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Awakening Reloaded in Violet., Awakening Reloaded in Violet. Oil On Paper Board With Gold Paint 42cm X 30cm . 75cm X63cm Framed © Paul McCloskey
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Awakening Reloaded blue and gold, 2012 Oil On Canvas 75cm X65cm © paul Mccloskey
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Awakening Reloaded in Blue-green1. Oil On Paper Board With Gold Paint. 42cm X 30cm . 75cm X63cm Framed © Paul McCloskey
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Awakening Reloaded in Umber - Yellow1. Oil On Paper Board With Gold Paint. 42cm X 30cm . 75cm X63cm Framed © Paul McCloskey
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Awakening Reloaded in umber-yellow4. Oil On Paper Board With Gold Paint. 42cm X 30cm . 75cm X63cm Framed © Paul McCloskey
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Awakening Reloaded portrait 1 oil on board Oil On Board 42cm X30cm © paul McCloskey
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Awakening Reloaded portrait 2 Oil On Board 42cm X30cm © paul McCloskey
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Awakening Study in umber 2. Oil On Paper Board With Gold Paint 36cm X 26cm © Paul McCloskey
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Awakenings Reloaded - with Green - Diptych Oil On Canvas 91cm X91cm © paul McCloskey
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Awakening Study in umber 1. Oil On Paper Board With Gold Paint 36cm X 26cm © paul McCloskey
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Awakenings Reloaded - with blue 2 Oil On Canvas 62cm X 62cm © Paul McCloskey
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Awakenings Reloaded - with red - Triptych Oil On Canvas 183cm X 91cm © Paul Mccloskey
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Awakenings Reloaded - with Yellow -Triptych Oil On Canvas 183cm X 91cm © Paul McCloskey
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Awakenings Reloaded - with violet 1 Oil On Canvas 91cm X31cm © Paul McCloskey
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Awakenings Reloaded in blue/gold Oil On Canvas 75 Cmx65 Cm © paul mccloskey
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Awakening Reloaded in Blue-green1. Oil On Board 42cm X 30cm © paulmccloskey
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THE OMEGA 'No beginning no end ' , 2014 Oil On Board 30cm X30cm X30cm © paulmccloskey
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THE OMEGA 'I saw when I ceased looking' , 2014 Oil On Board 30cm X30cm X30cm © paulmccloskey
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THE OMEGA 'And I saw a new heaven and a new earth' , 10/1/2014 Oil On Board 30cm X30cm X30cm © Paul McCloskey
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THE OMEGA 'Dancing in silence' , 2014 Oil On Board 30cm X30cm X30cm © paulmccloskey
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THE OMEGA 'My eyes hurt as if never used' , 2014 Oil On Board 30 X30 X30 Cm © Paul McCloskey
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THE OMEGA 'At last my thoughts lay silent' Oil On Board 30cm X30cm X30cm © paulmccloskey
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THE OMEGA 'My eyes hurt as if never used' Oil On Board 30cm X30cm X30cm © paulmccloskey
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THE OMEGA 'In my heart I have hidden your word' Oil On Board 30 X30 X30 Cm © paulmccloskey
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The Omega 3d on exhibition © paulmccloskey
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The Omega 3d on exhibition © paulmccloskey
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The Omega 3d on exhibition © paulmccloskey
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Ireland
Schools
National College of Art and Design dubin (NCAD)
De Montfort Univercity UK, 2010, MFA
Tags
painting, sculpture, mixed-media, conceptual, landscape, modern
Statement

www.paulmccloskeyart.com

https://www.facebook.com/PaulMcCloskeyPaintingsGallery

Paul McCloskey was born in Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, Ireland and is now living and working in Gorey Co. Wexford. Paul attended the National College of Art and Design (N.C.A.D) Dublin from 1981 and graduated in 1986.(ANCAD) (PGdipEd). Paul also attended De Montfort University UK and was awarded a Masters Degree in Fine art (MFA) in 2010. Paul is a professional member of ‘visual artists Ireland’.  He has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally throughout the UK, London, Venice, Paris, Macedonia and New York. 

He was the 2016 recipient of the special award by the international jury at the Osten Biennial of Drawing/Works on paper in Skopje, Macedonia where five of his works now form a permanent part of the 'World Gallery Of Drawing Collection' of the Museum of Drawing/Works on Paper.

 

Paul has work in the following collections:


• Monaghan County Council, art collection.


• Wexford County Council, art collection.


• OSTEN Art Collection, World Gallery Of Drawing, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia


• Smurfit Collection


• Irish Bank of Commerce


• Monaghan VEC


• Kavanagh Heritage Centre, Monaghan


• RTE


• Connemara design centre


• Ashfield College, Dublin


• "Comhairle Bhaile Cheanntair" (Public works) Civic Centre, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan    


• As well as numerous private collections throughout the country.


Selected Exhibitions:



• 2016 - 18th October - EWAA...East, West Art Award, Shortlisted/Finalists’ Exhibition. La Galleria, Pall Mall, London. 



