Damien Flood Awarded The 2017 Hotron Éigse Prize / by info greenonredgallery.com

the Hotron Éigse Prize 2017


7 June - 3rd September) 
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Damien Flood ,  Counter  (2016) Oil on canvas 150 x 125cms

Damien Flood, Counter (2016) Oil on canvas 150 x 125cms

Green On Red Gallery is delighted to announce the award of the Hotron 2017 overall Art Prize to Damien Flood for a work of outstanding merit.  His single painting, Counter ( 2016, pictured ) in the current Éigse 2017 curated exhibition at VISUAL, Carlow, as part of the Carlow Arts Festival, was selected from a long list of contemporary Irish and international artists by Eoin Dara, Head of Exhibitions, Dundee Centre for Contemporary Art and Emma Lucy O'Brien, Curator and Galleries Coordinator at Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow. Counter was first exhibited in Damien's solo exhibition A Root that Turns as the Sun Turns in the Green On Red Gallery in 2016.

Damien's new work is also currently featured in Wouldn't it be nice if we could dream together ? group show in the Diana Rosenstein Gallery, LA, USA, finishing today, June 10.

His work will be centrally featured in the Green On Red Gallery exhibition at VOLTA, Basel, June 12-17, 2017.  Later this year he will have a solo show at Stephane Simoens Gallery, Belgium and will spend July 2017 at La Brea Artist residency, LA.  Damien has been offered a residency at Le Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, in 2018.

Monograph publications include: Afterworlds, 2013, Spectral Gallery, 2011, Selected Works, 2010.