THANKSGIVING Exhibition.  Elizabeth hosted an exhibition of her sculptures and paintings, alongside printmaker Julie Ann Haines (28 November - 1 December 2019).  The venue was an industrial warehouse space in The Bondwell, a newly refurbished Georgian building at 35 Westland Row, Dublin, once home home to Ireland’s first railway, the Dublin and Kingstown Railway Company.

Click here to view a short two minute video of the exhibition. (Video filmed and produced by @alan_currie.)

Elizabeth’s work will soon feature on the Irish TV show ’Nationwide’ on RTE1, date to be confirmed.

A recent bronze bust of Justice John Murray, commissioned for the University of Limerick’s ‘Chancellors’ Walk’, was unveiled on UL Campus, Limerick in June 2019.

A new bronze casting of Elizabeth’s bronze bust of AmbassadorJohn Hearne is soon to be unveiled in the the gardens of The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin.
Two previous casts are in the gardens of the Irish Ambassador’s residence in Washington DC, and in Constitution Square in Waterford City centre.

Elizabeth was recently honoured to be elected a member of The Arts Students League of New York.  Since its founding in 1875 former students and instructors include Georgia O’Keefe, Jackson Pollock, Louise Bourgeois, Mark Rothko, Jacob Epstein, Alexander Calder, George Bellows, and Irish born Augustus Saint-Gaudens.  Elizabeth has spent several periods of intensive study at the school since 2008 and hopes to return again soon.

When her work schedule permits Elizabeth gives classes in portrait sculpture with live model in her Dublin studio. Students learn acute observational skills in how to approach the portrait, how to take measurements from the model, and how to bring the clay to life to achieve a strong likeness. The classes are small, intensive, and are suitable for all levels from beginners to those with artistic experience.

You can read an interview here about Elizabeth’s work on The Design Tower studio’s Blog page, and click here to watch a promotional film about the Design Tower.

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