Éilís aims to capture memories & magic. Some of her influences include Klimt, Tim Burton, Van Gogh & Gerry Coe. Her work is often abstract, conceptual & enchanting. She is an intuitive artist who enjoys creating meaningful work. She believes creativity can enhance wellbeing. Éilís exhibits, sells online & at Pop Up Markets. 

Art Education:

Foundation Diploma Art & Design. Belfast Metropolitan College, Castlereagh Campus. Distinction. 2013

 

Advanced Level Art & Design. Grade B. 2011-2013

 

GCSE Art & Design. Grade B. 1996

 

BBC Make It Digital. Belfast Metropolitan College, Belfast Aug-Sept 2017:

 

Stendhal Festival & Winterfell Tours: Game of Thrones. Some Stendhal Festival photos were used on Across The Line 

Facebook page

 

Experience:

GROW Project, Newtownabbey. 2019-Present. Finland March 2020 

Etsy Made Local. Etsy Seller's NI. Project 24, The Hub, Bangor. NI. 30/11/19

Pop Up Stall. Merville House, Newtownabbey. 01/09/19

Summer Artisan Market. Pop Up Stall. Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey. 17/08/19

Women In Business Pop Up Market. Antrim Enterprise Agency Limited, Antrim Castle Mall Shopping Centre. 06/07/19

Shortlisted at Ulster University Access To Education Photo Competition. May 2019

Mummy & Me Market-Instagram Online. @eilis_cait (The Tea Fairy-An Sióg Tae) 06/04/19. www.mummyandmemarket.co.uk

Solo Exhibition: "Living The Dream" John Luke Gallery (Arts For All) Belfast, NI. 21/03/19-24/04/19


“Éilís In Wonderland” (Photo) Bangor Literary Journal. Winter Edition (Issue Six) Online & Blackberry Path Art Studios, Bangor. Dec 2018

Glengormley Art Club: Public Exhibitions & Club Competitions. Sept 2018-Present. Annual Exhibition at Flax Gallery, Mossley Mill, Newtownabbey. Arranged Guest Speaker to open event. Nov 2018-Jan 2019. Dec 2019-Jan 2020.

Painting Exhibition at Clotworthy House, Antrim Castle Gardens. April-May 2019

Creative Market (Stall 13) at The Great Glengormley Get Together. Lilian Bland Community Park. Éilís sold her magically-styled photos & upcycled, homemade affirmation jars. Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council.

Sept 2018 

Aspects Festival, Art Exhibition. The Blackberry Path Art Studios, Bangor. Aug-Sept 2018 

Dementia & The Creative Arts Workshop. Julia McNamara. Arts & Disability Forum. Crescent Arts Centre.

Belfast. Oct 2017

Northern Ireland Group for Art as Therapy (NIGAT) Member 2009-Present

Secretary 2014-2015. PR Committee Member 2017-2018. Day Committee Member 2017-Present. 

Art Exhibitions at Common Grounds Café, Belfast as part of the annual Mental Health Awareness Week. Helped design NIGAT flyer & was involved in content creation for promotion. Oct 2017. Collaborative Exhibition for Mental Health Awareness. Ballynafeigh Community Development Association, Belfast. 05/10/19

Play Therapy NI (PTNI) & Academy of Play & Child Psychotherapy (APAC)

Therapeutic Play Skills Training. Feb 2015 & Oct 2017- April 2018

The Art of Facilitation. Bright Young Things. Crescent Arts Centre. Belfast. 2016

Seminar/ Workshop: The Entrepreneurial Artist. (ArtsCare & Pushkin Trust) Alley Theatre, Strabane. Nov 2014

Volunteer Arts Facilitator. Ballyowen Day Centre. Belfast Health & Social Care Trust. 2011-2012

Photography Workshop. Jim Maginn. Ulster University, York Street, Belfast. March 2012

Abstract Images in Nature. Solo Exhibition. Belmont Tower, Belfast. 2011

New Lodge Arts Youth Volunteer. Belfast. 2010-2011

Woodwork-designed and built a dressing table. South Eastern Regional College. Ballynahinch. 2010

 

For online shops please visit:

www.etsy.co.uk/shop/TheTeaFairyIreland

www.folksy.com/shops/MagicalArtTeaPhotos

Redbubble.com/people/theteafairy