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Arts Listing: Josephine Hardiman

Contact: Josephine Hardiman

Address:   Naas,  Kildare


At her studio in Naas Co. Kildare Ireland, Josephine Hardiman produces Fine Art Paintings, Drawings and Calligraphy work.

Josephine Hardiman was born March 10, 1953 in Cushendall Co. Antrim, a seaside town nestling at the base of the Antrim Hills.

As a child her family moved South to County Kildare and she spent her formative years in the Liffey Valley town of Newbridge.

Having completed her teacher training Josephine taught in St Conleth's Primary School, Newbridge from 1972 to 1989 at which time she took the decision to concentrate fully on her Art and more especially her particular interest Calligraphy.

She built a studio onto her home in Naas, Co. Kildare for her own use and to assist with her teaching.

At her studio Josephine has held many Art & Craft Workshops for Children and Adults and has held summer in-career Development course for Primary School teachers in Calligraphy drawing and painting.

Recent Work:
1999: Solo Show, Bealtaine Arts Festival, Newbridge.
1999: Solo Show, Budweiser Derby Festival, Kildare.
1999: Solo Show, Irish Arts Festival, Regis University, Denver, Colorado
2000: Opening of Fine Art Gallery in Newtown Balltracey, Punchestown.
2003: Exhibition of Art at Fine Art Gallery, Punchestown
2007: Exhibition of New Work at Fine Art Gallery, Punchestown
2008: Exhibition of New Work at Fine Art Gallery, Punchestown
The Fine Art Gallery is open to visitors by appointment.

Current Activities:
2008: Commission for Kildare County Council - A Triptych of Celtic Mythology November - December 2008: Exhibition in Fine Art Gallery, Punchestown,Naas

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