Ceramics made by Limerick students on display at the Mayor’s Office

A SELECTION of ceramics made by students from the Limerick School of Art and Design will be on display in the Mayor’s Office.

As part of a partnership between the Limerick Arts Office, Limerick City and County Council and LSAD, the TUS Mayor visited campus and met with students before making his selection.

Over the years, LSAD, TUS have purchased works by graduates and built up an impressive collection.

This new initiative is an opportunity to present works made in Limerick for a long time, by LSAD graduates, to all those who visit the Mayor’s office.

The ceramics program at LSAD, TUS is approaching its 50th anniversary and enjoys a long-standing reputation for excellence and is the largest specialist ceramics program in Ireland.

Over the years, it has produced generations of leading creative practitioners, artists, designers, potters, educators, curators and innovators in the culture and design sector.

Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr, Daniel Butler, said: “It was fantastic to meet students from LSAD, TUS, and hear about their creative interests. Culture shapes our identity as a contemporary city.

“I am delighted to have this opportunity to showcase these vibrant ceramics against the backdrop of the River Shannon.”

Mike Fitzpatrick Dean Limerick School of Art and Design / Director of Cultural Engagement, TUS said: “TUS Limerick School of Art and Design is delighted and honored to have some of our ceramics collection on display at the Mayor’s office in the city and county of Limerick.

“This demonstrates the importance that the first citizen places on culture and education in our city. We look forward to the growth of the city’s cultural infrastructure alongside its economic growth and resurgence.

“This is a special year for LSAD celebrating our new university status and our 170th year.”

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