Orlaith Treacy is an independent curator and producer based in Kilkenny, Ireland. From January 2016 until early 2018, Orlaith was a producer with Callan Workhouse Union, a developing facility and commissioning agency for visual art, design, architecture, research and community activities. In early 2018, Orlaith devised a series of primary school workshops exploring contemporary art and curating as part of I Sing the Body Electric, an Art School project directed by Jennie Guy for EVA International 2018. She devised and produced the arts programme for the Abhainn Rí Festival with Trasna Productions in Callan, Co. Kilkenny during the summer of 2016 & 17. Orlaith completed an MA by research in Curating Contemporary Art with Limerick School of Art and Design as a scholar of Limerick National City of Culture 2014. She was Assistant Curator with Askeaton Contemporary Arts during Welcome to the Neighbourhood 2014, an artists’ residency that takes place each summer in West Limerick. Orlaith was Director of Occupy Space from 2012-2014, a grassroots visual art organisation that ran a programme of creative and innovative events and exhibitions within Limerick City. In May 2018, Orlaith will be undertaking a residency with Hospitalfield, Scotland. Orlaith is a selected participant in the year-long programme, Common Ground, training in socially engaged art tools in Cork, Ireland and Budapest, Hungary across 2018 and into 2019.
Initial MA research can be found here.
Below is a snapshot of my current portfolio which includes selected projects I have worked on as a producer or curator. To download the pdf please click on the link above.