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Artist Sinead Hehir selected to make University Hospital Waterford ‘A Better Place’ in 2018

Date posted: 27 April 2018

Image shown: A Better Place - Sensational by Sinead Hehir. The artist was selected by public vote to make University Hospital Waterford ‘A Better Place’ in 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.

Artist Sinead Hehir’s paintings have been selected via a public vote for exhibition at University Hospital Waterford under the A Better Place exhibition strand later this year. This annual exhibition, organised by Waterford Healing Arts Trust, is decided via an open competition with artists submitting a sample of their artwork to be considered and voted on for a full exhibition.

Submissions were received from 63 artists and were on public view at UHW from February to April, with Sinead’s artwork receiving the highest number of votes.

Sinéad Hehir is a Dungarvan artist renowned for her paintings of local landscapes. A teacher of Art, Craft & Design in Newtown School, Sinead graduated from CIT Crawford College of Art & Design Cork, with a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art in 2009, receiving the CIT and OPW Purchase Prize Awards respectively. She completed her Higher Diploma with First Class Honours in 2010, gaining the Marshall Hutson Award for Best Art Education Student, achieving the highest result in the year, and also Student of the Year by CIT.

For further information see www.waterfordhealingarts.com or phone 051 842664.

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