Maeve Mulrennan is the Head of Visual Art and Education in Galway Arts Centre since 2006. Galway Arts Centre is a multi-disiplinary contemporary arts centre with a remit for Galway City and County, through English and Irish. GAC’s Visual Art programme focuses on new work from Irish artists in all visual media. It also partners with Galway International Arts Festival, and Baboró International Arts Festival for Children. The Education programme includes the successful Burning Bright programme for older people and Red Bird Youth Arts Collective, both of which engage visual artists. GAC is currently developing a partnership project with NUIG, Galway City Museum and the Royal Astronomical Society. Maeve lectures in Curation, Education Policy and Visual Art as part of the MA in Arts Policy & Practice in NUI Galway. She was the programmer for the 2017 Cúirt International Festival of Literature.
Interested in: Emerging Irish artists for group and solo exhibitions, mid-career/ established artists interested in exploring new elements in their practice. GAC also curates exhibitions with children as the primary Audience as part of its partnership with Baboró international arts festival for children. GAC facilitates Red Bird Youth-led collective to work collaboratively with visual artists and architects in all mediums. Previous exhibiting artists include: Alice Maher, Sean Lynch, Michelle Browne, Gareth Kennedy and Aideen Barry.