Just as in her own art, where she is growing a forest, in her teaching she draws together the disparate roots, branches, leaves, seeds and flowers, leaving a healthy forest to flourish for itself.
I am very grateful.
Shane Finan – Visual Artist, Wicklow, Ireland, 2020
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