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Sarah WalkerSarah Walker

About

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.