Sinéad Brennan and Róisín de Buitléar

Sinéad Brennan and Róisín de Buitléar

The Artists

Sinéad Brennan

Sinéad Brennan is a Dublin based glass artist and art educator. She graduated from NCAD in 2012 with a BA(Hons) in Art and Design History and Craft Design and went on to receive her Professional Diploma in Art and Design Education from NCAD in 2014. Sinéad also serves on the Board of the Glass Society of Ireland. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include; European Glass Context 2016 Curated (Bornholm) and Ireland Glass Biennale 2017 (Dublin). Her work is part of public and private collections, including the Office of Public Works. Awards include, Design and Crafts Council of Ireland 2018 Future Makers Studio Support Grant and 2012 Future Makers Materials Grant.

Róisín de Buitléar

Róisín de Buitléar is an artist, educator, curator and writer. She has worked with glass since 1982, drawing inspiration from her cultural heritage. She has site-specific installations in public buildings throughout Ireland. Her artworks are represented public collections in Ireland, Britain, Japan, France, China and the USA. Her recent work focuses on sound objects for exhibition and performance. CAUTION! Fragile Tradition in Transition a seminal exhibition focussing on traditions of cutting and engraving glass in Ireland is currently on view at the National Museum of Ireland,
where she is the inaugural Artists in residence for 2018. She is currently designing signature sculptures for the National Children’s Hospital Dublin.