Waterways Ireland | 12 October - 10 November a solo exhibition by acclaimed Belfast-born artist Rosie McGurran.

F Live welcomes "When the Tide Turned" A solo exhibition by acclaimed Belfast born artist Rosie Mc Gurran RUA. A graduate of Fine Art from the University of Ulster, she has exhibited nationally and internationally and was a member of Queen Street Studios, Belfast in the 1990s. In 1997 she was awarded The Arts Council of Northern Ireland Fellowship to The British School at Rome and The Victor Treacy Award of painting.  In 2000 she re-located to the small village of Roundstone on the west coast of Ireland to research the art history of the village and the island of Inishlacken. She established a gallery and annual island residency, The Inishlacken Project, in 2001 while exhibiting and developing her own work. She has curated many exhibitions in Ireland and abroad while receiving awards and bursaries for her own work. Her work has taken her as far as Australia, Norway, Italy and the U.S. She is an elected member of the Royal Ulster Academy in Belfast. She is a past pupil of Dr Denise Ferran Past President of The RUA, distinguished Artist and Art Historian.


Rosie Mc Gurran  RUA is the recipient of many distinguished Awards/Bursaries/Commissions  and Education through  Arts Council of Northern Ireland Fellowship to the British School at Rome, 1997-98. Certificate, Women in the Arts NOW, University of Ulster, Belfast, 1994. BA hons Fine Art Painting, University of Ulster, Belfast, 1992. Glasgow School of Art, student exchange, 1991. Rupert Stanley College, Belfast, Foundation Studies, 1989.  Failte Ireland Community/Diaspora Award, 2016 Galway County Council Individual Bursary, 2015 Galway County Council Community Funding Award, 2002-present elevated to full membership of the Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast, 2011.