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David Lilburn b.1950
David Lilburn is an artist, whose current work predominantly involves the graphic processes of drawing and printmaking. He studied history and political science at Trinity College Dublin, (MA); lithography at the Scuole D'Arte, Urbino, and art and design at Limerick School of Art and Design, (Dip. AD), where he taught for a number of years.
His recent commissions include: In Medias Res, for the James Joyce Ulysses Exhibition, National Library of Ireland, 2004. The Courthouse Maps, and Frieze, two commissions for Limerick County Council, 2002/2003. Coastline, for the Irish Pavilion, Expo, Hamburg, 2000. A Map for City Hall, Millennium Project 2000, Dublin Corporation. At IMPACT 3 in Cape Town he presented Urbs Antiqua Fuit Studisque Asperrima in Causa Belli - (Re)Presenting the City (in Print).
His recent printmaking awards include: First prize, 'Impressions', open print award, Galway, Ireland, 2004.
'Michael Byrne Award for Printmakers', administered by the Arts Council of Ireland, 2002.
'Mary Farl Powers Printmaking Award', 2000, Arts Council of Ireland, 2001. First prize,
Second Limerick Mini-Print Exhibition, 2000.
Lilburn has works in numerous public collections, including the Office of Public Works, Ireland;
the University of Limerick; the National Self-Portrait Collection; the National Collection of Artists
Books, National College of Art and Design; the National Collection of Contemporary Drawing,
LCGA; the Palazzo della Penna, Perugia; the National University of Ireland, Cork; the Dublin
Corporation; AIB; Guinness; MIC, Limerick; the Limerick Corporation; the Shannon
Development Company; and the Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork, Ireland. He has recently
been invited to take part in the 7th International Biennial of Contemporary Engraving, Museum
of Modern and Contemporary art, LiŹge, Belgium. March-May, 2009.
Past Graphic Studio Dublin Exhibitions:
» 2009 Artist's Proof, Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland
Recent Solo Exhibitions
» 2007 Way Points, Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
» 2007 In Medias Res, James Joyce Centre, Dublin, Ireland
Recent Group Exhibitions
» 2009 7th Biennale Internationale de Gravure Contemporaine, Liège, Belgium
» 2008 Prints from Ireland, Donkey Mill Art Centre, Hawaii, USA
» 2008 Presence 2, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
» 2008 BIMPE V, Fifth Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, Vancouver, Canada
» 2008 178th Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland
» 2008 Open Submission Print Show, Limerick Printmakers, Limerick, Ireland
» 2008 Charles Tyrell Selects, Cork Printmakers, Kinsale Arts Week, Cork, Ireland
» 2008 Into landscape, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland
» 2008 All Hung Up, Limerick Printmakers, Limerick, Ireland
» 2008 Is Mise Ireland, Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, China
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A visit to the Chester Beatty Library,
etching & drypoint
47cm x 32cm
Edition of 40