Film Icons Gallery
1991-1994: Limerick School of Art & Design (Diploma in Fine Art obtained in 1994)
Painted 3 murals, the first being "Venus de Milo with a pint of Guinness", Venus rising
from a shell a copy of Botticellis', the painting is on a gable wall, 14ft high painted in
Gloss exterior paint. Now a postcard for Waterville, The second "Ballet Dancers",
a copy of Degas is life size; the third
is a Renoir copy of two dancers. All three paintings are in Waterville, Co. Kerry
commissioned by Noelle Campbell-Sharpe
Various portrait commissions of children, families, Grand parents
Collectors include, Brendan O`Carroll, Mick Lally (Actor Glenroe) Harry Crosbie
Wesley Burrows (Writer Glenroe) J P McManus, "The Russell Court Hotel,
Harcourt Street, Dublin 2, and Senator Michael .D.Higgin, Johnny Ronan,
11TH OF April 2000, "The Front Lounge" Parliament Street, Dublin "The San Francisco
Gay Pride Parade and other works"
28th of May 2000, "The Globe", George's Street, Dublin "The Smithfield Horse Fair"
17th of August, 2000 "Tig Rosie's, Dun Geagan, Ballinskelligs, Kerry "Iomhanna
D'uibh Rathach" ("Faces of Iveragh") Sponsored by Murphy's.
Opened by Noelle Campbell-Sharpe.
28th of October 2000, "The Anchor bar", Cahersiveen, Kerry "Iomhanna
d'Uibh Rathach II" Sponsored by Guinness
Opened by Donovan (Singer of "Mellow Yellow")
27th of November 2000, "The new law library" Church Street, Dublin 7 "the Faces
of Moore Street" Sponsored by Irish Distillers and Ballygowan water
opened by Brendan O'Carroll (creator of Film "The Mammy ” with
Angelica Houston- Jack Nicholson ' s wife)
17th of November 2000 "The Late Late Show", RTE, Television 2 portraits
from Moore street and 2 portraits from Kerry , interview by Pat Kenny.
4th of December 2000 "The Arts Show" NTL Television. Interview and
display of "The Faces of Moore Street" exhibition.
Feb 2001 "Open House" RTE, Television Interview and display of "The Faces
of Stone Batter". A show of all the faces in my local Pub Walsh ' s.
Feb 2001"The Faces of Stoney Batter" opened by Mick Lally, Actor in Glenroe
RTE, in Walsh ' s pub, Stone batter.
9th of May "The Faces of Glenroe" The Origin Gallery, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2,
Opened by Wesley Burrows. "Ireland A.M" RTE, Television Interview and
display of paintings.
10th of November 2001, Lios Aengus, Chill Ronan, Inis Mor, Aran Islands. Series
of portraits "Faces of Inis Mor", Opened by President Michael D.Higgins.
3rd of April 2002"My Night with Reg", A series of paintings depicting scenes from
a play by Kevin Eliot, in The Front Lounge Parliament Street, Dublin, Opened by
Sean Colgan the Director.
14th of December 2002 "The Irish Journey" A series of paintings depicting Ireland,
opening by Antoni O'Breskey, Kitchen Gallery, Via de Padule 25 Bagno A
Ripoli 50012, Florence, Italy.
11th of November 2003, "Cows" Russell Court Hotel, Harcourt Street,
Opened by Frank Kelly (Father Ted).
3rd of January to 25th of January 2004, "Exhibition of 5 years work" in Ardgillan Castle,
Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.
18 th November 2004, “ Scenes from the Abbey Theatre 100 years ” The Gallery, Greystones, Co.Wicklow
Opened by actor Mark Lambert.
12th of December 2004 “ Scenes from the Abbey ” The Flowing Tide Pub, Abbey Street, Dublin
Opened by Seamus Hosey RTE.
21st of March 2005 "Showgirls and other works" 101 Talbot Street, Dublin 1,
Opened by Antoni O'Breskey
13-15 th May rds 2005
25 th -27 th November rds 2005
31st March to the 2nd of April Art Ireland, Summer Show, RDS 2006
10th of April 2006 , Bank of Ireland ,Foster place, Dublin 2 "Horses and other works" opened by Sheamus Hosey
31 st May -4 th of June Listowel Writers Week , 2006
26th of August, "Summertime" Oratory Gallery, Cahersiveen, opened by John O'Donoghue, Minister of Arts
17 th -19 th Art Ireland , November 2006
12th of December 2006 "Seeing the Light" exhibition in Barberstown Castle, Co.Kildare
February 5th 2007 ,The Front Lounge, Dublin "Women in Focus" with Photography by Aidan Weldon ,opened by Roisin Ingle
2011 Charlie Chaplin Mural Waterville, Kerry
2011 to 2016 Working on a New Collection of Film Icons Paintings , 170 painted 200 will be the complete collection.
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