Culture Night 2013

As part of Culture Night, Abigail Smith and I will present work arising from our year long residency in Dublin City Council’s Albert Cottages, Hampstead park in Glasnevin, Dublin. Works will include oil paintings of urban landscapes and large spray paint work based on scientific diagrams. Live music will be performed by Abigail Smith (voice and viola) and Lioba Petrie (cello). The music will include field recordings made by Abigail during the residency.

The Lab. Foley Street. Studio 1, 2nd Floor: Abigail Smith & John O’Reilly – Live Music & Paintings – Sights and Sounds from Albert Cottages

Times / Duration of Event: 7.00pm – 10.00pm

Culture Night 2013

Kilkenny Arts Festival Exhibition 2013

I will have some work at the Kilkenny Arts Festival Exhibition, 9th-18th August 2013, with the Jonathan Swift Gallery.
Gallery Venue: Former National Irish Bank, The Parade, Kilkenny. (Opposite the Left Bank on Rose Inn Street)

Some of the other artists in the show include: Imogen Stuart, Myra Jago, Gwen Wilkinson, Ann Quinn, Clifford Collie, Irene Barry, Sean Molloy, Alison Kay, Bartosz Kolata, Gillian Lawler, Colin Martin, Anthony Scott, Nuala O’Donovan, Liam Flynn, Eilis O’Connell

Kilkenny Arts Festival Exhibition 2013

RHA Annual Exhibition 2013

I am delighted to have a piece accepted for this years RHA annual exhibition. The show runs through to the 17 August.

Preview: Monday 27 May 6 – 8pm, All Welcome.
Location: 15 Ely Pace, Dublin 2.

This year the Annual will include work by, Donald Teskey RHA, Martin Gale RHA, Amelia Stein RHA, Una Sealy ARHA, Carey Clarke PPRHA, Mick O’Dea RHA, Michael Cullen RHA, Abigail O’Brien RHA, Kathy Prendergast, Alan Phelan, Janet Mullarney, Mary A Kelly and Alison Pilkington, among many others.

RHA Annual Exhibition 2013

Winter Exhibition 2012 – Belfast

I will have some work hanging at the Johnathan Swift Gallery Winter Exhibition in Belfast. At the Malone Avenue Junction of the Lisburn Road beside Blush Boutique.

Saturday: 11am-6pm
Monday – Friday: 12 Noon – 6pm

There is also work by: Anne Madden, JB Vallely, Colin Martin, Irene Barry, Imogen Stuart, Bartosz Kolata, Eoin O’Connor, Clifford Collie, Eilis O’Connell, Bourke, Judy Hamilton, Louis le Brocquy, Selma Makela, Wesley Triggs, Catherine Greene, Myra Jago, Katy Simpson & Anthony Scott.

Winter Exhibition 2012 – Belfast

Wexford Festival Opera

I will have some work at the Jonathan Swift Gallery’s Annual Wexford Festival Exhibition.
Wexford Festival Opera: 24th October – 4th November 2012

59 North Main Street, Wexford
(The former Irish Nationwide Building)

Other artists include: Anne Madden, Colin Martin, Irene Barry, Hugh Delap, Imogen Stuart, Bartosz Kolata, Eoin O’Connor, Clifford Collie, Natalia Black, Eilis O’Connell, Judy Hamilton, William Crozier, Ann Quinn, Louis le Brocquy, JB Vallely, Selma Makela, Wesley Triggs, John Shinnors, Myra Jago, Anthony Scott & Gillian Lawler.

Wexford Festival Opera

Solo Exhibition – September 13th – November 10th – 2012

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Thursday 13th September at 7pm will see the opening night of my new solo exhibition Transient in Draíocht Arts Centre – Blanchardstown. Please come along.

Find information on how to get to Draíocht here.

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Solo Exhibition – September 13th – November 10th – 2012

RHA Annual Exhibition 2012

I am delighted to have had two pieces accepted for this years RHA annual exhibition. The official opening is on Monday 28 May at 6pm (all welcome). The exhibition will run until Saturday 18 August.

Location: 15 Ely Pace, Dublin 2.

Opening Hours
Monday & Tuesday 11am – 5pm
Wednesday – Saturday 11am – 7pm
Sunday 2 – 5pm.

This year the Annual Exhibition will include work by Alice Maher RHA, Mick O’Dea RHA, Imogen Stuart RHA, Liam Belton RHA, Stephen McKenna PPRHA, Una Sealy ARHA, Pauline Bewick RHA, Carey Clarke PPRHA, Martin Gale RHA, Michael Quane RHA, Richard Gorman RHA, James Hanley RHA, Amelia Stein RHA, Eilis O’Connell RHA, Thomas Brezing, Alan Butler, Eileen Cooper RA and Sheila Rennick, among many others.

RHA Annual Exhibition 2012

Christmas Exhibition, Belfast

I have some work showing with the Jonathan Swift Gallery Christmas Exhibition at 168 Lisburn Road, Belfast.
(An 1,800 sq ft premises beside Blush Boutique at the Malone Avenue Junction of the Lisburn Road).

Other artists also exhibiting include: LOUIS LE BROCQUY, LIAM BELTON, MICHAEL CANNING, CLIFFORD COLLIE, CATHERINE GREENE, JUDY HAMILTON, WILLIWM CROZIER, CAROLYN MULHOLLAND, COLIN MARTIN, EILIS O’CONNELL, EOIN O’CONNOR, ANTHONY SCOTT, JB VALLELY and more.

Opening Hours:
Monday to Saturday 11am – 6pm
Exhibition continues until 23rd December 2011.

