Making Art Printing Online Gallery - Graphic Studio Dublin

July 16, 2020

Works from the Graphic Studio - Members from Fingal is an exhibition which marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Graphic Studio and features members from Fingal who work across a range of process including etching, woodcut/lino, screen print and lithography. Artists include: Susan Early, Mary Grey, Julie Ann Haines, Michele Hetherington, Ernada Husic, Siobhan Hyde, Desmond Kenny, Michael Killen, Jennifer Lane, Pamela Leonard, Ned McLoughlin, Sorca O'Farrell and Una Sealy. The exhibition will also feature work by master printmakers, Niamh Flanagan and Robert Russell.

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Susan Early
Susan Early is an Architect & Printmaker. She became a member of Graphic Studio Dublin in 2012 where she now works as Studio Administrator. She makes etchings in drypoint and aquatint and has exhibited nationally and in Europe, Canada and the USA. Her work features in private and public collections including Fingal County Council, University of Limerick, Office of Public Works and National Botanic Gardens. Susan’s printmaking is informed by drawings and photographs of familiar elements in Irish landscapes. Structures, buildings and the landscape topography, studied against context, are explored. The built and natural environment defined by the sea is of particular interest and includes studies of ships, lighthouses and other built landmarks.  
Susan Early - Lighthouse at Baily / Edition: 50
Medium: Etching & Aquatint / Size: 24 x 18 cm
Price: €360 framed; €280 unframed 
Framed size: 46 x 38cm
Purchase price for 2:  €340 each framed

Susan Early - Lighthouse at Howth / Edition: 50
Medium: Etching & Aquatint / Size: 24 x 18 cm
Price: €360 framed; €280 unframed 
Framed size: 46 x 38cm
Purchase price for 2:  €340 each​ framed


Niamh Flanagan

Niamh Flanagan graduated from Fine Art Print at the National College of Art and Design. She became a member of Graphic Studio Dublin in 2004, where she now also works as Projects Manager and Master Printer. She has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally and her work is in the collections of the Office of Public Works, The Law Society of Ireland, the Chester Beatty Library, the British Library and the National Gallery of Ireland.  Niamh Flanagan’s work explores the search for utopias within our world, and the restless desire to be somewhere else. She uses visual elements of the landscapes around her; both urban and rural, internal and external, to describe this search for something that is perhaps unattainable. The prints depict a world of abstracted landscapes and cityscapes telling fragments of stories, showing the unseen, the hidden and the unreal as they lurk beneath turbulent skies. The world spins, the seasons change, they change back again; and we dream and spin and dream again. 
Niamh Flanagan - the lost villages / Edition: 30
Medium: Etching / Size: 26 x 26 cm 
Price: €360 framed; €275 unframed  

Niamh Flanagan - jumping haybales / Edition: 30
Medium: Etching / Size: 26 x 26 cm 
Price: €360 framed; €275 unframed  

Mary Grey

Mary Grey took up printmaking when she retired from teaching in 2005. She attended classes in Graphic Studio Dublin and was accepted as a member in 2009.  Since then she has made prints using various methods of printmaking - etching, linocut, woodblock, photointaglio, screenprint, carborundum, lithography and letterpress -  liking the variety, and continues to learn through weekend classes in the Studio. She exhibits in the Summer and Winter exhibitions in the Gallery, and in exhibitions, organised by the Studio and Gallery, in venues throughout the country.  Her inspiration comes from Nature and her surroundings. 

Mary Grey - Magnolia / Edition: 15
Medium: Linoprint / Size: 21 x 15 cm 
​Price: €200 framed, €140 unframed

Mary Grey - Morning Dew / Edition: 6
Medium: Photo Intaglio / Size: 20 x 27 cm 
Price: €180 framed, €110 unframed 


Julie Ann Haines
Julie Ann was born in Belfast and studied Fine Art Painting at Manchester and Norwich Schools of Art. She discovered Fine Art Print after moving to Dublin and colour etchings and monotypes now comprise her main body of work. Her images depict intimate studies of the urban landscape around North Dublin where she lives and concentrate on isolated structures that convey a quiet contemplative stillness. Her carefully balanced compositions are usually small in scale and a recent departure into larger work - as seen in the pieces in this show has allowed her to develop a more painterly approach with the mark making in her etching process. Julie Ann’s work is in many private collections as well as the National Gallery of Ireland, National Library of Ireland, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, British Library, University of Limerick, Fingal and Meath County Councils. 

