Paints & Sculptures


Curriculum vitae : Deirdre carr

e.mail deirdrecarr@live.com

Blog https://deirdrecarr.wordpress.com

Born 1966


1989 1st class honours Degree college of Marketing and Design, Dublin.
1994 Masters of arts 1st class Honours University of Ulster.
1989-1997 Member Temple bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin , full-time artist.


1989 Graduation degree show, city centre art Gallery, Dublin
1990 selected Group Show by John Hutchinson,
Temple Bar Gallery,Dublin
1990 Works included in The Family,Irish Life Centre,
1990 Arnots Portrait Competition, Arnots Gallery,
1991 One-Man exhibition, The Guiness Hop Store, Dublin
1991 Selected Group Show by Liam Belton, R.H.A., at Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
1992 Selected Group Show, The Beltable , Limerick.
1993 Selected Group Show Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
1993 Selected Group Show by Jenny Haughton, Galway Arts Festival.
1994 Group Show Master Of Arts, University of Ulster
1994 Selected Group Show by Andrew Renton, Cork Street Gallery, london
1994 Group Show, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
1997 Alumni, College Of Marketing and Design ,R.H.A. Gallery of Dublin.
1998 Joint Show, City Arts Centre, The Rape Of Alizarin Crimson, Dublin
1999 one-man exhibition, Silk Oak Mulberry Fissure Tallaght Community Arts Centre.
1999 Solo Exhibition Sarita from Sara Sara, Mrua Art Gallery Co. Clare
2002 May Group Show at Dun Aimhirgin, Ballsbridge, Dublin.
2002 October Solo Exhibition at Castle Oliver, Co. Limerick
2002 November, paintings selected for Liverpool Biennale. The Rape of Alizarin Crimson.
2003 Exhibition of The Cut at Riverbank Newbridge Arts Centre.
2003 Exhibition of Sarita from Sara Sara at Galway Arts Centre.
2004 Exhibition of Sarita from Sara Sara at Civic Arts Centre.
2004 Exhibition of Prison Vessels at Heritage Centre Nenagh and old jail, also cottage in Dromineer.
2005 Exhibition of Prison Vessels at the Dunamaise Arts Centre.
2006 Exhibition of Prison Vessels at New Midlands Prison.
2007 Exhibition of Africa at Friars Gate Kilmallock co. Limerick

Lectures of my work

1994 National College of Art and Design, Dublin
1995 University of Ulster
1996 College of Marketing and Design, Dublin
1996 Slides of my work used in lecture on Louise Bourgeois at Doughlas Hyde Gallery.


1991 Visual Arts, Arts Council Dublin.
1994 Visual Arts, Arts Council Dublin.

Public collections

Arts Council, Dublin Cork Belfast
National Concert Hall, Dublin


Twelve Collections awaiting publication

The Colour of a Red Rose is Green not Blood
The Rape of Alizarin Crimson
Stomach the Truth of the Malachite Wound
Silk Oak Mulberry Fissure
Emlagh from Slieve Bloom
Sarita from Sara Sara
The Cut
Far-mer-distant -Sea
Oyster ear and Botticelli
Renaissance Gold Poems and best Flower Painting of any Period Rendered The Sunflowers.

Published works

More than 100 Poems published in Irish Journals

Poetry Ireland Review
Cuirt journal
Stinging Fly
Black mountain review
Burning Bush
Mayo News
Galway Advertiser
Stony Thursday Book

Public recitals

Irish Writer Centre , Dublin
Ross Castle ,Killarney
City Arts Centre , Dublin
Community Arts Centre , Tallaght
Galway Arts Centre
Riverbank  Arts Centre, Newbridge
The White House ,Limerick
Friars Gate Kilmallock, Co. Limerick
Belltable, Co. Limerick