Paraic Mc Quaid

I am proud to have worked in IADT since 2003. I lecture mainly on the BA Cultural Enterprise programme in Cultural Policy, Visual Cultures, Cultural + Creative Industries, Business Research Methods. I was programme coordinator from 2010-2015. I lecture on the MA Public Cultures as well as the Post Graduate Diploma in Cultural Event Management.


Book Review, Irish Journal of Arts Management + Cultural Policies, Vol 22014
kulturní čtrnáctideník A2 s tématem IRSKÁ LITERATURA, A2 Publication, Czech Republic2012
'Access of Young People to Culture in Europe’ Education, Audiovisual + Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission, EACEA2010


I exhibited as a professional artist working mainly with painting after graduating. I have expanded my practice to include photography, video, installation and community engaged practice.

Life with Edits, the Joinery2011
Ignatius Road, Documentary Screening2010
Life's No Picnic on the Streets, Electric Picnic2008–2012

Research projects

I have conducted action research related to cultural policy with the Interarts Foundation and EACEA (European Commission). Research interests relate to youth participation in culture, cultural policy, visual cultures, visual arts.