CLINICS – How to shape your artist career path
Thursday 30th September – ( 1pm -> 5pm )
Get help in 15-minute one-on-one meetings with experts in their field. Whether you want to know where to start after a gap in your practice, would like to know how you can take your career to the next stage, or would just like someone to review your work or your website and give you feedback, Clinics offer focused time to do this.
Feel free to send on some information to us to make the most of your session, such as images of your work, exhibition proposals, links to website, or any applications you are currently working on that you would like a second opinion on.
Brendan Fox is an independent curator, artist, writer, and Theatre of the Oppressed (TO) facilitator. He holds a BA in Fine Art from NCAD and received the Global Undergraduate Award for his graduate project Biopredation in 2012. In 2020 he received an MFA in Art in the Contemporary World from the National College of Art & Design which focused on the intersection of contemporary arts practice and community. Fox has curated the work of hundreds of Irish and international artists in a broad spectrum of settings. He was project co-curator at Nag Gallery, Dublin, resident curator at Talbot Gallery, Dublin and is the Co-founder, Director/Curator of Foundation Arts in association with Offaly County Council and the Irish Museum of Modern Art. He has devised numerous gallery and offsite exhibitions and has curated from the national collection at IMMA, Dublin. He has been the invited curator at Limerick School of Art and Design and the National College of Art and Design where he facilitated with both B.A. and M.A. students. He is the instigator and curator of Games for Artists and Non-Artists which took place at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in 2020 which saw him receiving the Arts in Participation Bursary Award from the National Arts Council of Ireland. Fox is the founder of the Museum of Everyone (MOE), a multidisciplinary platform for artists and community-led initiatives with a focus on inclusion, diversity, and active collaborations. MOE received the Dublin City Council Arts Office Incubation Space Award 2021-2022.
2021 sees him devising a major exhibition entitled Spectacular Vernacular in association with Offaly Arts Office which received the In the Open | Faoin Spéir : an Arts Council funded programme developed in response to the COVID-19 crisis for 2021 which will see a variety of outdoor arts events taking place in public spaces around Ireland. Fox is also currently devising projects in the UK, Giulianello, Italy and Chicago, USA in association with the Black Lives Matter Movement.
He has facilitated talks/workshops with the Royal Hibernian Academy, Goethe Institute, National College of Art and Design, VTOS Adult Education, Limerick School of Art and Design, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, UCD and Trinity College Dublin at The Innovation Academy. He is a facilitator of Visual Arts Ireland’s Lifelong Learning Program – Working with Curators. Fox is currently on the writing panel reviewing exhibitions for VAN Magazine and is one of the invited judges for the Global Undergraduate Awards 2012 -2020 in the Art and Design category. 2019 has also seen him invited to the Irish national steering panel for – Erasmus+ Project – entitled GO UP – ” Building resilience and intercultural competences in refugees and asylum seekers through theatre techniques”
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This event is brought to you in collaboration with Offaly Arts
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