Jennifer Hegarty was born in Dublin. In 2007 she received a BA (Hons) Textile Design, specialising in Woven Textiles from The National College of Art and Design. She has recently graduated (June 2010) from a Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Art, Byam Shaw School of Art Central Saint Martins, and University of the Arts London. Jenny is currently continuing her Art Practice in an East London Studio.
NAME: Jennifer Hegarty
CURRENT ADDRESS: 30 Sharon Gardens E9 7RX.
STUDIO ADDRESS: 17 Acme Studios, 40 Leven Studios, E14 0GZ.
PHONE: +44(0) 7508283512
Sept.2003-June 2007: BDes (Hons) Textile Design, The National College of Art and Design, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8,Ireland.
Oct. 2009-June2010: Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Byam Shaw School of Art, Central Saint Martins, 2 Elthorne Road, London, NI9 4AG.
June-Aug. 2003: Volunteer Art teacher (children 5-15 yrs old) for ‘Christina Nobel Children’s Foundation’, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Referee: Aoife Bairead.
June-July 2006: Work placement as designer’s assistant for ‘Peter Johnson Interiors’, 60 Lombard Street West, Dublin 8.
Oct.-Nov.2007: Untitled series of 14 paintings, exhibited in a group show with the Italian Institute, Film Base, Temple Bar, Dublin 8, Ireland.
April-June 2008: Commissioned work, mixed media painting 200cm x 100cm, consisting of 18 (12”sq.) square canvases. (Client Fee: € 3,000).
Sept2008-March 2009: Employee of Footwear Designer EILEEN SHIELDS; position co-manager of 5 Scarlet Row, Essex Street, Dublin 8, Clothing and Footwear Boutique. Ph. 0019176674036, Email: email@example.com
Nov. -Jan. 2009: Commissioned work; mixed media triptych painting consisting of 90 (8”sq.) wooden panels in total. 15 panels in each piece, 24x32” or 3x5 squares. (Client Fee: € 3,000).
22nd April 2010: Participating artist in Charity Action for ‘Age Concern’ at ‘The Worx’ Studio, Parsons Green, London SW6 4TS. Curated by Photographer Beata Sonnenberg.
30th April May-16th 2010: Participating Curator (amongst; Eleanor Wemyess, Susannah Williams, Louise Folliott, Madalina Zaharia and Ahmet Civelek) and exhibiting Artist in ‘subStratum’, a group show, Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, London, N7 0SF.
6th May- 14th May: Exhibiting artist in ‘OPEN’ a weeklong ASSEMBLY project combining a fine art exhibition and program of events, curated by Nicholas E. Lawrence and Luke C. Kemp. 14 Cheshire Street, London, E2.
· Margot Bannerman
Senior Lecturer Art History and Theory, Byam Shaw School of Art, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.
· Stephen Williams
Course Director, Post Grad. Dip. Fine Art, Byam Shaw School of Art, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.
· Rachel O’Connell
Course Tutor, Woven Textiles, The National College of Art and Design, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8. Ireland.
· Judy Counihan
Independent Motion Pictures and Film Professional