3rd International

Printmaking Symposium

November 12-15, 2015

in Bentlage, Rheine, Germany

Valerie Byrne, Director of Cork Printmakers, has extensive experience as an arts manager having worked across a range of disciplines over the years, including her position as Project Manager for Visual Arts Projects, European Capital of Culture: Cork 2005. But her abiding passion has always been for printmaking.

Cork Printmakers is one of Ireland’s leading print facilities, situated in Cork City in Ireland. Their well maintained and equipped studio is a specialist resource organization enabling the development of professional artistic practice. The Workshop maintains a high standard of printmaking and fosters innovation in contemporary print. It serves artists in the development of their professional practice and encourages opportunities through collaboration, exhibition, and exchange both nationally and internationally.