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Sarah WalkerSarah Walker

About

About

Sarah Walker's gallery and studio are in Castletownbere, Co Cork where her work can be seen year round. She exhibits with Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin and also works with Fenton Projects, Cork.

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Biography and Shows

  • Born in Dublin

 

  • 1984-86
  • Lived in New York City

 

  • 1987
  • Graduated National College of Art and Design, Dublin

 

  • 1987-89
  • Travelled, painting in Japan, China and Korea

 

  • 1993-94
  • Travelled, painting in Central America

 

  • 1995-96
  • Travelled, painting in India and the Himalayas

 

  • Since 1991
  • Currently living and working in West Cork

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

  • 2015
  • Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin

 

  • 2010
  • Morris Gallery, Skibbereen

 

  • 2006
  • Hallward Gallery, Dublin

 

  • 2005
  • Mitu Atelier, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

 

  • 2004
  • Hallward Gallery, Dublin

 

  • 2002
  • Hallward Gallery, Dublin

 

  • 2001
  • Fenton Gallery, Cork

 

  • 2000
  • West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen

 

  • 1999
  • Hallward Gallery, Dublin
  • Galerie Orange, Helsingor, Denmark

 

  • 1997
  • Hallward Gallery. Dublin

 

  • 1996
  • Gallerie Orange, Helsingor, Denmark

 

  • 1995
  • Hallward Gallery, Dublin

 

  • 1993
  • Hallward Gallery, Dublin

 

  • 1992
  • Riverrun Gallery, Limerick

 

  • 1991
  • Riverrun Gallery, Dublin

 

  • 1988
  • Chuo Bank, Hiroshima, Japan

 

Group Exhibitions (besides at Sarah Walker Gallery):

 

  • 2017
  • Beara Arts Festival, Castletownbere

 

  • 2016
  • Residence
  • Oliver Sears Gallery, Fitzroy Square, London

 

  • 2015
  • Lavit Gallery, Cork

 

  • 2014
  • Design of Scott Tallon Walker Christmas Card

 

  • 2013
  • Florence Fashion Week with Inis Meain Knitwear, Florence, Italy
  • Into the West, Lavit Gallery, Cork

 

  • 2012
  • Lavit Gallery, Cork

 

  • 2011
  • Kinsale Arts Week,"Point to Point"
  • Beara Arts Exhibition

 

  • 2010
  • Case, Lavit Gallery, Cork
  • ClyneGallery,Dublin
  • Tramyard Gallery, Dublin

 

  • 2009
  • Winter Show, Fenton Gallery, Cork.
  • From Ballinglen to Cork, Lavit Gallery, Cork

 

  • 2008
  • Fenton Gallery, Cork
  • Art @ Wexford Vocational, Wexford
  • McBride Gallery, Killarney, Co Kerry
  • Kenmare Art Gallery, Kenmare, Co Kerry

 

  • 2007
  • McBride Gallery, Killarney, Co Kerry
  • Kenmare Art Gallery, Kenmare, Co Kerry

 

  • 2006
  • "CASE'07",Lavit Gallery, Cork
  • McBride Gallery ,Killarney, Co Kerry
  • Christmas Show, Fenton Gallery, Cork

 

  • 2005
  • C2, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

 

  • 2004
  • In the Landscape, West Cork Arts Centre
  • Lavit Gallery, Cork
  • Two Person Exhibition with Tom Climent, Fenton Gallery, Cork
  • Summer Show, Fenton Gallery, Cork
  • Summer Show, Kenmare Art Gallery, Kerry
  • Boyle Arts Festival, Roscommon
  • RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin

 

  • 2003
  • Lavit Gallery, Cork, Textures

 

  • 2002
  • Ballinglen Arts Centre, Co. Mayo, Summer Exhibition
  • Lavit Gallery, Cork, "A Westward Glance, 12 Beara Artists"

 

  • 2001
  • Kenmare Art Gallery, Co Kerry
  • In the Landscape, West Cork Arts Centre

 

  • 2000
  • Wexford Artists Book Exhibition, Touring

 


  • 1999
  • Beara Arts Festival Castletownbere, Co. Cork.

 

  • 1998
  • EV+A. Limerick. Another Day in Paradise (installation with Marc van Zanten) Castletownbere, Co. Cork RHA
  • Annual Exhibition, Dublin

 

  • 1997
  • A Metaphor for Ireland. Fuller Gallery, Boston University, USA

 

  • 1996
  • Victor Treacy Award Exhibition, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Art of the State, touring exhibition, Ireland and Belgium NCAD 250 Drawings 1746 - 1996

 

  • 1995
  • Boyle Arts Festival EV+A, Limerick

 

  • 1994
  • Festivale Internationale de la Peinture, Cagnes sur Mer, France
  • Three -person exhibition, Grainstore Gallery, Galway
  • Contemporary Irish Art Society Collection Exhibition
  • Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art Dublin
  • Cork - Cracow Cultural Exchange Exhibition. Cracow, Poland

 

  • 1987
  • NCAD Graduate Show, Brussels, Belgium

 

Exhibited regularly in group exhibitions around Ireland since 1990, including Riverrun Gallery, Dublin and Limerick; Grainstore Gallery, Galway; Clonmel Art Gallery; Siamsa Tire, Tralee; West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen; Beara Community Arts Society, West Cork; Crawford Gallery, Cork; Lavitt Gallery,Cork and Hallward Gallery, Dublin.

 

Awards & Residencies:

 

  • 2005
  • Cill Riallaig Arts Centre, Co Kerry

 

  • 2001
  • Ballinglen Arts Centre Residency, Co Mayo

 

  • 1998
  • Arts Council - Aer Lingus Artflight, New York

 

  • 1997
  • Arts Council - Aer Lingus Artflight, Boston Cultural Relations Committee Travel Grant, Boston

 

  • 1996
  • Arts Council - Aer Lingus Artflight, Copenhagen Cultural Relations Committee Travel Grant, Copenhagen

 

  • 1994
  • Cultural Relations Committee Travel Grant, France

 

  • 1994
  • Selected to represent Ireland in the 26th Festivale Internationale de la Peinture, France,

 

  • 1993
  • Arts Council - Aer Lingus Artflight, Venice Biennale Cultural Relations Committee Travel Grant, Cracow

 

  • 1988/9
  • Artists residency at Sapporo International Art Park, Japan

 

Selected Bibliography:

 

  • 2010
  • Dictionary of Living Irish Artists by Robert O'Byrne

 

  • 2008
  • Representing Art in Ireland Fenton Gallery

 

  • 2006
  • Irish Art Review

 

  • 2005 and 2002
  • AIB Banks Catalogue of Collection

 

  • 1998
  • EV+A catalogue

 

  • 1997
  • Modern Art in Ireland by Dorothy Walker - The Lilliput Press

 

  • 1996
  • Art of the State Catalogue NCAD 250 Drawings 1746 – 1997

 

  • 1996
  • catalogue L'lmaginaire Irlandais catalogue

 

  • 1994
  • Festivale Internationale de la Peinture catalogue Siolru (National Maternity Hospital Centenary Exhibition) catalogue

 

Selected Public Collections:


AIB Bank, Contemporary Irish Art Society, Office of Public Works, Dept. of Foreign Affairs, First National Building Society, Eircom, Mater Private Hospital Dublin,Cork Regional Hospital, Treasury Holdings.