Julie Ann Haines - Strand Rd / Edition: 50
Medium: Etching aquatint / Size: 50 x 70 cm 
Price: €680 framed; €545 unframed 

Julie Ann Haines - 782 Howth Road / Edition: 50
Medium: Etching aquatint / Size: 46 x 82 cm 
Price: €680 framed; €545 unframed 


Michele Hetherington

Michele Hetherington is a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in Dublin. Her practice emerges from a conceptual and poetical curiosity surrounding ideas of Time, Place and the Self. Michele holds a Masters Degree in Fine Art and an undergraduate degree in Printmaking from NCAD, Dublin. In 2018, she was awarded the Fingal Arts Council Graduate Award and subsequently held her first solo show, ‘Talk Softly’. Exhibiting nationally and internationally, her work is a part of both private and public collections. Michele became a member of Graphic Studio in 2019. 

Michele Hetherington - Polaroid Series: Horizon #1
Edition: 15 / Medium: Etching  / Size: 10 x 10cm 
Price: €300 framed, €225 unframed 

Michele Hetherington - Polaroid Series: Sunset 17:42
Edition: 15 / Medium: Etching / Size: 10 x 11cm 
Price: €300 framed, €225 unframed 


Ernada Husic

Ernada Husic is a Dublin based artist. She is a graduate of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) where she studied Fine Art specialising in Fine Print. Since graduating in 2016, she has exhibited in exhibitions nationally. Her work is represented in both public and private collections including, the Office of Public Works, St. Patricks University Hospital Dublin and was also chosen as the feature image for Optic Screen Magazine Cover. In 2017 Ernada became a member of Graphic Studio Dublin. Since joining Graphic Studio, she has exhibited in  multiple Graphic Studio Gallery exhibitions including the 2018 and 2019 Summer exhibition and the recent 2019 MÓR show. She works mainly in multi-layered screenprint. 

Ernada Husic - Violet / Edition: tbc
Medium: Screenprint / Size: 76 x 50 cm
Price: €535 framed; €450 unframed 


Siobhan Hyde

Siobhan Hyde is an excellent and proficient printmaker and has worked in the field of print making for over twenty five years, joining Graphic Studio Dublin in 1990. Her most recent body of work started with the idea of creating a series of prints in memory of her Mother as a dressmaker, subsequently a visit to see Jim Dines 'Tools' in New York influenced a broader appreciation of objects as beautiful and worthy of representation. This suite of screen prints mainly still lives, incorporate homemaking, soul searching and remembering the delight of the simple pleasures in life.

Siobhan Hyde - Sticks and Stones / Edition: Unique print
Medium: Screenprint / Size: 10 x 24cm  
Price: €130 framed  

Desmond Kenny

Desmond Kenny is an interdisciplinary artist who works in paint, sculpture and print. He joined Graphic Studio Dublin in 2005, where his focus is on screen-printing, creating multi-layered, unique one-off works that combine watercolour, acrylic and mixed media.  Since he began making art in 1986 he has exhibited widely in Ireland and abroad, solo shows include Draíocht in 2001, The Lab in 2006 and Pallas Contemporary Projects in 2008, Draoicht Arts Centre, Dublin 2011, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan.  Recent group shows include Ink Miami Art Fair, 2018, Model Sligo, 2019. His work is included in many collections including the Office of Public Works, SIPTU, and Fingal County Council. 

Desmond Kenny - Untitled / Unique print
Medium: Multi-media screenprint / Size: 91 x 102 cm  
Price: €650 framed 
Desmond Kenny - Untitled / Unique print
Medium: Multi-media screenprint / Size: 91 x 102 cm 
Price: €650 framed 


Michael Killen

Born in Dublin, Michael studied in Dunlaoghaire School of Art majoring in Sculpture and Fine Art. He then received a scholarship from the Italian Government to study in the Academy of Fine Art in Florence in the school of Antonio Berti. On completing his time in the Academy, he moved to Pietrasanta in the Carrara marble area just north of Pisa where he worked under the direction of a family of stone sculptors. On his return to Ireland he assisted the German sculptor Imogen Stuart in a series of her larger commissions and then established his own studio in Malahide, County Dublin working in bronze and timber. He has executed public and private commissions for bodies such as Fingal County Council, Arts Care Northern Ireland, The Royal Hospital Donnybrook, E-Tec Power Management Europe amongst many others. He has exhibited in the Jorgensen Fine Art Gallery (Dublin), The Royal Ulster Academy (Belfast), The Graphic Studio Gallery (Dublin) and in the Irish Embassy in Berlin (Germany). While working as a sculptor he pursued his interest in print and was awarded a residency by Fingal County Council to study under the direction of Robert Russell in the Graphic Studio in 2015. Michael became a member of the Graphic Studio in 2017.

