About

Emma was born in Dublin and lives in Leicester. She has worked as a television set designer in Ireland and exhibition concept designer in the UK.

Her work draws influence from city architecture, landscape and people and uses a variety of media including ink, watercolour, charcoal, pastel, lithography and etching.

Related Experience  

2018       Invited Tutor: Urban Sketchers Summer School Riga 2018 Commissioned to produce prints for St Martins Lodge 2017      Urban Sketchers Leicester - Group co-organiser 2016      Leicester Sketch Club – President & Secretary 2015 & 2016  Leicester Sketch Club - Secretary, Prog & Exhibitions 2004 - present Designer/ visualiser 1992 - 2003 Television Production Designer. RTE Ireland.

Education        

Certificate in Visual Education, Dúnlaoire College of Art &Design, Ireland (1986).

Diploma in Design & Visual Communication, Dúnlaoire College of Art & Design, Ireland (1987 -1990) SDI Student Design Award for Theater & Film.

 

Exhibitions

2019 RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin

2019 RBSA Prize Exhibition, Birmingham

2019 Leicester and East Midlands Open 

2018  Leicester Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Leicester

2018  RBSA Print Prize Exhibition, Birmingham

2018 Cank S­treet Gallery, Leicester

2017 Jacksons Art Exhibition (online), 3rd place in People’s Choice

2016   Leicester Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Leicester

2015 Leicestershire Pastel Society Annual Exhibition, Leicestershire

2015   Leicester Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, Leicester

2014 The Big Little Winter Show, West End Gallery, Leicester   

2014 Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London 

2014 Open 14, Alfred East Art Gallery, Kettering (Commendation) 

2014 Drawing Inspiration, Holocaust Memorial Event, QEII Centre, London (Prizewinner) 

2013 The Big Little Winter Show, West End Gallery, Leicester

2013 Paintings & Drawings, Exhibition with Robert Harris, Leicester

2013 Leicester Sketch Club, Leicester (Bryan Ward Prize)