Entrance to National Library of Ireland with advertising hoarding, 2013
Joan Fowler is a writer on visual art. She has published in numerous magazines including Fugitive Papers and Paper Visual Art Journal. She contributed many articles and reviews for Circa and was a co-editor during the 1980s.
She was educated in Northern Ireland, England, and the United States in visual art and theory. She spent much of her academic career at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin where she held a number of positions.