Dara McGee has been Artistic director at Áras Éanna since March 2017. Previous to this Dara worked as a freelance artist, set designer and scenic painter working in Film, Theatre and Television. Dara has worked with theatre companies such as Druid, Macnas, Siamsa Tíre, An Taibhdhearc and Decadent. Film and TV work includes projects for TG4, RTÉ, BBC. Dara was production designer on ‘Cré na Cille’ for ROSG productions.
Dara holds a BA(hons) Fine Art from Ulster University Art College, Belfast and has had many solo and group exhibitions. Dara has also performed live Art shows in Ireland, Scotland Wales, USA, Canada, Norway, Belgium and Africa.
As an artist Dara hopes that his artist-led approach to the programming and activities will see Áras Éanna flourish to be a unique, special and creative space on the beautiful island of Inis Oírr.