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Conor Walton

Conor Walton

Conor Walton

1970Born in Dublin, Ireland

1993 BA (Joint Honours Degree in the History of Art and Fine Art), NCAD, Dublin
1995 MA in Art History and Theory, University of Essex, UK (awarded with distinction)
1995-6 Studied painting and old-master techniques in Florence, Italy, with Charles H. Cecil
Conor lives and works in Wicklow with Jane Carney and their three children, Daniel, Ciarán and Caoimhe.

Awards

Portrait Ireland 2005 Major Award,
Newtownbarry House Gallery (2005)

Fourth Prize, BP Portrait Award,
National Portrait Gallery, London (2005)

Third Prize `Lorenzo Il Magnifico’ for Painting,
Florence Biennale (1999)

Don Niccolo D’Ardia Caracciolo RHA Medal (1997)

Keating McLoughlin Medal awarded by the ESB
at RHA Annual Exhibition (1997)

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, Montreal, Canada, Scholarship (1994)

Royal Dublin Society Taylor Art Bequest,
First Prize (1993)

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Vanitas, Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2013 Elements, Beaux Arts Bath, UK
2012 Allegories of Painting, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Ireland
2012 Allegories of Painting, Galleri PAN, Oslo, Norway
2011 Allegories of Painting, Galleri Nexus, Denmark
2010 New Paintings, Beaux Arts Bath, UK
2009 Landscape and Still Life, Jorgensen Fine Art, Ireland
2006 Philosophical Paintings, Jorgensen Fine Art, Ireland
2003 New Work, Jorgensen Fine Art, Ireland
2003 Shelter Portraits, Jorgensen Fine Art, Ireland
1999 Conor Walton, Jorgensen Fine Art, Ireland
His twelfth solo-exhibition will take place at CK Contemporary, San Francisco USA, in 2015.
Selected Group Exhibitions

2013 Janus, Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin.
The Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
The Art of Sublimity, Aughrim Arts Festival, Ireland.
Galerie L’Oeil du Prince, Paris, France.
Wexford Opera Festival Exhibition, Greenacres Gallery, Wexford.
2012 Christmas Exhibition, Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin.
CK Contemporary at the Miami Art Fair, Miami Beach, USA.
Wexford Opera Festival Exhibition, Greenacres Gallery, Wexford.
Travelling Exhibition, Galleri PAN, Geilo & Stavanger, Norway.
Group Exhibition, Windsor Fine Art, New Orleans, USA.
Dublin Biennial, Point Village, Dublin.
Group Exhibition, CK Contemporary, San Francisco, USA.
Apokalips, Grattacielo Pirelli, Milan, Italy.
Postcards from a Small Island, Beaux Arts Bath, Avon, UK.
12 X 4, Gormleys, Belfast.
RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
2011 La Situazione, Spazio Giuccardini, Milan, Italy.
The Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
Nude – Blatant Exhibitionism, Kenny Gallery, Galway.
Level, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise.
Life Room, Bourn Vincent Gallery, University College Limerick.
RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
2010 The Myth of the True, Palazzo Litta, Milan, Italy.
The Guardians of the Spirit, Castello di San Leo, Italy.
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath, Avon, UK.
Level, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise.
The Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
Kitch Biennale 2010, Palazzo Cini Gallery, Venice, Italy.
Julesalong, Gallery Pan, Oslo, Norway.
Christmas Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.
2009 Best of BP Portrait Painters, The A Gallery, London.
Mick O’Dea Selects, Lavit Gallery, Cork.
CASe, Lavit Gallery, Cork.
RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
The Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
Summer Exhibition, Newtownbarry House Gallery, Wexford.
Wexford Opera Festival Exhibition, Greenacres Gallery, Wexford.
Christmas Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath, Avon, UK.
Christmas Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.
2008 Spring Exhibition, Jorgensen Fine Art (also 1997, 1998, 2004, 2005, 2007).
Kitch Biennale 2008, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich, Germany.
Summer Exhibition, Jorgensen Fine Art (also 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004).
Summer Exhibition, Newtownbarry House Gallery, Wexford.
CASe, Lavit Gallery, Cork.
Christmas Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath, Avon, UK.
2007 Christmas Exhibition, Jorgensen Fine Art (also 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005).
Group Exhibition, Killarney Art Gallery.
RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
Summer Exhibition, Mellerstain House, Berwickshire, UK.
Artists of Fame and Promise, Beaux Arts Bath, Avon, UK.
New Realism, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.
2006 Highlights of the Taylor Art Prize, 1878 – 2005, National Gallery of Ireland.
Mirror Image, Artonomy, Cornwall, UK.
2005 Portrait Ireland 2005, Newtownbarry House Gallery, Wexford.
The Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
BP Portrait Award 2005, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.
The Irish Show, Wykeham Gallery, Hampshire, UK
2004 RHA Banquet Show, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin (also 1997).
The Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
Additions 2004, National Self Portrait Collection, University of Limerick
2001 RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
2000 Florence Biennale in Dublin, Ashford Gallery, Dublin
1999 Florence Biennale, Fortezza da Basso, Firenze, Italy.
1998 RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
1997 RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
1996 Two Touches, Three Tastes, Ormond Gallery, Dublin.
NCAD Drawing 250, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
Oireachtas Exhibition, Guinness Hops Store, Dublin (also 1994).
1993 Taylor Exhibition, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin.
NCAD Degree Show, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.

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