what people are saying about Haumea

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 

Cathy is an inspirational teacher, artist and friend who has enriched my understanding of ecocide and climate chaos immeasurably. I was embarking on a composition project and knew that I … Continue reading Carole Nelson – Musician, Composer, Ireland

Carole Nelson – Musician, Composer, Ireland

I highly recommend Cathy’s 6-week Eco-Literacy course to anyone wishing to explore ways of deepening into creative relationship with the whole living Earth community. The modules are thought provoking and … Continue reading Carrie Lipps, creative change-maker, Oregon, USA

Carrie Lipps, creative change-maker, Oregon, USA

It’s great to read about the impact Cathy Fitzgerald’s Haumea is having on people’s lives. Having watched her thinking and approach evolve over many years now, the comments above seem … Continue reading Dr Iain Biggs – Educator | artist | researcher – Honorary Research Fellow, Univ. Dundee, Research Fellow, Bath Spa University, doctoral supervisor Britain, Ireland

Dr Iain Biggs – Educator | artist | researcher – Honorary Research Fellow, Univ. Dundee, Research Fellow, Bath Spa University, doctoral supervisor Britain, Ireland

I was one of Cathy’s supervisors for her PhD, and indeed I think I was the main impetus in helping her to decide on pursuing what is always a demanding … Continue reading Dr Paul O’Brien, Visual Culture philosopher, Dublin, Ireland

Dr Paul O’Brien, Visual Culture philosopher, Dublin, Ireland

If life gifts you the opportunity to work with Cathy Fitzgerald, consider yourself lucky. If you are a policy-maker, please listen to her wise counsel. If you are considering signing … Continue reading Dr. Nikos Patedakis, philosopher and mentor, United States

Dr. Nikos Patedakis, philosopher and mentor, United States

The Haumea online ecoliteracy course provides participants with an essential toolkit to help them assemble a framework, within which to situate and develop their own eco-creative practices. Students are introduced … Continue reading Fearghal Duffy, writer, Medieval Irish scholar, Co Monaghan, Ireland

Fearghal Duffy, writer, Medieval Irish scholar, Co Monaghan, Ireland

I found Cathy’s Haumea Online 6-week Essential Ecoliteracy course inspiring on a number of levels. Educationally I found Cathy to be a teacher who communicates with gentleness and conviction and … Continue reading Gillian Cussen, Visual Artist, Co. Cork, Ireland

Gillian Cussen, Visual Artist, Co. Cork, Ireland

I completed a Masters in painting in 2017. As a long time professional artist I attended Cathy’s ecoliteracy workshop in November 2019. I was not sure what to expect but … Continue reading Helen Richmond, Artist, Kerry, Ireland

Helen Richmond, Artist, Kerry, Ireland

Cathy was extremely helpful and supportive as an interviewee for my undergraduate thesis, which was an exploration of how permaculture design principles might be applied to an art practice. Her … Continue reading Helen Roberts – Visual Artist, Ireland

Helen Roberts – Visual Artist, Ireland

I attended Cathy’s first ecoliteracy workshop, having struck up a friendship after hearing her speak at the Conference of Irish Geographers on art and sustainability. I was struck then by … Continue reading Kate Flood, PhD Candidate cultural ecosystems, NUI Galway

Kate Flood, PhD Candidate cultural ecosystems, NUI Galway

Ok, the preciousness of Cathy lies in her very unique combination of skills; a profound knowledge (scientific, artistic, activist, ecoliterate), an intrinsic sensitivity toward the natural world, and a loving … Continue reading Katinka Ingleberg, photographer, writer, Sweden

Katinka Ingleberg, photographer, writer, Sweden

Cathy Fitzgerald’s Ecoliteracy course far surpassed my expectations in materials presented and discussions. It is a valuable course at so many levels. I’ve been a practicing ecoartist for 12 years … Continue reading Krisanne Baker, water-centric eco-social artist | educator, Maine, USA

Krisanne Baker, water-centric eco-social artist | educator, Maine, USA

It was a great pleasure to attend Cathy’s first ecoliteracy workshop. One of the most important aspects of the workshop for me was how it reflected the breadth and depth … Continue reading Martina Hynan, PhD researcher, artist & activist, NUI Galway

Martina Hynan, PhD researcher, artist & activist, NUI Galway

Cathy helped guide me through one of my projects responding to the ecological crisis. Coming from Dublin and having had no formal education in the area of ecology, I found … Continue reading Sarah Flynn – Visual Artist Ireland

Sarah Flynn – Visual Artist Ireland

‘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 … Continue reading Shane Finan, Artist, Wicklow, Ireland

Shane Finan, Artist, Wicklow, Ireland

I had the pleasure and honour of participating in Cathy’s first 6-week Online Ecoliteracy course. I felt immersed in a process that was deeply informed and considered with a group … Continue reading Siobhán Ní Dhuinnín, dance artist, Cork, Ireland

Siobhán Ní Dhuinnín, dance artist, Cork, Ireland

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