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The Portlaoise Pizza

The Portlaoise Pizza “Is it possible to make a pizza with only ingredients sourced from around Portlaoise town?” This was the question artist Lisa Fingleton asked herself when she was invited to participate in the Laois County Council, Local Live Performance Scheme by producer...

Practicing Food Sovereignty in the Climate Emergency

Practicing Food Sovereignty in the Climate Emergency Green European Foundation, with the support of Green Foundation Ireland and Cultivate, invite you to participate in the above online webinar and pamphlet launch from 15:30 to 17:00 (Irish time) on Tuesday 19 October 2021. This webinar will explore...

Art in defence of nature

Art in defence of nature Thanks to Eleanor Turner and Kerry Biosphere reserve for hosting a really honest conversation about ‘Art in Defense of Nature’ with Anita McKeown Katie O Donoghue and Kate Kennelly and myself. Strong focus on how we move from EGO TO ECO and how we can...

Creativity and Climate: Kerry Visual Artist in Residence

Creativity and Climate: Kerry Visual Artist in Residence Since April this year, in my role as the Kerry Visual Artist in Residence with Kerry County Council, I have been engaging with groups and individuals specifically interested in the intersection between art, biodiversity and climate change. The 40-day...

This Living Land @The Barna Way, Culture night 2021

This Living Land @The Barna Way, Culture night 2021 This Living Land is a creative and immersive experience in nature, exploring themes relating to art, farming, food, climate change and biodiversity on this very unique ecosocial farm, The BARNA WAY, in North Kerry. The event is hosted by the Kerry Visual Artist...

The 30 Day Local Food Challenge

The 30 Day Local Food Challenge #30daylocalfoodchallenge Join the 30 day local food challenge this September to eat fresh local food, reduce air miles and support local growers. If the food is organic/chemical free you also are doing your part to protect soil, biodiversity, water and health. ...

CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP THIS AUTUMN

CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP THIS AUTUMN Hi there. Hope you are having a lovely summer. Just wanted to let you know first about some exciting events that are coming up and hope we can connect.  I will be speaking at the Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas next weekend so do come say hello if you...

In Conversation with Pauline Bewick and Poppy Melia

In Conversation with Pauline Bewick and Poppy Melia Kerry Visual Artist in Residence Lisa Fingleton talks to artists Pauline Bewick and Poppy Melia about art, being in nature, biodiversity, dyslexia, life during lockdown and so much more….grab a cup of tea and join this engaging an inspiring conversation....

CREATING YOUR SUMMER NATURE JOURNAL

CREATING YOUR SUMMER NATURE JOURNAL The summer is a great opportunity to sketch outdoors and enjoy nature journalling for all ages and abilities. Drawing in nature helps us to really observe what is around us. It slows us down and is great for our creativity, mental health, wellbeing. We can draw our...

DRAWING WITH NATURE: 9.30 Friday 18th June 2021

DRAWING WITH NATURE: 9.30 Friday 18th June 2021 Do you like drawing and nature? If so this is the perfect way to spend an hour on a Friday morning. Kerry Visual Artist in Residence Lisa Fingleton is hosting one more free, drawing workshop next Friday 18th June at 9.30am. All artists and adults interested in drawing...

Drawing With Nature: Drop In and Draw 9.30 Friday 28th May

Drawing With Nature: Drop In and Draw 9.30 Friday 28th May Would you like to draw together on Friday morning? Kerry Artist in Residence Lisa Fingleton is hosting 4 free, creative and interactive workshops for adults/artists from 9.30-10.30 on Friday mornings for the month of May. TO REGISTER This Link is for 9.30 Friday 28th...