google-site-verification: google18b85c3d83af5bea.html Myra Jago | CV

Education                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

2009 - 2011 MFA, NCAD, 100 Thomas Street, The Liberties, Dublin 8
2005 - 2009 BFA (Hons), Painting, NCAD, 100 Thomas Street, The Liberties D8                                                                                                                           

 

Awards | Residencies | Commissions

  • Highly Commended Award, The Hennessy Portrait Prize, The National Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

  • RHA School Studio Award, Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin 2, 2015

  • Cover to Canvas Commission, The Honourable Society of Kings Inns' Law Library, Henrietta St., Dublin 2015

  • Professional Development and Arts Practice Support Grant, DLRCOCO, 2011, 2012, 2015

  • Residency, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Co Monaghan, 2013

  • Residency and exhibition, De-Appendix, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, March-May, 2013

  • Project Grant, Dublin City Council, for Absolut Fringe Festival installation, 2009

  • The European League of Institutes of the Arts Bloom! Award, Residency & Commission, 2008

 

Collections:

The Deloitte Art Collection, AXA Insurance Collection, Central Bank and FSAI Collection, Office of Public Works Collections: St. Stevens Green, Athlone and Roscommon; Scor Global Irl., Kildare County Council Collection, Hotel Bloom Belgium, Green8 Tokyo and private collections throughout Ireland, Belgium, China, Italy, Japan, UK & USA.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Now Islands, Ashford Gallery, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin September 6th - October 6th.

2017 Subliminal,  Easter Snow Gallery, TSEAC, Naul, Co. Dublin

2014 Learning to Fly, Eight Gallery, Dawson St., Dublin 
2014 Learning to Fly, Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet, Co. Mayo
2014 This, Somewhere Else, Feb-July, The National Centre for Arts and Health, AMNCH, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin                                                              

2013 Arrested Development, deAppendix, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

 

Group Exhibitions

2020

The Irish Embassy St. Brigid's Day Exhibition celebrating Eva Gore Booth

2019

December 20th - January 24th RuaRed Winter Open, Rua Red Gallery, Tallaght, Dublin

Wexford Opera Festival Art Exhibition, Greenacres Gallery, Wexford 

FIRE, ArtNetDLR link

189th Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

2018

188th Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

Rua Red Winter Open, Rua Red Gallery, Tallaght, Dublin

Ranelagh Arts Centre Winter Exhibition, Ranelagh County Dublin

Greenacres Christmas Fare, Green Acres Gallery, Selskar, Wexford

2017

The Hennessy Portrait Award Shortlist Exhibition 2017, The National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin

Festival Opera Exhibition, Green Acres Gallery, Selskar, Wexford

136th Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, Belfast

187th Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

139th Dublin Painting and Sketching Club Exhibition, Dún Laoghaire Town Hall

Summer Exhibition, Green Acres Gallery, Selskar, Wexford

 

2016

RARE Art Gallery, Castle Market, Dublin 2 

135th Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, Belfast

Festival Opera Exhibition, Greenacres Gallery, Selskar, Co. Wexford

186th Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

The Interaction Project, Eblana House, Eblana Ave., Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Window to Eden, St. Monica's Community Council, Edenmore, Dublin 5

Summer Exhibition, Greenacres Gallery, Selskar, Co. Wexford

Summer Exhibition, Dún Laoghaire Art Gallery, Georges St., Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

 

2015

185th Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

Imirt le do Thoil, Ennistymon Courthouse Gallery, Co.Clare

Cover to Canvas, The Honourable Society of The Kings Inn's Law Library, Dublin 1.

Vanishing Art, Carton House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Annual Exhibition Wexford Festival Opera, Greenacres Gallery, Co. Wexford
Sol Gallery, Hong Kong Convention Centre, China
Illuminations, NUI Maynooth, Co. Kildare

 

2014

184th Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

VUE with Eight Gallery, Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin 

Imirt le do Thoil, Yeats Society Gallery, Sligo

Revitalize, Sol Gallery, Dawson St., Dublin

 

2013

Copy.right: the art of appropriation, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago. Curators: Jennifer Moore, Sergio Gomez 

Rua Red Winter Exhibition, South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, Dublin Curators: Paul McAree, Grace McEvoy, Karen Phillips, Claire McAree
Selection Box, Talbot Gallery, Dublin 1 Curators: Elaine Grainger, Aimee Nolan
University of the Air: A Thousand Words, Ulster Hall, Belfast

