special invited artist exhibition





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Press Release

Solas Art Gallery Ballinamore presents an invitation to Eamon Colman.

Opening Friday 25th October at 7:30pm

As invitee to Solas Gallery, Eamon Colman brings a lifetime of dedication to the Arts in Ireland to Ballinamore.

Eamon Colman was born in Dublin 1957. He is an elected member of Aosdána since 2007 in recognition of his major contribution to Irish culture.

His professional career spans from 1979, having created over thirty-six solo exhibitions nationally and Internationally.

Most notably he was invited to host a retrospective of his work ‘Panorama: A Review’ at The Strule Arts Centre, Omagh 2013; ‘Monument’ Stern Studio Gallery, Vienna 2011; ‘Before the dark gets stronger than the light’ Rua Red, South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, 2010; ‘Remnant’ The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, St. Louis, USA, 2008; ‘Salt River’ The Oriel Queens Hall Gallery, Wales 2010 and 2006; ‘Breath of the River’ Galleri Caernarfon Cyf, Wales 2007. A major mid term exhibition of his work ‘Post Cards Home’ was held at The R.H.A. Dublin in 1996 accompanied by a Monograph by Brian McAvera, ‘Dreams From The Lions Head, The Work of Eamon Colman’ by Four Fields Press.

He exhibited on a bi-annual basis in the Rubicon Gallery, Dublin from 1990 to 2003 and from 2004 until 2018 at Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin.

Needless to say we are honoured to have Eamon treat us to a selection of his work at Solas and look forward to seeing you on the night. The exhibition will be officially opened by singer, songwriter and broadcaster Charlie McGettigan