Conor Walton

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Biography

Born in Dublin in 1970

Conor now lives and works in Co. Wicklow

 

Education

1993  National College of Art and Design, Joint Hons Degree in the History of Art and Fine Art (Painting)

He received a special commendation and prize for his thesis, ‘Abstraction: A Discourse on Language and Painting’.

1995  MA in Art History and Theory at the University of Essex, distinction (dissertation subject: ‘The Battle of the Ancients and the Moderns’)

1995/96  Spent some time in Florence studying painting and old master techniques with Charles Cecil.

1996  Returned to Dublin.

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017

‘Still’ – still life exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

‘Artists of Fame and Promise’ Summer exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

AAF Battersea, London – Beaux Arts Bath

 

2016

Artists of Fame and Promise, Beaux Arts Bath

AAF Battersea, London – Beaux Arts Bath

 

2015

Beaux Arts Bath, AAF Battersea, London

The Enemies of Progress- CK Contemporary, San Francisco, USA

AAF Battersea, London – Beaux Arts Bath

Beaux Arts Bath, 20/21 British Art Fair

 

2014

AAF Battersea, London – Beaux Arts Bath

Dublin Biennial 2014, CHQ Building, Dublin.

Objects of Beauty, CK Contemporary, San Francisco USA.

 

2013

‘Elements’ Solo Exhibition, Beaux Arts Bath

Vanitas, Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

 

2012

Artists of Fame and Promise, Beaux Arts Bath

 

2010

Beaux Arts Bath, Solo Exhibition

Beaux Arts Bath, Summer Exhibition

Beaux Arts Bath, 20/21 British Art Fair

 

2007

Artists of Fame and Promise, Beaux Arts Bath

 

2000-06  Jorgensen Fine Art, Dublin

1999  First solo exhibition in Dublin

 

Awards Include

Third Prize, Still Life Category, International ARC Salon (2014-2015)

 

Finalist and sitter’s choice, Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2014, Dublin heat.

 

Portrait Ireland 2005 Major Award,

Newtownbarry House Gallery (2005)

 

Shortlisted, 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 (1997)

 

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

 

Royal Dublin Society Taylor Art Bequest,

First Prize (1993)

 

Public Collections

Archdiocese of Dublin

Boyle Civic Collection

Club na Muinteoirí

Dublin Dental Hospital

Electricity Supply Board

Maynooth College

National Library of Ireland

National Self-Portrait Collection

University of Limerick

St Patrick’s College, Cavan

University College Dublin