Daniel Chester is a visual artist living and working in County Leitrim. He has completed a Masters in Visual Arts Practices through the college of Art and Design Dun Laoghaire. He has recently exhibited in the shows” Corporate Republic” Leitrim Sculpture Centre, “White noise” Studio six, Temple Bar Galleries and “Public Gesture” The Lab exhibition space, Dublin.
Daniel Chester’s practice investigates issues that look at contemporary Ireland within the framework of social, political and economic conditions. Through the use of drawings, painting, video and photography Chester aims to question the abuse of the power within contemporary Ireland and how this has had a dramatic effect on the Irish psyche, landscape, confidence and economic future.
“The form and elements of my artwork, as well as its methods and processes, underlie an inherent subtext that suggests a history of memory as defined through the concepts and actualities of both current and historic events.”