Gemma O’Brien

How to Be An Ultra Artist
Gemma O'Brien
Gemma O'Brien
How to Be An Ultra Artist

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  • Oct 26 from 15:00 to 15:40

Gemma O’Brien is an internationally renowned designer and artist known for her bold graphics, illustrative lettering and murals.

Her work has been commissioned by Apple, Nike, Google, and is held in the permanent collection of the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City.

Outside her commercial design work, she explores language, nature and the human experience through her art practice.

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After a decade working in the field of graphic design, art and illustration, Gemma O’Brien became intrigued with the idea that ultra running actually might hold the secrets of how to endure a long life as an artist.

Join her at KIKK in Namur 2023 as she shares the early stories of her career, the hands-on processes behind her largest wall installations and explains what she thinks it means to be an ultra artist.