Michael Killen - Caught in a Wave / Edition: Unique print
Medium: Etching & Aquatint / Size: 30 x 20 cm 
Price: €390 framed 


Jennifer Lane

Born in Dublin, Jennifer Lane studied at the Dun Laoghaire School of Art and Design in the early 1970s. Shortly afterwards she joined the Graphic Studio Dublin and worked initially in lithography and later in woodblock printing, a speciality since. Her first solo exhibition was held in the Abbey Theatre in 1978; since then she has exhibited in the 1984 Bradford International Print Biennale; the 1993 Print Biennale in Ljubljana, as one of five artists representing Ireland; international group exhibitions in Milwaukee, Beijing, Singapore and Yokohama, Brussels and Paris; a solo exhibition in Graphic Studio Gallery in 2001. Her work has often been shown at the R.H.A., including 2006. More recent exhibitions appearances occurred in 2009, 2012, and 2015 and 2016. Woodcuts by Jennifer Lane figure in many large collections, including those of the Office of Public Works, the Irish Management Institute, the Bank of Ireland, the Jurys Hotels group as well as other private, State and corporate collections. In February 2020 her images featured in an exhibition of Irish art in the Irish Embassy in Ankara, Turkey. 

Jennifer Lane - Silver Bream / Edition: 10
Medium: Woodblock print  / Size: 56 x 38 cm
Price: €380 framed, €310 unframed 

Jennifer Lane - Pine cones / Edition: 5
Medium: Woodblock print  / Size: 58 x 57 cm
Price: €350 framed, €280 unframed 

Pamela Leonard

Pamela Leonard spent 6 years studying in The National College of Art. She won an NCAD scholarship in painting and taught art for 20 years. She has also designed stamps and books and won awards for these. She has worked at etching for the last 33 years and joined Graphic Studio Dublin in 1986. Pamela has exhibited in the RHA for 43 years along with other major exhibitions. Her etchings are in collections in Amsterdam, P&O liners and other public buildings. 

Pamela Leonard - A Quiet Place / Edition: 30
Medium: Etching / Size: 20 x 18cm
Price: €275 framed, €195 unframed 

Ned McLoughlin

Ned McLoughlin studied painting in the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, and has exhibited in Ireland and abroad. He has worked in film and tv as a production designer and art director and in theatre as a set designer and scene painter.  Recently he has been exploring narrative in large paintings under the provisional title ‘Bog People and Other Works’. He joined the Graphic Studio in Autumn 2017. 

Ned McLoughlin - Bon Bon Baile Dubh / Variable Edition: 33
Medium: Screenprint / Size: 40 x 69 cm 
Price: €545 framed; €455 unframed 

Sorca O’Farrell

Sorca O’Farrell is a landscape artist from Howth, Co .Dublin. She is a graduate of NCAD, Fine Art Print-Making. Her work has been exhibited in The National Gallery of Ireland, The RHA, RUA, and various group and solo shows. Her work is included in many public and private collections, and she was delighted to receive the Graphic Studio/Fingal County Council Residency Award 2019. 

Sorca O’Farrell - Ghost Forest / / Edition: 10
Medium: Etching / Size: 38 cm x 30 cm
Price: €400 framed. 


Robert Russell

Robert Russell attended IADT Dun Laoghaire from 1979. He specialised in sculpture but also worked in painting and print. Robert has focused on printmaking since joining Graphic Studio Dublin in 1988 and is Studio Director and Master Printer there since 2007. His work is in the collections of The National Gallery of Ireland, The Chester Beatty Library and The British Library. He was awarded a prize for painting in the Taylor Art Competition in 1980, and received the Alfred Beit Award and the Norah McGuinness Award in 1993. 

Robert Russell - No Parking / Edition: 50
Medum: Etching / Size: 74 x 49 cm 
Price: €595 framed; €480 unframed 


Una Sealy

Painter Una Sealy was the recipient of the Fingal Arts funded residency at Graphic Studio 2017/18, where she made this piece. She is a member of the Royal Hibernian Academy, where she is also a tutor in painting and drawing at RHA School. She has exhibited widely in Ireland and abroad, and is the winner of numerous awards.  She is currently undertaking a Masters of Science in Anatomy for Artists at RCSI. 

Una Sealy - Refuge / Edition: 20
Medium: Etching / Size: 38 x 38 cm
Price: €485 framed, €400 unframed 



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