Margaret Fitzgibbon
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Education 2014-2008 Ph.D Fine Art (Sculpture) National Collage of Art and Design Dublin, Ireland:
2008-2006 MFA (Hons) Fine Art (Sculpture) National College of Art and Design Dublin, Ireland:
1985-1982 4 Year Diploma (Degree Equivalent) Fine Art, Crawford College of Art and Design Cork, Ireland
Employment + Other Career Experience
Current freelance artist, writer and teacher
2016 (ongoing) Adjunct Lecturer in Visual Art on PME and BEd courses with Marino Institute of Education,
Dublin, Ireland
2007 (ongoing) Part-time tutor, National College of Art and Design, Dublin (CEAD)
Experimental Drawing and Sculpture; Collage and Mixed Media
2010 (ongoing) Part-time Art Tutor with Tivoli Training Centre, Dun Laoghaire in
conjunction with The Probation Services of Ireland
2007-2012 Part-time educational guide and workshop facilitator at The Hugh
Lane Municipal Art Gallery
2013 (ongoing)LUX – Artists' Moving Image - Critical Forum Dublin – Experimental Film Forum - adjunct to LUX London
2013 Attended Printmakers Temple Bar, Etching, Photo Etch (Dun laoghaire/ Rathdown Arts Office Professional Development Training Award)
2011(ongoing) Artists' judging Panel for 1% for Art Scheme
2011-2012 Selected onto Dublin City Council Arts Panel
2010 (ongoing) Arts Council Artists in Prisons Panel
2010 (ongoing) Arts Council Artists in Prisons Panel
2010 Attended Vivienne Dick Master Class, 16mm Film, Fire Station, Dublin,
2008 (ongoing) On the Artists Public Art Panel Mayo ,Sligo, Kilkenny and
Louth Co Councils 2003 Attended Sound Recording and Editing using Final Cut Pro, with Robbie Collins,
2002 Attended Video Editing tutorials in i Movies and Final Cut Pro, with Andy Johnson CAC,
2002 Attended Digital Video Filming and Editing, using Final Cut Pro Cork Film Centre
2002 Attended Lost Wax Mould - making techniques, National Sculpture Factory, Cork, 2000
1999 (ongoing) member of TheNational Sculpture Factory Ireland
2006-1985 Director and Founder member The Cork Artists Collective Ireland
2006-2004 Elected onto The Associative Artists Panel Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Ireland
2003-2002 Elected onto The Artists Panel, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
1999 (ongoing) Member of The Visual Artists Association of Ireland

Selected Exhibitions
2018 Evie Hone: A Series of 8 x Collage/Prints charting an experimental biography of E.H.
2017 Witness - Frieze timeline: A series of 8 colour, mixed media drawings on Fabriano paper charting in an experimental way the relationship between Women and Power over millennium.
2017 Still Life
2017 Women on the Frontline Ongoing A3 Poster Installation celebrating the lives of neglected women in a range of occupations and across race, country, religion and time
2016 Echoes of Hanna
2015 Wild-Screen, Former Salmon Hatchery designed by Scott Tallon and Walker, Inagh Valley, Connemara, Co, Galway, Ireland. A two day programme incorporating screenings and a discursive event entitled A Wilderness of Elsewheres. Artists include: Alex Rose, Aoife Desmond, Cecilia Danell, Cecile Hartmann, Katherine Waugh, Laida Lertxundi, Louise Manifold, Margaret Fitzgibbon, Maximillian le Cain, Megs Morley and Tom Flanagan, Úna Quigley, Vivienne Dick, Werner Herzog.
2014 Lux 13, The Laban Center, Deptford London, LUX Critical Forums from Dublin & Glasgow Groups, Experimental Film Screening, Title P.45
2014 We All Live On the Same Sea, Sirius Art Centre, Cobh Co Cork (with Residency) Curator, Rana Osturk. Participating artists: Mark Garry & Sean Carpio, David Farrell, Margaret Fitzgibbon, Cliona Harmey, Gülsün Karamustafa, Fiona Marron, Tayfun Sertta?.
2014 Reflections from, through and beyond a family archive, Pallas Projects/Studios, The Coombe, Dublin, Ireland
2011 Transient Retrieval, The Warehouse, 35 Barrow St, Grand Canal Docklands, Dublin, Large scale, site-specific, multi-media installation
2007 Crossing Film screening, Digital Hub Dublin Ireland
2006 Holdings Film screening and large archival cabinet, Commissioned for the new City and County Archives Building, Blackpool, Cork.

Essays, Book Chapters, Journal Articles
2019 Creative Arts and Media Research, edited by Professor Desmond Bell, Routeledge and Francis Group
2016 Exploring Identity Through A Family Archive, for book published by The History Department of Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey as part of the International symposium "Writing Women's Lives: Auto/Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography"
2016 Loss and Return: Exploring Collective Memory in an Irish Family Archive 1950 - 1966 for "Mind the Gap: Working papers on practice based doctoral research in the creative arts and media" edited by Professor Desmond Bell, Distillers Press in association with the National College of Art and Design
2014 organised by the Women's Library and Information Center Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey.
2015 (forthcoming) article, Film '63 or Di-stilling Connemara in Artists' Book edited by Una Quigley and Louise Manifold to coincide with Wild-screen film screening Event and talks.
2012 Transient Retrieval, essay for Printed Project no 15, published by Visual Artists of Ireland, quarterly publication, curated and edited by Vivienne Dick, titled Stranger things we do

Public Events and Conferences
2015 Ph.D Symposium, National College of Art and Design, Lost and Found: Exploring Collective Memory through a Irish Family Archive 1950-1966
2014 Women’s Library and Information Center and Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey, Writing Women’s Lives: Auto/Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography
2013 University College Galway, Geography Dept., Ireland, Art&Geography Ireland/Galway Dance Days, Memory Work.
2011 University College Cork, History Dept., Ireland, Backward Glances: History, Imagination and Memory
2010 European Social Foundation ESF, Linköpling, Sweden, Home Migration and the City: New Methodologies New Narratives
2010 University College Cork, Film Studies Dept., Ireland, Saving Private Reels: Presentation, Appropriation and Recontextualisation of amateur moving image.

Selected Public Art Commissions
2006 Percent for Art commission City and County Archives Cork Ireland,
2005 The Arts Council of Ireland/County Cork Arts Office Commission Award,
2003 Scoil Spioraid Naoimh Primary School Cork Ireland,
2001 Derry Women’s Centre Northern Ireland,
2000 Percent for Art Commission Mayo County Council Ireland,
2000 Derry Women’s Centre Northern Ireland

Public Art Collections
The Arts Council of Ireland, 0ffice of Public Works, University College Cork, The Presidents Office UCC, Aras An Uchtaran (President of Ireland Resience) Co. Cork Arts Office, Cork County and City Archives, Cork University Hospital, Crawford Art Gallery Cork, Gandon Art Publications, Presidents Office UCC, Derry Women's Centre N.I