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Diarmuid Delargy

Diarmuid Delargy

1958Diarmuid Delargy born in Belfast
1978-81B.A. hons. Fine Art, College of Art & Design, the Ulster Polytechnic
1981-83The Slade School of Art, (M.A Fine Art)
1999Elected to membership of Aosdana.

One Person Exhibitions

2005Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
2004Taylor Galleries, Dublin
2003Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
2002'New Paintings', Dunamaise Art Centre, Portlaoise, Co Laois
2001-02Beckett Series, the Model and Niland Gallery, Sligo
1998Beckett Series, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Kilkenny
1996'Beckett' work in progress, Fendereskey gallery at Queen's, Belfast
1994'New Paintings' Fenderesky Gallery at Queen's, Belfast
'Prints and Paintings', Taylor Galleries, Dublin
1991Fenderesky Gallery at Queen's, Belfast
1989Orchard Gallery, Derry
1988/89Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
1988Taylor Galleries, Dublin
1987Arts Council Gallery, Belfast

Two Person Exhibitions

1996"A decade of Prints '86 -'96", Delargy, Monreal: Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
Model Arts Centre, Sligo
Limerick University

Selected Group Exhibitions

2003Dye House Gallery, Waterford
RHA Annual Exhibition
Impressions - An Exhibition of Contemporary Prints, touring exhibition.
Ballinglen: The Artist in Rural Ireland, Mayo General Hospital.
Proiseact Nan Ealan, Glasgow Museum of Modern Art and Virginia, USA.
2002'The Holy Show', Chester Beatty Library/Gallery, Dublin Castle.
'Line/Exploration', Lavitt Gallery, Cork.
'New Works on Paper', Selected Group Show, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
Selected Group Show, Vanguard Gallery, Cork.
'The Graeve Collection', The Model and Niland Gallery, Sligo
2001'Seven Irish Artists', University of Nevada, Las Vegas, U.S.A.
'Estampe', Galerie Michele Broutta,Paris
McSweeney and Friends, Boyle Arts Festival, Roscommon
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art- Rental, San Fransisco , U.S.A.
Claudia Chapline Gallery, Steenson Beach, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Friends of Basil Blackshaw, Boyle Arts Festival, Roscommon
Selected Group Show, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
1999Ballinglen Arts Foundation Show, the New Hampshire Institute of Art, U.S.A.
B.P.W. Group Exhibition, Munich, Germany
1998Selected Group Show Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
Arts Council, Belfast Print Workshop, Touring Show
Response to Poetry Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
Selector and Exhibiter for R.H.A. Banquet Exhibition, Dublin
'Cruelty' Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
1997Dunfermline Print Workshop, Scotland
Boyle Arts festival
Landscape and Recollection: The Ballinglen Experience, the Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
1996Temple Bar Print International Show, Temple Bar, Dublin
'BPW at OBG' selected print show, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
1995Exhibition of Lithography, Tiederholm, Sweden
Group Show, Fendereskey Gallery at Queen's, Belfast
Sligo Arts Festival
Poetic Land, Political Territory, Touring 7 venues throughout Britain
The Print Initiative: Dept. of Art & Gaeltacht, Dublin
Belfast Print Workshop at Kunstler haus Bethanien, Berlin
19943 person show, Prospectus Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A.
Philadelphia Art Alliance, U.S.A.
Margo Dolan-Maxwell Gallery, London
1993'Living Landscapes 1993-A Selection of Prints', W.Cork Arts Centre, Skibereen
Arts Council of N.Ireland Print Show, Belfast
Fendereskey Gallery at Queen's, Group Show, Belfast
Trinity College Dublin Collection, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
1992Fendereskey Gallery Group Show, Belfast
Trinity College Dublin Collection, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
1991Collaboration 'Prints Exhibition' with Alphonso Monreal, Mexico
Sligo Arts Centre, 3 Person Exhibition with Colin Mc Gookin & Dermot Seymour
The Great Book of Ireland (A Work on Vellum): Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Ulster Museum, Belfast
Large Format European Print Exhibition, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin as part of Dublin
European City of Culture 1991 celebrations.
Group Show, Fendereskey Galley at Queen's, Belfast
'The Fifth Province, Some Contemporary Irish Art', Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
1990Contemporary Art,Fendereskey Gallery at Queen's, Belfast
'Masks of Transformation' group Exhibition, Abbey theatre, Dublin (Organised by Brian McAvera)
Art Cologne '90, Cologne, W.Germany (through Fendereskey Gallery)
'Living Landscape' Touring Exhibition selected by Micky Donnelly
1989Orchard Gallery, Derry
1988Kilala, Co. Mayo - Summer School
GPA Exhibition of Ulster Art in the 80's, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
ATR Cologne '88, Cologne, W. Germany (through Fendereskey Gallery)
1987'Directions Out', Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Contrasts - works on paper by 7 artists from N. Ireland:
assisted by The British Council and Fung Ping Shan Museum, Hong Kong.
Collaboration 'Prints Exhibition' with Alphonso Monreal, Fendersekey Gallery, Belfast
40 Works on Paper, Raab Gallery, London / Berlin
Landscape Now, Fendereskey Gallery, Belfast
1986Enniskillen Arts Centre with Fergus Delargy
1985Two Living Generations, Northern Irish Art, London Art Fair and Fendereskey Gallery, Belfast
Contemporary Northern Irish Prints, Kornhaus Gallery, Weingarten, W.Germany
1984Senefelder Exhibition for Lithograph, Offenbach, W.Germany
'New Artists - New Works', Orchard Gallery, Derry
14 Artists from Belfast, Zacatecas & Mexico City, Mexico
1983Whitechapel Open Exhibition, London
1980-85Listowel Print Biennial, Listowel, Ireland


