Seán Cotter

paintings and charcoals

curriculum vitae


Seán Cotter         

The Cottage
Co. Louth

M: 086 8030732

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National College of Art and Design


Associate of NCAD (1991)
Hon.s Degree; Painting (1991)
Foundation Certificate (1987)



Kildare Corporation Touring Grant (1996)
Arts Council/Aer Lingus Arts Flight Award (1996/1997)
Galway Corporation Exhibition Grant (1995)
Erasmus Grant (1990)
Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary Award (2007)



College of Humanities, Limerick
Office of Public Works Galway, Kilkenny and Dublin
Iarnrod Eireann, Galway
AXA Insurance
Irish Contempary Arts Society
Galerie L’Embarcadere, Lyon, France
Michael D. Higgins, Galway
Kildare, Louth and Wicklow County Council
Drogheda Town Council
Anglo Irish Bank, London
Lapua Art Museum, Finland

Private collections in Ireland, England, Scotland,
France and the United States


Solo Exhibitions  

2007        New Work – Carlinn Gallery, Carlingford, Louth

 2006       Painted Tales - Wicklow County Buildings

 2005       Painted Tales – Hallward Gallery Dublin
 2005       New Paintings – Droichead Arts Centre Drogheda
2005        Paintings and Drawings, Draiocht, Blanchardstown
2005        Eigse- Carlow Festival of Visual Art

2004        Horizons- Norman Villa Gallery, Galway
Paintings-Hallward Gallery, Dublin

2003        New Paintings-Barbara Stanley Gallery, London
Borderlines- Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge

2002        Corvidophilia – Hallward Gallery, Dublin

2001        Corvidophilia – Galway Arts Centre

1996        Voyages – County Library Naas
- Galway Arts Centre
- Siamsa Tire Arts Centre

1995        Voyages – St. Johns Arts Centre, Listowel
- Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

1994        Religion of Magic – Galway Arts Festival

1993        Untitled – Canal Festival, Monasterevin

Selected Exhibitions

2007        ‘Ireland-England-Scotland’, Kirkwood Gallery, Oslo, Norway
2007         Selected Artists, Vanguard Gallery, Cork
2006        Iomha – Selected show, Droichead Arts Centre, Basement Gallery, Louth and Lapua culturel Centre, Finland
2004         Iomha – Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda
- Basement Gallery, Dundalk

Selected Irish Artists – Arklow Arts Centre, Arklow
Irish Artists – Barbara Stanley Gallery, London
2003        Collyer-Bristow, Holborn, London                                                                                                                  

2002                Hallward Gallery Christmas Exhibition, Dublin                               
2002-4     Hallward Gallery Summer Exhibition, Dublin
2000        Frames – Town Hall Theatre, Galway
Begegnung – Rencontre – Meeting
Galway Arts Centre
1998        Sense of Being – Foxford Exhibition Centre
Tusnu Nua – Logan Gallery, Galway
Begegnung – Rencontre - Meeting
Scharpf Galerie, Wilehm Hack Museum,
Ludwigshafen, Germany
Begegnung – Rencontre – Meeting
Galerie du Faouedic, Lorient, France
1996        Four Green Fields and a Postcard Home
RDS, Dublin
L’Imaginaire Irlandais – L’Embarcadere, Lyon, France
Salle D’Exhibition de l’Hotel de Ville, Lorient, France
Galway Arts Centre, Ireland
Selected Group Show – West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen
Feile Bealtaine – Dingle, Kerry
1995         Open Days – Artspace Group Show
Galway Arts Festival
Artspace Group Show, Toad Gallery, Galway
1993        The Works – Group Show, Pan Celtic Festival,
1991        Counterparts – University of Ulster



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