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Ruaíri Ó Cuív

Ruairí Ó Cuív is Public Art Officer with Dublin City Council. His principal role is the development of the Dublin City Public Art Programme and management of public art commissions under the Per Cent for Art Scheme. He has a central role in the implementation of Dublin City Council Public Art Policy and the Decommissioning Policy for Public Art. Previously he was an independent curator and arts consultant specialising in public art, exhibition curation, evaluation and research. He co-curated the GPO Witness History Public Art Commissions (2016) and Dublin Airport Terminal 2 (2009) as well as curating public art commissions for Kerry County Council (2003-2006), HSE, Department of Education, and other educational institutions. He was director of Temple Bar Gallery and Studios (1991-96), curator of exhibitions at the Douglas Hyde Gallery (1989-91) and Royal Hospital Kilmainham (1987-89).