Jennie Guy | Socially Engaged Residency

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Jennie Guy is an artist, researcher, and independent curator based in Dublin. She is the co-founder and director of Mobile Art School, a project that aims to disseminate contemporary art practices within a primary and secondary school context, 2011-2014. She is interested in expanding the relationships between students, schools, artists, curators, and exhibition venues, and is currently evolving a strategic methodology that highlights the potential of creative and evaluative documentation. Recent projects include: Thinking Visual, an artist residency in Blessington Community College (Co. Wicklow); The Artist Stays, a 30-week artist residency in St. Catherines NS (Co. Dublin); The Thinking Hand, a workshop series in Whitecross NS (Co. Meath); and a series of workshops for the Summer Rising Festival at IMMA. Within this mode of practice she has worked with many dynamic artists exploring different media including: Sven Anderson, John Beattie, Stephen Brandes, Michelle Browne, Karl Burke, Rhona Byrne, Felicity Clear, Hannah Fitz, Jane Fogarty, Mark Garry, Russell Hart, Emma Haugh, Vera Klute, Vanessa Donoso Lopez, Ruth Lyons, Isabel Nolan, and Tamarin Norwood. Recently Jennie has been involved in a research residency in RUA RED, and developing a new series of arts in education projects between Dublin, Wicklow, Roscommon, and Monaghan.