Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Paraic Leahy

Paraic Graduated from Limerick School of Art and Design in 2008 with an honors degree in Fine Art Painting. Orginally a founding member/technican for ‘Occupy Space’ a relativity new arts lead gallery located in Limerick City. Upcoming exhibitions – (Solo show 2012), La 3)5 Arte Contemporanea, Rieti, Italy and (Solo Show 2012) Ormston House, Limerick, Ireland.  Past exhibition include – The Water Tower Art Fest, Sofia, Bulgaria.(2011), The Woods, Limerick City Gallery,(2010), “Something tells me theres something happening at the zoo”, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin (2010), Imposing Nature, Monster Truck Gallery, Dublin (2010), Claremorris Open (2010), mayo. I have also recieved numerious awards such as, Ucross foundation fellowship, Wyoming, U.S.A (2011), North Tipperary Artist Support Scheme (2011), Travel and Training Award 2011 – The Arts Council of Ireland,  Claremorris Open Exhibiton (2010), Second Prize, Tyrone Gutherie Centre Bursary Award (2010).

Birdy Tomkings, 490mm x 610mm(2011)

Daddy Long Legs. 500mm x 420mm (2011)

Fruit of the World, 444mm x 640mm(2011)

Brain. 210mm x 150mm (2011)

5.Pinky, 210mm x 150mm(2011)

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