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The Land


The land 1


Project Title: 'The Land'

Artist: Joe Neeson, commissioned under the Per Cent for Art Scheme

Public Art Co-ordinator: Rina Whyte

Medium: Bronze and stainless steel.

Year of Installation: 2007

Location: Ballymakealey, Celbridge

Size: 3.5m x 2m x 1m

Artist’s Statement:

‘The piece was designed specifically for the site in Ballymakealy, Celbridge. It is a basic representation of the notion of growth and harvest through the image of sheaves of wheat in an area that was once farmland’

About the artist:

Education - Limerick School of Art 1992-1993 and then Crawford Art College Cork 1993-1996.

Working in the area of public art since leaving college.