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Colm Brennan

Colm Brennan

Colm Brennan was born in Belmullet, Co. Mayo in 1943. He lives and works in Dublin and has been involved in sculpture since the mid 1970ís. He is a founder member of the Sculptors Society of Ireland, and is a Director of CAST Bronze Foundry in Dublin.

Colmís sculpture, generally in bronze or combining bronze and stainless steel, travels twin paths of abstraction and naturalism. His work varies in size from large outdoor monumental sculpture to small studio pieces.

Selected Commissions/Collections:

1979The Asgard Figurehead
1981Kilemoremoy Madonna
1982Risen Christ, Balally
1986Rotations in Space II, U.C.D., Belfield
1987Fountain Sculpture-Doves, Conrad Hotel
1992Groups of Snipe, Sandoz Cork
1993Our Lady, Crossmolina Christ King, Belmullet
1997Bronze medallion for IMRO
1997-8Portrait heads of Austin Clarke and Eilis Dillion for Parks Department, Dublin
1998Exiles Memorial, Ballyvary, Co. Mayo.
1999Poets, Prompt Staff, 5m high, RT…, Montrose
2000Winner of sculpture competition for Fingal Co. Council, Doves and Pennants
2001Winner of sculpture competition to select large outdoor sculpture for new National Folklore Museum at Turlough, Co. Mayo
2002Golden Harvest, 6m high, N25 Kilmacthomas, Co.Waterford
2005Staff of the Assemblies,9m high, Civic Offices, Nenagh, Co.Tipperary
2008Flame Tree, 4.5m high, Marino College of Education Figure with Birds, 5m high, Cornelscourt Village, South Dublin