Fine Art - Printmaking
Phone: 01 636 4325
Phone: 01 636 4325
2014 Ph.D. National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Fine Art - Media. Thesis title: Grasping the Untouchable - Fabricating New Realities at the Virtual - Actual Interface.
1981 H.D.F.A. Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. Postgraduate Print and Photography.
1979 A.N.C.A.D. National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Undergraduate Printmaking.
Lecturing / Assessing
Current Position: Head of Fine Art Print, NCAD, Dublin.
Part-time Lecturer: Fine Art Print, N.C.A.D. Dublin, Ireland.1981-1992
Full-time Lecturer: Fine Art Print, N.C.A.D. Dublin, Ireland.1992-present
Visiting Lecturer: Kungliga Konsthogskolan Stockholm, Sweden. 1984
Visiting Lecturer: University for the Arts, Camberwell, London. 2004
Visiting Lecturer: Academy of Fine Arts Tallinn Estonia. 2010
Visiting Lecturer: University of Ulster. 2010
Visiting Lecturer: Faculdade de Belas Artes University of Porto,Portugal. 2014
External Assessor B.A. Limerick School of Art and Design.1995-97
External Advisor B.A. Program Review, IADT Dunlaoghaire, Co Dublin. 2009
External Assessor M.F.A. Limerick School of Art and Design. 2012
External Assessor MFA Print University for the Arts, London 2017-
External Assessor MFA Book Arts University for the Arts, London 2017-
Professional Affiliation / Membership
Academic Staff Representative Member of An Bord, NCAD 2006-2009
Academic Staff Representative Member of An Bord, NCAD 2009-2012
Program Board, RHA Gallery, Dublin. 2005-2008
Founding Director Black Church Print Studio, Temple Bar, Dublin.1991- 2000
Curator Out of Print Black Church Print studio, Dublin 2016
Co-Curator for the Triennial of Graphic Art, Stockholm, Sweden. 2006
Co-curator Black Church Studio 25th Anniversary Exhibition. 2011
Curator The Emperor's Wardrobe, O.P.G. Dublin and Butler Gallery, Kilkenny. 2000
Curator Disasters of War, Black Church Print Studio, Dublin. 1994
Curator The Living Landscape, West Cork Arts Centre. 1993
Curator / Organizer: European Large Format Printmaking, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin. 1991
