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About the Gallery
The Lewis Glucksman Gallery is a cultural and educational institution that promotes the research, creation and exploration of the visual arts. Located at the main entrance to University College Cork on Western Road, the Glucksman is an award-winning building that includes display spaces, lecture facilities, a riverside restaurant and gallery shop.

About Dr. Lewis Glucksman (1925 - 2006)
The Lewis Glucksman Gallery is named in honour of Dr Lewis Glucksman. Dr. Glucksman was a successful investment banker and renowned philanthropist who with his wife, Loretta Brennan Glucksman, generously supported cultural and educational projects in Ireland and the US.
Loretta Brennan Glucksman is currently the Honorary Patron of the gallery.

Board of Directors
Professor Patrick O'Shea, President UCC, ex-officio
In February 2017, Professor O'Shea became 15th President of University College Cork. A UCC Physics graduate and former Vice President and Chief Research Officer at the University of Maryland in the US, Professor O’Shea was at the helm of a $500 million (€470m) per annum research and innovation enterprise. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is a University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher.

Paula Cogan is Global Director of Sales EMEA, The Doyle Collection. Her role includes key account management of a selection of the top US Multinational companies based in Ireland, as well the development of a comprehensive sales and marketing strategy for the hotel. She is a graduate of University College Cork and regularly travels to the USA, China, UK and Europe promoting Cork as a destination. She is involved in a number of organisations in Cork serving on the boards of Cork Chamber of Commerce, the Cork Convention Bureau and Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Dr. Brian Fay is an artist and educator. His work is in the National Drawing Collection, and the collections of The Crawford Art Gallery, Dublin Institute of Technology, Office of Public Works and private collections. He lectures in Fine Art at the Dublin Institute of Technology. He recently completed a practice led PhD at the University of Northumbria on Drawing, Temporality and the Museum. He is the winner of the 2014 Derwent International Drawing Prize.

Prof. Caroline Fennell is Senior Vice President Academic and Registrar at University College Cork. She has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching and was a founder member of the Board of Women's Studies and MA in Women's Studies in UCC, and also a founder member and co-Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, UCC (2006-8). She was Chair of Irish Research Council for Humanities & Social Sciences from 2009-2012. She was appointed by the Minister to the newly established merged Irish Research Council in 2012.

Dr. Nicholas Fox Weber
is a writer, curator and the Executive Director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. He is the author of fourteen books, and has written extensively about art and literature as well as curating many notable exhibitions at major museums worldwide. He is the founding Director of the American Friends of Le Korsa, a non-profit organisation that assists with medical care and education in Senegal. He is a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and an honorary doctor of University College Cork.

Nora Geary is Deputy Corporate Secretary at University College Cork. Prior to her current role, she worked for many years in the health service in clinical, managerial and leadership positions. She is currently on the Board of Directors of Cork Deaf Enterprises.

Bridie Hartnett, Secretary

Lawrence O'Hana is CEO of Bild Investment Management. He has over 30 years senior management and Board experience in finance and the arts. He was previously VP Philanthropy and Culture at Lehman Brothers managing the bank's corporate charitable foundation LBFE and a senior partner at a global management consultancy based in Dublin undertaking economic development and privatization work for the World Bank, EU and Governments around the globe. He is a Trustee of Fluxus Art Projects a charity supporting emerging artists and a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

The Lewis Glucksman Gallery is committed to good governance and the organisation has adopted the HEA/IUA Governance Code.

The organisation keeps detailed financial records, maintains strict financial controls and is transparent in its audited financial statements. The most recent statement of audited accounts is available here.

The organisation complies with all regulatory requirements and operates in accordance with its Memorandum of Association which is available for download here.

Fiona Kearney, Director

Chris Clarke, Senior Curator Exhibitions
Tadhg Crowley, Senior Curator Education
Mathilde Corbineau, Retail and Development Manager
Mark Flynn, Production Manager
Damian Jones, Administrator

Ellen Byrne, Education and Retail Facilitator
Cillian Moynihan, Education and Retail Facilitator
Aisling Ivers, Education and Retail Facilitator
Aoife Hegarty, Education and Retail Facilitator

Helen Connelly, Accounts

The museum offers curatorial internship opportunities related to various strands of the Glucksman's artistic programme. These project-led placements are awarded on the basis of an advertised application process. Ongoing internship opportunities are available to UCC students through the UCC Works programme. Find out more about gallery internships here.

Current Positions
There are no positions currently available at the museum.

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