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Create Your Own Mini Utopia with Jennifer Cunningham - Babóro Workshop

Visual Arts
Friday, 18 October 2019 15:30 - 17:30
Place: Galway Arts Centre

Jennifer Cunningham | Ireland | Workshops For Children


Are your children glued to some sort of electronic box? Want to ignite their imaginations and help them create their own fun? Give them another kind of box - an empty shoebox! Artist Jennifer Cunningham will guide them in the process.

A shoebox adventure is multi-dimensional, whether you make a mini theatre, zoo or a fish tank. Children create characters and a backstory, imagining a shoebox home where they can enter into their imaginary world again and again for hours of fun, creative play.

Please bring a shoe box, figures and props from home to populate your new world. Dress for mess!


Ages: 9 TO 13 YRS

Dates & Times
Fri 18 October 15.30

Venue: Galway Arts Centre
Duration: 120 min
Capacity: Limited Capacity
Admission: €6 per person. Children only but they must be accompanied to and from venue by an adult.

Don't miss Jennifer Cunningham's exhibition, Between Worlds, a new body of work for this year's festival. The exhibition features drawings, paintings and sculptures and is running at Galway Arts Centre throughout Baboró.

Jennifer Cunningham works with paint, printmaking, film, digital media and drawing. She exhibits both nationally and internationally, most recently with a solo show in the Festival Gallery as part of Galway International Arts Festival 2018. The show received over 30,000 visitors and a five star review in The Irish times. Jennifer has received several awards for her work including the Taylor Art Award and the Thomas Dammann Travel Award. She was also awarded a Digital Media Residency in Fire Station Artists’ Studios, Dublin and an artist studio in the RHA School, Dublin. She has also undertaken residencies in SIM Iceland, Cill Rialaig, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre and the Inishlacken Project.

Jennifer runs her own Art School and teaches classes to children, adolescents and adults in drawing skills, oil and acrylic, printmaking and watercolour. She has taught courses in I.A.D.T, Dun Laoghaire since 2006 including Portfolio Preparation, Life Drawing, Oil and Acrylic Advanced and Mixed Media. She has been a visiting guest lecturer in N.C.A.D and G.M.I.T.



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