Thinking of Place ll 'Jab city' Screenprint, Artist Eoin Barry.
InkMaster Exhibition and Print Exchange. Presented in partnership with InkMasters, Cairns.
Eoin is a Social Printmaker from Limerick City he studied at Limerick School of Art and Design completing his degree in Fine Art Printmaking and later graduated from the Masters’ program Social Practice and the Creative Environment in 2014. Following this, he enrolled in the Post Graduate Certificate of Education at the University of Ulster to pursue a career in teaching and graduated in 2017. During his studies Eoin developed a project entitled ‘The Uisce Campaign’ which saw a print of a drain cover sent to 250 unsuspecting recipients across the globe via the postal service, the respondents consisted of the Irish Prime Minister and communication from the secretary of The Queen -he later went on to develop a project entitled ‘Cathair Grá’ (‘City Love’) which saw 45 electrical boxes utilised as art spaces by artists from the community. Recently Eoin’s practice has begun to focus on workshops. How much does this bag really cost? Was a question posed to students in a West Limerick School which saw issues such as labour and the manufacturing industry discussed and demonstrated through the silk-screening process. Eoin is currently based in Co. Derry, Northern Ireland.