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Michael Beirne lectures on the BA (Hons.) Visual Art in the following areas: performance art, painting, and mixed media. Michael has a BA (Hons). Fine Art and a postgraduate in Painting from the Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork.
Current practice includes: work on a one man show for 2016/2017 to be exhibited at The Molesworth Gallery, Dublin. Link: http://www.molesworthgallery.com/artists/Beirne_artist_page.html
When Silence Falls Project, October 2016- an interdisciplinary project with performance art and theatre studies students.
Live art event with second year students and Live Art performers, April/May 2016, SOMA Contemporary, Waterford.
Michael teaches on the following modules: 2D Media, Live Art, Major Studio Project. He has supervised postgraduate students in Fine Art. He has previously taught painting at the Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork.
One Person Exhibitions and Performances.
2016 The Molesworth Gallery, Dublin
2007 Sligo Arts Centre
2005 ‘Darling’ - Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle.
1999 Temple Bar Galleries, Temple Bar, Dublin.
1991 ‘Dirge’ – Project Arts Centre, Dublin.
1989 Triskel Arts Centre, Cork.
1985 Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork – ‘Cork Art Now’ – Prizewinner.
1983 Belfast Arts Week.
1986 Performance Week, Triskel, Cork.
Selected Group Exhibitions.
2015 ‘Expelling Saturn’, SOMA Contemporary, Waterford
2013 Pallas Projects, Dublin
2012 ‘Dogs 2’, Glue Factory, Glasgow
2012 Molesworth Gallery, Dublin
2007 Animal Rights, David Cunningham, Projects, San Francisco
2000 Fenton Gallery, Wandsford Quay, Cork.
1997 ‘Invisibilties’ - Out Art Annual, R.H.A. Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
1996 ‘Model Home’ - Clock Tower Gallery, New York, NY
1996 ‘Kelterne Kommer” Contemporary Irish Art, Arhus Kunstbygning,
1995 ‘By the By’ – with Patricia Looby and David Best, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork: Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford; Siamsa Tire, Tralee.
1992 ‘Cork/Krakow - Galerie Pryzmat, Krakow, Poland.
1991 Guinness Peat Aviation Award Exhibition, R.H.A Gallagher Gallery,
1987 ‘Images of Ourselves’ – Triskel Arts Centre, Cork.
1988 ‘Triality” – with Breda Lynch and Patricia Looby; Triskel, Cork and
Garter Lane, Waterford.
1987 ‘Heros’ -Schools Exhibition, Commissioned by The Arts Council.
1985 ‘Irish Art Now’ - Marginalia Gallery, Turin. Italy.
Pan Celtic Exhibition of Contemporary Irish Art, Brittany.
Claremorris Open – Prizewinner.
Independent Artists, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin.
1984 Cork Art Now (CAN), Heineken Gallery, Amsterdam.
1980 Triskel Arts Centre, Cork.
Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle
University College Cork.
Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork.
Private Collections, Ireland, USA.