Myra Jago is an oil painter from County Dublin, working in still life and portraiture. She achieved her MFA in painting from NCAD in 2011, won an ELIA residency and commission, was awarded a studio residency at The Royal Hibernian Academy School in 2015 and received a Highly Commended Award for her self portrait in The 2017 Hennessy Portrait Prize at The National Gallery of Ireland.
Her paintings have exhibited internationally in Chicago, New York, Brussels, Tokyo, Hong Kong and The UK. On the island of Ireland, notably her work has shown at The National Gallery of Ireland, The Royal Hibernian Academy, The Hugh Lane Gallery, The Honourable Society of Kings Inns' Law Library, Áras Inis Gluaire, NUI Maynooth, The Royal Ulster Academy, The Ulster Hall, a Billboard in East Belfast, Eight Gallery and The Central Bank of Ireland. Myra has had four solo exhibitions to date,
Her work is represented in many public collections, including The State Art Collection, The Central Bank Collection and The Deloitte Collection along with those privately held both nationally and internationally.
Axa Insurance, 2011
Business to Arts 2018
Central Bank & Financial Services Authority Ireland, 2009
Green 8 Express, Japan, 2017
Hotel Bloom! Brussels, 2008
Kildare County Council, 2012
Office of Public Works, 2009, 2009, 2010
Scor Global, 2016
Private collections throughout Ireland, Belgium, China, Italy, Japan, UK & USA.