Eamon O'Kane was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and lives in Denmark and Norway. He has received various awards including the Taylor Art Award and a Fulbright Award, and has had solo shows in international galleries and museums such as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles; the Sheldon Art Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska; the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin; and Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden, Germany. Eamon O'Kane is Professor of Visual Art at The Art Academy, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen, Norway.

 

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Born 1974, Belfast, N. Ireland

Member of NBK, LNM, VISP, VAI, BKF

 

EDUCATION AND TEACHING

2015   (ongoing) Professor of Painting, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway

2015   Dean of Art Department, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway

2012-2015   Artistic Research Leader (KU Leder) Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway

2011- 2015   Professor of Visual Art, Bergen National Academy of Art, Bergen, Norway

2007-2010   Visiting Research Fellow, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

2001-2007   Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

2000-2001   Assistant Lecturer, Limerick School of Art and Design, Ireland

2001   MFA (Design Technology), Parsons School of Design, New School University, New York, USA

1998-1999   Research Fellowship (Painting), Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education, UK

1998   Master of Fine Art Degree (with Distinction), University of Ulster, Belfast

1996   B.A. Joint Honours Degree in History of Art and Fine Art Painting, (First Class Honours), NCAD, Dublin

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS SINCE 1999

2022   

Trykkeriet, Bergen, Norway         

2021   

Galerie DGV, Svendborg, Denmark

2020   

Galerie Andres Thalmann, Zuirch, Switzerland (catalogue)

Norwegian Sculpture Society, Oslo, Norway

arebyte on screen, arebyte Gallery, London

2019

Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)

Crawford Muncipal Gallery, Cork, Ireland

Funen Art Museum, Odense, Denmark

Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2018    

Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Ireland

Galerie DGV, Svendborg, Denmark

M100, Odense, Denmark

Rochester Art Center, MN, USA

2017    

Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland

LNM Gallery, Oslo, Norway

Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Ireland

Draiocht Arts Centre, Ireland

Cavanacor Gallery, Ireland

Kunstgarasjen, Bergen, Norway

2016

Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Rochester Art Center, MN, USA

Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015    

The Model Arts Centre, Sligo, Ireland

Galway Arts centre, Galway, Ireland

Riverbank Arts Centre, Kildare, Ireland

Galerie DGV, Svendborg, Denmark

2014    

Roscommon Arts Centre, Roscommon, Ireland

CCA, Centre of Contemporary Art, Derry, N. Ireland

ROM 8, Bergen, Norway

KlaipÄ—da Culture Communication Center, KlaipÄ—da, Lithuania

2013    

RARE Gallery, New York, USA

Sheldon Art Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2012    

126 Gallery, Galway, Ireland

2011    

Rare Gallery, New York, USA

2010    

Der Glasraum, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Filipp Rosbach Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

101 California, San Francisco, USA

See Line Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Crawford Muncipal Gallery, Cork, Ireland

2009       

ArtSway, New Forest, UK

Plan 9, Bristol, UK

Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

Art Karlsruhe (solo presentation), Karlsruhe, Germany

2008    

Rare Gallery, New York, USA

Galerie Schuster, Berlin, Germany

Economist Plaza, London, UK

Rugby City Museum and Art Gallery, Rugby, UK

Cavanacor Gallery, Ireland

Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Ireland

2007

Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany

Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin, Ireland

2006    

Panorama, Draiocht, Ireland (catalogue)

Galerie Schuster, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

GFJK, Baden Baden, Germany

2005    

Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany

2004    

Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, Northern Ireland (catalogue)

Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Retrospective, Process Room, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Cavanacor Gallery, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland (catalogue)

Galerie Schuster, Berlin, Germany

Campus Gallery, Bayreuth, Germany  (catalogue)

Galerie Lutz & Thalmann, Zurich, Switzerland

2003    

Galerie Pi, Copenhagen, Denmark

Lead White Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Das Atelier im Wald, Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany

Hildesheim Kunstverein, Hildesheim, Germany (catalogue)

2002

Galerie Schuster & Scheuermann, Berlin, Germany

Bildermacher, Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany (catalogue)

Studio 91, 011 Podium, Tilburg, Holland

Solo, Neuffer am Park, Pirmasens, Germany

2001    

AKA II, Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick, Ireland

Photographs, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

After Kafka's America, Hallward Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2000    

Extension, Irish Arts Centre, New York City, USA

Tourist Interface, Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland

An American Cross Section, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland (catalogue)

