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Cora Duncan is a self-taught Irish artist based in the seaside town of Bangor, County Down. She creates collages and paintings by using original and found photography, paper, paint and drawing elements. 

'I like to make work that's as direct as possible and when I'm working, I'm searching for a mood or a memory that feels right and, in order to do that, I'm taking visual inspiration from my dreams, the coast I live on and the surrounding landscape.'


She has been working as a professional artist since 2010 and has been featured by the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts annual show held in the Ulster Museum, Goldenthread Gallery and other group exhibitions. Cora will be exhibiting at 'Art on Loop' in July & August 2023 in Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels.


Prints of current works are available here in the shop and larger pieces are available through Saatchi Art.


To keep up to date with her latest news, go follow her on @coracurates



LLB Hons degree in Law & French.

Queen’s University Belfast &

Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.


LLM Masters degree in Computers & Law.​

Queen’s University Belfast. 


MBA, Masters degree in Business Administration.

University of Ulster.


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Before Cora left university she was already working for a marketing & pr agency which led to marketing posts in various tech companies. After she got her MBA she moved into management consultancy first for a boutique firm and later for a Big4 financial services firm. She specialised in strategy development and performance improvement for the finance & banking, retail, public and creative sectors. 


After her diagnosis with a chronic illness she left her job to focus on her health and it was during this time that she rediscovered her greatest passion - her love of art. 

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