Artist Biography

Robbie O’Halloran graduated with an MA in painting from The National College of Art and Design, Dublin in 2001. He has exhibited widely in group and curated shows in galleries in Ireland including The Rubicon Gallery, Dublin and The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin. His work is held in private and public collections including Government Buildings Dublin, Waterford City Municipal Art Collection, and Ernst & Young, London.

Recent Projects - March / April 2016 - Residency followed by a two person show at the Kurt Schwitters MERZBARN site in Cumbria. As part of this project there was an afternoon of talks on Kurt Schwitters and the discipline of painting. 


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EDUCATION
1999 – 2001 Masters Degree in Fine Art Painting from the National College of Art & Design, Dublin.
1996 – 1998 Bachelor Degree in Fine Art from the National College of Art & Design, Dublin. (Special commendation for thesis)
1993 – 1996 National Diploma in Fine Art from Waterford Institute of Technology.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS / PROJECTS
2010 Paintings and Assemblage at SOMA Contemporary, artist-run space, Waterford City.
1996 Solo exhibition at Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford City.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS / PROJECTS
2016 MIRROR - Group Show, 16 Eustace Street, Dublin.

Merzbarn16 at The Shippon Gallery, Merzbarn, Elterwater, Cumbria.
Open CueB at CueB Gallery, Brockley, London.
2014 Open CueB at CueB Gallery, Brockley, London.
SE1 Open Studios, Bermondsey, London.
2013 SE1 Open Studios, Bermondsey, London.
2012 ‘Mere Coincidence’, artist-run project, Bow, London.
SE1 Open Studios, Bermondsey, London.
2011 City Municipal Collection exhibition, Greyfriars Gallery, Waterford City.
2008 Mary Street Gallery, Waterford City.
Lemon Street Gallery, Dublin.
2007 Mary Street Gallery, Waterford City.
Lemon Street Gallery, Dublin.
2006 Lemon Street Gallery, Dublin.
2005 Two- person show, Lemon Street Gallery, Dublin.
2004 Lemon Street Gallery, Dublin.
2003 Invited Artist section at Eigse Arts Festival, Carlow, Ireland.
‘FLIX’ group show at Rubicon Gallery, Dublin.
Summer Show at Leadwhite Gallery, Dublin.
‘Heaven on Earth’ group show at Rubicon Gallery, Dublin.
2002 ‘Painted’ at Linenhall Gallery, Mayo, Ireland.
‘SIX’ at Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland.
2001 ‘GroupSix’ with Laura Buckley and Alice Peillon, at Rubicon Gallery, Dublin.
‘MIRROR’ curated by Michael Canning, at Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick.
Signal Arts Centre, Bray, Ireland.
MA Selected Artist Exhibition, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin.
MA Exhibition, National College of Art & Design, Dublin.
2000 Artist-run Group Show with Paul Doran and Mark Swords, Gorey, Ireland.
1999 GERMINATIONS European Graduate residency project, Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic.
1998 Artist-run group show at Dublin Castle.
BA Degree Exhibition, National College of Art & Design, Dublin.
1996 Diploma Exhibition, Waterford Institute of Technology.

COLLECTIONS
Government Buildings, Leinster House, Dublin
Irish Labour Party offices, Dublin
Wesley College, Dublin
Ernst & Young, London
Waterford City Municipal Collection
Microsoft, Dublin
AXA Dubln
Private Collections