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Synthesis 1


Project: 'Synthesis'

Artist: Ned Jackson Smyth

Public Art Co-ordinator: Rina Whyte 

Year of Installation: December 2007


Location: Ballitore


Medium: Corten steel and stainless steel


Size: 2.5 m diameter  


Artist’s Statement:


“The aspect of public art holds great professional and personal interest for me; I enjoy the challenge of public spaces, the communities that use them and the interaction of the concept within that space.


About the artist:


Based in North of Ireland, Ned has been working in the area of public art work for a number of years.

He graduated from The University of Ulster Fine & Applied Arts.  He has been practising as a professional artist since and has extensive experience in exhibiting works, undertaking commissions within both private and public sector, residencies, lecturing within private and educational settings.

He has been commissioned by a number of public bodies to create public artworks and has exhibited nationally and internationally, in Ireland, the UK, Europe, Russia, Brazil and the U.S.A.

Synthesis 2

Synthesis 3