Joan Walsh is an Artist, a Painter, a Scribbler, using various mediums…
Why is it called Fine Art? Is it to do with gilded frames, art dealers, fine wines or even real ale..? No one says fine songs, fine theatre do they? Anyways, that is what its called, a fancy way to simply say Art. See Art of mine below in linked Exhibition titles.
Solo Art Exhibitions
2017 Solas Gallery, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.
2012 Solas Gallery, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.
2009 Solas Gallery, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.
2007 The Gallery Café, Gort, Co. Galway.
2002 Maretimo House, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
2001 Dublin Writers’ Museum, Dublin.
2000 Dublin Writers’ Museum, Dublin.
1994 Nimmo’s, Spanish Arch, Galway.
2007- Group shows, Solas Gallery, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.
1995 Reddest Stolen Cherries, Dublin Writers’ Museum.
1994 Sea week, Letterfrack, Co. Galway.
1994 Spiddel group show (annex of Kenny’s Bookshop), Spiddel, Co. Galway.
1993 People and Places, Tig na Gaillime, Galway.
1993 Inishbofin Arts Festival, Inishbofin Island, Co. Galway.
1992/3 Grogan’s Pub, William St., Dublin.
Individual Sales and Display
2007–2012 Solas Gallery, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.
2006 The Leitrim Design House, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim.
2003 Waldock Gallery, Blackrock Centre, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
1992–2001 Private Sales.
1993- Kenny’s Gallery (Kenny’s Bookshop), Galway.
1993 Tig na Gaillime; Galway Market, Galway.
1992-1993 Merrion Square Railings, Merrion Square, Dublin.
2012 – 1984 Display Galleries of Artwork
Qualifications / Education
2011 Traditional Irish Music, Fetac Level 5, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.
2005 Certified Dance Leader, Laban Guild, UK.
1989 Advanced Diploma in Environmental Design, College of Marketing & Design (DIT), Dublin.
2006 Irish Visual Artists’ Rights Organisation.
2001 Laban Guild, UK (Dance) (not at present).
2000 Visual Artists Ireland (Previously known as Artists Association of Ireland).
1995 Irish Music Rights Organisation (I.M.R.O) Songwriter Membership – ongoing.
1997 Arts flight – USA (Travel & Training Award, The Arts Council of Ireland).
1995 Arts flight – Europe (Travel & Training Award, The Arts Council of Ireland).
Solas Gallery Committee member.
Leitrim Live Craft and Business training.
Design; Theatre; Dance; Craft; Music..etc.