Bring along your sketchpad, paints, pastels or even your iPad and observe whilst experienced curator tutor, Ciaran creates a still life relevant to the life of Frida Kahlo.
Rich in the colours of a Mexican palette and including flowers, textiles and ceramics, you and learn about shape and form as the set is styled by the curator who will informally talk about the artist.
There will art books and articles available for reference as you as you proceed to create your own Frida inspired Still Life work.
About the Tutor
With over 35 years’ experience in Museum and Galleries, 23 at the Imperial War Museums London as Display and Exhibitions Manager, Ciaran Doran is delighted to be undertaking a series of curated workshops at The Crescent.
Based in Belfast, since 2006, Ciaran is as an Independent Museum & Collections Consultant providing creative curated workshops, collections and project management, museum management, collections care and display and presentation.
Ciaran’s expertise and experience also covers areas of design, branding, presentation and styling of exhibitions as well as textiles and set dressing.
Ciaran regularly works with museums and galleries in both the Public and Private sector, private collections, libraries, charities and community groups. She has previously worked with the following organisations: The Grand Opera House, The Northern Ireland War Memorial, EON Productions -James Bond Archive London, Linen Hall Library, Visit Belfast, Belfast City Council, Arts Care and The Northern Ireland Museums Council.
She is currently involved in projects with Historic Royal Palaces for Hillsborough Castle & Gardens.
Ciaran has valuable experience presenting realistic and compelling curated workshops .
Her workshops are presented informally and designed to suit all age groups, the emphasis is to encourage further discussion, project work and support future visits to museums and galleries. A short introductory talk and signposting for more information is included .
Ciaran also designs and present short creative presentations illustrating her valuable experience working in Arts & Cultural Heritage.