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Welcome to the Work of Michael Gannon Photographer

Name: Michael Gannon FIPF
Address: Liscarney, Westport, Co. Mayo.
Email: info@michaelgannonphotography.com
Web: www.michaelgannonphotography.com
Phone: 086 843 1244

Selected Exhibitions

2014 COE14 Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris Co. Mayo. ‘Its Not Really A Right One’
Curated by Michelle Cotton Michelle has curated over 30 exhibitions and film screenings
including projects at Tate Britain, Tate Modern, London; Tate St Ives, White chapel Gallery, London.
2013 COE13 Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris Co. Mayo ‘Empty Chairs’ Curated by
Mr. Andrew Wilson, Curator of Modern Art and Contemporary British art at Tate Britain.
2013: Mayo Artist Show. 20:20 Vision at the Linenhall Arts Centre Castlebar, Co. Mayo
2013: Signal Open Exhibition Signal Arts Centre, Bray Co.Wicklow.
2012: COE 12 Claremorris Open Exhibition Claremorris Co. Mayo ‘May Day’ Curated by Mr.
Mike Collier who is a lecturer, writer, curator and artist.
2011: Kerry Bicycle Art Exhibitions. Siamsa Tire Tralee Co.Kerry.
2010: COE 10 Claremorris Open Exhibition Claremorris Co. Mayo ‘Belacorrick’ Curated by
Lisa Le Fevure head of sculpture studies at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, Uk.
2010: ‘Impressions of a Place’ Exhibition of Photography, Drawing and Painting. Exhibited with
two other artists at Aras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet Co.Mayo. Photographs from inside the
ESB power generating station at Belacorrick Co. Mayo (Thank you to ESB for allowing
access to the Site)
2009: Boyle Open Submission Exhibition. Boyle Co. Roscommon.
2008: Print Exhibition, Livingstone Gallery Westport Co. Mayo.
2008: Boyle Open Submission Exhibition. Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
2008: Mayo Artists Show, in the Linenhall Arts Centre Gallery Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
2006: Mayo Artists Show, in the Linenhall Arts Centre Gallery Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
2013: ‘Passing Through’ Photography Gallery Westport Co. Mayo.

Solo Shows

2013: ‘Passing Through’ Photography Gallery Westport Co. Mayo
2012: ‘Invited Artist’ Title: ‘May Day’ Linenhall Arts Centre Castlebar Co. Mayo.
2011: ‘Unseen’ Photography Gallery Westport Co. Mayo
2010: ‘Glass Landscapes’ Photography Gallery Westport Co. Mayo.
2009: ‘Light Polution’ Photography Gallery Westport Co. Mayo.
2008: ‘Toying With The Past’ Clew Bay Gallery Westport, Co Mayo
2007: ‘The Incidence of Light’ Clew Bay Gallery Westport, Co. Mayo.

Group Show

2015: Work exhibited in New Town Hall Theatre Westport Co. Mayo.
2014: ‘UNPLUGGED’ Exhibition of Photography, Drawing and Painting. Exhibiting with
two other artists at ‘Clifden Arts Festival’
2011: Photography Exhibition with two other Westport Photographers. Mulranny Co Mayo.
2011: Greenway Artists Group Expo 2011, Mulranny Park Hotel .
2010: Bellacorick ‘Impressions of a place’ Exhibition of Photography, Drawing and Painting
based on the ESB,s Belacorrick Power Generating Station .Aras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet, Co.
Mayo
2010: Flights of Fancy, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo
2009: Mayo Photographic Club members’ exhibition Castlebar Library Co. Mayo
2009: Mayo Photographic Club members’ exhibition. Westport Library Co. Mayo.
2008: Croagh Patrick Exhibition. Westport Co. Mayo
2008: Art Trail Exhibition. Westport Co. Mayo.
2008: Inspiring Words, Westport Arts Festival, Westport, Co Mayo
2007: Art Trail Exhibition. Westport Co. Mayo
2007: Ulster Bank Art Exhibition. Ballinrobe Co. Mayo
2006: Exhibited with 5 other artists in the Livingstone Gallery in Westport, Co. Mayo

Awards

2009: Enrolled as a Fellow of the Irish Photographic Federation IPF
2008: Enrolled as an Associate of the Irish Photographic Federation IPF
2006: Enrolled as a Licentiate of the Irish Photographic Federation IPF

Publications

2010: Article printed about my work in Sunday Independent 21-Feburary-2010 by Lucinda O
Sullivan
2009: Photographs published in the book ‘Photography Ireland 2009’
2009: Self-published book titled The Incidence of Light. Photographic book of work from
my first solo show of the same name. To view go to www.blurb.com
2009: Profiled in Irelands premier gardening magazine Garden Heaven
2008: Photographs published in the book ‘Photography Ireland 2008’
2007: Photographs published in the book Photography Ireland 2007
2007: Photographs published in a book called ‘Present Tense Words and Pictures’ Poems
And Photographs from Co. Mayo.
2006: Photographs published in a book called ‘Echoes of the Past. A Vision for the Future’
2006: Photographs published in a book called ‘Us’

Collections

2012: Mayo County Council Collection.
2008: Westport Town Council Collection.

Competition

2011: Two images accepted to ‘65th Bristol Salon of Photography’ Bristol, England.
2009: 1st Prize Summer Light International Photography Competition Samhliocht Art
Center, Tralee , Co. Kerry
2008: 2nd Prize Boyle Open Submission Exhibition.
2007: 1st Prize Photographer of The Year. Mayo Photographic Club Castlebar Co. Mayo