HTML, Javascript, The USA etc., Galleri 21, Malmö, Sweden

1999    

Koordinater MCMIC, Overgaden, Copenhagen

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS SINCE 2000

2022    

Wood Block Laboratory, (Woodworks exhibition), Solstice Arts Centre, Ireland

2021    

Unneland, Eliasson, O'Kane, Aldea Centre for Contemporary Art, Bergen, Norway

ArtParis, with Galerie Andres Thalmann

Matter Gesture Soul, University Museum, Bergen, Norway

Post-Human exhibition, JOY Forum and Rom 61, KMD, Bergen, Norway

2020    

body, memory and repetition, Matter Gesture Soul, The EAA Exhibition, Budapest (online)

Summertime 20, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

XMAS 20, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Bauhaus,The Dollhouse, Netherlands

2019    

Summer exhibition, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Hyperobjects, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, California, USA.

Winter Show, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2018    

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

Winter Show, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Hyperobjects, JOY Forum, Bergen, Norway.

LNM Anniversay exhibition, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

Winter Show, Galerie DGV, Svendborg, Denmark

Rum, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Summer exhibition, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017

Xmas exhibition, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Konglomerat, Josef Filipp Galerie Leipzig Germany

2016

Tutti Frutti, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

There Are Little Kingdoms, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Greatest Hits, Galerie DGV, Svendborg, Denmark

Summer exhibition, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Art and Architecture, Erik Jørgensen, Pakhus 48, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015    

Norwegian Sculpture Biennale, Vigeland Museum, Oslo, Norway

Almost Nothing, artists comment on the work of Mies Van De Rohe, Chicago, USA

Winter exhibition, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Liminal Space, Galerie Baton, Seoul, Korea

Nobles and Savages, La MaMa Galleria, New York, USA

Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, UK

Summer exhibition, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Summer exhibition, Galerie DGV, Svendborg, Denmark

Summer Museum, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2014    

COLLABORATION_7, abart, Corovica kuca, Mostar, BIH

COLLABORATION_7, Galerija ŠTAB, Belgrade, RS

Group show, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2013    

Folly, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland

RE:PLACE, Kino Kino, Sandnes, Norway

Relocate, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

Mobile Architecture, Seeline Gallery, LA, USA

2012    

Seaside, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

Odds, Odda, Norway

Painting exhibition, Bergen Kjøtt,Bergen, Norway

DECADE, 10th Anniversary Show, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, USA

MOCA Fresh, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

Overview, RCC, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland

working.drawing, The Dock, Carrick on Shannon, Ireland

The Invisible Seminar (Curated by Brandon LaBelle), Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway

Are We there yet? MacGill Summer School, Glenties, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Rugby Art Collection exhibition, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum in Rugby, UK

Group exhibition, Cavanacor Gallery, Donegal, Ireland

2011

Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland

Luleå Art Biennial, LAB11, The House of Culture and The Regional Museum of Norbotten, Luleå, Sweden

It's about Time, Ben Malz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, LA, USA

The 43 Uses of Drawing, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, UK

Social Structures, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Idaho, USA

L'art de la rencontre, Galerie Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris

Montano's Malady, Galerie Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris

DEARC: The RDS Taylor Art Award Exhibition - Celebrating 150 Years, RDS, Dublin

Figure and Ground, Cavanacor Gallery, Donegal, Ireland

Red, SOMA, Waterford, Ireland

2010

Artist's playgrounds, Micro Onde, Paris and touring to Le Quartier, in Quimper, Brittany, France

An Eire of the Senses, Irish Pavilion, Expo, Shanhai, China and touring to three other venues

HAUTE, curated by Roman Stollenwerk, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art at Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Galerie Schuster, Miami, USA

Noughties but Nice: 21st Century Irish Art, premiered in 2009 Limerick City Gallery of Art before touring to Letterkenny Regional Cultural Centre in Donegal, Solstice Arts Centre in Navan, Meath and VISUAL in Carlow throughout 2010

From My Universe: Objects of Desire, See Line Gallery, Los Angeles, USA.

