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Myra Jago

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All this has happened before and it will All happen again, 2013 Oil on Canvas 100x120cm (40x47ins) © Myra Jago
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RotatoR, 2013 Oil on Canvas 60x50cm (24x20 Ins) © Myra Jago
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Buoy, 2013 Oil on Canvas 50x60cm (20x24 Ins) © Myra Jago
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Crooked Little City, 2013 Oil on Canvas 50x60cm (20x24 Ins) © Myra Jago
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Glass Lake, 2013 Oil on Panel 30x24cm © Myra Jago
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Nobody's Home at Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, 2014 Cocktail Sticks, Matches, Card, Glue, Paint, Wire 32x22x19cm © Myra Jago
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Hausboot, 2013 Oil on Panel 30x24cm © Myra Jago
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Billboard , September 2013 Original: Oil on Canvas, 100x120cm Huge © Myra Jago
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Installing Trapezium, 02/02/2014 Oil on Canvas 60x80cm © Myra Jago
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Arrested Development pop-up book, 2012 Mixed Media Variable © Myra Jago
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Cloudburst II installed at Amaranta Family Practice, June 2013 Heat-fused Polypropylene Contact Lens Pods Variable © Myra Jago
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Dublin
Lives in
DĂșn Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Works in
Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Schools
National College of Art and Design dubin (NCAD), 2011, MFA
BIFE, Bray Co Wicklow, Ireland, 2009, BA
National College of Art and Design Dublin (NCAD), 2005, Portfolio
Tags
fine art painting, figurative, sculpture, mixed-media, installation, realism, landscape, surrealism, traditional
Bio: Myra Jago

Graduating with a Masters in Fine Art 2011 and  BA (Hons) in Fine Art Painting  2009, (both  NCAD, Dublin),  Myra Jago was emerging artist for Manifest, Kinsale  and ArtNow: Dublin Contemporary  in 2011. Working through paint, drawing and sculpture, Jago has won financial support from Dun Laoghaire County Council, Dublin City Council and The European League of Institutes of The Arts (ELIA), Brussels.

Invited to become a gallery artist at Avenue Road Gallery, Portobello, Dublin, Jago has also exhibited at Gormley's Fine Art and The Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin, working with curators Jennette Donnelly, Bernadette Madden and Jim Ricks respectively. In 2013, she completed residencies at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Co. Monaghan and deAppendix, Amaranta F.P., Co. Dublin, culminating in a salon and solo exhibition at the medical practice. This year the artist also exhibited in Copy.Right? at 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago USA and Creative Exchange's 'Art in the Eastside'Billboard Project, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Jago was invited to address the Open University of Ireland Celebrations in Belfast, November 2013, on Exploring literature through the lens of other art forms.

Myra Jago has exhibited throughout Ireland, won a site-specific ELIA commission in Brussels, co-produced an audience-participatory event on Dame Street, Dublin and exhibited in The Central Bank, Dame Street, Dublin. Her work appears in The OPW Collections at St. Stevens Green, Athlone and Roscommon; The Central Bank Collection; The AXA Insurance Collection; Kildare County Council Collection and many private collections throughout Ireland, Belgium, Italy, Japan, UK and USA.

www.myrajago.com