• 2016 - 22nd September - 27th October - EXHIBITION of the AWARDED ARTISTS of the OSTEN BIENNIAL of DRAWING/Works on Paper, World Gallery of Drawing - Skopje, Macedonia.


• 2016 - OSTEN BIENNIAL of DRAWING/WORKS ON PAPER (5 works) Skopje 2016 March -August .


• 2016 - ‘ESCAPE’ - (Curated by Michelle de Forge - Artists -  Cecilia Danell, Lelia Henry, Rosemary Langtry, Paul McCloskey, Maria O'Brien, Emily Rainsford, Edward White. Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise IRL. 23rd June - 31st July 2016


• 2015 - LONDON CALLING 015 - 22nd -  25th October -one of thirty international artists selected to exhibit at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank London this October. Selected jointly by 'LONDON CALLING 015' and 'ART NOW/ARTISTS FAIR LONDON'..


• 2015 - August -International Exhibition of Contemporary Art -  VENEZIA ’15 Grand’ Art, Gallery of the Art Centre San Vidal - Scoletta San Zaccaria, Venice, Italy.


• 2015 -6th - 31st July - 'THE OMEGA 3d'- (Solo exhibition) - The Alley Theatre/Arts Centre, Strabane, Co. Tyrone


• 2014 - September, ‘Little Kingdoms’, Catalyst Arts Gallery, Belfast.


• 2014 -'Enniskillen Visual Arts Open' international exhibition, The Higher Bridges Gallery, Clinton Centre,Co. Fremanagh. 11th September 2014 - 11th October.


• 2014 - 'Signal Open' Exhibition, Signal Arts Centre, Bray, Co.Wicklow - 6th - 17th August.


• 2011/13 - '1st - 3rd Splash Art Festival' Back Loft, La Cathedral Studios, Dublin(Invited Artist)


• 2013 - September 19th - 23rd October - ‘Ireland in our eyes’, London Irish Centre, Camden Sq, London.


• 2013 - “Clouds” - International Exhibition Of Contemporary Art - August (2013) - Centro Storico /The Palazzo Ca' Zanardi, Venice, Italy.


• 2013 - July 25th - Sept' 10th - 2013 - ‘The Story of the Creative’, (invited artist) See | Exhibition space, 26-19 Jackson Ave. Long Island City, NY 11101 New York.


• 2013 - ‘Awakenings Reloaded’ - Market House Arts Centre, Monaghan Town. (Arts Council Ireland and Monaghan Co. Council) (Solo show)


• 2011/12/13 -THE SCOOP Contemporary art exhibition. Mealy's/Centre for Creative Practices.


• 2011 - 'Harvest' - Hive Gallery and Studios - Waterford - Open Submission.


• 2011 - 'Pink Pink Pink' - Mad Art gallery and Studios-Dublin- Open submission.


• 2011 - 'Masters Exhibition' - De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. (Solo show)


• 2009 - Gallery Show - Henry Gilmore Gallery - Belfast.


• 2007 - ’08 - Group Show - Art Upstairs - Rosslare.


• 2006 - ‘07 - Salon Exhibition - Montserrat Gallery of Contemporary Art - New York.


• 2006 - "Awakenings (The Alpha)" - Art upstairs Gallery - Wexford festival opera (Solo Show)


• 2006 - " Summer group show - Clifden art gallery Galway


• 2005 - " Christmas/Summer Show" - OS/B Gallery Enniskerry


• 2005 - “Summer show” - Kennedy Gallery Dublin


• 2002/04 - "Eigse - Carlow arts festival - open selection.


• 2003 - "East meets West" Invited artist Carrickmacross Co. Monaghan.


• 2001 - "Wexford Opera Festival" - Wexford Arts Centre (Invited Artist) (2 person show).


• 2001 - "Group Show" - Taylor Gallery Belfast.


• 2001 - "Scenes before the eye" Agora Gallery (2 person show) Broadway, Manhattan, New York.


• 2000 - "Comhairle Bhaile Cheanntair" (solo show)(Public works) Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan.


• 2000 - "CELTIC CONNECTIONS" - (The Arts Council Ireland.) (A Welsh/ Irish exchange exhibition of four short listed artists) Fishguard Wales.


• 1999 - ‘Round About’ Gorey Summer Fair (Solo Exhibition)


• 1998 - "Award winners exhibition" (Wexford arts centre, sponsored by Lions club and Arts Council Ireland.) (Solo Show)


• 1997 - 2000 - “Lions Club exhibition “(Arts Centre Wexford)

• 1997 - “Group show” (Watch house Gallery Enniscorthy)


• 1996 - "Opera festival show” Wexford Arts Centre- Solo Exhibition-(Sponsored by Guinness Ireland and The Arts council Ireland)


• 1995 - "Christmas show" (2 man show)(Woodland arts and crafts gallery Gorey)


• 1995 - 2005 - "Wexford showcase" (Arts centre Wexford)


• 1995 - "Art with a view" (Wexford Co. Council. A short listed exhibition of six artists)


• 1994 - "Monaghan Artists" (Carrickmacross Co. Monaghan)


• 1994 - "Lough Derg" (Kavanagh heritage centre Monaghan) Permanent collection.