Selected Exhibitions 1992 - 2014
2014 The Artist’s Eye, Hunt Museum, Limerick.
2013 Pure Print, University of Porto, Portugal.
2013 Morphogenesis, (solo exhibition) Cross Gallery, Dublin.
2011 Appertures and Anxieties, RHA Gallery, Dublin.
2011 Myles From Illustration, University of Vienna, Austria.
2011 Surrealism in Irish Art, FE Mac William Centre, NI
2011 Allied Irish Bank Collection, Visual, Carlow.
2009 Impact University for the Arts, Bristol UK.
2008 10,000 to 50 Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
2005 Machinista (www.machinista.org) Online exhibition.
2004 Impressions Galway Arts Centre, Galway.
2003 Dead Bodies Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France.
2003 Black Church Studio, National Arts Club, New York, USA.
2002 Digital Prints (solo) Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo.
2002 Stray Light (solo) Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin.
2002 Holy Show, Chester Beatty Library, Dublin (touring).
2002 Leabhar Mor na Gaelige, Scottish and Irish touring exhibition.
2001 Arterial Ink. (solo) Ards Arts Center, Newtownards, Co. Antrim. NI
2001 Print.ie Original Print Gallery, Dublin. IRL
2001 A Focus on Drawing, Crawford Gallery, Cork. IRL
2001 John Kindness and Andrew Folan, London Print Studio Gallery,
2001 Impressions Franco-Irlandais. Cite International des Arts, Paris.
2001 Art and Architecture. Graphic Hus, Marifred, Stockholm, Sweden.
2000 Arterial Ink, (solo) Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin.
2000 Arterial Ink, (solo) Triskel Arts Centre, Cork..
2000 Emperor's Wardrobe, O.P.G. Dublin and Butler Gallery, Kilkenny.
1994 Disasters of War Black Church Studio Dublin.
1993 Print Portraits Original Print Gallery, Dublin.
1992 Grafica Creativia Jyvaeslylae Art Museum, Jyvaeslylae, Finland.
1992 Crawford Open 3, Crawford Gallery, Cork.
2003 Profile 17 Andrew Folan Gandon Editions. Essay by Paul OBrien, Interview and introduction by Patrick T. Murphy.
2002 Arterial Ink Ashford Gallery. Essay by Gerry Walker.
1997 The Works Series Andrew Folan Gandon Editions, interview and introduction by Joan Fowler.
1989 Contemporary Prints of the World, Kyoto Arts Centre, Japan
Selected Bibliography / web
2005 Rapport Norwegian Print Council newsletter. In conversation with Andrew Folan by Elizabeth Schonesby.
2005 Artists of the old school, Cristiin Leach Sunday Times, 12th June.
2003 Printmaking Today, Summer 03 (Angela Poole).
2003 launch of artist's personal web site.
2002 Sunday Times 28/04/02 (Catherine Daly).
2001 Anois Temple Bar Gallery and Studios. Interview with Declan Long.
2000 Irish Times 01/05/02 (Aidan Dunne).
1996 Circa Art Magazine Work in Process (Tanya Kiang)
Academic Conferences (Peer reviewed)/ seminars
2009 ISEA The 15th International Symposium on Electronic Art, University of Ulster, Belfast, N. Ireland.
2008 Creative Boundaries in 3D Digital Technologies , Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE, Bristol, UK.
2008 Impact 6: International Multidisciplinary Print Conference, University of Western England, Bristol, UK.
2007 Impact 5: Slices of Time, International Multidisciplinary Print Conference, Tallinn, Estonia.
2005 Impact 4: International Multidisciplinary Print Conference, Poznan - Berlin.
Touching the Constructs of Dreams, School of Engineering, UCD. 2006-2009
Spanish Printmakers and their Legacy, Institute Cervantes,Embassy of Spain, Dublin. 2009-2012
Contemporary Printmaking in Ireland Irish Museum of Modern Art. 2005-2008
Foundations of Printmaking, Durer, Rembrandt and Goya. National Gallery of Ireland 1991-2000
Scientific / Architectural / Medical Collaborations & Commissions.
2014 Waterford University Hospital.
Production of a series of lenticular artworks for the Cystic Fibrosis unit.
2011 Apertures and Anxieties.
Collaborative research in conjunction with Trinity College School of Medicine.
2008 Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.
Production of a series of digital artworks using MRI and CT scanning for the Imaging Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast.
2005 Mater and Children's Hospital Development, Dublin.
Production of a laser-cut steel sculptural installation Mater Hospital, Dublin.
2003 Haematology collaboration.
Collaboration with artist Patrick Ireland (Brian O' Doherty) and Dr. Sean McCann, Professor of Haematology at James Hospital, Dublin, facilitating artwork referencing haematology.
1996 Countdown 2000 proposal.
Collaboration with Professor Denis O' Sullivan, School of Cosmic Physics, Dublin and architect John Keogan (HKR Architects) in the submission of a proposal for Countdown 2000. Design of a digital atomic time transmitter and public monument to celebrate the new millennium.
1994 Temple Bar Properties commission.
Collaboration with architect Valerie Mulvin, (McCullough and Mulvin) in the production of an entrance door / sculpture for Black Church Studio, Temple Bar, Dublin.
1991 RIAI / SSI collaboration.
The Pillar Project, a collaboration between architects and sculptors (Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland / Sculptors Society of Ireland) to make proposals for the Nelson's Pillar site in O'Connell Street, Dublin.
Collaborative Art and Design Projects & Commissions.
2013 Irish Currency Design.
Shortlisted to design a commemorative (James Joyce) coin. Central Bank of Ireland.
2003 Digital Surface Within Fine Art Practice.
Collaborative project under Culture 2000. The National College of Art and Design, Dublin, The University of Art and Design, Helsinki and The London Institute.
Installation / performance / collaboration. Project Arts Centre, Dublin and U Man Zoo, Wales.
2000 Leabhar Mor na Gaelige,
Irish and Scottish poet's and artist's collaboration. Publication and touring exhibition. Artworking Dublin and Gaelic Arts Agency Scotland.
2000 Gandon Project
Shortlisted to produce a series of etchings of Dublin after the series by James Gandon. Office of Public Works, Dublin.
1992 Irish Currency Design.
Shortlisted to design the series of new Irish bank notes. Central Bank of Ireland.
Artists group publication. Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
1990 The Great Book of Ireland
A contemporary recreation of the Book of Kells. Clashganna Trust and Poetry Ireland.