2009    

OPEN ev+a 2009 - 'Reading the City', Curated by Angelika Nollert and Yilmaz Dziewior, Limerick, Ireland

Into Irish Drawing, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland; Civic Arts Centre, Hengelo, Holland, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris; MCAC, Portadown, N. Ireland 2010

Two person exhibition, Mogadishni, Copenhagen, Denmark

10 Year anniversary exhibtion, Campus Galerie, Bayreuth, Germany

ROOM COLLABORATORS, ROOM, London, UK

Drawing Eire (Invited), 411 Galleries, Shanghai, Touring to Hangzhou and Beijing, China

2008 

Winter Salon, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Timbuktu, Pallas Contemporary projects, Dublin, Ireland

ARTfutures 2008, Bloomberg Space, London, UK

Better is something you build, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin

Prize Drawing, Southwell art space, Nottinghamshire, UK

Multichannel, Millais Gallery, Southhampton, UK

Jerwood Drawing Prize, RWA, Bristol; BayArt, Cardiff; Hatton Gallery, Newcastle

2007    

(C)artography: Map-Making as Artform, Crawford Muncipal Gallery, Cork

Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London and touring UK

Multichannel, ArtSway, New Forest, UK

LISTE, Berlin, Germany

Ten Years Running, Chelsea Museum, New York, USA

Spike Island Open, Bristol, UK

Scope Art fair, Basel, Switzerland

The Double  Image, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland

LISTE, Cologne, Germany

Not what you'd expect: Irish Painting 1919-2007, Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Co. Clare, Ireland

IONTAS 2007, Sligo Art Gallery, Ireland

Martin Kippenburger with fries and a shake, Plan 9, Bristol, UK

Scope Art fair, New York, USA

Inter-Changes, Farmleigh  Gallery, Dublin + touring to Highlanes Gallery Drogheda

CEAD, 411 Galleries, Touring  to  Shanghai, Hangzhou and Beijing, China

EV+A 2007 (selected by Klaus Ottmann), Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick

2006    

Neue Malerei, Burda Museum, Baden Baden, Germany

Four Lights, Letterkenny Arts Centre, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Overlap 2, The British School at Rome, Rome, Italy

Tryingtoland, MACRO Museum, Rome, Italy

Scope Art fair, New York, USA

AIB Prize Exhibition, RHA, Dublin, Ireland

Taylor Prizewinners Exhibition, National Gallery, Dublin

Overlap 3, The British School at Rome, Rome

Scope Art fair, London

2005    

A Moment in Time, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin

Drawing From Landscape, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray; Limerick City Gallery of Art; Crawford Gallery, Cork

R.H.A. Annual Exhibition (Invited), RHA, Dublin, + 2004 (Invited), 2002, 2001, 2000, 1997, 1996

West as metaphor, RHA, Dublin, Ireland

Trans-Atlantic, RHA, Dublin, Ireland

EV+A 2005 (selected by Dan Cameron), Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland

RISK, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland

Frankfurt Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany

Landscape, Vertigo, London, UK

Neues aus des Ateliers, Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany

6X6, Tsiangou, China

Scope Art fair, London, UK

Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Can Buildings Curate, LOT, Bristol and touring, UK

Perpetual Portfolio, Museo Nacional del Grabado, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2004     

Full Circle, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Scope Art fair, Miami, USA

Reference, Cavanacor Gallery, Lifford, Ireland

Max10@Newlyn, Newlyn Art Gallery, UK

Art Forum, Berlin, Germany

Galerien zu Gast im Kunstverein, Kunstverein Speyer e.V., Germany

meeting.ch, Zürich, Switzerland

Eigse, Carlow, Ireland

Scope Art fair, London, UK

Re-Joyce, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

The Bigger Picture, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK

R.H.A. Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin, Ireland

Travelogue, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

Scope Art fair, New York, USA

Frankfurt Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany

ARTfutures 2004, London, UK

Iontas Award Winners Exhibition, Sligo Art Gallery and touring

6X6, Tsiangou, China

Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany

2003    

50/50, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Art Forum, Berlin, Germany

Dreams, Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

6X6 for Ireland, Shanghai, China

From Bahia to over by yer', tactileBOSCH, Cardiff, Wales

Works from the collection' Kunsthaus, Gelnhausen, Germany

The National Gallery, Goethe Institute, Dublin, Ireland

Shanghai Film Festival, China

Impressions, works from OPW collection, touring exhibition, Ireland

EV+A 2003, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland

Frankfurt Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany

Referenz, Galerie Lutz & Thalmann, Zurich, Switzerland

Start, London Art Fair, London, UK

54 Degrees North, Hull, UK

6X6, Tsiangou, China

Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany

2002    

Tabula Rasa (video projections in Croydon city centre), Croydon, UK

Curio, public art project, Brick Lane, London, UK

SCA-ART Awards exhibition, Kunstverein, Mannheim, Germany

Straylight: Digital Art Exhibition, Darklight film festival, Dublin, Ireland

On Board, Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

VII, Lead White Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Mostyn  Open 12, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Wales

AKA IV, Frankfurt Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany

Recent Acquisitions, Bank of Ireland Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland

