21. Nuala Goodman
My plate is a drawing of the Casino Marino in Dublin and the Villa Rotonda in Vicenza. The background is the sea in between, the platinum drops trace the link between the two buildings.
Nuala Goodman is an Irish artist who has lived and worked in Milan since coming to work at Ettore Sottsass’ studio. In the design world she has worked with Alessi, Swatch and Moroso, among others. In 1995 cofounded “I+I” ,a company designing objects and textiles produced in India and Nepal, using traditional artisan techniques.
Currently involved in new projects with I+I and Alessi. Most recent solo exhibition was ‘Gardens’ at Palazzo Fortuny Venice, also shown at Rosanna Orlandi Milan and Farmleigh in Dublin. In collaboration with Moroso. Nuala’s work is represented in the permanent collection of the Fortuny Museum, O.P.W. Dublin as well as in private collections.
‘Meditation on Plates, inspired by Lord Charlemont’s Casino’ is the first time she has curated an exhibition. Portrait of Nuala by Frances Melhop.