Previous Residents

Find out more about our previous artists-in-residence

2006

Kerry Hardie

Kerry Hardie 

November - December 2006

Kerry Hardie is a poet and novelist living in Kilkenny. A former journalist with BBC Belfast, her collections of poetry include A Furious Place (1996), Cry for the Hot Belly (2000), The Sky Didn’t Fall (2003) and The Silence Came Close (2006). Known for their blending of the surreal in the familiar, her works have earned her several accolades, among them the Hennessy Prize, Patrick and Kathleen Kavanagh Award and the Lawrence O’ Shaughnessy Award. She has published the novels Hannie Bennet’s Winter Marriage and The Bird Woman. She is a member of Aosdána.

Event with writer:
Rencontre avec Kerry Hardie 28/11 2006


Katie Holten

Katie Holten 

September - December 2006

Having pursued her studies of Fine Art in Dublin, Berlin and New York, Katie Holten has launched an artistic career which has continued to expand internationally. Her aesthetic is inspired by social and environmental causes, explorations of history, ecology and the inextricable, and inescapable relationship between man and the natural world. Working across a dynamic range of media from drawing, sculptures and installations to book prints and public artworks, she was exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2003 and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship in its wake in 2004. She received the Pollack Krasner Award in 2005. Sensitive to the particularities of places in their particular time, she frequently engages in site-specific projects. Her residency will include an exhibition of her newest installation. http://www.katieholten.com/

Events with artist:
Into Irish Drawing 6/11 - 18/12 2009
Katie Holten - Projet de livre d'artiste 7/12 2006
Katie Holten Installation 1/09 - 1/10 2006


Mick O’Dea

Mick O’Dea 

September - December 2006

Born in Ennis, County Clare, Mick O’ Dea is one of Ireland’s most renowned portraitists. Having studied Fine Art at the National College of Art and Design and at the Winchester School of Art in Barcelona, he has gone on to intimately depict many of Ireland’s best known figures, as well as paint landscapes, still life and historical series. Audience, Abroad, Plastic Warriors and Anna ma Kerrig are among his many exhibits. His work also features prominently in many public collections, from Bank of Ireland and Trinity College Dublin to the National Gallery of Ireland. In 2001, the Royal Hibernian Academy exhibited a large-scale series of 40 portraits by the painter to wide acclaim. His accolades include the Arnott’s National Portrait Award on several occasions, the ESB Keating McLoughlin Medal and the Taylor de Vere Award. He is an academician with the Royal Hibernian Academy and has been a member of Aosdána since 1996. https://mickodea.carbonmade.com/ 

Event with artist:
Un Salon par Mick O’Dea 1/12/2006 - 7/01/2007


Anne Haverty

Anne Haverty 

May - June 2006

Dublin-based novelist and poet Anne Haverty won the Rooney Prize for Literature for her first novel One Day as a Tiger in 1997. She has gone on to publish her début collection of poetry The Beats of the Moon (1999) and subsequent novels The Far Side of a Kiss (2000) and The Free and Easy (2006). She continues to work as a freelance journalist and script-writer, publishing literary criticism for publications such as the Times Literary Supplement and the Irish Times as well as writing for film and radio. She is a member of Aosdána.

Events with artist:
Rencontre with 5 women writers 19/10 2007
Reading by Anne Haverty 29/06 2006


Selina Cartmell

Selina Cartmell 

January - June 2006

Selina Cartmell is the artistic director and founder of the award-winning Siren Productions Dublin. Among her productions is Titus Andronicus (2005) which received 9 nominations for the Irish Times Theatre Awards, winning Best Production and Best Director. Her adaptation of the Marguerite Dumas La Musica won Best Production at the Dublin Fringe Festival in 2003. As artist-in-residence at the CCI, she works with her long-time collaborator and fellow artist-in-residence Olwen Fouéré to present the new play The Gospel According to Judas by Frank Mc Guinness.  The artistic duo is also to collaborate on Here Lies, a story about the writer and actor Antonin Artaud as part of the Beckett Theatre Festival later this year.

Events with artist:
Here Lies 23 - 24/11 2006
The Gospel according to Judas - by Frank McGuinness 18/03 2006


Olwen Fouere

Olwen Fouere 

January - April 2006

The theatre artist Olwen Fouéré is one of Ireland’s foremost practitioners of the performing arts. Collaborating with playwrights, directors, visual artists, composers and choreographers over three decades, she embodies the mercurial essence of performance in her aesthetic practices.  She has earned the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Actress in 1999, 2000 and 2006 and has been nominated and won numerous others including the Samuel Beckett and ESB/Harvey’s Awards.  She featured in the documentary Theatre into Flesh for the RTE Arts Lives series in 2005. As part of her residency at the CCI, she is working in conjunction with director Selina Cartmell to present The Gospel According to Judas, and Here Lies, the story of Antonin Artaud in Ireland. http://olwenfouere.com/ 

Events with artist:
Olwen Fouéré - riverrun 8 - 9/02 2013
The Gospel according to Judas - by Frank McGuinness 18/03 2006