EV+A 2002,  Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland

AKA III, Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden

2001    

Crawford Open 2001, Crawford Gallery, Cork, Ireland

Articulate, Station, Bristol, UK

ArtLink Selected IYA, Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London, UK

Victor Treacy Award Exhibition, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

Vacationland, Art House, Dublin, Ireland

Rondout Sculpture Biennial, Kingston, USA

I/O, Parsons Gallery, New York City, USA

EV+A 2001 (selected by Salah M. Hassan), Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland

Millennium Box Set Exhibition, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland

147 Initiative, Liberty Hall, Dublin, Ireland

Focus on Drawing, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick; Crawford Gallery, Cork; NCAD, Dublin, Ireland

2000    

Perspective 2000, (selected by Lynne Cooke, curator at Dia Center for the Arts, NY), Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland

Microsoft Corporate art Exhibition, Microsoft Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Iontas 2000, RHA, Dublin; Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast; Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo;

Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork, Ireland

Snapshot, Contemporary Museum,Baltimore (touring), USA

Refresh: Dystopia + identity in the age of global communication, Tribes Gallery, New York City, USA

Greetings From..., Public Art Project, New York City + Dublin

Extracts, Engine Room Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland

Oireachtas 2000, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art, Ashford Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Jettison, Elmwood Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland

Iontas '97, RHA, Dublin and touring

Reading Rooms, Catalyst Arts Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland

The Third Electronic Art Exhibition, Pisa, Italy

 

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

2016     Bicycle Tunnel Commission, Odense City Council, Odense, Denmark

2016     Grand Hibernian Train Commission, Belmond Hotel Group, Ireland

2014     Interactive commission, Saffron Gardens, Bristol, UK

2013     Foyer commission, Saffron Gardens, Bristol, UK

2002     Imagine Belfast Panorama commission for Waterfront Hall (Belfast City Council)

2001     Painting commission for Dundalk Institute of Technology

1998     Commissioned painting for Mary McAleese, President of Ireland, Aras An Uachtarain

1997     Hillsborough Castle, portrait commission of Lord Erskine

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS 

Deutsche Bank, Germany

Burda Museum, Baden Baden, Germany

Limerick City Gallery (National Drawing Collection)

FORTIS, Frankfurt

DUBLIN 98FM Radio Station

Microsoft, World Product Group Ireland

Bank of Ireland Collection

Irish Contemporary Arts Society

Country Bank, New York, USA

Office of Public Works: Department of Agriculture

and the Office of the Attorney General

P.M.P.A. and Guardian Insurance

Donegal County Library

UNIBANK, Denmark

ASPEN RE, London

NKT Danmark

Arts Council of Ireland

HK, Denmark

Den Danske Bank, Denmark

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Dundalk Institute of Technology

Crawford Muncipal Gallery, Cork, Ireland.

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum

Waterfront Hall, Belfast City Council

Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

Sydfyns Elforsyning, Denmark

Dansk AvisTryk, Denmark

Kunstforeningen Gentofte, Denmark

Model Arts Centre and Niland Collection, Sligo, Ireland

Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, UK

Odense City Council, Denmark

Museum of Fine Arts, Brest, France

Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, Ireland

 

Works in various private collections in Ireland, England, Scotland, Denmark, United States, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, China, Norway, France, Canada and Switzerland.

 

RESIDENCIES

2008    

Residency, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

Residency, Guest Studio, Gæsteatelier Hollufgård, Odense, Denmark

2006    

Residency, British School at Rome, Italy

2005    

Vermont Studio Center, USA

2004    

Artist's work programme, IMMA, Dublin, USA

2002    

Residency, Tilburg Art Academy, Holland

 

SELECTED CURATING

2021    

Posthuman exhibition (Co-curator with Prof. Scott Rettberg, Prof. Joesph Tabbi and Prof. Jason Nelson), KMD, Rom 61 and Library, Bergen, Norway

2019    

Hyperobjects (Co-curator with Prof. Scott Rettberg), Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, California, USA

REWIRED (Co-curator with Prof. Scott Rettberg), KMD, Rom 61 and Library, Bergen, Norway

2018    

Hyperobjects (Co-curator with Prof. Scott Rettberg), JOY Forum, Bergen, Norway

2013    

Kryptokap (Co-curator with Rebekka Brunke, Stuttgart, Germany

2012    

Transcript (Co-curator with Rebekka Brunke) Bergen, Norway

2005    

Curated and organised Remote @ LOT (artist run space), Bristol.

