This September the Clare Museum presents an exciting visual arts exhibition by internationally acclaimed artist Marie Connole. Therianthropy is the mythological ability of human beings to metamorphose into other animals by means of shapeshifting. Clare artist Marie Connole will exhibit a new series of paintings at the Clare County Museum inspired by shapeshifting in Irish storytelling. The work will be exhibited in the Foyer from the 5th – 30th of September. The artist will provide a free public talk on the series at 6.30pm on Friday 22nd September as part of Culture Night 2017. All ages are welcome for what will be an enlightening discussion on an intriguing subject.
Marie Connole is an artist and teacher from Clare. Earlier this year her solo exhibition ‘As Above So Below’ featured for six months at the Irish Arts Center in New York City. She has been involved in several public art commissions and has exhibited in the National Gallery of Ireland, EVA International, Tulca, The Science Gallery TCD and Draiocht Arts Centre. Her paintings feature in public and private collections and she has received several awards.