Joan Sugrue

Joan Sugrue is a Galway based visual artist who obtained her degree in Fine Art (First Class Honours) in 2011 from GMIT and was awarded Student of the Year in Paint. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally including RDS Student Awards, Irish Wave III Bejing, China, Eigse and as part of the Kitchen Table Collective in Tulca (2011). In November 2012 she won the ARTSTAP Title Award for critical writing.

Joan’s practice is rooted in seeing and perception. She is interested in the relationship between time, space and place and what happens when one or more of these elements are not completely in sync or exist as different forms in the same field.

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