September 3rd 2019 Catherine was awarded the Jim/Naughton TileStyle Bursary at the Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2019.The Bursary will help fund a series of portraits on carers that she plans to create over the following year highlighting the important contributions of Carers to the community.
Catherine Creaney with Andrew Hetherington (Chief Executive Business to Arts)
Catherine Creaney with Gerard McNaughton (Chairman Business to Arts)
Gerard McNaughton (Chairman Business to Arts), Avril Hutch (Associate Director - Head of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion) and Catherine Creaney
Catherine collecting Jim McNaughton/ TileStyle Business to Arts Award at the Allianz Business Awards 2019
5th of March 2019 RCSI, Accenture and Business to Arts unveiled a series of new portraits of historical female leaders in healthcare at RCSI. Women on Walls at RCSI in partnership with Accenture recognises the pioneering achievements of a group of eight extraordinary women and aims to enhance the visibility of historical female leaders in healthcare to inspire future generations. In March 2018, artists were invited to submit a proposal to Business to Arts, project managers of the initiative. A selection committee identified six artists who were commissioned to paints the portraits. The group of artists have worked with RCSI archivists to research their subjects and complete the portraits.
The following artists have completed their commissions, creating a series of eight individual portraits: Benita Stoney, Catherine Creaney, Enda Griffin, Mick O'Dea, Molly Judd and William Nathans.
Benita Stoney, Mick O'Dea, Molly Judd, Catherine Creaney and Enda Griffin at the Women on Walls Launch at the RCSI, Dublin.
The Artists being interviewed about the process of creating the portraits at the RCSI Launch March 2019
Catherine Creaney's painting of Barbara Maive Stokes (Paediatrician and Disability Rights Campaigner) being carried up the stairs to the boardroom at the RCSI, Dublin