3rd International

Printmaking Symposium

November 12-15, 2015

in Bentlage, Rheine, Germany

Catherine Hehir’s work encompasses printmaking, installation, and mixed media. She is a member of Cork Printmakers, where she served on the board for six years. She has participated in residencies at Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier, the Purple Bamboo Studio, Hangzhou China, the Cill Rialaig Arts Centre, Ballinskelligs, Ireland, Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig, Ireland, and Landscape Art Research Queenstown in Western Tasmania. Collections include the Office of Public Works; Dáil Eireann and University College Cork. Awards include AHRB Research Bursary, C P Residency Award and Cork City Twinning Grant and Culture Ireland. She received her B.F.A. with honors from the Crawford College of Art & Design, followed by a H.DIP from the Limerick School of Art and Design. In 2004 she was awarded a Master of Arts with Distinction at the University of Ulster. She is a lecturer in fine art at C.I.T. Crawford College of Art and Design. She was selected to exhibit collaborative work at the Impact 9 printmaking conference in Hangzhou, China, and Impact 8 in Dundee, Scotland. Recent exhibitions include Impressions Centre for the Creative Arts and Media GMIT Galway, Deception and Sacrifice, Southern Graphics International Conference San Francisco, Limerick/Quimper Cross Cultural Art Exhibition, Prieure de Locmaria, Quimper France, An Eire of the Senses, Contemporary Irish Art at the Ireland World Expo Pavilion, Shanghai, China.