Lot 93 - Emmet Kierans - Attention
Lot 93 - Emmet Kierans - Attention
Lot 93 - Emmet Kierans - Attention

Lot 93 - Emmet Kierans - Attention

Coloured Pencil on Paper

2022

A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About 

 

Emmet was born in Co. Clare, Ireland in 1981 and is currently based in London. He graduated with a BFA from The Limerick School of Art and Design before receiving an MFA from The Glasgow School of Art. He has exhibited widely in Ireland and internationally and has work in the collection of The Arts Council of Ireland and The Office of Public Works (Ireland). 

 

Education 

 

Limerick School of Art and Design - BFA 1999 - 2003 - First Class Honours Degree in Painting 
Glasgow School of Art - MFA - 2005 - 2007 - First Class Honours Degree 

 

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

 

Solo Exhibitions:  
2012 Something From Nothing, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, IRL 
2012 Inside Out, Outside In, Talbot Gallery, Dublin 
2011 Make. Believe, Occupy Space, Limerick 
 
Selected Group Exhibitions: 
2014 Painting as Research, Beaconsfield Gallery, London 
2013 Remember Me (Before I Forget), Galway Arts Centre, Galway 
2013 Thick, Turgid and Lacking in Soothing Oil, Ormston House, Limerick 
2012 Into the Light, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick  
2012 Between Worlds, Galway Arts Festival, Galway 
2012 Sunshine and Precipitation, La Station, Nice 
2011 New Living Art, IMOCA, Dublin 
2011 Water Tower Arts Festival, Underground Serdika, Sofia 
2010 Mainland, E-Vent Gallery, London  
2010 The Davy Portrait Award, Naughton Gallery, Belfast 
2010 I Always Find Art Galleries Hungry Work, Occupy Space, Limerick  
2009 How Do You Know? Blankspace Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA 
2008 The State, Glasgow International, State Bar, Glasgow  
 

Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork   

 

One image comes from my current body of work that is exploring notions of desire and sensation through the interaction of the figure with plants and gardening. 
 
The other image is a self portrait, which is something I've been making continuously since my MFA at G

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