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Irish painter, stage designer, writer, lecturer, and administrator, one of the most important pioneers of modern art in her country. She was born in Dublin, where she studied at the Metropolitan School of Art before spending two years (1917–19) at the Westminster School of Art in London, where *Sickert was among her teachers. In 1920 she went to Paris, where she studied with *Lhote and then with *Gleizes (along with her friend Evie *Hone) and she returned to visit Gleizes regularly until 1932.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)