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Born in Cork in 1986, Deirdre is a multidisciplinary designer and visual artist. She graduated from Limerick School of Art & Design in 2008 with a BA in Visual Communications.

Deirdre Breen's practices explore the boundary between art and design, and compositional principles common to both. She investigates form, colour theory and geometry, and manipulates them to create a series of abstracted, playful structures and expressions of relational elements.

Deirdre is a member of Cork Printmakers and a visiting lecturer in Graphic Communications at Limerick School of Art & Design. She is currently undertaking an MA in Art & Process in CCAD.

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Ardú, featuring seven extraordinary murals from seven of Ireland's top street artists, arrived in Cork October 2020 injecting a burst of colour, vibrancy, and life into Cork city in lockdown - uniting the Leeside community through art, lifting its creative and community spirit at a time when it needed it most.

Ardú – the Irish for Rise' – bases itself on a theme of nostalgia and celebration. Cork City rose from the ashes 100 years ago following the Burning of Cork, and now faces the challenge to rise again.

At a time when we face shared and personal challenges, each of our artist's murals are a rallying cry to the city – a call to remember that we have been through terrible times before and we rose up. We can do it again. Join us for a celebration of Cork city's traditions, history, and resolution.

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