Cora Cummins

Cora has worked at IADT since 2004 lecturing on the BA in Visual Arts Practice now called BA in Art. She has worked as 2nd year co- ordinator and course co- ordinator and is the print tutor. Cora is also an artist who exhibits nationally and internationally.


The Fold is a collaborative publication edited by Cora Cummins and Alison Pilkington, Editions include - Torch Songs, Disappeared, Clouds, Devotion, Middle Class Heroes, Time, The Green Pool Black Rose +Blue Sky, Rose Bud.


Cora works across a number of medium-printmaking, video, sculpture and publications. Her research interest has been exploring various spaces of retreat and isolation, particularly the aesthetic and psychological appeal of civic horticulture, golf courses, lighthouses, islands and the digital landscapes of computer games.

The Library Project Dublin, Chasing Shadows2016
The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendell, UK, The Green Pool Black Rose + The Blue Sky2013
Visual Carlow, A Natural Selection, Graphic Studio + Various Venues2013–present
REVISIT - Templebar Gallery, Oct 2013, Future Everything Festival2013

Research projects

Recent research has involved the promotion and development of printmaking and publication under the working title of Quadrangle Press. Projects have included Parallels 2015- a publication in partnership with The Mountains to Sea Festival and IADT students and staff , and The Foot 2014 - a collaborative publication with sculpture students at IADT


invited speaker at Imprint International Multi disciplinary print conference. Cork 2017
CLTAD (Centre for Learning + Teaching) conference Berlin2010

Awards + Achievements

Cora is a professional member of Visual Artists Ireland and was a board member of the Blackchurch Printstudio. She was awarded studio residency at IMMA 2004 + TBG+S 2010. Curation Projects include – Eight Part Response, Visual, Carlow 2013, What Hiver Studio 8, TBG+S 2009, Elsewhere From Here Workroom Space, Dublin 2003