Liz McMahon studied Fine Art in Limerick College of Art and Design, graduating in 1981.Since then she has been working with children in and out of school on creative long-term programmes. She has been working both as a facilitator and been on the steering group of Creativity in the Classroom for the past 19 years.
Maree was born in Dublin in 1962. She studied at Galashiels College of Textiles, Scotland, graduating in 1991 returned to Dublin in 1993 to work with John Rocha on a collection of drawings for printed textiles. Her practice encompasses drawing, sculpture, textiles and participatory art.At the heart of her artistic practice is the engagement and participation of community.
As an artist facilitating workshops since 2000, Claire has had the opportunity to work with a range of groups across many age groups from Primary School children through to Second and Third level students, teachers, community groups, intellectual disability groups and older people. These workshops have taken place in a range of settings and contexts including museum gallery based, healthcare, classroom, and community settings.
Julie Merriman lives and works in Dublin. She completed an MA in Visual Arts Practices at IADT in 2009. Recent projects include Strand 2, Interaction with the City, Dublin City Council Commission (2013) The Fort Camden Commissions (2011) and The Carlisle Pier project (2006 – 2010). As well as her studio practice, Julie has worked with various arts organizations as an arts facilitator since 2000. She has worked on Children’s Programmes with, amongst others, I.M.M.A., Fingal County Council, South Dublin County Council, Common Ground, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios and Creative Classrooms, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.