Kathleen Furey is from Galway. She studied painting at the Limerick School of Art and Design, graduating in 1984. She is a founder member of Artspace Studios (www.artspacegalway.com), and lives and works in Oughterard, County Galway.
Her work is a response to her experiences and environment. She uses a combination of mixed media including acrylic, gouache, printing inks, crayon and coloured pencil on board and paper. Sometimes the work has a narrative content, sometimes it presents a moment in time. Kathleen’s work has been exhibited both at home and abroad and is included in public and private collections.
My work responds to experiences and surroundings. It deals with memory, loss and moments of realisation. Recent work explores how text and image combine to produce narrative and reflects on how information comes to us through marks on a surface, how we discover traces of people who lived before us and how we interpret their stories and histories.