Christmas Exhibition, Belfast

Cherrylane Fine Arts – Winter group exhibition

Cherrylane Fine Arts invites you for a Christmas drink and to enjoy a new collection of works by gallery artists and some guest artists this coming Thursday, 1st Dec from 5.30 – 8.30p.m at their new temporary space located in the middle of Greystones Main Street. 1 minute from the Greystones DART station.

On exhibit we will include new works by Hennesy Craig Award winner 2011 Francis Matthews, The Don Niccolo d’Ardia Carraciolo Award winner 2011 Francis O’Toole. Also works by BP Portrait Award participant 2011 Al Freney and two stunning new pieces by David Begley.

Also new works by guest artists:

Andrew Hood, Robert Ryan, Mark Cullen, Raymond Hosty, Maria Levinge, Catherine Barron, Ann Quinn, Maighread Tobin, Radek Rola, Joby Hickey, OMIN, Hanneke Van Ryswyk, Philip S. Childs, John O’Reilly, Stephen Cullen, Gerard Mc Gourty, Dave West and more..

Bronze works by:

Leo Higgins, Ian Pollock and Anna Campbell

Cherrylane Fine Arts – Winter group exhibition

Talbot Gallery – Wrapping up for Christmas

I will have a piece at the Talbot Gallery’s Christmas show, Wrapping up for Christmas

Opening drinks reception 6pm, Friday December 2nd 2011
Exhibition continues December 2nd – 22nd 2011.

The show will comprise of small artworks, all of the same size, being sold at the same price; 200 euro.
Alongside the small artworks, six emerging Irish designers will be showcasing pieces from their latest collections, which will be individually priced. We hope this will prove a fruitful opportunity for interested clientele to start following and supporting artists at an affordable price, while also being able to peruse the stock of Dublin’s most sophisticated designers.

Artists
Anne Hendrick – Ian John Coughlan – Bennie Reilly – Cecilia Danell – Mary A Fitzgerald – Doreen Kennedy Louise Butler – Lucy Sheridan – Michelle Considine – Laura Fitzgerald – Ciara O’Hara – Colette Cronin – Eimear Jean McCormack – Adam Fearon – Mars Wright – John O’ Reilly – Sanja Trodorovic – Beatrice O Connell – Joe Stanley – Myra Jago – Stephen Morris – Nickie Hayden – Claire Halpin – Felicity Clear – Kate Murphy – Suzanne Mooney – Emmet Kierans – Miriam McConnon – Joby Hickey – Aisling ni Chonraoi – Beatrice O Connell – Emma Hogan – Deirdre Hayden – Claire Murphy and more.

Designers:
Meabh de Burca – Julie Nolan – Theresa burger – Sara Wiegersma – Justyna Truchanowska – Muireann Walshe

Talbot Gallery – Wrapping up for Christmas

VUE 2011, National Contemporary Art Fair, RHA Dublin

I will have some work hanging with the Talbot Gallery and Studios as part of VUE 2011, The National Contemporary Art Fair, which will take place in the RHA Gallery.

This event will run from Thursday November 3rd, until Sunday November 6th 2011.

Over 15 contemporary Irish art galleries will be taking part in VUE and each will be showcasing recent work by some of Ireland’s leading artists.

The artists that will be representing the Talbot Gallery and Studios are:

Hugh Delap
Sanja Todorovic
Laura Fitzgerald
Michelle Considine
Ciara O’Hara
Cecilia Danell
Anne Hendrick
Bennie Reilly
John O’Reilly
Joe Stanley
Beatrice O’Connell
Lucy Sheridan
Tracy Hanna
Louise Butler
Clare Henderson
Suzanne Mooney
Emma Hogan
Eimear Jean McCormack
Claire Halpin
Jane Fogarty

Running alongside the Talbot Gallery are galleries such as Rubicon Gallery, Kerlin Gallery, Jorgensen Fine Art, the Peppercanister Gallery, Graphic Studio Gallery, Taylor Galleries, The Green on Red Gallery, The Paul Kane Gallery, Oliver Sears Gallery, Oonagh Young Gallery, Cross Gallery, Molesworth Gallery, Stoney Road Press, the Fenderesky Gallery in Belfast, as well as the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

VUE 2011, National Contemporary Art Fair, RHA Dublin

Kilkenny Arts Festival 2011

I have some pieces hanging with the Jonathan Swift Gallery at this years Kilkenny Arts Festival.

5th-14th August 2011
1 High Street, Kilkenny. (formerly the Irish Nationwide building)
Open Daily: 10.30am-6pm

Others artists include: Louis le Brocquy, Tony O’Malley, Catherine Greene, Judy Hamilton, Colin Martin, Eoin O’Connor, Anthony Scott, Ann Quinn, Ellis O’Connell, Michael Jackson and Clifford Collie.

Kilkenny Arts Festival 2011

Summer Exhibition – Cherrylane Fine Arts

I currently have a number of pieces showing at the Cherrylane Fine Arts Gallery Summer Exhibition.

The exhibition includes a collection of new paintings, drawings and print works by: Francis Matthews, David Begley, Francis O’Toole, Robert Ryan, Andrew Hood, Raymond Hosty, Mark Cullen, Maria Levinge, Al Freney, Tom Scott, Hanneke van Ryswyk, Rae Perry, Derek Fitzpatrick, Dave West.

The show runs until 31st August 2011.
Cherrylane Fine Arts,
Killincarrig,
Delgany,
Co.Wicklow

Summer Exhibition – Cherrylane Fine Arts