Rita Ann Ceramics

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Rita Ann Ceramics

BIO

Rita Ann Burke studied Architecture at, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), graduating in 1992.  Returning to Sligo, Ireland, she established her own private architectural practice.  Over a 15 year period, she worked on a variety of projects from their inception to completion and collaborated with other Architectural practices.

Rita Ann has many life experiences from business to fundraising for communities and the homeless, gaining a qualification in Radio Broadcasting and producing a documentary for RTE Doc on One.

Currently studying Ceramic Design at LSAD, Rita Ann has come full circle back to her creative roots. Working 3-dimensionally and experimenting with different techniques and clays allows her to express and explore the essence of objects, words, images or ideas.  She sees creativity everywhere.

AWARDS AND MENTIONS

Group Exhibitions

Ceramics

2021    Core Exhibition.  Year-end online exhibition 3rd-year Ceramic Design students at LSAD, Limerick, Ireland2019    Gorey School of Art.  Year-end student exhibition in Periphery Space for QQI Level 6 Art & Design, Advanced Portfolio Preparation

Architecture

1991    A Gateway For Venice, an international competition organised by Fifth International Architecture Biennale.  I assisted Vladimir Arsene, Architect. The Exhibition took place in Venice, September 1991.

1990    Designing Urban Housing, Lower East Side, N.Y. Student Competition for 4th-year Architectural students at both NJIT, Newark and Columbia University.  The theme dealt with the idea of green space within the urban context.  Exhibition and Discussion took place at Columbia University, NY, USA.

GROUP

Independent artist

NETWORKS