Nuala O’Donovan is an Irish artist who makes drawings, paintings and sculptural pieces based on patterns and geometry found in nature. She completed a BA(Hons) Degree, 3D Design through Materials in metal and Glass at Middlesex University in the U.K. Degree (HONS) in Three Dimensional Design and an MFA, (Research – Patterns in Nature), from the Crawford College of Art and Design, MTU, Ireland in 2008. Since then, her work has been exhibited and published internationally and she has been an invited speaker at many educational institutions, galleries, museums, and international arts events. She has been a recipient of a number of major awards and residencies including the Golden Fleece Award, the Centre Culturel Irlandais Residency in Paris, France and the Dean Residency Award in Dublin, Ireland.
O’Donovan’s work has been acquired for the National Art Collection of Ireland, The National Irish Museum Collection, and the National Museum of Northern Ireland, Belfast. She is a professional member of Visual Artists Ireland, an elected member of the Royal Society of Sculptors, U.K., and selected maker for Irish Craft Portfolio Critical Selection. She currently lives and works in Ireland.