Deirdre Keohane, Painter

Deirdre Keohane is an Irish Canadian Artist  

  •  BFA from Crawford College of Art, Cork

  • Special Needs Assistant

  •  Higher Diploma in Art Education 

  • Masters in Art Education

Founder of "the Art School" Castletownbere, Co. Cork 2000

Founder of The Clonakilty Community Art Centre, Clonakilty, Co. Cork 2010

Her work is collected by Mary Black, Declan Sinnott and many other private collectors as well as the OPW

  • Published work include;  Vancouver Celtic Connection Newspaper

                                                 Mary Black's CD, Stories from the Steeples,

                                                  Book Illustrations

  • Awards including;   Cork County Council  2000-2004

                                       Chernobyl Children's Artist in residence 2001

                                        Mayor's Outstanding Citizen's Award.2013

                                        Vancouver DTES Artist awards 2016

In May, 2013, her artwork a ceramic tiger was chosen by the Clonakilty Town Council as a gift for the visiting President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. 

In his speech he describes Deirdre as:the talented Courtmacsherry artist Deirdre Keohane is testament to the investment Clonakilty is prepared to make in a cultural space that can be shared by all of its citizens; and to its desire to bring the arts right into the heart of the community, ensuring they can be shared by all.

   Presently, Deirdre is attempting to break into Canadian Art in Vancouver but is missing Ireland 

Prints and paintings can be shipped or if you are in Ireland my printer Strand Framing in Clonakilty can make beautiful glcee prints atnd no big shipping costs!

President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins receiving his porcelain tiger from Deirdre 

Recieving Mayor's award
Recieving Mayor's award
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my kids art class
my kids art class
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my tiger in the square
my tiger in the square

fiberglass with acrylic

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