Visual Arts

Geraldine O’Reilly

Geraldine O’Reilly, Visual Artist and Printmaker. She is a graduate of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin where she was awarded an honours degree in painting and drawing in 1983.

She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to New York in 1989 to research Irish emigration to America from 1840’s to the 1930’s for her exhibition Journal. She has had many solo exhibitions and shown in selected group exhibitions throughout Ireland, America, Australia, France, Belgium, China, Japan, China, Sweden, England and Poland. She has undertaken a number of important residencies such as at The Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, The McDowell Colony, New Hampshire, Centre Cultural Irlandais, Paris and was artist in residence at the University of Tasmania in 1996.

A former board member of Graphic Studio Dublin – Ireland’s oldest fine art print workshop and elected chairperson in 2008. Her artwork is represented in many private and public collections such as the McMullen Museum, Boston College, USA, National Gallery of Ireland, Chester Beatty Museum and Library, Office of Public Works, University of Tasmania, Australia. In 2004 she was elected to Aosdana.

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