Conor Gallagher

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Conor Gallagher

Conor Gallagher

In 2016-17 Conor's work has been exhibited at the RHA, RUA, RA and NOA Exhibitions. He won Best Irish Artist at the 20th National Open Art Exhibition in London in October 2016.

His work is predominantly landscape based with emphasis on particular places such as estuaries, rocky outcrops, sacred trees, cities and rivers.

Conor is interested in exploring new surfaces and materials including aluminium, glue, pigment, plaster and wax.



Art Education

Research & Painting Methods Certificate, NCAD, 2008-10

 

Professional

Designer at Eyecon Graphic Design since 1992

 

Studios

1/16 + The Chocolate Factory, Dublin 1

10/14 - 12/15 Wimbledon Art Studios, London

07/13 - 10/14 The Chocolate Factory, Dublin 1

08/12 - 07/13 The Red Stables, Dublin 3

03/12 - 08/12 Richmond Road Studios, Dublin 3

09/11 - 03/12 52 Killick, Pétionville, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

05/10 - 05/11 The Model, Sligo

05/09 - 05/10 Richmond Road Studios, Dublin 3

 

Skills

Oils, Acrylics, Inks, Gouache, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Graphics, Photography, Digital Film

 

Awards and Residencies

2017 Luddes Hus Residency, Læsø, Denmark

2016 20th National Open Art Prize Winner, Regional Award Ireland, London

2013 Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship

2012 Studio space at The Red Stables, Dublin

2010 Studio space at The Model, Sligo

 

Publications

‘Of this place, contemporary visual reflections from Yeats country’, 2015

Conor Gallagher/Brian McDonagh/John O’Connor WB Yeats Landscape Exhibition,

Hamilton Gallery, 2015

 

Collections

Adare Manor Hotel, Deutsche Bank, Office of Public Works, Ballinglen Arts Foundation,

NUI Galway, Mastercard UK, Digicel, Swiss Government

 

Exhibitions

 

2017 

'Christmas Miscellany' Group Show, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

RA Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

Group Show, Cairde Festival, The Model, Sligo

‘Facing West’, Boyle Arts Festival, Co Roscommon, Group Exhibition

‘Crazy Jane’, Group Show, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

'Conor Gallagher i Læsø', Luddes Hus, Byrum, Læsø, Denmark

 

2016 

RHA 186th Annual Exhibition, Dublin

Winter Group Show, Catherine Hammond Gallery, West Cork

National Open Art, Mercer’s Hall, London

RUA 135th Annual Exhibition, Belfast, October

‘A Terrible Beauty is Born’, Group Show, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

 Boyle Arts Festival, Co Roscommon, Group Exhibition

Summer Group Show, Catherine Hammond Gallery, West Cork

 

2015 

‘Irish Landscapes’, Solo Show, London Irish Centre, Camden, London

VUE National Contemporary Art Fair with Catherine Hammond Gallery, RHA Gallery, Dublin

Wimbledon Art Studios Winter Show, Group Show, London

‘Of this Place’, Eight Person Show, Athena de Madrid, Spain

Summer Group Show, Catherine Hammond Gallery, West Cork

Wimbledon Art Studios Summer Show, Group Show, London

‘Yeats Landscapes’, Three Person Show, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

 

2014 

‘Invited Sligo Artists’, Group Show, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

‘Images from North Mayo’, Group Show, The Ballinglen Gallery, Co Mayo

Wimbledon Art Studios Winter Show, Group Show, London,

‘Nore Paintings’, a show with Sean Hardie, Framewell Gallery, Thomastown, Co KIlkenny,

Group Show, Cairde Festival, Yeats Gallery, Sligo

 Summer Group Show, Catherine Hammond Gallery, West Cork

 

2013 ‘

The Curious Eye - An Exhibition about Noticing’, NUI Galway, Group Show,

‘Contemporary Irish Artists’, Group Show, Irish Cultural Centre, London

‘Channels’, Múscailt Arts Festival, NUI Galway, Solo Exhibition

 

2012 

‘Sketchbooks’, Group Exhibition, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin

‘Kenscoff’, Solo Exhibition, Pétionville Club, Port-au-Prince,

 

 

 

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