CFPR Seminar: Editioning the Self: How to Maintain a Practice in the Midst of an Expanding Career – Fiona Quill (16/09/2020)


Next week we welcome Fiona Quill to the seminar series, a printmaker and lecturer/programme leader within the Limerick School of Art & Design, for a discussion about her work, practice and how to best balance the two. You can read more about Fiona’s work and see more examples on the Limerick Printmakers website.

CFPR Seminar – 1 – 2 pm, Wednesday, 16th of September

Editioning the Self: How to Maintain a Practice in the Midst of an Expanding Career – Fiona Quill (Limerick School of Art and Design)

Link to join seminar: https://ca.bbcollab.com/guest/a294334c3ca64a5e833eb2812d866e3a

Link will be open shortly before talk starts. No need to register in advance.

Fiona Quill is currently the Program Leader of Print Contemporary Practice in the Limerick School of Art and Design. She is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Limerick Printmakers which is an expanding and progressive organization for printmakers in the west of Ireland. She’s a director on Creative Europe projects that provides vital funds for developing the arts in Ireland. Quill is also an active printmaker whose work is produced through the process of screenprint, lithography, and occasionally etching. Quill’s work is based on self-examination. She uses this process to unpack issues of environmental, social, and political concerns. She believes printmaking is a powerful tool for communication and believes in its ability make a strong impact on society.  

With this seminar Quill will weave the work she produces as a printmaker and how she is balancing a developing career, the difficulty of saying ‘no’ to opportunities and the advantage of working in a process that teaches you about the multiple and applying that to your working life. 

If you know of anyone who wants to be added to the CFPR Seminar Group mailing list to hear about upcoming talks and events, or put forward for a talk, please let me know at damien.leech@uwe.ac.uk.

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