#WATCH International artists part of LSAD graduate show

first_imgStephen Mannix animation is based on the Road safety adverts. Stephen challenges the traditional ways of communicating an important message through animation design. Previous articleMoroccan national arrested in Limerick with terrorist’s IDNext articleWin cinema tickets Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie LSAD, LIT Sculpture graduates achieve Limerick City Gallery of Art & National Sculpture Factory awards Sarah Nyhan LSAD graduate Pictured by Alan Place is LSAD graduate Kate O’Doherty and her designs.INTERNATIONAL award winning artists are among the almost 200 graduates of the Limerick School of Art and Design who will be exhibiting their work at the LSAD Graduate Show 2017, beginning on June 10 and running until June 18, 2017Students from the college took control of the over riding message of this historical show as they conceptualised, designed and delivered on the theme – be.cause.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Conceived by Graphic Design graduates Cassandra Walsh and David Reilly, be.cause is derived from the fact the graduates have now reached a stage where they are confident with their work, their interpretations and creative solutions. As creative minds they have an innate need to “do” something. There is just this need to create, be.cause.That confidence and need to create is evident in the works on display from a range of disciplines including painting; photography and lens based media; printmaking and contemporary practice; sculpture and combined media; animations and motion design; ceramic design; fashion design; visual communication; and for the first time ever fashion knitwear and textiles. Print LSAD project to reveal the impact of design on life, culture, business and society in Ireland Cindy Fogarty (Painting)The intention is to generate a physiological sensation which will make people aware of their internal cognitive processes and encourage critical thinking.Cindy’s work also features in LCETB HQ (Marshall House). Facebook Mike Fitzpatrick, Head of LSAD, said, “Limerick has grown in confidence through placing culture at the heart of its transformation, the energy and creativity of students of Limerick School of Art and Design, LIT play a vital role in this journey.“Collectively we strive for a city region, that not alone produces great students, but also retains and allow for opportunities to return to live and work in a economically vibrant and dynamic environment.James Greenslade Head of Design added, “As alumni of LSAD the 2017 graduates are part of a distinguished body that encompasses the best artists and designers operating nationally and internationally.”Already that talent and skill-set of the 2017 graduates has been recognised repeatedly on a global scale.Sarah Nyhan, (22) from Kilkenny city, was announced as the winner of RSA Student Design Award (Moving Pictures) for her work on a NHS public health campaign. This is the second year in a row a student from LSAD has won the prestigious international award.This Visual Communication (Graphic Design) student has opted to speak about the fashion industry in her end of year piece, as her four printed books look at different aspects of the world of fashion, making viewers conscious of the decision they make when shopping for clothes.Tara Keegan, a Sculpture and Combined Media graduate has already provided a unique piece of sculpture for the world stage, having won the EU Strasbourg pour l’Europe (Bench for Europe) competition.The Scarriff woman, who moved to Ireland from Australis at the age of six, was chosen as one of 28 European artists to create a bench for the parliamentary district in Brussels. Her bench, representing Ireland, will be erected across from the Court of Human Rights at the end of June.For this exhibition, the mature student has chosen to concentrate on her fascination with the human body in her piece Intramural. Through this piece of sculpture she aims to visually create an embodied experience by making Micro – Macro.Kate O’Doherty Student Designer of the Year at the Irish Fashion Innovation Annual Award Show is also among those exhibiting their works, and the list goes on as well as many more talented and creative artists of all ages and interests.The LSAD Graduate Show 2017 – be.cause – will be officially opened by John Concannon, Director of Creative Ireland at 3pm on June 10 in the Limerick School of Art and Design, LIT, Clare Street Campus, Limerick.The LSDA Graduate Show is open to all from 10am to 5pm until June 18, is free to attend and attracts thousands of visitors over one week every year, since 1852.This year more visitors than ever are expected to attend. Why? Be.cause. Bauhaus founding member to launch new musical project at Limerick School of Art and Design this Thursday in an online event hosted by Wired… Aaron Purcell (Photography and Lens Based Media)Aarons work is based on made up memories of his late uncle who was tragically murdered a number of years ago. Aarons piece is based on what he believes his uncles life was like each day as he travelled the route to work, worked on site. The work of Eileen Byrne (Photography & Lens Based Media) is based on her fascination with the mines. Drawing fond experiences from here as a child. She recalls her dad working in the Silvermines, and bases her work on the adreline feeling she felt as a young girl travelling underground with her father. TAGSbe.causeGraduate showLimerick School of Art and DesignLSAD Monika is originally from Estonia, however moved to Ireland (Limerick) in 2004. She has three young children, however still studies full-time. Her project is based on the Fungi kingdom (mostly mould).center_img Twitter Advertisement Email Linkedin Women in the Creative Arts to take centre stage at LIT’s International Women’s Day Flagship Event Pictured by Alan Place is LSAD graduate Kate O’Doherty and her designs. LSAD brings new art back to the city of Limerick Barry Lemasney (Printing) is a part time student, as he also works as an Orthodontist.Speaking on his project, Barry wanted to do something collaborative “I wanted the other students to do something and for me to something together, to represent the sense of community one feels when studying in LSAD”. LifestyleFashion & BeautyNews#WATCH International artists part of LSAD graduate showBy Staff Reporter – June 6, 2017 1479 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Winners of LSAD / LIT and ELVES animation and motion design competition announced Paul Singer (animation)Pauls project title is Smart Limerick App.Through initiatives such as Limerick Smarter Travel, and increased for data centres and the internet of things (IoT) infrastructures, Limerick City in becoming a Smart City of the future. The Smart Limerick App seeks to tap into these technologies to provide both locals and visitors with a platform that streamlines the Smart City experience. WhatsApplast_img read more