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Conor  Gallagher

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ART EDUCATION
Research & Painting Methods Certificate, NCAD, 2008-10

PROFESSIONAL
Director of Eyecon Graphic Design since 1992

STUDIOS
The Chocolate Factory, Dublin since August 2013
Wimbledon Art Studios, London, October 2014 - December 2015
The Red Stables, Dublin August 2012 - July 2013
Studio at Richmond Road Studios, March - August, 2012
Studio at 52 Killick, Pétionville, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sept 2011 - March 2012
Studio at The Model, Sligo, May 2010 until May 2011
Studio at Richmond Road Studios, Dublin, May 2009 until May 2010

SKILLS
Oils, Acrylics, Inks, Gouache, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Photography, Digital Film
I make my own oil paint from pigment

EXHIBITIONS
National Open Art, Mercer's Hall, London October 2016
RUA 135th Annual Exhibition, Belfast, October 2016 - January 2017
RHA 186th Annual Exhibition, Dublin, March - June 2016
'New Art @ RSM', Guildford, UK, Group Show, February - May 2016
'Irish Landscapes', London Irish Centre, Camden, London, Solo Show, December 2015 - January 2016
Open Studios Art Show, Wimbledon Art Studios, London, Group Show, November 2015
VUE National Contemporary Art Fair with Hammond Gallery, RHA Gallery, Dublin, November 2015
'Of this Place', Eight Person Show, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo, July - August 2015
Impressions and Portraits of W.B. Yeats, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo, June 2015
'Of this Place', Eight Person Show, Athena de Madrid, Spain, June 2015
Summer Group Show, Catherine Hammond Gallery, West Cork 2015
Wimbledon Art Studios Summer Show, Group Show, London, May 2015
‘Yeats Landscapes’, Three Person Show, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo, March 2015
‘Invited Sligo Artists’, Group Show, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo, December 2014
‘Images from North Mayo’, Group Show, The Ballinglen Gallery, Co Mayo, December 2014
Wimbledon Art Studios Winter Show, Group Show, London, November 2014
‘Nore Paintings’, a show with Sean Hardie, Framewell Gallery, Thomastown, Co KIlkenny, August 2014
Group Show, Cairde Festival, Yeats Gallery, Sligo, July 2014
Summer Group Show, Catherine Hammond Gallery, West Cork 2014
‘The Curious Eye - An Exhibition about Noticing’, NUI Galway, Group Show, December 2013
‘Contemporary Irish Artists’, Group Show, Irish Cultural Centre, London, March 2013
‘Channels’, Múscailt Arts Festival, NUI Galway, Solo Exhibition, February 2013
‘Sketchbooks’, Group Exhibition, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, December 2012
‘Kenscoff’, Solo Exhibition, Pétionville Club, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, March 2012
Group Show at Galerie Monnin, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Feb-March 2012
Haitian Art Auction (part of Haiti Week), Origin Gallery, Dublin, January 2012
‘Made in Haiti’, Solo Exhibition, The Atrium Gallery, Nazareth House, Sligo, January 2012
‘Higher Ground’, Solo Exhibition, The Model, Sligo, May 2011
‘Brave New Work’, Group Show, Sligo Art Gallery, 2010
‘The Hawk’s Rock’, Sligo, Solo Exhibition, Culture Night 2010
‘The Cailleach of Sligo’, Solo Exhibition, The Model Foyer, 2010
Cairde Festival Art Exhibition, Group Show, Art Mart Studios, Sligo, 2010
NCAD End of Year CEAD Show, 2010
‘Lovers Tree’, Sligo, Solo Exhibition, Culture Night 2009
Boyle Arts Festival, 2009
NCAD End of Year CEAD Show, 2009

AWARDS
Fellowship at Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Mayo, 2013
Studio space at The Red Stables, Dublin, 2012
Studio space at The Model, Sligo, 2010-11

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

COLLECTION
Office of Public Work (Irish Government), Ballinglen Arts Foundation, NUI Galway, Mastercard UK, Digicel, Swiss Government, UN Habitat (Haiti), Hamilton Gallery (Sligo)



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