Publications

2019       Book ‘SOUL SEERS’ An Irish Anthology of Celtic Shamanism Joint Editor in collaboration with Karen Ward -Moon Mna Womens Celtic Circles, contributing essay writer & featured artist of all original artwork in this publication. COMING SOON Acrobat Publishers.

2019  The Times Newspaper- Ireland Edition -14th January ‘Stitched With Love’ Community Art Project featured in article.

Four blankets knitted by 300 women from around the world are to be exhibited in an art show about the Tuam mother and baby home….Barbara O’Meara, the Dublin based artist behind the blanket project called ‘ The Covering’ took 796 knitted pieces… stitched them into four blankets to represent the four provinces of Ireland.

The Times 14/01/2019

‘THE COVERING’ STITCHED WITH LOVE BABY BLANKET LAID OUT TUAM BURIAL SITE 2018

               2018 Dublin Gazette Newspaper Five Lamps Arts Festival ‘Stitched With Love’ Stitch In CHQ Dublin

Dublin Gazette review “Of particular note is O’Meara’s project ‘The Covering’, a baby blanket made out of 796 squares, one for each baby found buried at the Tuam mother and baby home. Visitors are encouraged to meet the artist and knit, stitch, crochet or weave their own baby square…” Stitch In CHQ Dublin Five Lamps Arts Festival 2018

2018  The Irish Times Newspaper ‘Images of the Week’, 30.09.18 ‘The Covering’ Tuam Baby Blanket Art Installation at Tuam Burial Site with ‘Stitched with Love’ Community and Tuam Survivors Groups. Healing Ceremony performed by Karen Ward of Moon Mna

IRISH TIMES PICTURE OF THE WEEK 30/09/2018 ‘THE COVERING’ BARBARA O’MEARA

‘My Name is Bridget’ by Alison O’ Reilly Gill Books – ISBN 978-0-7171-8042-4 paragraph with details of community healing art project ‘Stitched With Love’ Tuam Baby Blanket & Art Installation with Healing Ceremony The Covering at site of Tuam Mother and Baby burial site
Original Concept, Design & Facilitator of project

LIVING IN BALANCE – EQUINOX – SEPTEMBER FEATURE MOON MNA DIARY 2017

Moon Mna Diary Journal September 2017 Feature: Living in Balance

Acrobat Publishing & Design

    
Heart Beats –‘Art to Heart’ WINTER Newsletter 2016 IMAGE

FIRE and ICE’ MIXED MEDIA – HEART BEATS NEWSLETTER 2015

                 Sli an Chroi Spring Newsletter
Image ‘Na Leanai’ Exhibition

2016      
Heart Beats –‘Art to Heart’ Summer Newsletter Article & Images ‘Na Leanai’

Luisne Centre for Spirituality Co. Wiclow 2015 ‘APPEALING ABSTRACTION’ ART COURSE Poster Image & Design

2015      
Luisne Centre for Spirituality POSTER: Image Design for ‘Open Floor Dance Therapy’


DREAM WORLD – OIL ON CANVAS Barbara O’Meara Artist

ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR OPEN FLOOR DANCE POSTER LUISNE SPIRITUALITY CENTRE

2014       ‘Art to Heart’ Newsletter ‘Heartbeats’ – Artist Photograph

2013       ‘Belfast Telegraph’ 11th January 2013 Pick of the Week Review & Photograph ‘Heartlands’ Exhibition

BELFAST TELEGRAPH PICK OF THE WEEK HEARTLANDS SOLO EXHIBITION 11/01/2013

PICK OF THE WEEK ART: HEARTLANDs

BELFAST TELEGRAPH 11/01/13

2013       Space Inside Arts Magazine Cover Image ’Heartlands’& article Vol 9 Issue 2

  2012 RED STABLES Summer School Book Artist Image page 35    Publisher Dublin City Council Arts Office ISBN 978-0-9554281-8-0

2011       Heart Beats -‘Art to Heart’ Newsletter – November Edition –Lusitanian Flora

2009       Heart Beats -‘Art to Heart’ Newsletter – December Edition ‘Making Senses’

2007    ‘Graduate Review’ – The Irish Times – Aidan Dunne

2007 B.A (Hons) Degree Fine Art Thesis – Art, Trauma & Healing N.C.A.D. National College of Art & Design