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Áine O'Hara is a white person wearing a pink and red polka dot shirt and silver heart earrings. Their black hair is tied up in a bun and their fringe is orange. They are looking away and smiling.

Áine O'Hara

Áine O’Hara is an award-winning visual artist and facilitator focused on creating exciting and provocative work with, for, and about people who are often left out of traditional art and performance spaces. Áine wants to create work that uplifts and supports disabled and chronically ill artists and audiences.

Áine’s work has toured nationally and internationally and they have shown work across the UK and Europe. In 2020 they were the recipient of A4 Sounds ‘We Only Want the Earth Project’ award which culminated in a solo show ‘The Patient Will See You Now’ at the gallery in December 2020. Áine was awarded the Next Generation Award from the Arts Council in 2022 and recently received the Radical Spirit Fringe Festival Award for “The Rest Rooms” a programme and space that celebrated disabled joy and rest as resistance.

Áine is one of the founders of Chronic Collective –  is a multidisciplinary curatorial art collective with a strong focus on accessibility in the arts.

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