Two Shows

SEP 23 – OCT 7 2023
Artists: Brian Bourke & Peadar Jolliffe-Byrne

These two exhibitions run concurrently

On the last day of his current exhibition, Sat Dec 1st, from 3 – 5pm, he will be talking about his work in conversation with Rosemarie Noone of Claremorris Gallery. Refreshments will be served, admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

SEP 23 – OCT 7, 2023
wed to sat, 1 – 6pm, or by appointment

Brian Bourke

Born in Dublin in 1936, Brian Bourke is one of the most prominent artists of his generation of Irish painters and an enduring influence on his contemporaries with a career that has spanned over sixty years. Brian studied briefly at the National College of Art in Dublin and St. Martin’s School of Art in London. He represented Ireland at the Paris Biennale and the Lugano Exhibition of Graphics, both in 1965. He won the Arts Council portrait competition in 1965, the Munster and Leinster Bank competition in 1966 and first prize in the Irish Exhibition of Living Art competition in 1967. In 1985, he was named Sunday Independent Artist of the Year, and he received the O’Malley Award from the Irish-American Cultural Institute in 1993.

Peadar Jolliffe-Byrne

Peadar Jolliffe-Byrne was born in Harare, Zimbabwe 1991. In 1996, he relocated with his family to Pretoria, South Africa where he attended Pro Arte Alphen Park secondary school. In 2008, he moved to Dublin, Ireland and later attended the Institute of Art Design and Technology (IADT) where he completed a BA in Art in 2016. Peadar was shortlisted for the Talbot Gallery Most Promising Graduate Award and was awarded the RHA Peer Residency in 2017. In 2018, Peadar completed a MSc in World Heritage Management and Conservation at University College Dublin (UCD). In 2019, Peadar co-authored the Red Rock Management Plan 2020-2030 on behalf of Fingal County Council and Dublin Bay Biosphere Reserve. Sweeney, Cursed with the Flying Madness
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