Artist, author and illustrator, Pippa Sweeney brings together her extended range of felted art and playfully framed celebration gifts for Showcase 2019. Pippa’s felt artwork appeals to both the international and home audiences due to her skillful interpretation and breathtaking realism of the Irish landscape and culture. Whether a stone wall, pebbles on the beach or the full Irish breakfast – each hand felted image captures a unique and evocative memory of Ireland.Complimenting Pippa’s felt art is her Good Wishes range – a series of playfully framed poetry gifts for every type of family celebration.
An award winning children’s author with an MA in authorial Illustration, Pippa is represented by a number of Irish galleries and has recently held a solo exhibition of her felt art at the Joan Clancy Gallery in County Waterford. Pippa is also the owner of the Beach House, an Irish Craft and Gift shop in Dungarvan, County Waterford and is a member of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland and Feltmakers Ireland.