Arts Writer Joanne Laws continues as our Visual Art Writer in Residence. Joanne has been writing critical texts on selected exhibitions and projects happening across the county. Her writings are available at Roscommon Arts Centre and online as they are published. Joanne Laws is an arts writer, editor and researcher based in county Roscommon. She has recently been appointed Features Editor of the Visual Artists’ News Sheet, where she will commission and develop new writing for an Irish arts readership. Joanne is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) and a regular contributor to international arts publications including Art Monthly and Frieze. She was assistant editor for the online resource publicart.ie and has previously developed research reports and policy documents for organisations such as 126 Artist-Run Gallery, Kilkenny Arts Office and Youth Work Ireland.
Click the link below to read Joanne’s writings on Dara McGrath’s recent exhibition at Roscommon Arts Centre, entitled Project Cleansweep.