Breastival 2019 Artist-in-Residence, Ulster Museum (Belfast) Breastival is a three day festival celebrating and normalising breastfeeding in Northern Ireland, for which I was Artist in Residence, live drawing people and activities relating to Breastival 2019 at the... Read more
C.S. Lewis Festival Glider Artist-in-residence, 2018 Over three days I traveled over and back across east and west Belfast, drawing on and off the Glider, capturing activities, events, and locations along the way. Some drawings were executed quickly and spontaneously,... Read more
Artist in residence, National Circus Festival, Tralee, 2015 A series of one line drawings documenting the circus performers and festival attendees rehearsing and performing throughout the weekend event. Stemming from my live art practice, I use drawing as an attempt... Read more
Sally O’Dowd is a freelance visual artist and curator with a socially engaged practice. As a politically aware artist, her research is concerned with identity and in particular intimate female ritual and investigating the role – self selected and enforced – of women in contemporary Irish society.