Giselle Harvey is an artist-maker, educator and researcher from Co. Clare who works in a range of art education, community, and research contexts. She has a transdisciplinary eco-social art practice which involves both process-led collaborative community-based work and solo work. She has a strong background in textile making, performance art, art and ecology, deep sustainability, and an interest in the capacity of making stuff locally as a tool of social-environmental change.
Giselle holds a BA in Fashion Design & Textile Making, and a H. Dip & M. Ed in Adult and Community Education. She is currently an Irish Research Council Scholar undertaking art-based PhD research in the Limerick School of Art & Design to develop creative eco-embodied workshops to support communities to make social-ecological change. Recent awards include an artist residency at Cill Rialaig Village and the Arts Council Agility Award.