• Trainer, Mentor, Facilitator
  • Designed and ran training specialising in marketing and product development for giftware, tourism and creative enterprises. Courses on preparation for exhibitions – trade and cultural shows in Ireland and overseas.
    Frequently assists groups towards collective decision making and strategic development.
    Mentor panelist for : various County Enterprise Boards, Crafts Council of Ireland, Craft NI Making It programme, Creative Choices UK on-line guide

  • Retail Gallery Manager, Giftware and Craft Buyer, Commissioning Agent
  • DESIGNyard, Applied Arts Centre in Temple Bar, Dublin 1993-1998
    Contemporary Crafts, Carlingford, Co Louth 1998-2003

  • Reseacher and Representative for Irish Craft
  • Cornelia has an extensive knowledge on Irish craftspeople. She advises various organisations and press who are seeking ‘who’s who’ in Irish craft today.

    She represented Irish craft at international exhibitions – for example SOFA (Sculptural Object Functional Art) Chicago with the Crafts Council of Ireland and the Irish Arts Review.
    She has also advised tour operators looking for studio art content for their tours to Ireland.

    Researcher and Adviser to Irish and International Tour Organisers
    - whose visitors wish to see the best of Irish craftsmanship – US collector tour of Ireland, developed and run by Cornelia in Spring 2008, for Crafts Council of Ireland

  • Marketing and Communication
  • - OAK (Open Art Killenure) at Killenure Castle, Cashel, Co Tipperary
    - 3-day festival in the South East produced by Blackstairs Opera
    2009 Opera in the Castle – Kilkenny
    2008 Opera in the Garden – Borris House, Co Carlow
    - Various Conferences for the Crafts Council of Ireland
    including the Craft Summit at Farmleigh and the Aras January 2011