Meath County Council Arts Office is pleased to present Places, Histories and Other Matters, a solo exhibition by Helsinki based Meath artist Jane Hughes.

Originally from Navan, Jane has worked internationally as a visual artist, curator and educator in Germany and Finland for over a decade.

Following her BA in Fine Art from the National College of Art and Design Dublin in 2006, Jane went on to complete an MA in Environmental Art at Aalto University Helsinki in 2012.

Her work relates to social history and is largely researched from old photographic sources. Hughes paints from images collected in libraries, encyclopaedias, historical books, flea markets and newspaper archives; taking disregarded photographs and reincarnating them as paintings.

Featuring a series of 15 painted works, Places, Histories and Other Matters will be on display at Toradh Gallery in Ashbourne Library and Cultural Centre from 18th November 2010 and will remain until 10th January 2020.   Further information can be obtained by contacting the Arts Office at  or 046 9097414.