Alison Armstrong – writer, painter

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Alison Armstrong’s life time involvement in Irish literature includes authoring, The Joyce of Cooking (Station Hill Press, 1986) and a volume of textual scholarship, “The Herne’s Egg” by W.B. Yeats: The Manuscript Materials (Cornell Univ. Press, 1993). Her essays and reviews have appeared in A Wake Newslitter, Irish Literary Supplement, James Joyce Literary Supplement, American Arts Quarterly, etc.; short fiction and poetry have been published in BOMB magazine, Exquisite Corpse, James Joyce Broadsheet, Mid-American Review, PN Review, etc. A one act play, “Ismene,” – in a projected series of staged monologues — was published in Notre Dame Review (Summer 2009). Her paintings and small sculptures have been widely exhibited since 1980 and are held in many private collections.

The Joyce of Cooking

The Joyce of Cooking

The Bison (detail of The Gift 2005-2007) oil, mixed media

The Bison (detail of The Gift 2005-2007) oil, mixed media

The Herne's Egg. Manusccript Materials of WB Yeats,  Alison Armstrong, editor

The Herne’s Egg. Manusccript Materials of WB Yeats, Alison Armstrong, editor

LIGHT ON HUDSON (detail in progress) oil on canvas 48 x 52 inches

LIGHT ON HUDSON (detail in progress) oil on canvas 48 x 52 inches

FIRST HORSE Diptych oil on plywood

First Horse Diptych oil on plywood

ROARING OF GLENCAR FALLS  oil, steel dust, salt

ROARING OF GLENCAR FALLS oil, steel dust, salt

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