Emma Barone is a Visual Artist based in Birr, Co. Offaly. She has been drawing and painting since she was old enough to hold pencils and brushes. Emma spent many years studying and working in the areas of animation, interior design, graphics and jewellery. She has also worked with stained glass, mosaic, architectural ceramics, visual merchandising and kitchen design. Her work has been featured in several magazines such as The Irish Arts Review, Senior Times, House and Home, Midland Arts, Midland Tribune and The Sunday Independent, among others.
Emma has enjoyed 19 successful solo exhibitions to date.
She has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including several juried shows all over Ireland. Her works hang in public collections in the Amsterdam World Trade Centre, Offaly County Council, Public Offices, Midland Regional Hospital and throughout Ireland, Europe and the United States. Emma has published two books in collaboration with Hennessy Award winning writer Eileen Casey.
Emma describes her work like the Irish weather, constantly changing and forever evolving.