Marianne Potterton is a multidisciplinary artist based in Doolin, North Clare. She has a 1st Class Honours Degree in Fine Art – Painting From Crawford College of Art and a Masters in European Fine Art from Winchester College of Art U.K and Barcelona. Potterton’s artwork is inspired by Zen, Eastern Philosophy and Indigenous Cultures. Her practice is constantly moving between methods of making and combining unexpected materials. Her newest artworks, The New Earth Grid series, are large scale abstract mixed media paintings on canvas. Her recent works include a series of over 130 oil on canvas paintings, she began this body of work on returning from a 1,000km pilgrim walk from Seville to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. She also works with found objects such as buoys washed up by the sea, both turning these into poetry and 3D paintings and examples such as Spanish Bank statements and drawings on rubble to form Installations.

Solo Exhibitions include On and Off the Wall at The Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon (2018) Prints of Life – a Weeks Work at The Funny Little Gallery, Doolin(2018) Compostela at The Clare Museum(2016).

Recent Group Exhibitions include Surveyor Solstice Arts Centre, Co. Meath November 2022 selected by Davey Moor & 2021 selected by Aisling Prior, & 2020 selected by Cathrine Marshall, Gallery Artist at Foust Gallery Ennistymon, with Floating Ink Works (since 2017) Beyond the Shelf, Word Revolt, Florida, U.S.A.(2021)
She participated in Poetry Town Ennistymon with Creative Support and Visual communications, Shopfront Installations and Poetry Underfoot through Poetry Ireland.
Recipient of a Bursary from Poetry Ireland(2021)