Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Gillian Kenny

Gillian is a Limerick based artist. She attended the Limerick School of Art and Design and then completed a Masters in Fine Art in Belfast.
Gillian was awarded the Countess Markievicz medal for painting in 2000. She has received significant funding from the Arts Council, including a travel award for a research project in Mexico in 2005. Gillian has been exhibiting her paintings both nationally and abroad for the last eleven years, at venues such as Limerick City Gallery, The Hunt Museum Limerick, The Belltable Limerick, Droichead Arts Centre Drogheda, The Molesworth Gallery Dublin, The Lab Dublin, Spectrum Fine Art London, The Phatory New York and The Engine Gallery Toronto. Gillian completed her forth large scale solo exhibition at Limerick City Gallery in 2010. Her paintings focus on the dialectics arising through the use of photographic language in painting. Her paintings have been described by Irish Times critic Aidan Dunne as “crisply and expertly painted.”

Evening Time-The Telephone Call 120 cm  by 90cm Oil on Canvas

The Night Before   80cm by 60cm Oil on Canvas

Home 60cm by 80 cm Oil on Canvas

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