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Lee Welch

Kentucky, USA
Lives and works in Cork, Ireland

EDUCATION

2011 MFA Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2008 BA (Hons) in Fine Art (1st Class). National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • Upcoming, Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2013

  • Two exercises in awareness and observation, The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2012

  • If what they say is true, CCA Projects, Derry~Londonderry, N. Ireland

2011

  • The Marriage of Reason and Squalor, II, Telephone Booth, Rotterdam, Netherlands 2009

  • At the still point of the turning world, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland

2008

  • Never Odd or Even and other pieces, The LAB, Dublin, Ireland

2006

  • falling somewhere in-between, Queen Street Studios Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • 2116, Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan,

  • USA Attitude Precedes Form, The Library Project, Dublin, Ireland

2016

  • The Headless City, TULCA, Galway, Ireland

  • 2116, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland

  • INFRA, eight gallery, Dublin, Ireland

  • ART WORKS selected by Annie Fletcher & Claire Feeley, Carlow, Ireland

  • This is Water, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, N. Ireland

  • Rosebud, The Library Project, Dublin

2015

  • ∞ (Broken Mirrors), NCAD Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

  • The Perennial, Grecian Shelter, Brooklyn, New York

  • The Grammar of Ornament, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

2014

  • Stone Soup, Basic Space and Ormston House, Limerick, Ireland

  • Stick Up Fir-Tree, Irishise, - Broadstone Studios, Dublin, Ireland

2013

  • (((O))), Clonlea Studios, Dublin, Ireland

  • A Lamb Lies Down, Broadstone Studios, Dublin, Ireland

  • Sleepwalkers: Possibilities Contingencies, The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2012

  • A Living Room Suite Presentation, Salon Populaire, Berlin, Germany

  • ached grew print jot, The Drawing Project, Dublin, Ireland

2011

  • Screening Room: Dublin, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

  • Amikejo, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), León, Spain curated by Latitudes

  • (WHOOPEE) we're all going to die, Pallas Projects, Dublin, Ireland

  • Anthem for the People’s Tomorrow, Rotterdam, Netherlands, curated by Ellen Blumenstein

  • WordPerfect, NoPlace, Oslo, Norway

2010

  • A Whole New Ball Game, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

  • Three or Four Works, radiowy, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2010

  • Three or Four Works, radiowy, Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • Studies and Contemplations, Other Gallery, Banff, Canada

  • DONE TO A DEAD END, SD&G, Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • The Nature of Things, Le Petit Port, Leiden, Netherlands

2009

  • MISSING LINK, Andreiana Mihail Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

  • It's not for reading. It's for making, FormContent, London, England

2008

  • Non-Knowledge, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland

  • Play, Draíocht Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland

  • Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, Ireland curated by Lizzie Carey-Thomas

PERFORMANCES, TALKS & HAPPENINGS

2017

  • It stretched some sixty miles

  • Treeline Project, Dublin, curated by Mary Cremin and Oonagh Young

2016

  • Listen, Hissen, Hessin!, IMMA, Dublin

  • A Conversation on Drawing, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2015

  • In the Silence of the night, curated by Mary Cremin, IMMA, Dublin

2014

  • thigmotropism, John Jones Project Space, London

  • Periodical Review #3, Pallas Projects/Studios, Dublin

2013

  • Periodical Review #3, Pallas Projects/Studios, Dublin

2012

  • Prelude to Nothing, LAB, Dublin, Ireland

2011

  • Dublin Art Book Fair & Magazine Archive, TBG+S, Dublin,

  • Ireland BrakTalk–Beside Itself, Duende, Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • Love Letter To a Surrogate Stage II, Muhka, Antwerp, Belgium

2010

  • Lost & Found, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Clifford Irving Show, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Belgium

  • Love Letter To a Surrogate, Torrence Art Museum, Los Angeles, USA

2009

  • Clifford Irving Show, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France curated by Raimundas Malasauskas

CATALOGUES & PUBLICATIONS

2015

  • Paper Visual Art Journal- Edited by Marysia Wieckiewicz–Carroll and Nathan O’Donnell Sleep- walkers- Book Edited by Michael Dempsey and Logan Sisely

2012

  • Amikejo- Book Edited by Latitudes

  • Anthem for the People’s Tomorrow - Book Edited by Ellen Blumenstein

2010

  • ANAL # 0, intermittent periodical, Banff Art Centre

  • Options with Nostrils - Book Edited by Alexis Vaillant

  • Shifter 16 : Pluripotential - Magazine Edited by Sreshta Rit Premnath & Warren Neidich

  • 2HB - Volume 6 - Journal Centre for Contemporary Art

REVIEWS

  • Visual Artists’ News Sheet Jan/Feb 2017, Materiality as Relic by Gianna Tasha Tomasso Art Monthly : Issue : 402 December-January 2016,

  • The Headless City by Joanne Laws Billion Journal 19 February 2016, Boys & Girls by James Merrigan

  • Irish Times 3 March 2015, Sleepwalkers: Artistic experiments, by Aidan Dunne

  • Visual Artists’ News Sheet Jan/Feb 2014, A lamb lies down by David Brancaleone

  • Art Monthly : Issue : 369 September 2013, Dublin Round-up, by Chris Clarke Artforum 500 words, Dec 20, 2012, As told to Miguel Amado

  • Frieze #120 January–February 2009, Emerging Artists Looking Back, by Tessa Giblin Artpapers, - January/February 2009, NONKNOWLEDGE by John Gayer

  • Circa #125, review: ‘Degree shows: Critics’ choices’ by Alan Phelan

  • Circa Online Reviews, October 2008, ‘Lee Welch: Never odd or even’ by Sara Baume

AWARDS

2016

  • Black Church Print Studio, Membership Studio Award

2015

  • DIT Project Studios, Studio Award

2013

  • Firestation Artists Studios, Sculpture Workshop Residency Award & Bursary Dublin City Council, Incuba- tion Space Award

2012

  • Production Ireland 2012, CCA Projects

  • Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award

2010

  • Arts Council of Ireland, Travel & Training Award - Culture Ireland, Project grant

2008

  • Arts Council of Ireland, Artist Bursary Award - Dublin City Council, Arts Bursary

RESIDENCIES
2017

  • Independent Studios Artists Ltd, Dublin, Ireland

2015

  • Artists’ Residency Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art Award & Bursary, Dublin

2012

  • Dublin City Council, Red Stables, Dublin, Ireland

2010

  • Banff Art Centre, Alberta, Canada

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