Printmakers

WOM@RTS

Aoife Barrett

Aoife Barrett

(b. Scotland, 1984) is an Irish artist who received her BA Honours Degree in Fine Art: Printmaking from Limerick School of Art & Design (LSAD) and an MFA in Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking from the University of the West of England (Bristol). Her printmaking practice centres on inclusivity, collaboration and community and she has received multiple awards and bursaries in the area of social enterprise. Aoife’s work has featured in numerous group and several solo exhibitions features in several public and private collections.
www.facebook.com/printvango/

 

Invited to the project by LIT Limerick School of Art & Design

Audrey Potrat

Audrey Potrat

Audrey Potrat (b. France, 1991) is a printmaker and artist who graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Epinal in Graphic Design, Image and Storytelling in 2012. She was a member of the Artistic and Cultural Association of the Graphic Arts Centre of Métairie Bruyère as a printmaker from 2012 to 2016. Audrey also trained in lithography with Elizabeth Pons in her workshop in Issoudun, and completed an 8-month training residency at the Montreal Circular Workshop in 2016. The composition of her images is essential to the outcome and she uses a range of symbolic imagery in her work.
https://audreypotrat.fr/

 

Invited to the project by Grand Angouleme

Jo Kelley

Jo Kelley

(b. England, 1955) is a prolific artist who uses painting, printmaking, multimedia, and installation in her work. She studied at both St. Martins School of Art and at Goldsmiths College, London. She grew up in the US and is a long-standing Irish resident, having had an extensive teaching career in the Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland. Jo is a member of Cork Printmakers. Her artistic practice is informed by mythology, the dark origins of fairy tales, methods of classification and organisation, and the use of the vernacular. Jo has exhibited extensively both nationally & internationally in multiple solo & group shows and her work features in several public and private collections.
www.corkprintmakers.ie/JO-KELLEY

 

Invited to the project by LIT Limerick School of Art & Design

Haya Blanco

Haya Blanco

(b. 1984) is a Galician painter and printmaker based in Santiago de Compostela. She studied Art at University College Salamanca and at University College Pontevedra, Spain. She has also written and illustrated several children’s books and previously ran her own ecological clothing brand ‘Toupa Monstro’.
www.hayablanco.com/

 

Invited to the project by Compostela Cultura

Neringa Zukauskaite

Neringa Zukauskaite

(b. Lithuania, 1975) is a printmaker and book illustrator. She holds an MFA in Graphic Art from the Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania.
She has exhibited extensively at an international level including being selected for the ‘XX Osaka Triennale 2001’.

 

Invited to the project by Vilniaus rotušė

Mina Fina

Mina Fina

(b. Slovenia, 1978) is a printmaker and graphic designer. She studied Visual Communications at the Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
She is a prolific artist, having produced multiple art books and zines and is also a member of several artist collectives.
http://minafina.si/
 

 

Invited to the project by UGM l Umetnostna galerija Maribor

Marta Fermín

Marta Fermín

(b. Spain, 1973) graduated from The School of Art, Oviedo, Spain having studied as a Technician in Printmaking and Art Editions before qualifying as a Master of Printmaking from the Foundation CIEC, Galicia.
She owns and runs Decero Creativo Marta Fermín and is a coordinator of Alma Gráfica, a fine art print fair.

 

Invited to the project by Factoría Cultural Avilés

Louise Mendoche

Louise Mendoche

(b. France, 1984) is a printmaker and graphic designer who also works in animation and video. She completed her studies at EMCA : Ecole des Métiers du Cinéma d’Animation in Angouleme, France.
https://mendoche.blogspot.com/

 

Invited to the project by Grand Angouleme

Fernanda Álvarez

Fernanda Álvarez

(b. Mexico, 1967) is a printmaker based in Spain.
She graduated from The School of Art in Oviedo, Spain having studied as a Technician in Printmaking and Art Editions. She has exhibited extensively internationally. Fernanda is a printmaking technician at the Factoría Cultural.

 

Invited to the project by Factoría Cultural Avilés

Melinda Kostelac

Melinda Kostelac

(b. Croatia, 1968) holds an MFA in Printmaking from the Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia; and is a PhD candidate with the University of Zagreb, Croatia (printmaking). She is the Vice Dean of Academy Affairs at the Academy of Applied Arts, University of Rijeka, Croatia, where she is also an Associate Professor. She is also a singer and a writer, having produced three books to date.

 

Invited to the project by Akademija primijenjenih umjetnosti Sveučilišta u Rijeci