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Ann Quinn - Biography View Artwork


1997-2000 BA (Hons) Degree in Fine Art, National College of Art & Design, Dublin

Solo Exhibitions
2013- Metamorphosis created by Distance, The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon
Subtle Correpodence, Taylor Galleries, Dublin
2011- she would argue a crow is white, Cross Gallery, Dublin
2010- The Lunacy is Safely a Field Away, Mullan Gallery, Belfast
2010- Fields of Vision, Cavanacor Gallery, Donegal
2009- Different Silences, Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin
2008- Autumn in Middle East, Summer in West, Cross Gallery, Dublin
2006- Settlers and Warriors, Cross Gallery, Dublin
2005- Night Too Bright, South Tipperary Art Centre
2005- Iím wearied treeless, Irish Art Centre, New York
2002- Blue Heavens, Appleloft Gallery, Sligo

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013- 183rd Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin
Three Person Exhibtion, Claremorris Gallery, Mayo

2012- 182nd Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin
VUE, National Contemporary Art Fair, with Taylor Galleries, RHA, Dublin
National Portrait Collection of Ireland, Bourn Vncent Gallery, University of Limerick
Kilkenny Arts Festival, Johnathon Swift Gallery, Kilkenny
Summer & Christmas Exhibitions, Taylor Galleries, Dublin

2011- 181st Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

2010- 180th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin, Invited Artist
Inscape, four-person exhibition, Galway Arts Centre
Bizarre Bazaar, Pallas Contempory Projects, Dublin

2009- 179th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin
Boyle Arts Festival, Co. Roscommon, Invited Artist
Eigse Arts Festival, Co. Carlow

2008- The Plinian Sponge, maybe?, Ashford Gallery touring exhibition:
Johnston Central Library, Cavan; Ballina Art Centre; West Cork Art
Centre; Roscommon Art Centre; GMIT, Galway
178th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin
Winter Salon, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Timbuktu, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
Irish Art Fair, RDS, Dublin
Boyle Arts Festival, Co. Roscommon
Palimpsest, Cavanacor Gallery, Co. Donegal

2007- 177th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin
Thirty Two Thousand Years Later, PCP, Dublin
Irish Art Fair, RDS, Dublin

2006- 176th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin
Four Lights, Letterkenny Art Centre, Co. Donegal

2005- End of Year Painting Exhibition, Ashford Gallery, Dublin
175th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin
Eigse Arts Festival Open Submission, Co. Carlow

2004- 174th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin
Full Circle, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

2003- Project 50/50, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

2002- Heaven and Earth, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin
Project 20/20, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

K & M Evans Prize for Painting, RHA, Dublin, 2012
National Self Portrait Collection of Ireland, University of Limerick, 2012
Shortlisted for Tony Oí Malley Residency Award, 2010
HSE, Per Cent for Art Scheme Commission, Dublin, 2010
Tyrone Guthrie International Exchange Bursary, 2010
Hennessey Craig Scholarship, 2009
Artist Bursary Award, Arts Council of Ireland, 2009
Donegal County Council, Arts Grant, 2009, 2011
Shortlisted for Golden Fleece Award, 2009
Shortlisted for Hennessey Craig Scholarship, 2008
Dublin City Council, Tyrone Guthrie Centre Award, 2008

Fellowship, Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts, Virginia, United States
Centre dí Art l Natura, Catalonia, Spain, 2010
Heinrich Boll Cottage, Achill Island, Co. Mayo, 2010
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin , 2009
Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Co. Monaghon, 2008
Fundacion Valparaiso, Almeria, Spain, 2008
Glenveagh National Park, Co. Donegal, 2007
The Cill Rialaig Project, Co. Kerry, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010

Health Service Executive
University of Limerick
Office of Public Works
AXA Insurance
Glenveagh National Park
Donegal County Council
Four Seasons Hotel Group
Carlton House, Dublin
Quilligan Archtiects
Wesley College, Dublin


The Eye of the Storm: Ann Quinn Charts the Development of Her Painting Practice, Visual Artists Ireland News Sheet, May-June Edition, 2014
Bringing Donegal to Dublin through Memory and Image, by Carolyn Farrar, Donegal Democrat, 11/07/2013
Subtle Correspondence, Review by Cristin Leach Hughes, Culture Magazine, Irelandís Sunday Times, 30/06/2013
New Horizons, Review by Denise Ferran, Summer Edition, Irish Arts Review, June 2013
East Donegal Inspiring Art, 10/10/12
The Ticket, Aidan Dunne, 12/10/12
National Self Portrait Collection of Ireland, Catalogue, University of Limerick, 2012
What Lies Beneath, Niall MacMonagle, Sunday Independent, 10/06/12
Painting Featured on Cover of Poetry Collection by Kerry Hardie, The Ash and the Oak and the Wild Cherry Tree, The Gallery Press, 2012
Serious work that will bring a smile to your face, The Irish Times, 25.03.09, by Aidan Dunne
Expressions of Past Tranquility, The Irish Times, 23.01.08, by Aidan Dunne
Picturing Tehran and Donegal, The Irish Times, 12.01.08, by Fiona McCann
Splendid Isolation, The Visual Artistís News Sheet, VAI, Jan-Feb 2008
The Plinian sponge, maybe ?, Ashford Gallery, Catalogue, 2008
Shining in Glenveagh, CRANN Magazine, Winter Edition, 2007
Lifelines, New and Collected, Letters from Famous People about their Favourite Poem, Town House, 2006
Poetry Now 2005 two paintings used to illustrate two Leaving Certificate books, Celtic Press, 2005
The Irish Times, 17.01.01, by Sue Carter
The Irish Times, 14.06.00, by Aidan Dunne

Mullan Gallery

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