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Padraig Mac Miadhachain - Biography View Artwork

Born: Downpatrick, March, 1929
Died: Wareham, Dorset 2017

Belfast College of Art, (1947 – 1949)
National College of Art, Dublin (1950)
1960 - 1961 Akademia Sztuk, Pięknych, Krakow, Poland

1957 Dublin – Moscow Scholarship, sponsored by the Soviet government
1960 British Council Scholarship to Poland sponsored by the Polish Government

1991 Winner Laing National Painting Competition
1992 Winner Daler-Rowney Award, RWA
1993 Winner Laing Regional Painting Competition

Selected One/Two–Man Exhibitions 1951-2000
1951/52/53 Donegall Place Gallery, Belfast
1953 Capitol Theatre Gallery, Dublin
1955 Instituto de Cultra Hispanica, Madrid
1956 Robinson & Cleaver Gallery, Belfast
1958 New Vision Centre, London
1958/59 Woodstock Gallery, London
1960 Arts Council Gallery, Belfast
1961 Akademia Sztuk Pieknych, Kraków, Poland
1970 Queen’s University, Belfast
1971/73 Liberty’s London
1975 London Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1975/1976 Heal’s Gallery, London
1979 Sala Cairasco, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
1980/85/87 Canning House Gallery, London
1984 Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
1990 – 2008 New Academy Gallery, London
1993 Salt House Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall
1997/2000 New Millennium Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall
1999 -2005 Molesworth Gallery, Dublin
2000/2003 Fedden’s Choice, Joint exhibition with Mary Fedden,
Lena Boyle Fine Art, England
2004/07/08 Mullan Gallery, Belfast
2005 Belgrave Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall
2018 A Life of Painting, Belgrave St Ives Cornwall

Selected Group Exhibitions 1951 – 2017
Royal Ulster Academy of Arts, Belfast, 1951, 1952, 1957, 1958
Ulster Group’ 63,(1963) Belfast & London
Irish Exhibition of Living Art, Dublin (1965 – 1968)
Royal Academy of Art, London (exhibited in over 20 Annual Exhibitions)
Royal Glasgow, Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (Invited artist 2002, 2003, & 2004)
Royal West of England Gallery, Bristol
Tom Caldwell Galleries Belfast & Dublin
Southampton Gallery of Modern Art, Southampton, 1958
Russell-Cotes Museum, Bournemouth, 2004
Gorky Galleries, Moscow, USSR, 1957
Open Painting Competition, Arts Council, Belfast, 1962
Obelisk Gallery, London
Bau-Xi Gallery Vancouver
Balos Gallery las Palmas
Kessler Gallery USA
Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn
Salon International de L’Art, Paris, France
National Gallery, London (Cornwall Exhibition)
Gorky Park Galleries, Moscow
Discerning Eye, (1992/ 97*/ 2003, London (*selected by HRH Prince of Wales)
C.A.S 1992/93/94/95/96, London
Hunting Prize Exhibition, London
The National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland, University of Limerick ,2004
Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co Roscommon, 2010
‘Currents’ Exhibition of Acquisitions, Dept of Finance, NI & Office of Public Works, Dublin, 2017-2018
The Design Centre, London
New Art Centre, London
Art Gallery & Museums, Brighton
The Guildhall Gallery, Winchester
New Academy Gallery, London
Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Newton St Cyres, Devon
New Craftsman, St Ives, Cornwall
Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn, Cornwall
Belgrave St Ives, St Ives, Cornwall
Cadogan Contemporary London
Adam Gallery. Bath
Thompson's, The City Art Gallery, London/ Cornish Exhibition 2002/2004
Mullan Gallery, Belfast,
Ulster Group 63 / 40ht Anniversary Show 2003, Mullan Gallery, Belfast

Works in Public & Private Collections
Boyle Civic Collection
Mayo County Hospital, Castlebar
National Self Portrait Collection of Ireland, University of Limerick
The Arts Council of Ireland
David Whitehead ‘Living Art Collection
Office of Public Works, Ireland
Hertford College, Oxford
Sussex University
Caja Insular de Ahorros de Gran Caneria
Escuela de Bellas Artes (Las Palmas) Grand Caneria
Allied Irish Bank
The Bank of China
SG Warburg
Kobe Steel
The Tate Gallery
HM King Juan Carlos of Spain
Ronald Alley, former Head of Modern Painting at the Tate Gallery, London
The late Peter Sellars
West Merchant Bank

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