Geraldine O'Reilly

O'Reilly exhibited a suite of new etchings based on research from her residency at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris at Graphic Studio Gallery,Cope Street, Temple Bar, Dublin in the exhibition 'Fragments, Metaphors and Smithereens' in March 2016. O'Reilly was selected by curator Catherine Marshall to make artwork based on the life and work of Dr. Kathleen Lynn. The artworks were exhibited as part of the 1916 celebrations in the exhibition 'Kathleen Lynn- Insider on the Outside' at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo in April. O'Reilly also exhibited at Galeria Sztuki MOK, Debice, Poland in July 2016 and with the British Council of Printmakers at Farmleigh Gallery, Phoenix Park, Dublin in October 2016 in an exhibition titled 'Pushing Boundaries'. It transfered to the Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise in January 2017. She was an invited artist for the exhibition 'A Terrible Beauty' at the Hamilton Gallery, Sligo. June 2016 and 'Crazy Jane' in 2017. She is on the Dublin City Council Artist Panel.  Elected  a member of AOSDANA in 2004. The short documentary 1916/Every County has a story/Mayo  featuring O'Reilly can be seen on You Tube. It was made by RTE as part of the 1916 commemorative celebrations. O'Reilly was awarded a %for art commission in Febuary 2017 to create a new artwork for St.Joseph's National School, Rathwire, Co Westmeath.