References to time form undercurrents in much of Crean’s work - cyclical and paused, geological and momentary, lost and seized, contemplative and purchased. Crean divides her studio time between Ireland and Georgia USA, and is Associate Professor of Art at University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA.
Originally from Ireland, Eilis Crean earned her undergraduate degree, in 1980, from the National College of Art andDesign, Dublin, and her MFA, in 2000, at Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA. She has exhibited at the Herron Schoolof Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN; the Redline Contemporary Art Center, Boulder, CO; Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tuscon, AZ; Hambidge Center, GA; Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta; Kennesaw State University, and Valdosta State University; the Association of Visual Artists, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Mazur Museum of Art,Monroe, LA; and Cesis International, Latvia. And, in Ireland, at The Visual, Carlow; theRHA Annual Exhibition, Gallaher Gallery, Dublin; Clifden Arts Festival, Galway; Dunamaise Art Center, Portlaoise; and Alliance Francaise, Dublin. Her has work been published in International Painting 1 –Manifest Research Gallery, Ohio, IN; and the Studio Visit Magazine– Open Studios Press,Boston, MA. Crean’s work is held in the State collections of Ireland, France and Latvia, the collections of La Grange ArtMuseum, Georgia; King & Spalding, Atlanta; the Figgis collection, Ireland, and numerous private collections in Ireland and the United States. She is Professor of Art at University of West Georgia, and divides her studio time between Georgia,USA and Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Artist: Eilis Crean
Residency: January 2017