Ciara is co-director of all things MART. If something is happening she has helped make it happen..
Ciara Scanlan is an artist and curator based between London and Dublin. She has MA in Art in the Digital World from NCAD Dublin and graduated from Crawford College of art in 2005 with a First class BA in Fine Art. In her Art practice she is interested in the ever-present force of the media and its ability to both unify and segregate society. Ciara works primarily through the medium of Video, performance, web based interventions. She is also a founding member of the MART Initiative in 2007, a multidisciplinary group that is committed to the development of New media Art and Live Art in Ireland and the UK. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Matthew is Co Director & Curator for MART...he is constantly on a mission to make things happen..
Matthew Nevin is an Irish visual artist, designer and curator. Matthew completed a Degree in Film & TV and Scenography from UWA in 2006 and a Masters in Art in the Contemporary World from NCAD in 2012. While working alongside Ciara Scanlan since 2007 he has grown MART to be one of Ireland's largest visual art studio providers and a leading art gallery dedicated to fostering and promoting contemporary visual art. He has curated over 40 exhibitions of emerging and established artists locally in The MART Gallery Dublin and internationally across Europe, USA and Japan. Matthew also works as an Film & Television Art Director and Designer in the UK, Ireland and the US. He has previously worked for the BBC, MTV, RTE, TG4, Element Pictures and ITV. Contact: email@example.com
Barbara is our Studio Manager! Interested in joining our studio network pop her an email!
With a background in administration, communications and project management, Barbara has most recently worked as communications coordinator at the Directors Guild of Canada and has over ten years’ experience working in film, television and theatre with a passion for the arts and culture in Ireland. Barbara looks after studio enquiries, maintenance and developing our large studio artist community. You can contact her on firstname.lastname@example.org
Deirdre has extensive experience as a curator working with artists led initiatives for the last 10 years. She received a BA In Fine Art from DIT and MA Vis in Visual Art Practices from DLIADT. She was a co-founder and co-director of The Market Studios, Dublin from 2008 – 2014. As well as managing the exhibition programme at Market Studios she was also involved in many off site and independent projects and was awarded Dublin City Council’s Emerging Curator Award in 2011. Following the closure of The Market Studios she moved to Belfast where she was a co-director at Platform Arts and then Administrator at Creative Exchange Artists’ Studios. Contact her at email@example.com
Gay has experience working in Community Theatre projects and was Co founder of Bualadh Bos Productions a theatre/event company which operated from 2000/2008. Gay is also an experienced Administrator, P.A. and Manager having worked in the corporate and retail sectors. But she is happiest working in the Arts and is therefore very pleased to have joined the Mart Team. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Edward is our studio master, he knows all the buildings inside out and here to answer any of your questions on our wonderful portfolio of studios. He has a background in Animation and Illustration. You can contact him at email@example.com
Bernard is on a mission to make sure you and our local and international followers know everything MART is up to and has done! Leading campaigns our Social Media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Newsletter and Website - Bernard has a BA in English and Philosophy from NUI Maynooth and a Masters in Journalism from DIT. His journalism has appeared in The Visual Artists News Sheet, The Irish Independent, Totally Dublin, GoldenPlec, HeadStuff, among other places. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org