CCAD alumni joins Cork Midsummer Festival

09 February 2022
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Graduate of MTU Crawford College of Art & Design, Susan Holland, takes up the role of Head of Participation & Engagement.

Susan graduated with an Hons BA in Fine Art in 2004, and since graduating she has a continued an impressive career as a Curator and Arts Professional in some of Ireland's top cultural organisations.

'Susan is a passionate curator and cultural producer with 18 years’ experience across visual arts, craft and design. Since 2016 she led the curatorial and engagement programme at the National Design & Craft Gallery. Previously she was Engagement Curator with Irish Design 2015 and Outreach Officer with Design & Crafts Council of Ireland. She was Acting Curator at VISUAL Carlow, and has worked with EVA International, Limerick Arts Office, Occupy Space, Ireland @ Venice, and Limerick City Gallery of Art.

Susan holds an MFA by Research in Curatorial Practice, focused on evolving models of engagement and participation, from Limerick School of Art & Design and Limerick City Gallery of Art, through the Shinnors Scholarship. She has a background in theatre and improv, with particular interest in creating space for engagement, contribution and co-creation though participation.Susan joined the Cork Midsummer Festival team in January 2022 and can be contacted at susan@corkmidsummer.com.'

 

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