Linenhall Board Member Alice Maher announced as recipient of first Visual Artists Ireland Members Award 2015

Congratulations to Linenhall Arts Centre board member Alice Maher on receiving the first ever 'Visual Artists Ireland Members Award' in recognition of the significant contribution she has made to the development of the visual arts in Ireland.

The announcement and presentation took place on Friday, 15th May at 5:30pm during Visual Artists Ireland’s National Day for Visual Artists – Get Together which took place in The Irish Museum of Modern Art.  The presentation was made on behalf of Visual Artists Ireland’s membership by Noel Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of Visual Artists Ireland. Alice Maher was one of ten artists nominated by members of Visual Artists Ireland. The nominations were open to any visual artist working and/or living on the island of Ireland. The vote was by secret ballot and was conducted earlier this year.

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