Sníomh by Betty Newman-Maguire

Sníomh by Betty Newman-Maguire

Sníomh by Betty Newman-Maguire

Title: Sníomh
Artist: Betty Newman-Maguire
Location: Navan Fire Station
Materials: Bronze/Granite/Brick
Date: 1989

Artist's Biography

Betty Newman Maguire was born in Kells, Co. Meath in 1952. In 1988 she graduated from the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Dublin where she studied Fine Art. In 1998, she graduated from the University of Ulster, Belfast with an MA in Fine Art. She was appointed to An Bord of NCAD in 2003 and was a member of the Board of the Sculptor’s Society of Ireland.

She has exhibited nationally and internationally and her work is in several private, corporate and civic collections. She has been the recipient of awards, public commissions and residencies in Ireland, France, Germany and America. She works in a variety of media and on different scales. All of her public sculptures are site specific and are made in response to the environment.