1999Elected to Aosdana
1997Art Council of N.Ireland, Bursary
1997Art Council Dublin, Major Award
1992Ballinglen Arts Foundation Residency, Co. Mayo
1993-94Arts Council of N. Ireland Bursary
1993Ballinglen Arts Foundation Residency, Co. Mayo
1991-92Arts Council of N. Ireland Bursary
1991Gold Medal Winner, Large Format European Print Exhibition, Dublin
1987-89Artist in Residence, Belfast Print Workshop, Arts Council of N. Ireland
1984Arts Council of N. Ireland Bursary to work in Berlin

Teaching Posts

2002-2003Visiting Lecturer GMIT
1997-2001External Examiner at Limerick College of Art
1990-91University of Ulster at Belfast
Part-time lecturer in Printmaking
1989Crawford Municipal College of Art, Cork
1985-87Regional Technical College, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal


2002'Hard Drive', A collaborative book with poet Paul Muldoon, New York, U.S.A.
'Leabhar Mor', collaboration between artists and Gaelic poets from both Scotland and Ireland.
Prints from the Old Testament -Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle
1998Ireland of the Welcomes, Dublin
1997Landscapes and Recollection, Ballinglen Experience
1996A Decade of Prints 1986 -96, Delargy and Monreal
1995Dept of Environment
Poetic Land - Political Territory
1992Book cover 'The Fallen' by John McKenna, Blackstaff Press
1989Diarmuid Delargy Orchard Gallery Catalogue


Arts Council of England, Hayward Collection
Arts Council of N. Ireland
Trinity College, Dublin
The National Self-Portrait Collection, Limerick
University College London, Slade School of Fine Art
Museum of Fine Art, Zacatecas, Mexico
Department of the Environment Collection, Northern Ireland
Ulster Museum Collection, Belfast
Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan
Douglas Hyde Collection
Office of Public Works (Attorney General) Dublin
Boyle Arts Permanent Collection, County Roscommon
Ballinglen Arts Foundation Permanent Collection, County Mayo
Ulster Television Collection, Belfast
St Luke's Hospital Collection, Dublin