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Katie Blackwood

Katie Blackwood

Library Assistant

National Irish Visual Arts Library (NIVAL) at National College of Art and Design (NCAD)

BA Fine Art
DRI Role

Research Assistant, Kilkenny Design Workshops demonstrator project

Research Interests
Irish art and design, social history, the future of libraries and archives
Tel: (01)6364242 / (01)6461102


Katie is a library assistant in the National Irish Visual Arts Library based in NCAD. Much of her work involves arranging and cataloguing NIVAL collections, assisting researchers and updating NIVAL databases.

She has worked on several of the libraries special collections including the Artists’ Books, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, the Dorothy Walker collection and the Kilkenny Design Workshops archive.