Karen Mc Ardle
'Crann na Beatha'
Beaumont Road, Beaumont Green, Beaumont, Dublin 5
Dublin City Council
Crann na Beatha, Tree of Life as gaeilge, this half drop pattern inspired by the beautiful intricate nature of trees and their branches also resembling the bronchi and bronchioles in the human lungs, both species reliant on each other.
Karen McArdle is a textile artist & educator with a particular interest in upcycling materials and creating mixed media pieces. She has a BDes Honours Degree in Textile Design specialising in embroidery and a Professional Master of Education (Art & Design) from the National College of Art & Design. She has exhibited her work across Ireland and in the UK.