Rowan Lear and Angela Jerardi, Cowhouse artists-in-residence visitors to Hollywood forest, November 28, 2017.

Contributing to the Cowhouse Studios ‘How to Flatten A Mountain’ 2018 artists residency

Eco-social artist Cathy Fitzgerald, will be offering an ecoliteracy toolbox of sorts for the Cowhouse Studios 2018 How to Flatten a Mountain Artists Residency : comprising ideas from science, environmental philosophy, and examples from effective and established eco-social art practices. The aim is to help the artists reflect on how they might more accurately read the environmental realities here during their residency, but also to equip the artists with new ways of thinking for their own home places, so they can create informed and engaging responses for their audiences.

Wexford art students visit Hollywood (and Holly)

The other day I had a group of college art students visiting Hollywood - most of them didn't seem to know the rate of biodiversity loss that industrial land and ocean practices are causing - the estimated and unprecedented loss of 150 species a day (UN, 2010 figures). Sustainability as a concept is a term…Read more Wexford art students visit Hollywood (and Holly)

Live at Hollywood during the Rural Blackstairs Film Festival 2014

Eco artist Cathy Fitzgerald held a space for conversation about transforming a conifer plantation into a permanent, continuous cover forest during the 1st Blackstairs Rural Film Festival. See the photos here.

Celebrating Earth Day 2014 at Hollywood, Co. Carlow with Green Sod Ireland

It was lovely yesterday evening to celebrate all things earthy and green for Green Sod Ireland's Earth day walk. It was a soft grey evening and Mary White of Blackstairs Eco trails led the walk down the lanes right next to Hollywood. Mary gave us information on the history of the lane and many of…Read more Celebrating Earth Day 2014 at Hollywood, Co. Carlow with Green Sod Ireland

Green Sod Ireland Wild-Awake Walk for Earth Day 2014 near Blackstairs Mtns and Hollywood

Green Sod Ireland Wild-Awake Walk for Earth Day 2014 near Blackstair Mtns Co. Carlow and the smallest Close-to-Nature forest, Hollywood -with Mary White of BlackstairsEcotrails.ie and Cathy Fitzgerald ecoartfilm.com

Carlow connections – Green Sod Ireland, Blackstairs Ecotrails and Hollywood

Hollywood, Green Sod Ireland and Blackstairs Ecotrails 'meet in the hedgerows' in Co. Carlow. Green Sod Ireland's first 'wildacres', gifted to the nation in perpetuity, are in Co. Carlow. Cathy Fitzgerald and Holly were delighted to meet Green Sod members at Hollywood in an unexpected meeting...