Rosemarie Langtry is a contemporary visual artist based in Ballinahown, while works from her Making Space Studio, Athlone, painting mainly with encaustic medium. She has recently graduated in Fine Art from GMIT and has a certificate in Community Art Development from NUI Maynooth. In 2013 Langtry participated in Engaged, a group show in the Luan Gallery, Athlone. Her work was selected for VISUAL, Carlow, as part of Eigse 2014 curated by Martin Gale and Rachel Joynt and the Galway Fringe Festival open submission 2014 and 2015. She is a participating artist in Continuance, a collaborative sculpture created for the Year of Craft and was one of three involved in making Earth, Wind and Fire a large sculpture on display at Lough Boora Parklands, County Offaly. Rosemarie has recently completed a residency at Cill Rialaig, County Kerry. She has work included in the State Art Collection and many private collectors nationally and internationally. Her design has been selected to be part of the Jack and Jill Children’s foundation arts initiative Hares on the March. Rosemarie works within the community, facilitating art classes for children, women’s groups and active retirement groups.