News Update May 2019
I’ve been very busy in the studio for the past few months.
I’m preparing for my up-coming solo show ‘days and distance’ which opens on June 9th at The Easter Snow Gallery, Seamus Ennis Centre in Naul, Co. Dublin.
Also, I’m delighted to hear that my work ‘all the way to where’ will be included in The 2019 RHA Annual Exhibition, for the fifth year in a row.
Meanwhile, I am currently making a fine art print under the very professional guidance of Niamh Flanagan as Recipient of The 2019 Graphic Studio/Fingal County Council Residency Award.
137th Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition
I'm delighted that two of my drawings have been selected to be exhibited at the 137th Royal Ulster Academy of Arts exhibition 2018/19
Sorca O'Farrell - award winning landscape artist
Sorca O’ Farrell is a landscape artist from Howth, Co. Dublin.
She attended D.L.A.D.T. and N.C.A.D., receiving an honours degree in Fine Art, and continuing to complete a H .Dip, with distinction.
Recent awards include the Drawing Prize at the Royal Ulster Academy exhibition 2017, and the Hamilton Gallery award at Cairde Visual 2016.
Her work has been included in the exhibition ‘A Celebration of Drawing’ at the National Gallery of Ireland. She has also exhibited in the Royal Hibernian Academy s Annual exhibition (2018,2017,2016,2015) , the Royal Ulster Academy92018,2017,2016), and many other group shows.
‘Re-Visits’ was the title of her most recent solo show at The Hamilton Gallery Sligo in 2017.
In 2018 she was short-listed for the Royal Academy Annual Exhibition in London.
Her current work is a direct and emotional response to the landscape close to where she lives, a place with many memories.
Her work is represented in the public art collections of ; The National Gallery of Ireland, Allied Irish Bank Collection, The Office of Public Works, Dunlaoghaire/Rathdown County Council , The Department of Transport Northern Ireland, along with many private collections both in Ireland and abroad.