The Arts Council is delighted to welcome Katy Fitzpatrick as Adviser - Young People, Children and Education
Katy Fitzpatrick has worked for over fifteen years in arts education, in particular in gallery education, and has held positions in the Royal Hibernian Academy, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Tate London, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and Irish Museum of Modern Art. She worked previously as Acting Adviser to the Arts Council’s Young People Children and Education team, and was co-opted to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) Junior Cycle Art, Craft, Design and Senior Cycle Art Development Groups on behalf of the Arts Council. She has also lectured at Marino Institute of Education and tutored on the Professional Masters in Education programme at Maynooth University. Her main areas of interest are interdisciplinary, collaborative and participatory art practices, with a breadth of experience in gallery outreach and community-based programming. She has curated multiple programmes, events and exhibitions and has a particular interest in family and children’s engagement with contemporary art.