Howth artist Sorca O’Farrell awarded the 2019 Fingal County Council Graphic Studio Award
The Fingal County Council fine art print residency at Graphic Studio Dublin was awarded to Sorca O’Farrell earlier this year. This is a residency offers an emerging or established artist the opportunity to make a fine art print with the master printer Robert Russell at Graphic Studio Dublin.
Sorca a landscape artist from Howth completed her residency over May/June. Her current work is a direct and emotional response to the landscape close to where she lives in Howth, a place with many memories.
During her time at Graphic Studio Sorca created a limited edition of prints, the artists proof will enter the Fingal County Council Arts Collection.
On completion of the residency Sorca said that ‘I have two prints that I am very happy with (and I have already sold a few from each edition), I have learnt LOADS of new techniques, and I have a much deeper understanding of the unbelievable patience, resilience and professionalism of Master Printer Niamh Flanagan. I am in awe of her and her colleagues at the Graphic Studio. There is a lovely supportive team atmosphere in the building.’