Lenaghan, Maev
Maev Lenaghan
Maev Lenaghan has a Bachelors Degree in Printmaking from NCAD, Dublin and a Masters in Storytelling from Konstfack, Stockholm.

Her artistic practice springs from ideas that are in essence narrative, that take stock of life in the face of an imperturbable wilderness.


2015    Bild Berättande Bok / HDK + Konstfack på Stadsbiblioteket, Gothenburg 
           Konstfack Spring Exhibition Masters Project / Konstfack, Stockholm
2014    Nya medlemmar / Galleri Grafik i Väst, Gothenburg
2013    Taking Note or The Curious Eye / NUI Galway Art Gallery
           Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition / Dublin
           Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Woods? Solo Show / University Hospital Galway 
           Art without borders / Köping Exhibition Hall, Sweden 
2012    Impression / Galway Arts Centre, Galway
           Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Woods? Solo Show / Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo 
           Irish and Colombian Print Exchange / Centre for Creative Practices, Dublin 

2011   Made in Uttersberg 3 Person Show / Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden
          Bears and Landscapes 3 Person Show / Galleri Grafik i Väst, Gothenburg, Sweden 

2010    Maev Lenaghan, Sharon Lee and Kath Van Uytrecht / Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden 
           Home / Draíocht Arts Centre, Dublin 
           8ème Mondial de l’Estampe et de la Gravure Originale / Triennale de Chamalières, France 
           Graphic Studio Member's Exhibition / Farmleigh Gallery, Phoenix Park, Dublin
           Gold 50th Anniversary Exhibition / Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
           ‘Na granicy’/ Where Borders Meet – The Response / Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin / Galeria            Jatki, Nowy Targ / Galeria Lamelli, Krakow / Academic Gallery, Nowy Sacz, Poland
           Yeats and the Golden Age of Print / Sligo Art Gallery, Yeats Memorial Building, Sligo

2009    Revelation / Kapavogur Art Museum, Iceland
           ‘Na granicy’/ Where Borders Meet – The Response / MOK Gallery, Debica, Poland

2008    Revelation / The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
           Impressions / Galway Arts Centre, Galway
           ‘Na Granicy’/Where Borders Meet / Muzeum ‘Dwory Karwacjanow i Gladyszow’, Gorlice,            Poland
           Is This Real 2 Person Show / Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin

2007    4th International Printmaking Biennial of Duoro (by invitation) / Alijo, Portugal 
           Conflict / The White Room Gallery, Galway

2006    V International Biennial of Drawing / Pilsen, Czech Republic
           Pygmalion / Original Print Gallery, Dublin

2005    La Biennale International d’estampe de Trois Rivières / Quebec, Canada
           GSD Graduate Award Winners 2002-2005 / Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
           The Garden of Earthly Delights / The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin

2004    Advent Seven Emerging Printmakers / Original Print Gallery, Dublin 
           Inside Out / The Quad Art Gallery, NUI Galway 
           Impression / Galway Arts Centre, Galway
           The Cracked Looking Glass / Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
           Konstnarshusets Grafikgalleri, Stockholm, Sweden, The Old Print Shop Inc., New York, USA
           Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition / Dublin, Ireland

2003    5th British International Miniature Print Exhibition / Dumfries, Scotland 

Awards and Residencies

2015    Ulla Fröberg-Cramérs stipendiestiftelse; Nils Johan Sjöstedts stiftelse

2011    Culture Ireland Grant

2010    Grafikverkstan Godsmagasinet Residency, Uttersberg, Sweden

2008    Fellowship, The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Co.Mayo

2006    Travel Grant, Arts Council of Ireland

2005    Culture Ireland Grant, Department of Sports, Arts & Tourism 
           Travel Grant, Arts Council of Ireland

2002    Graphic Studio Award


The Office of Public Works, Dublin; NUIG, Galway; The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin; The National Gallery of Ireland; The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mayo; Graphic Studio Dublin Archive