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Kennys since 1940

Maps & Prints

Ger Sweeney

1959 Born Castlebar, Co.Mayo
1982 Diploma in Painting and Print, Galway RTC (GMIT)
1983 BA Honours Degree, NCAD Dublin
1983-1985 Lecturer in Fine Arts, Painting and Print, GMIT Galway
1989-1996 Artist and Director, Artspace Studios, Galway

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2006 Terrain - Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin
Northcote Gallery, Kings Rd, Chelsea, London
2006 Coast - Mardeplata & Buenos Aires, Argentina
Montevideo, Uruguay
Rio de Janeiro & Fortalessa, Brazil - in association with L.E. Eithne & the Irish Navy
2005 Terrain - Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
2004 Soluna - Westport Arts Festival, Mayo
Paintings '04 - Eigse Arts Festival, Carlow
Meridian - Hallward Gallery, Merrion Square, Dublin
2003 Cyphers - Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
Roscommon Arts Centre, Roscommon
Recent Paintings - Milcove Gallery, Castletownbere
Selected Works, University Hospital, Galway
2002 Cusp - Galway Arts Centre, Galway
2000 Icons - Town Hall Gallery, Galway
1995 Suibhne Geilt Artaud, San Francisco, USA
1994 Into The Wind,European Parliament Buildings, Brussels, Belgium
1993 Guinness Hop Store, Dublin
Foyle Arts Centre, Derry
Irish Arts Club, London
Linenhall Arts Centre, Co.Mayo
1992 Blue - Eigse Arts Festival, Carlow
Riverrun Gallery, Galway
1991 Journey - Geoghegan Gallery, Galway
1990 New Painting Clifden Arts Festival, Co.Galway
1989 Muse - Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford
Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford
Galway Arts Centre, Galway

Awards & Nominations

G.P.A. Award - Painting
U.N.E.S.C.O Award
Visual Art & Theatre
C.O.E. Award - Painting
Kilkenny Arts Award - Visual Art, Painting


European Parliament Collection, Belgium
O.P.W.Collection, Dublin, Waterford, Mayo & Sligo
Guinness Group
Dept. of An Taoiseach
Mayo Co.Council
Bausch & Lombe
First Active Bank, Dublin
S.I.A.C. Dublin
Waterford City Council
Carlow County Council
Collection of US Ambassador to Ireland
Contemporary Irish Arts Society
Corporate & Private: Europe, USA, Brazil & Argentina