Niall Naessens

 

Niall Naessens was born in Dublin in 1961. He attended the National College of Art & Design from 1978 to 1983 and studied etching at the Graphic Studio Print Workshop 1983-1986. He worked in London 1986-1990 and was Artist in Residence in the City Arts Centre, Dublin, from 1991 to 1993. From 1991 to date he has worked as a professional printmaker at the Graphic Studio Workshop in Dublin. In 2004 he moved to Brandon in Kerry and set up his studio there with a view to concentrating more on painting. Niall was Director of the Graphic Studio Dublin from 2001 to 2006.

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2007

‘Brandon Etchings’, Graphic Studio Gallery,

‘Brandon Etchings’, Art Upstairs, Wexford.

 

2006

‘South Westerlies’, Paul Kane Gallery,

 

2005

‘Painting in Kerry’,  William

‘Laistíos den Chnoc’, Diseart, Dingle,

 

2003

‘10 Prints Niall Naessens’, Factory

 

Two and Three Person Exhibitions

 

‘Two Person Show’, Kilcock Art

 

2000

‘Two Person Show’, Paul Kane

‘Two Person Show’, Graphic Studio

‘Two Person Show’, Watchhouse Gallery,

 

1995

‘Three Printmakers’, Graphic Studio Gallery,

‘Landscapes (3 Artists)’, Wellspring Gallery,

Droichead Gallery, Drogheda

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2006

‘What is a Print’, National

‘Of Place & Time’, Lavitt

‘London Original Print Fair’, Royal

‘RHA Annual Exhibition’, Royal Hibernian

‘Feile na Bealtaine’, Dingle, Co.

 

2005

‘Garden of Earthly Delights’, Chester

‘London Original Print Fair’, Royal

 

 2004

‘The Cracked Looking Glass’, Graphic

 ‘London Original Print Fair’,

‘RHA Annual Exhibition’, Royal Hibernian

‘Springboard’, Davis Gallery, Dublin

 

 2003

‘New Works’, Graphic Studio Gallery,

‘Oireachtais Exhibition’, Dublin

‘Limited Editions’, Frank Lewis Gallery,

‘Every Blooming Thing’, National Botanic

‘London Original Print Fair’, Royal

‘RHA Annual Exhibition’, Royal Hibernian

 

2002

‘Holy Show’, Chester Beatty Library,

‘On Board’, Sligo Art Gallery,

‘Iontas Prize-winners Show’, Sligo Art

‘Oireachtais Exhibition’, Dublin

 ‘London Original Print Fair’,

‘RHA Annual Exhibition’, Royal Hibernian

‘Graphic Studio Prints’, Nordens Lus,

 

2001

‘Ireland/France Print Exchange’, Paris, France

‘Small Works’, Paul Kane Gallery,

‘Oireachtais Exhibition’, Dublin

 ‘London Original Print Fair’,

‘RHA Annual Exhibition’, Royal Hibernian

‘Graphic Studio Prints’, Kunst Forum,

 

Selected Group Exhibitions Continued

 

2000

‘4th Triennale Mondial d’Estampes’, Chamalieres,

‘London Original Print Fair’, Royal

‘RHA Annual Exhibition’, Royal Hibernian

‘Irish Print Exhibition’, Kelowna and

‘Graphic Studio Prints’, Chris Doswell

 

1999

‘Galleri Astley, Skinsratterberg, Sweden

‘London Original Print Fair’, Royal

 

 1998

‘Art into Art’, National Gallery

‘International Print Exhibition’, Stockholm, Sweden

‘Five Printmakers’, Frank Lewis Gallery,

 

1997

‘3rd Triennale Mondial d’Estampes’, Chamalieres,

‘Out of Ireland’, Kennesaw State

‘London Original Print Fair’, Royal

 

1996

‘Irish Prints’, Yellow Gallery, Chicago,

‘Print Show’, Wellspring Gallery, Kerry

‘Guest Printmaker’, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

 

1995

‘Irish Landscapes’, Frank Lewis Gallery,

 ‘Ljubljana Print Biennale’, Slovenia

 

1994

‘Irish Prints’, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool

‘RHA Annual Exhibition’, Royal Hibernian

 

1993

‘RHA Annual Exhibition’, Royal Hibernian

‘Iontas Small Works’, Sligo Art

 

1992

Pantheon Gallery, Dublin

 

Collections

 

ABN Amro Bank

Dublin City University

Bank of Ireland

Office of Public Works

Jurys Hotel Group

St. Vincent’s University Hospital

National Gallery of Ireland

Northern Bank

Chester Beatty Library

William Fry & Company

Mason, Hayes & Curran

Global Crossing

 

Commissions

 

Department of Foreign Affairs

University College Dublin

University College Club, St. Stephen’s

Ballyroe Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Dublin Port Tunnel