Home exhibitions works biography  



Fintan Friel
Studio P1-10,
Taylor Place.
London E3 2FX

Click on blue links below
to view exhibitions in new window

S O L O . E X H I B I T I O N S

2009 Unit H Gallery, Halston St. Dublin 7, Ireland Mere Coincidence?
2002 GammaSpace Gallery, Melbourne, Australia Demand For A Thrill
2001 The Shannon Pot Bar, 45-06 Davis St. L.I.C. New York, NY11101 Our
1998 Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin 2, Ireland Very (curator: Vaari Claffey)
1997 Art Office, 4 New Docks, Galway, Ireland  Light Me
1996 Ormond Gallery, 11-17 Ormond Quay, Dublin, Ireland Guess What
  G R O U P . E X H I B I T I O N S

2011 The Nunnery, 181 Bow Rd. London E3 2SJ Connection Point (curator: Edward Lucie-Smith)
2006 John Mc Ging's, Westport, Co.Mayo, Ireland Another One Night Stand
2005 Context Gallery, Derry, N.Ireland
Venue: WALTON'S, Georges St. Dublin
Rhythm-A-Ning (curator: Declan Sheehan)
2003 Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland Studio Artist's Exhibition
2002 GammaSpace, Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Australia   Kopykat (photocopy works) 
2002 Gallery 515, New York, NY10001 I Left it At Home: Work In A Domestic Space
2002 Citylights, Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Australia Throw-Up...a survey of street art (curator: Amac)
2001 Centriphugal, Mercat Hotel, 456 Queen St. Melbourne 1935
2001 Citylights, HosierLane and Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Australia 1935
2000 Jay St. Studios, Brooklyn, New York, NY10012 Weirdos and WaterWasters
1998 Printed Matter, 77 Wooster St. New York, NY10012 Giftland VII: Laissez Fair (curator: Max Schumann)
1996 Iarnrod Eireann (Irish Rail) Ceannt Railway Station, Galway, Ireland Mosaic
1996 Arthouse, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland Artifact
1995 Limerick City Gallery, Perry Square, Limerick, Ireland EV+A
  C U R A T O R I A L . A N D . P R O D U C T I O N . P R O J E C T S

2012-13 Studio P1-10, Bow Arts Trust, London E3 2FX Mere Coincidence? monthly open studio events
2008 John Mc Ging's, Westport, Co.Mayo, Ireland THE REEK-VIEW BAR (Commissioned by Westport Arts Festival)
2007 Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland FIRST FIX (co- curator: Ian Wiezcorick)
2005 John Mc Ging's, Westport, Co.Mayo, Ireland FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY
2005 Green St. Studio (Australia Arts Council) New York GUY BENFIELD'S STUDIO
2004 PROJECT, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland 67% Say They Were Mislead (curator: Andrew McDonald)
2004 City Lights, Hosier Lane, Melbourne, Australia  RETREAT (curators: Vaari Claffey & Alexa Coyne)
2002 Citylights, Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Australia  WEWANTOUT (curator: Rachel Lowther)
2002 Citylights, Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Australia NOW MORE THAN EVER
  1 9 3 5 . B O O K W O R K S
(links to information about self-published book-works stocked in Printed Matter, NYC.)

  E D U C A T I O N 


ARTHOUSE, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
1989 - 1992

University of Ulster, York Street, Belfast
1986 - 1987

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd. Galway
  C O L L E C T I O N S

  Office of Public Works, Irish Export Board, Department of Foreign Affairs: Dublin, Ireland
  A W A R D S / R E S I D E N C I E S

  2011 - Heinrich Boll Cottage Residency - Achill Island, Co.Mayo, Ireland
  2005 - Arts Council of Ireland Commission in conjunction with Context Gallery, Derry, N.Ireland
  2003 - Visiting Artists Studio - Customs House Studios, The Quay, Westport, Co.Mayo, Ireland
  May 94, Sept 95, Sept 98 - Arts Council of Ireland Art-flight Awards for research projects in New York (USA)
  B I B L I O G R A P H Y

  2005 - Review of 'Rhythm-A-Ning' by Sinead Halkett - Circa Magazine (Ireland)
2003 - Review of 'WEWANTOUT' Exhibition in Citylights - Melbourne Magazine
2002 - Review of 'ThrowUp' Exhibition in Citylights www.zooworld.net/graphicsandnewmediawire/?article=1134
2002 - Review of 'NOW MORE THAN EVER' Exhibition in Citylights
.............Public Hangings Television Show (Channel 31, Melbourne, Australia)
1998 - Review of 'Very' Exhibition in Temple Bar Gallery - In Dublin Magazine
1997 - 'Easy' - Digital Postcard published on the Arthouse Website - www.arthouse.ie
1996 - Work from issues 1-8 of 1935 published on the web - www.starbait.cinemedia.net
1996 - Review of 'Guess What' Exhibition in The Ormond Gallery' - Sunday Tribune Magazine
1994 - Work from the No.4&5 issues of 1935 published by Underground Press in London
.............as part of an anthology of similiar work under the title 'Unnatural'
  R E L E V A N T . E X P E R I E N C E

  * 2010 - Current Studio, BOW ARTS TRUST, London E32FX (www.bowartstrust.co.uk)
* 2009 - Studio, MARKETSTUDIOS, Dublin (www.themarketstudios.ie)
* 2000/1 - Web design/production, GETTYIMAGES, New York (www.gettyimages.com)
* 1998 - Founder Member of Custom House Artist Studios Westport, Co.Mayo
* 1996/7 - Artspace Studios member, Galway, Ireland
* 1992/4 - Belfast Print-Workshop member. Belfast, N.Ireland
  © Fintan Friel