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Nigel Rolfe b. 1950

Nigel Rolfe was born on the Isle of Wight, England. He studied at Farnham School of Art from 1969-71. Then from 1971-74 the Bath Academy of Art. He currently lives and works in Dublin.

Recent Solo Exhibitions

  • 2006 'Flowers Absence and Loss', Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
  • 2005 'Many Silver Things', Green On Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
    'The Book of Signs', Galerie Polaris, Paris, France.
  • 2003 'From Darkness to Annihilation', Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
  • 2002 'Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea', Galerie Polaris, Paris, France.
    'Absence and Loss', Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland.
  • 2001 'Performances, fotografias y videos',
    Centro de Fotografia, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.
    'Ghost', Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    Recent Group Exhibitions
  • 2006 'Cross-section', Sligo Art Gallery
  • 2005 'Siar 50, 50 Years of Contemporary Irish Art', Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
    Curator of 'Peripheral Visions' Cork as part of Cork 2005 video art exhibition and symposium
    Royal Hibernian Academy, invited artist Summer Show, Dublin, Ireland.
  • 2004 'Images 04' Vevey, Switzerland.
    'Views from an Island' Contemporary Irish Art from the Collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Millenium Monument Museum, Beijing, China, Shanghai Art Gallery.
  • 2003 'Openings' Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick, Ireland.
    'Art Not War' Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
    'Ex-Press', Printmaking from the Royal College of Art, London.
    Summer Exhibitions, Fenton Gallery, Cork, Ireland; Galerie Polaris, Paris.
    'Impressions', an exhibition of contemporary prints, Department of Finance and Personnel and the Office of Public Works Ireland, touring to Greyfriars Municipal Gallery, Waterford; Clotsworthy Arts Centre, Antrim; Tourist Information Centre, Omagh; Wexford Vocational College, Wexford; Athlone Institute of Technology, Westmeath; Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise.
  • 2002 'The Unblinking Eye' lens based work from the I.M.M.A collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
    'Something Else, Irish Contemporary Art', Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland and travelling to Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Oulu City Art Museum, Joensuu Art Museum, Finland.
  • 2001 Summer exhibition, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin.
    FIAC, Galerie Polaris, Paris, London Contemporary Art Fair, Chicago Art Fair, Koln Art Fair, Green on Red Gallery.

  • 2004 Travel Grant, Department of Arts, Sport, Tourism
  • 2001 Arts Council Commission with the Cork Film Centre.
  • 2000 Elected to Aosdána.

    Past Graphic Studio Dublin Exhibitions:
    » 2008 Revelation, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin