Ecoliteracy – principles to guide collaborative creativity for ecojustice: Haumea Ecoversity’s Dr Cathy Fitzgerald at CREATE’s ‘Climate Justice & Networking Day’

As a member of CREATE – Ireland’s national development agency for collaborative arts in social and community contexts, I’m very excited to contribute to CREATE ‘s upcoming ‘Collaborating on Climate … Continue reading Ecoliteracy – principles to guide collaborative creativity for ecojustice: Haumea Ecoversity’s Dr Cathy Fitzgerald at CREATE’s ‘Climate Justice & Networking Day’

IMMA Earth Rising 2023: ‘A Quickening Holism: Creativity as an Act of Love’

IMMA Earth Rising 2023, 21 Sept: ‘A Quickening Holism: Creativity as an Act of Love’. with Dr. Cathy Fitzgerald, Grace Wells, Prof. Michael Cronin and Phoebe Cope

Save the date- 11.30 – 2 pm: Thurs 21 Sept 2023, Screening Room/Lecture Room,
IMMA Irish Museum of Modern Art, Kilmainham, Dublin 8

Mentoring with Cathy Fitzgerald of Haumea Ecoversity

Ecological artist – educator – researcher and Founder-Director of Haumea Ecoversity, Dr Cathy Fitzgerald announces 1-to-1 Mentoring opportunities for mid-career creative and cultural professionals for all art fields, online or in-person, including art researchers and cultural policy-writers.

Shannon Carroll curates Returning to the Earth / Ag Filleadh ar an Talamh for the 2023 Kilkenny Arts Festival

Congratulations to past Haumea Ecoversity Ecoliteracy course participant curator Shannon Carroll for planning an important afternoon seminar Returning to the Earth / Ag Filleadh ar an Talamh at the 2023 Kilkenny Festival on why the Irish language is vital to help us live well with our ecologies.

Shannon is working for the ‘Kilkenny Arts Office and The Emerging Curator Development Programme as a part of the Kilkenny Arts Festival.

Using the UNESCO-endorsed Earth Charter with Irish transition-year (TY) students to spark awareness of holistic principles for sustainability

Recently, I offered external ecoliteracy expertise to review a new Irish Transition-year (TY) school-age group / place-based STEAM draft micro-module for 21st-century leadership, that features the Peoples’ and UNESCO-endorsed Earth Charter (2000) to teach teenagers about how principles guide our thinking and actions for sustainability.

‘Ecoliteracy for Creatives’ at Hometree’s 2023 Ardnaculla Summer School, with Grace Wells and Cathy Fitzgerald

Cathy Fitzgerald from Haumea Ecoversity & poet Grace Wells are delighted to share that they will be co-facilitating an art and ecology afternoon for creatives working in all fields, at the 2023 Hometree Ardnaculla Summer School, Co. Clare: ‘The Need for Ecoliteracy in our era of Environmental Challenge’ -2 pm Sunday 9th July, Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon

Voice, Vision and Values for a better world: essential ecoliteracy for Irish poets and writers for 10th Brewery Lane Writers Festival

A million thanks to writer and writer festival workshop organiser Margaret O’Brien, County Tipperary, for bringing eco poet /filmmaker Grace Wells and me together to co-facilitate together for the first time for the 10th Brewery Lane Writers Festival for a 3 days writers workshop.

I’ve long admired Grace’s work and Grace has been a poet-in-residence for past Haumea Ecoversity Ecoliteracy and Earth Charter courses. We enjoyed the Brewery Lane workshop and found our combined efforts were much appreciated, so we are now working together for two more events.

Haumea Ecoversity Spring 2023 – Ecoliteracy and Earth Charter courses

Early bird discount for these popular self-paced Haumea Ecoversity courses until 31 March 2023. Weekly ‘salon-style’ group meetings mean these courses are motivating and inspiring. Maximum 20 participants for deep transformative learning.

Spring 2023 Haumea Ecoversity Essential Ecoliteracy course dates announced: 11 APR. – 30 MAY 2023

Gain Essential Ecoliteracy in just 7 weeks: Early Bird Booking discount until 31 Dec. 2022. The popular Haumea Ecoversity Essential Ecoliteracy course is for mid-career/post-graduate creative practitioners, educators, curators, arts administrators and cultural policy writers.

Speaking of Which II – The Ecological Edition: Ireland-based eco artist interviews for youth and their teachers

I was delighted to be part of the Speaking of Which, Series II – The Ecological Edition, a project produced in collaboration between Dublin’s LAB Gallery and The Dock Arts Centre in Leitrim and curated by Shannon Carroll. This is the second series in a set of interviews where artists explain what inspires them and how they make their art. ‘Eco artist and educator Dr Cathy Fitzgerald was interviewed about her ongoing Hollywood Forest Story creative practice and teaching at Haumea Ecoversity.’

Earth Charter for ecoliteracy and ESD – now in Irish / An Gaeilge

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO SHARE THAT THE EARTH CHARTER IS NOW AVAILABLE IN IRISH / AN GAEILGE, and the childrens’ Little Earth Charter, translations by painter and Gaeilgeoir Phoebe Cope

Kilkenny Arts Office offers bursaries to attend New Year Haumea Ecoversity Courses

Kilkenny Arts Office is delighted to announce that they are offering Kilkenny based artists and cultural professionals a Bursary Award to study with the Haumea Ecoversity in January 2023.