Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award
Sponsor: Creative Ireland
Institution: University College Dublin
Muiríosa Guinan is a student at University College Dublin where she is doing an M.A in Art history, Collections and Curating and has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Creativity, Innovation and Leadership. She received her B.A. in Sculpture and Expanded Practices from the National College of Art and Design and served there as Student Union President. She is the Art-Science Curriculum Coordinator in Science Gallery Dublin and maintains her Visual Arts Practice, working primarily through sculpture, photography and painting. As a Fulbright-Creative Ireland Fellow to the Exploratorium, Muiríosa will explore workshop design and learner experience connected with the Tinkering pedagogy of informal learning.