa is trained in the classical skills of drawing the main focus of her artistic practice is exploring and pushing the boundaries and physical materials of drawing. Her work process is both experimental and focused.

For her upcoming show at Mermaid called “ The Spaces of the Imagination’, she exhibits visual diaries which look at the drawing thought process and also new work which imagines the environments of new planetary worlds where the scientific actuality and the artistic imagination may meet.