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Catherine O'Leanachain

Catherine was born in Lyon, France and graduated in History of Art and Archaeology at the University of Paris, Sorbonne in 1969.

She also studied Architecture at l'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris; graduating in 1978.

She moved to Galway in 1978 where she currently lives and works as an artist.

She is a founder member of Artspace Studios and has exhibited regularly in Ireland with Artspace and the Western Artists.

She is currently Chairperson of Artspace, co-ordinator of Rencontre exchange programme with France and Germany since 1996, and Seattle, 2000.

Selected Exhibitions:

2003 Comhoibri - Galerie Odile Mauve, Paris (Solo show)
2002 Tulca Festival of Visual Art - Galway Airport
Tulca Festival of Visual Art - Taibhdhearc Theatre, Galway
Cullacht - International Art Project, Spanish Arch, Galway
Cullacht - International Art Project, City Hall, Galway
Clifden Community Arts Festival
Streets of Art - Art Trail, Galway Arts Festival
Quantum - NUI Galway
2001 A Voice Like Yours - WSCTC Seattle, USA
CitySpace - City Hall, Galway
Artspace - The Raddisson Hotel, Galway
Artspace 1 - Siamsa Tire, Tralee, Co. Kerry
2000 Mac 2000 - Paris Art Fair, France (Solo show)
Millennium Images - YSCTC Seattle, USA
Women in Print - Pacific University Seattle, USA
Summer Works - Dept. Art Heritage, Gaeltacht & The Island, Dublin
1999 Christmas Group Show - The Black Box Theatre, Galway
Begegung Meeting - Rencontre '99 - Galway Arts Centre
Roundstone Arts Festival - Connemara, Galway
Group Show - Lorient Airport, France
Paper Work - Town Hall Theatre, Galway
1998 Begegung Meeting - Rencontre - Galerie du Faouedic, France
Rencontre - Logan Gallery, Galway
Artspace Group Show - Foxford Exhibition Centre
1997 Begegnung Meeting - Rencontre - Scharpf Galerie, Germany
Artspace Studios Group Show - Sligo Art Gallery
1996 L'Imaginaire Irlandais - Touring Exhibition, France & Ireland
Oireachtas - Guinness Hop Store, Dublin
1995 Geoghegan Gallery - Galway (Solo show)
Artspace Group Show - Toad Gallery
1994 Artspace Group Show - Pan Celtic Festival, Galway
Earth, Dance & Mythology - Grainstore Gallery, Galway
Artspace Show - Galway Arts Festival
1993 Artspace Group Show - Pan Celtic Festival, Galway
The March of General Humbert - Foxford, Co. Mayo
Artspace Touring Show - Kerry, Belltable, Limerick
1992 Dance Stroke II - RHA Gallery, Dublin (collaboration with Rubato Ballet)
1991 Portrait In A Bookshop - Kennys Gallery, Galway
1990 Art Beyond Barriers - Kilmainham, Dublin (selected by WAAG)
1989 Western Artists - Galway Arts Festival
1987 Artspace Group Show - Galway Arts Centre
WAAG - Guinness Hop Store, Dublin
SADE Curated Show - Crawford Gallery, Cork