Artist Biography

Gabhann Dunne is a Dublin-based painter. He studied Fine Art Painting at the Dublin Institute of Technology and The National College of Art and Design, Dublin. He is also a former winner of the RDS Taylor Art Award (2011) and the Hennessy Craig Scholarship/the Whytes Award for Painting for his entry to the Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition (2009).

Dunne has exhibited widely, his recent solo shows include: Crossing the Salt, Farmleigh House, 2019 and Limerick city gallery, 2018; In the Presence of Birds, Molesworth Gallery, Dublin, 2017; Magenta Honey, the Lab, Dublin, 2015; The Wavemaker’s Vision, the Rubicon, Dublin, 2012 and The Crossing, the Roscommon Arts Centre, 2012. His group shows include: Pallas Periodical Review, Pallas Studios, Dublin, 2016; Eigse, the Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, 2016; Select, Vanguard Gallery at the Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, 2014; The Land of Tib and Tom, Rubicon Projects, Irish Georgian Society, Dublin, 2014; 40/40/40 (celebrating 40 Irish artists from the Office of Public Works), Rome (2013); and The Fold THE VISUAL, Carlow(2012)

His work is in public and private collections including: Office of Public Works; Savilles ; Facebook; De Loitte, Mason Hayes Curran; Law Society of Ireland; XL Art Collection; the Residency and the National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland, National University of Limerick.

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