Sarah Walker


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


Since 1991

Travelled, painting in India and the Himalayas
Currently living and working in West Cork

 

Solo Exhibitions:


2015
2010
2006
Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin
Morris Gallery, Skibbereen
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):

 

2014


2013



2012

2011 



2010       



2009

Design of Scott Tallon Walker Christmas Card

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

Lavit Gallery, Cork

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

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

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


"CASE'07",Lavit Gallery, Cork

2006 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.




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