NiamhMcGuinne

Surreal Estate

Surreal Estate installationGraphic Studio Gallery: May 2013Thermal transfer screen print on constructed aluminium boxes containing interiors with etchings/screen prints/monoprints.11 Digital Archival pigment prints3 minute animated film. Surreal EstateSurreal Estate has grown out of my interest in shadows, reflections and windows. Working in a beautiful old studio surrounded by a variety of old and disused windows, obsolete…

Wilgefortis

This work is focused on representations of hairy women, monsters and beasts and the perceived interchange between these states. In the 14th century a religious cult surrounding the veneration of female bearded saints surfaced in Europe. The main protagonist was known as St. Wilgefortis of Portugal and her legend recounts how her father promised her…

Biography

Niamh McGuinne lives and works in Dublin and is a member of the Graphic Studio Dublin (GSD) since 2010. Her work practice involves traditional printmaking as well as adapted methods of transfer printing and stencil resist techniques. She primarily prints on paper, metal and film. Niamh has a MA in Conservation of Fine Art and…

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Antonietta

Antonietta Thermal transfer screen print on aluminium 4 panels each measuring 42cm x 35cm Overall dimension: 1800cm x 41cm (framed) Edition of 10 In the sixteenth century a girl called Antonietta Gonzales exhibited the symptoms of congenital hypertrichosis lanuginosa: much of her body, including her face, was covered with hair. She was part of the…

CV

EDUCATION2018 – 2020 MFA Fine Art, NCAD1991 MA Conservation of Fine Art, Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle-upon-Tyne UK1988 BA History of Art and Archaeology, University College Dublin  AWARDS   2018 Sponsors Portfolio, Graphic Studio Dublin  2001 Sharing Conservation Science, The Louvre, Paris ICCROM    1998 Japanese Paper Conservation (JPC96 + 98) ICCROM1991 World of Watercolours and Drawings…

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Wilgefortis at the Graphic Studio Gallery

  This work is focused on representations of hairy women, monsters and beasts and the perceived interchange between these states. In the 14th century a religious cult surrounding the veneration of female bearded saints surfaced in Europe. The main protagonist was known as St. Wilgefortis of Portugal and her legend recounts how her father promised…

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