Maureen Considine Artist
Maureen Considine (Ire) graduated from the Crawford College of Art in 2006. In 2008 she completed an academic M.A. in Modern and Contemporary Art at University College Cork. Her works have been selected for numerous exhibitions nationally and her practice is multi-disciplinary with an emphasis on lens-based art.
Maureen’s artistic and critical interests include; lens-based media, photography theory, feminism (specifically gender politics and the female experience), the body (illness, mortality, pain and the mind-body connection) and society (social status/ class, systems of power, privilege and oppression).
October – December 2015
Soul Yearnings, Íontas Foyer Gallery, Íontas Arts Centre, Castleblayney Co.Monaghan
Expressions Art Photography Exhibition and Competition, Providers Building, Main Street, Longford. Curated by Longford Digital Arts, Longford Council Arts Office
Weltumrundung (Circumnavigation), Blaue Stunde, Cologne, Germany. Invited artist showing at the Blue Hour-video art event
We Live By the River, Spanischer Bau, Cologne, Germany. Curated group exhibition
Noli Me Tangre, Curated group exhibition from selected members of the Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork
Notes On Pain, Backwater Artists Group, Cork. Experimental, solo, studio exhibition of analogue prints and montages
Raw-Nerved, Basement Project Space, Cork. Thematic group show on pain – emotional, sensory and social.
Projected, The Other Place, South Main St, Cork. A series of screenings of experimental, screen-based artworks, back-projected onto a street level window. Project led by artists Annette Persson and Maureen Considine
8 March 2010
Pope’s Quay, Cork. Invited Artist, Cork Feminista’s International Women’s Day Exhibition
Backwater Twenty-10,- Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. Curated by Stephen Brandes and Vera Ryan.
Posted 4: Public Talk Private Space, on street exhibition, Cornmarket Street, Cork. Curated by SKART
If these walls could talk, The Joinery, Dublin. Selected Artist, exhibition for Dublin Electronic Arts Festival
Art Trail – Rediscovering Locality, Cork City Streets. Group project involving outdoor projections and a large-scale pinhole camera installation in a shipping container.
Made In Cork Shorts, 53rd Cork International Film Festival 2008. Selected Artist
24hr Non Stop Art, Tig Fili, Cork Arts Theatre, Cork. Collaborative performance and public intervention with live-feed, outdoor projections.
Mother Lover Virgin Whore, The Granary Theatre, Mardyke, Cork. Performance Art Exhibition (participating artist and organiser of the event)
Eigse, Carlow Arts Festival. Festival exhibition curated by Francis Mc Kee of the CCA Glasgow
Death and Desire, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh. Co.Cork. Invited artist, curated group exhibition
Cork Film Centre Artist’s in Residence Exhibition, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork.
Make or Break Art Trail awarded Graduate Showcase, City Quarter, Lapps Quay, Cork.
Utopias,- Eigse, Carlow Arts Festival. Selected artist, exhibition curated by Cliodhna Shaffery
Academic Work and Talks
December 2014, Artist’s statement and artwork published in special mini edition of THP magazine titled ‘The Virgin Birth’
August 2011, article, ‘Exhibition Report: Raw-Nerved’, Chronic Pain Ireland Newsletter, Autumn edition.
April 2011, interview on ‘Whose Art is it Anyway?’, Documentary aired on 31 May 2011, RTE1.
April 2011, essay ‘Artistic Instinct and the Collective Unconscious’, published in the catalogue for the exhibition ‘Gravity’ at the Crawford Art Gallery, Sharman Crawford St, Cork
January 2011, ‘Photography: The People’s Medium’, Peer to Ear: A Series of Talks,
Presentations and Workshops, Basement Project Space Camden Quay, Cork
August 2010, Discussion on Public Art, Summer on One, RTÉ Radio 1
November 2009, Rebranding, Regeneration and Public Art, (Eye and Mind Seminar) Presented a lecture
in response to Art Trail’s theme – ‘Rediscovering Locality’. A Roundtable Discussion led by Ed Krčma followed.
Artists Studio Talk, Backwater Artists Group, Art Trail 2009