Michael Carroll (Chicago, IL) has been a Celtic artist for over 25 years, creating original illuminated pages in the style of the Book of Kells. He is a founding member of the American Celtic Exhibition group which toured the US from 2000-2010, and his work has been shown internationally. Since 2018 he has been Celtic Art instructor at the Irish American Heritage Center in Chicago, and is the author of the recently published “Knotwork By Hand and Eye” (Amazon Books).
Knotwork seems mysterious and complex…until you know the lost secret of the monks. These easy, historical methods require no math or formulas, only pencil and paper. For adults, teens and children over 10 years. Join us at Michael Carroll’s workshop and be amazed at what you can do! Registration is required. Sign up at www.bettendorflibrary.com/events.
2023 Global Gathering Ireland is funded by the Bettendorf Public Library Foundation and supported by our Title Sponsor: Northwest Bank & Trust and Presenting Sponsor: Iowa American Water Company.