Golden Fleece Award Winners

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We are delighted to announce our 2017 Awards:

Golden Fleece Award: John Lee

Special Award: Fiona Mulholland
Merit Awards: Gerry Davis/Nuala O'Donovan/Chloë Dowds/Yanny Petters

Golden Fleece Artist News


David Eager Maher with Jarmuschek + Partner in Berlin

David Eager Maher is showing new work in Exploration: Landscape, a three-person exhibition at Jarmuschek + Partner Gallery in Berlin. 25th February - 8th April 2017.



Sara Flynn Shortlisted for the Loewe Craft Prize

Sara Flynn is one of the 26 finalists out of more than 3,900 artists worldwide who entered for the first annual Loewe Craft Prize. The winner is to be announced on April 10th 2017, after which an exhibition of the finalists' works will go on tour in COAM Madrid and Chamber Gallery in New York.



Sean Lynch Installations at Douglas Hyde Gallery

Sean Lynch's latest many faceted installations, A Walk Through Time and What Is An Apparatus? are on show at the Douglas Hyde Gallery from February 17th - April 15th 2017.



Geraldine O'Neill Solo at Kevin Kavanagh Gallery

Many-worlds interpretation agus rudaí eile nach iad, a solo exhibition of new work by Geraldine O'Neill, is running at Kevin Kavanagh Gallery from February 16th - March 18th 2017.



Gwen Wilkinson at Gallery X in Dublin

Gwen Wilkinson contributes a series of compositions using 19th-century photographic technology to Ireland’s first collective exhibition of rogue taxidermy, Still Lives: Honouring the Dead, showing at Gallery X from 16th February - 11th March 2017.



Liam Flynn at Oliver Sears Gallery and COLLECT 2017

Liam Flynn has an exhibition of his latest creations at Oliver Sears Gallery, 2nd February - 16 March 2017. He is also showing work at COLLECT 2017 with Sarah Myerscough Gallery, 2nd - 6th February 2017.



Siobhan McDonald at the Centre Culturel Irlandais

Siobhan McDonald's multimedia solo show Crystalline is running at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris from January 26th - March 12th 2017.



Mick Minogue at the Light House Cinema

The Light House Cinema are marking the fifth anniversary of their successful relaunch with an exhibition celebrating the work of the artists whose creations have adorned each season at the cinema, including the ever-inventive Mick Minogue. 20th January 2017 onwards.



Gerry Davis Wins 2016 Hennessy Portrait Prize

Gerry Davis's portrait Sean (oil on board, 2016) has been awarded the 2016 Hennessy Portrait Prize. The fourteen shortlisted works are on show in the National Gallery's Millennium Wing Studio from 26th November 2016 - 26th March 2017.


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