23/05/2019, SHAPING IRELAND, Contemporary Artist Panel Event, National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq, Dublin2, Ireland.

Apr 06 2019


Education, Learning and Engagment Programme, 13 April -7 July 2019.

Contemporary Artist Panel Event, Thursday 23rd May 2019 , 6.30 pm

Artistic responses to the Irish landscape can take many forms. Artists Caoimhe Kilfeather, Mairead O’hEocha, Niamh O’Malley and Amelia Stein, who work using the distinctive mediums of sculpture, painting, drawing and photography, will be brought together to discuss their relationship with the Irish landscape, and how it informs their art. The panel will be chaired by Donal Maguire, exhibition curator.

Shaping Ireland Education Programme

SHAPING IRELAND, Landscapes in Irish Art. 13/04/2019 -07/07/2019, The National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Sq, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Feb 25 2019

Spanning 250 years, Shaping Ireland, Landscapes in Irish Art comprises artworks by 50 artists exploring the relationship between people and the environment.

Encompassing a range of artistic media, from paintings and sculptures to photography and video, this exhibition examines the representation of different land types to reveal the significant role artists have played in visualising aspects of human impact on the shape of the natural world.

Curator: Donal Maguire, Manager, ESB CSIA, National Gallery of Ireland.

“Hand Cut Bog”, 2010. Silver Gelatin Print, 37 cm X 37 cm.

“White Stable”, 2012. Silver Gelatin Print, 40 cm x 50 cm.

“Teachaín a’Watch”, 2015, Archival Pigment Print, 60 cm X 80 cm.

THE PARTED VEIL, 12/04/2019- 30/06/2019, The Glucksman, University College Cork, Ireland

Feb 25 2019

The Parted Veil: Commemoration in photographic practices will be an exhibition of Irish artists who use the photographic image to consider ideas of remembrance and celebration, and especially to reflect how intimate experiences express the wider events shaping our contemporary world.

As part of the Decade of Commemorations, The Parted Veil: Commemoration in photographic practices will take place at the Glucksman, University College Cork, from April – July 2019.













“Laundry”, 57 x 57cm, Archival Pigment print, Bamboo paper, Edition of 10





REGARD X, 08/03/2019- 18/06/2019 Bourn Vincent Gallery, University of Limerick, Ireland.

Feb 25 2019

REGARD X, a celebration of the outstanding contribution made by women to the National Self Portrait Collection of Ireland.   The University of Limerick is home to this extraordinary collection of self-portraits that are available to view across the campus. Paintings, sculptures, print, photography, film, textile art and many other media are all represented in this exhibition that charts the changing face of Irish art.  REGARD X will be launched by Abigail O’Brien, first woman President of the Royal Hibernian Academy .

Group Exhibition