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04 June 2008

Upcoming Exhibition - Annie West

Annie West is best known for her illustration of children books and helped out in the curit festival in Galway. She is excellent at depicting the WB Yeats in this new and very exciting exhibition “Yeats on a train”.
She was born in Glasgow to Sligo parents and moved to Ireland at the age of three. She went to school in Clane Co. Kildare and Alexandra College Dublin, followed by five years at Dun Laoghaire School of Art & Design where she graduated in 1979 with a Diploma in Design for Communications, as well as the Alfred Beit award (twice), the Nora McGuinness Award and the NCEA Patent Practicioners Award. She worked firstly in Words & Pictures, a division of the Wilson Hartnell Advertising & Marketing group, and then moved to RTE where she worked in the Design Department. She continued her Television career in Tyne Tees Television before going freelance where she worked in the Art department on TV Shows, Feature Films and pop promos: she has worked on two Neil Jordan films, as well as Irish classics such as “Hear My Song” and “Eat the Peach”. A must see at bold art gallery for the 31st art festival Galway 2008.

Opening by Sharon Shannon, Irish Musician, on Tuesday 15th July 2008 in Bold Art Gallery. Exhibition will runs until 31st July.

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