CPD Training Services

Book a FREE 15-minute call with ecoliteracy & accredited Earth Charter ESD (Education for Sustainability Development) educator, visiting lecturer, Dr Cathy Fitzgerald and read more about our previous clients below.

Dr Cathy Fitzgerald, Founder-Director of Haumea Ecoversity (PhD by Creative Practice, NCAD, Art and Ecology Research Fellow, Burren College of Art) is a successful and popular transformational learning guide, lecturer, writer, speaker and researcher for sustainability for the creative sector, a former science researcher and an ecological art practitioner for the ongoing Hollywood Forest Story and advisor for the Carlow Creative Drummin Bog Project since 2017. Her work has been featured in The Irish Times, and in peer-reviewed publications. This makes her uniquely placed to guide other art professionals toward the most urgent challenge for contemporary art today - how can we effectively employ creativity and cultural leadership to inspire societal change for the better world we know is possible.

Or please feel free to email Cathy below.

Who we've worked with:

In Process:

A Quickening Holism: 21 Sept 2023 - Seminar for IMMA's 2023 Earth Rising festival. With eco-poet Grace Wells, Gaeilgeoir Prof Michael Cronin and Gaeilgeoir Painter Phoebe Cope.

Begun Autumn 2022:
Ecoliteracy and Values-based ESD training educator for 2022-23 County Carlow-led Irish Arts Council ‘Invitation to Collaborate’ Award 3-County Creative Wetland Engagement programme: Gnáthóga Nádúrtha: (Natural Habitats) for Carlow, Kildare and Roscommon.

  • Past clients:
  • Home Tree.ie 2nd Ardnaculla Summer School. Invited to lead art & ecology panel session, with a presentation on why ecoliteracy is important for creatives and the Irish creative sector, 9 July 2023.
  • Co-facilitator with ecopoet & writer Grace Wells for 3-day Brewery Lane Writers Festival, on Vision, Values and Values for a Better World, Carrick on Shannon 14-16 April 2023, Organised by writer and workshop organiser Margaret O'Brien.
  • Introductory online talk for Leitrim Arts Office: Why Ecolitercy is important for creative professionals and the Irish creative sector, 28 Mar 2023
  • Introductory online talk for Kilkenny Arts Office: Why Ecolitercy is important for creative professionals and the Irish creative sector, 14 Dec 2022
  • Introductory online talk for Mayo Arts Services: Why Ecoliteracy is important for creative professionals and the Irish creative sector, Aug 26, 2022, with musician/composer Carole Nelson and ecopoet/writer Grace Wells
  • Speaking of WhichSeries 2 ecoart interview & talk for curatorial scholar Shannon Carroll, Dublin City Arts + The Dock, Co. Leitrim
  • Native Events speaker for Irish Arts Council Climate Action Roundtable, July 2022;
    Roscommon County Council Arts Office.
  • Burren College of Arts 2022 Symposium: presentation on Earth Charter values for the Rights of Nature
  • Cowhouse Studios, Wexford: have provided yearly in the woods ecoliteracy talks from 2019 onwards

Invited speaker for 2022 Web of Life celebration workshop for international ecological art practice pioneer, Prof Newton Harrison, UC San Diego.2023: March 27 Creative Carbon Scotland / Edinburgh Botanic Gardens Invited Speaker: Stories for Wiser forestry: the Right forest practice in the right place

2022: London Royal College of Art Doctoral Training Programme 2022,

Burren College of Art Co. Clare,
Wexford Cowhouse Studios,
Cork School of Architecture,
Crawford Art College MTU EcoArt Level 9 course, Crawford Contemporary Applied MA by Research programme,
Carlow – Our Thriving Tribe,
Leitrim Dock Art Centre,
Limerick School of Art & Design MA Space, Dublin IMMA -Breaking Cover CollectiveGothenberg VALAND art college (Sweden),
Yorkshire – Chrysalis Arts (UK)