The Joy of Painting

with LSAD Graduate Sian Costello

Sian will demonstrate how she creates her works of art, followed by a Q&A hosted by LASTA Curator and Painter Stephen J Hartigan

This event will broadcast over Zoom. Limited places. Booking essential.

The Joy of Painting

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Sian Costello (b. 1998, Roscommon) is a multidisciplinary artist working out of a painters studio in Wickham Street, Limerick City. Graduating in 2020 with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art painting from Limerick School of Art and Design, throughout her studies, Costello has exhibited widely in group shows in Limerick, Galway and Roscommon. In the summer of 2019 she completed a residency with 126 Studios Galway and it was here that she again exhibited upon graduation with her most recent work Dress Rehearsal for the Apparition of Saint Veronica (2020). Her graduate work has been profiled in the Irish Arts Review and is the recipient of the Collector General’s Main Purchase Prize.

In a new innovative approach to programming, twenty-one young curators have been engaged by the Nasc venues to programme a festival of work for children and young people from 11th to 20th June 2021, delivering for the first time, a national arts programme curated entirely by young people.

Lasta is based on an original project conceived and delivered by Backstage Theatre, Longford in 2020

The participating NASC Network Venues are Backstage (Longford), An Grianán (Letterkenny), glór (Ennis), Siamsa Tíre (Tralee), The Pavilion Theatre (Dún Laoghaire), Lime Tree Theatre (Limerick), Dunamaise Arts Centre (Port Laoise), Town Hall Theatre (Galway).

For more information on Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh go to www.brighteningair.com Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh is brought to you by the Arts Council, funded by the Government of Ireland and produced by Schweppe Curtis Nunn.

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