Carin Mac Cana

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"Inner Lives" @ Town Hall Gallery, Macroom, Co. Cork. Group show with work by Alice Maher, Carin Mac Cana, Michael Beirne, Austin McQuinn, Pat Looby & Catherine Lynch. Cork Arts Council July 2nd until July 31 2010.

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Carin Mac Cana is an artist who was born in Sweden in 1957. After living and travelling in the United States during 1976-78, she settled in Copenhagen, Denmark where she started to paint, attending the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. She moved to Ireland in 1982 where she continued painting at the Crawford College of Art & Design in Cork, finishing her degree with Distinction in 1989. The same year she was also awarded Student of the Year.

To date, she has had 6 solo shows and participated in numerous group shows. Her work can be found in public & private collections in Ireland, Germany, UK & the US. In 2000 she completed a H.Dip. in Teaching Art & Design with 1st class Honours and has been working with students, primarily in painting and drawing and portfolio preparation.