Art in the Eastside Exhibition, The Engine Room Gallery, Belfast
Art in the Eastside / Creative Exchange Studios, Outdoor Art Billboard, 356 Woodstock Rd., Belfast
Still Life and Interiors, Gormley's Fine Art Dublin 2. Curator: Bernadette Madden

The Irish Scene, Gormleys Fine Art Dublin 2. Curator: Bernadette Madden
KRF:2 Artists Notebook Project 2012, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co. Louth

 

2012

Future Perfect, The Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin 1  Curator: Jim Ricks
Fast Moving Consumer Goods. Talbot Gallery, Dublin Curators: Elaine Grainger, Claire Halpin
KRF:2 Artists Notebook Project 2012, The Riverbank, Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Austerity/Binge with 5 On a Day Out (5OADO), Talbot Gallery, Dublin 1 Curator: Jennette Donnelly
Éigse Festival, Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Co. Carlow Curators: Barbara Dawson, Brian Duggan 

Art and Style, Brown Thomas, Grafton St., Dublin 2 Curator: Stephen Morris
Art’n Bloom! On The Cover, Brussels, Belgium

 

2011
ArtNow, Dublin Contemporary Circle Event, KT Contemporary, Dublin 4 Curator: Katie Tsouros
Sculpture In Context, Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 11
RDS Student Awards, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 and Farmleigh House, Co. Dublin
Manifest: Emerging Artists, Kinsale, Co. Cork. Curator: Katie Tsouros
Level, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Curator: Bernadette Madden
Masters Show, NCAD, Thomas St., The Liberties, Dublin
Unit 35, (NCAD/GSA initiative), Gorey, Co. Wexford

 

2010
R.D.S. Student Awards and Travelling Exhibition, R.D.S. Ballsbridge, Dublin

Autumn Collective, Clyne Gallery, Temple Bar, Dublin

The Xmas Exhibition, Waterfront, Belfast
200, Canvas Gallery, Belfast
Pen Pal Pears, Little Ghost Gallery, Kilkenny
Check Point, Unit 14, Smithfield Plaza, Dublin

 

2009
Autumn Exhibition, The Central Bank, Dame Street, Dublin 2.  (3-Graduate Show) Curator: Patricia Clyne-Kelly
Wake Up! You’re in a Meadow, Barnardo Square, Dame Street, Dublin
Graduate Show, National College of Art and Design, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin

 

2008
Dún Laoghaire Visual Arts Open, Dún Laoghaire Town Hall
ELIA Bloom! Project, Brussels, Belgium
RDS Student Awards & Travelling Exhibition, R.D.S. Ballsbridge, Dublin
INDECISION, NCAD 3rd yr Undergraduate Show, Broadstone Studios
5 On A Day Out, (5OADO) Thisisnotashop, Dublin

 

2007
The Art of Nurture, The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
Margin, OPW, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin
Group, AVA Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Publications | Articles

• A Moment in Time, by Jennette Donnelly on This, Somewhere Else, Myra Jago's solo exhibition at AMNCH, VAI News Sheet, Sept-Oct 2014, p 25.
• ‘Learning to Fly’ short story by Brendan McLoughlin in response to the solo exhibition: Learning to Fly, 2014.
‘• Back the Way I Came’ short story by Brendan McLoughlin in response to a billboard painting reproduction of All this has happened before and it will All happen again, 2013.
• Future Perfect, The Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin
• Sarah Reilly: Who knew ’50 Shades of Grey’ had anything to do with laundry colour-catchers? http://thecity.ie/2012/12/07/who-knew-50-shades-of-grey-had-anything-to-do-with-laundry-colour-catchers/
• Art & Style Brown Thomas issuu:  http://issuu.com/brownthomasmenswear/docs/art___style/1
• Vernon Steel: Le Cool online arts and culture magazine review of Austerity/Binge at Talbot Gallery: http://dublin.lecool.com/dublin/en/issue/1098/event/29964
•  Monika Heck: How young Irish artists are fighting the recession (posted Feb 21, 2012) https://monicaheck.wordpress.com/2012/02/21/how-young-irish-artists-are-fighting-the-recession/
• 5OADO and other stories..., Exhibition Catalogues 2012 and 2008
• Absolut Fringe Catalogue, 2009
• Oh Francis Oh Fringe, Wake Up! You've Been Colonised Season 1: Issue 3.1 http://www.ohfrancis.com
• Evening Herald, Katie Byrne: This is Fringe, Sept 3rd, 2009
• Art of Nurture Exhibition Catalogue, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, 2007