Kildare Arts Service : Introductions : Biographies : Lucina

Lucina Russell


Lucina Russell studied Art and Design (Textiles) in GMIT, and has a Post Graduate Teaching Diploma in Art and Design Education from the Limerick School of Art, receiving the ‘Irish Times Award for Outstanding Performance’.  She completed a research Masters Degree in Art and Design Education in the National College of Art and Design in 2002. 

Lucina worked as an art teacher at primary and second level and in Artist in Residence programmes across Inner City Dublin for a number of years, before joining Kildare County Council as Arts Officer in 2000. 

She has initiated a number of long term arts development initiatives in Co Kildare including Laban based Community Dance training; the Platform Recording and Mentoring programme for emerging musicians and the appointment of an Arts in Health Specialist, the first of its kind in local authorities in Ireland. 

Contact Lucina: 045-448318