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Visual Artists Ireland Talk
Visual Artists Ireland (VAI) is the all Ireland development and resource body for professional visual artists. It provides services, facilities and resources for artists, operates an artistic programme and acts as an advocate for the interests of artists.

Visual Artists Ireland is the current trading name of the Sculptors’ Society of Ireland. The Sculptors’ Society of Ireland was established in 1980. It was initially set up to improve the professional standing of sculptors, raise the profile of sculpture and develop the quality and scope of commissioning procedures and opportunities. As one founding member succinctly described it – “to make the country see sculpture as part of everyday living”.

In 2005 the Sculptors’ Society decided to undertake a re-branding of the organisation and adopt the business name Visual Artists Ireland. The organisation now caters for all visual artists and is the only all-Ireland representative body for professional visual artists.

Visual Artists Ireland will introduce their work as an organisation, commenting on IVARO and their News Sheet, as much as Printed Project.


Date: 3-4pm 16 July

Book & Magazine Fair
FilmBase, Temple Bar,
Dublin 2

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