Travel Drawings – Australia February 2012

March 13, 2012

Various pen drawings from Brisbane, Sydney and Cairns

Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Sydney CBD

Steps from Victoria St to Woolmoolo, King’s Cross, Sydney

Corner House, King’s Cross, Sydney

Dreamtime Hostel, Cairns

Caffiend Coffee shop, Cairns

Grand Hotel, Cairns

Loganholme, Brisbane

all images © Maeve Clancy 2012


Cut Paper Installation – The Red Stables

December 8, 2011

Cut Paper Installation commissioned for the Red Stables, St Anne’s Park, Clontarf, Dublin 3 by Dublin City Council.
Commissioner: Denise Reddy for DCC


Border Elf detail

Elves + Present Factory Border

Santa Ceiling Piece

Snowflakes + Ceiling piece

Fixing Rudolph’s antlers

Silver + Blue Wall Hangings

Photos by Catríona Bohan
Designs © Maeve Clancy 2011

Hallowe’en Pop Up – promotional image for Ark Workshops

November 17, 2011

Large Hallowe’en pop up
Promotional image for workshops in the Ark, Cultural Centre for Children, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Photos – Franco Bistoni

Design © Maeve Clancy 2011

Cut Paper Installation Designs

November 13, 2011

Designs for proposed Cut Paper Installation, Christmas themes

© Maeve Clancy 2011

Paper Tales Exhibition

October 2, 2011

Work in Progress and finished work shots from Paper Tales exhibition, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo.

Giant pop-up books, projected animation, cut paper scenes and comics combine to illustrate stories that were written by Castlebar schoolchildren in the 1930s – how they lived, worked and played, the local myths and legends.
Opened September 30th, runs until October 31st

Black Cut Paper wall pieces, Characters from Folk Tales-

Hand painted Fairy Tale book, an original story inspired by the Folk Tales-

Large Cut paper piece with animated Fairy exploring locations from the Story Book-

Shadow cast on back wall by projection through Cut Paper piece-

Pop Up Books under construction and completed in exhibition-

Comic Strip detailing traditions and everyday life, running from entrance stairwell up to main exhibition space-

Original Content © National Folklore Archive, UCD, Dublin, Ireland
ArtWork and Storybook © Maeve Clancy 2011

Paper Tales Exhibition- Work in Progress

August 31, 2011

More work in progress of Cut Paper piece for Exhibition-

© Maeve Clancy 2011

Paper Tales Exhibition – Work in Progress

August 23, 2011

Some Paper Cutting work in progress for upcoming exhibition ‘Paper Tales’ at Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo opening Sept 30th 2011-

Hut Detail-

The Round Tower Step by Step-







Various cut outs being ‘stored’ on the wall:


© Maeve Clancy 2011









Life Drawing – United Arts Club June 2011

June 10, 2011

Warm up sketches


25 minute pose



Face detail




Images © Maeve Clancy 2011




Veria, Greece- Easter 2011

May 10, 2011

Observational drawings from Veria, Greece, April 2011

Maeve Clancy 2011

3 Day Backdrop – Installation

April 18, 2011

Rolling and laying it out on the stage –

Starting at the centre –

Attaching river sections horizontally

Altering side sections to fit changed stage set up

Side view

Final set in place-

Thanks to Ailbhe & Catríona for installing it with me!

WIP Photos by Catriona Bohan
All designs © Maeve Clancy 2011