3rd International

Printmaking Symposium

November 12-15, 2015

in Bentlage, Rheine, Germany

Catriona Leahy is an Irish artist based in London. She earned her master’s degree in printmaking from the Royal College of Art in London in 2013, before taking the position of Lecturer in Printmaking in the School of the Arts of the University of Northampton. Leahy is currently artist in residence at the Florence Trust, London. Other recent residencies she has had include those at FLACC Workplace for Visual Artists, 2014, WARP Artists’ Village, 2013, both in Genk, Belgium; and one in collaboration with the Institution of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 2012. She has received regular support from the Arts Council of Ireland, and in 2011 was granted funding from Culture Ireland for her solo exhibition at Kloster Bentlage as part of the Münsterland Festival part 6. Other awards include a Santander Staff Research Award, 2015, and a Stanley Picker Tutorship in Fine Art Printmaking, 2013–14. In 2013 she was shortlisted for a Red Mansion Art Prize. Leahy recently received Grants for the arts funding from Arts Council England.

Recent exhibitions in which Leahy’s work has been shown include Suspended Temporality at the C-Mine Cultural Centre, Genk; The way we live now and then, Library Project Space, Black Church Print Studio, Dublin; and Westenwind, Martin Kudlek Gallery, Cologne, all in 2014.