Lot 115 - Frances Ryan - River Ferns 1
Collage and Acrylic on Board
A6 (10x15cm) original artwork
Signed on verso
Frances Ryan was born in Longford Ireland in 1960 and currently lives and works in Bangor, Co. Down, Northern Ireland.
Fine Art (Merit) Diploma from Dunlaoghaire College of Art & Design (IADT) 1997
Exhibitions & Awards
She has had solo exhibitions in Belfast, Dublin and Cork and has taken part in group exhibitions in Ireland and the UK, including the Royal Academy London Summer Exhibition, the Royal Hibernian Academy Dublin and Royal Ulster Academy in Belfast. Her work forms part of public collections including the Office of Public Works Ireland (OPW), the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, AIB Bank, the Four Seasons/Intercontinental Hotel, Dublin, the Ballinglen Arts Foundation Archive and the Boyle Civic Collection, Co. Roscommon.
2019 - 'Transience' Solo Show at Solomon Fine Art Dublin 2017 - 'Garden of Delights' Solo Show at Ards Arts Centre, Northern Ireland 2017 - 'Botanic' Solo Show at Hammond Gallery Skibbereen, Co. Cork 2015 - 'Secret Garden' Solo Show at Solomon Fine Art Dublin 2013 - 'An Invented Land' Solo Show at Hammond Gallery, Glengarriff, Co. Cork 2009 - 'Discovering Ballinglen' Solo Show at Mullan Gallery Belfast 2007 - 'Return' Solo Show at Mullan Gallery Belfast 2003 - 'Living Layer' Solo Show/Residency, Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo Awards 2019 & 2016 Arts Council of Northern Ireland Support for Individual Artists Award 2017 Ards and North Down Individual Artist Development Award 2015 NOA15 Towry Regional Award, Northern Ireland. 2014 Arts Council of Northern Ireland SIAP Award. 2014 & 2006 Paul Henry Landscape Prize, Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast. 2014 NOA14 Towry Regional Award for Northern Ireland. 2013 Arts Council of Northern Ireland SIAP Award. 2009 Fellowship Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mayo.
About the postcard artworks
4 small works celebrating the riverside ferns in my local country park