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Visual Artists – Design

Mary-Ruth Walsh

January — March 2022

Mary Ruth Walsh 2

Born in Dublin and graduated from Goldsmiths College London (MA) and the National College of Art and Design (BA) Dublin, Marie-Ruth Walsh has participated in national and international exhibitions and residencies. She also works is in the collection of Trinity College Dublin and private collections. Her practice explores buildings from frenetic shopping centers to the desolate loneliness of empty. She currently explores the relationship between seamless architecture veneers and skin.

While at the CCI, Mary-Ruth Walsh will develop her project Skin Deep in which she creates a medical-tourism destination for the pursuit of perfect skin. Paris museums will give her the opportunity to research the influence of French painting on our understanding of skin.