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Sara Sue McNeill

Sara Sue McNeill

Sara Sue McNeill was born in Belfast and educated at Battle Abbey & Milifield School, Somerset. She obtained a Diploma of Art in 1974 and completed post graduate study with Kenneth Webb and the Irish School of landscape Painting.

  • Elected Fellow, Irish School of Landscape Painting in 1975
  • Elected Member of the Ulster Society of Women Artists in 1977
  • Treasurer of U.S.W.A, 1989-1999, and Vice President from 2000 until 2003
  • Part-time lecturer with North Down & Ards College, and The Irish School of Landscape Painting.

She founded Ladybird Art Studio, in Donaghadee, Co Down in 1978, with a purpose built Studio facing the Irish Sea, where she provides professional training for painters in all media. She demonstrates in oils, acrylic, watercolours and mixed media, to various art groups and societies throughout the North of Ireland, and also the South and West of Ireland.

Sue has received various commissions for feature panels on public and private buildings including Bank of Ireland, Planards Limited, and John House London. She also has work in Private Collections in USA, France, England and Ireland.

Sue was awarded a two-week residence course at Tyrone Guthrie Centre, New Bliss Ireland. She was also invited with 11 other members of the Ulster Society of Women Artist, by The Women Painters of Washington, to exhibit in a Millennium Exhibition in Seattle.

Exhibition History

Solo Exhibitions

1990Cork Arts Society, Cork
1990Kenny Gallery, Galway
1994Kenny Gallery, Galway
1995Jonathan Swift Gallery, Carrickfergus
1997Kenny Gallery, Galway
1999Kenny Gallery, Galway
2002Kenny Gallery, Galway
2005Kenny Gallery, Galway

Group Exhibitions

  • National Society, London
  • Celtic Charisma, Mall Gallery London
  • Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast
  • Ulster Society of Women Artist
  • The Stables Gallery. Ballymoney
  • The Bell Gallery Belfast
  • Malone House Belfast
  • The Jonathan Swift Gallery Carrickfergus
  • Gilmore Gallery, Holywood
  • Gallery 148, Holywood
  • Kenny Gallery Galway
  • Combridge Fine Arts Dublin
  • Millars Gallery Cliften
  • Cill Rialaig, Ballinsikelligs Co. Kerry
  • Gormley's Fine Art Belfast
  • Solo Art (Irish &European Art Dealers)
  • James Gallery Dublin
  • Clifden Antiques and Art
  • Hughes Gallery Portstewart Belfast
  • Spiller Art Gallery Dublin
  • Stanford Gallery Dublin