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Dee Deegan (BAAD, BAFA (Hons), hDip, MACP) is a Galway based Artist Teacher with specialised experience in Printmaking and Photography. Dee has worked as a lecturer in Contemporary Art at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, taught in several second level schools and worked as a volunteer in the Education Centre in Limerick Prison. Dee’s role as an Artist Teacher and her quest to explore creative possibilities with people of all ages has led her to recently establish her own art school; Galway Art Academy. Dee completed her MA in Creative Practice in 2017 and both her visual and theoretical research address questions relating to identity and in particular the identity of the Artist-Teacher. Dee graduated with a first-class honour in Art & Design Teacher Education from LIT in 2014 having previously completed her honours degree in printmaking at GMIT. In 2014 Galway City Council awarded her an Individual Artists Bursary and in 2012 she was selected for the Claremorris Open Exhibition. Dee also spent three weeks in Finland in 2011 on an artist’s bursary awarded by Leargas and Galway VEC. She has taken part in several group exhibitions in Galway, Dublin and London and her work is held in private collections.