A Graduate of NCAD & RCA London. Gary Coyle works in a variety of different media, Photography, Spoken word performance & Drawing. Recent Group shows include “Joyce In Art”. MHKA Antwerp 2018. “Post Picturesque, Photographing Ireland” Perlman Museum Minnesota, USA 2017. “2116. Forecast of the Next Century” Glucksman Gallery Cork & Broad Museum, Michigan State University 2016. “Second Look, David Kronn Collection”, IMMA Dublin 2014. He has been awarded numerous Awards & Bursaries, including Arts Council of Ireland Projects Awards 2005, 2006, 2018, Arts Council of Ireland Bursaries 2001. 2003, 2009, 2013. A Henry Moore Foundation Fellowship, 1995, RHA & Irish US Council for Commerce Portrait award 2007 Davy Portrait Award winner 2008. He was elected a member of the RHA 2005, & Aosdána in 2009.
His recent solo exhibition’s include, “Dreaming Different Dreams”, The Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin 2020, “Now Still Came Evening On”, The Dock in Carrick on Shannon in 2016. He also wrote & performed a One man Spoken word show “My Magnetic North” which was presented at The Project, Dublin 2018. He is currently working on commissions for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council to be exhibited in the summer of 2021, and the Museum Of Irish Literature due in 2022