Sinéad is an artist and curator living and working in Cork City She paints and draws with charcoal, pastels and acrylic. She also makes her own handmade paper to draw on and sculpt with. In her work she examine places which evoke feelings of isolation such as old buildings, woods, graveyards and seascapes. She paints objects and landscapes that have an ethereal quality, a sense of amazement which are often linked to fear of something beyond our understanding or control. In the current pandemic our immediate surroundings have become restricted and as a result our home has become our workplace, our school and our playground. This has caused us to look with renewed attention at the space around us. She wants her work to reflect on spaces by using steps and nets as symbols of separation or entering into a different realms She uses these symbols to explore liminal spaces. In her work she uses light and movement to capture a sense of uncertainty and investigate the interaction of conscious and unconscious elements in the mind, bringing repressed fears and conflicts into the conscious mind which let the viewer experience the space.