Co-curated and organised Poster Show @ LOT (artist run space), Bristol.

 

SELECTED COMPETITIONS, AWARDS & PROJECTS SINCE 1997

2020    

SPIRE Fund grant, University of Bergen

2020    

Meltzer Fund Grant, University of Bergen

2020    

Norwegian Arts Council Grant

2018    

Culture Ireland Grant

2017    

Bergen City Council Grant

2015    

Norwegian Arts Council Grant

Arts Council of Ireland Touring Grant

Culture Ireland Grant

2011    

Imagine Ireland: Culture Ireland Grant

2010    

Culture Ireland Grant

2008    

Culture Ireland Grant

2007    

Finalist, Celeste painting prize, London

2006    

Short-listed for AIB Prize, Ireland

Derek Hill Foundation Scholarship, British School at Rome

2005    

EV+A Open Award (selected by Dan Cameron)

2002    

Short-listed for SCA-ART Award, Mannheim, Germany

Short-listed for Golden Fleece Award, Dublin

2001-1999, 98 Short-listed for PS1 International Fellowship to New York, Arts Council of N. Ireland

2000    

Media-Play-Off (workshop and conference), Bertelsmann Pavillion, Planet M, Hannover Expo, Hannover

Artflight Award, Aer Lingus & Arts Council of Ireland

General Art Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

KPMG Award, Oireachtas 2000 Art Exhibition, Dublin

Text/Context, collaborative web site with Jack Sal for Hannover Expo 2000, Hannover

1999    

Fulbright Award, Brian Burns Scholarship (visual arts), Ireland-U.S. Committee for Educational Exchange

ArtLink @ Sotheby's, International Young Art 1999, auctions in Chicago and Tel Aviv

1998    

Tony O'Malley travel award for painters, Butler Gallery & Waterford Crystal

Emerging Artist Award, Donegal County Council

1997    

Best Drawing Prize, Joint prize, IONTAS, Dublin

Best Student Prize, Joint prize, IONTAS, Dublin

Artsite, site specific billboard, Belfast

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY SINCE 1999

2020     

Visual Arts Ireland, July/August. Greenhouse Effect, Eamon O'Kane, Profile.

Kunstanmeldelse: Et lekeparadis, Lars Elton - Kultur - Dagsavisen, Oslo, Norway

2019     

Almost Nothing: 100 Artists Comment on the Work of Mies van der Rohe, Christian Bjone, Park Books, ISBN: 978-3038600800

And Time Begins Again, The University of Bergen, Norway, 2019, with texts by Sadie Plant, Martin Clark, Matt Packer and Eamon O'Kane ISBN 978-82-690937-5-9

2018     

Wood Archive, M100, Eamon O'Kane, Kopenhagen Artguide

Månedens kunstner desember, VISP, Bergen. https://visp.no/eamon-okane/

2017     

Tradisjonelt og konseptuelt, Øivind Storm Bjerke, klassekampen, Oslo, Norway

2016     

Visual Arts Ireland, Jan/Feb. And Time Begins Again, Eamon O'Kane, Profile.

2015     

Review of Norwegian Sculpture Biennal 2015 on NRK Radio, Kulturhuset, 12. oktober 2015

ArtForum, Art Belongs to Those Who See It, Sara R. Yazdani

2014     

Art after architecture, Gary Boyd, Architects' Journal

2014    

Bader, B.  (2013). „Opening Relational Spaces: Eamon O'Kanes Fröbel Studios". In: Schneemann, P. (Ed). Konstellationen der Kunstbetrachtung. Bern: Lange Verlag (erscheint 2014).

ROV 4, Bergen, Norway

https://artdublinblog.wordpress.com/2014/06/17/image-of-the-week-eamon-okane-at-cca-derrylondonderry/

http://www.kulturpolis.lt/menas/eamon-okane-modernizmo-dovana-galimybe-zaisti/

http://www.7md.lt/daile/2014-02-14/Genijaus-pelenine-ir-gimnasto-vienatve

http://www.lrt.lt/mediateka/irasas/50180

http://kauno.diena.lt/raktazodziai/eamon-okane#.VPbXWL4_7ds

http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/reviews/visual-arts/where-there-are-people

2013    

Eamon O'Kane, HYBRIDS, 144 page full colour monograph with text by Angelika Nollert

"Eamon O'Kane Neues Bauen at Gregory Lind Gallery," the art enthusiast.com, January 9

2012    

Hyperdrawing: beyond the Lines of Contemporary Art, published by I. B. Tauris.

2011    

Gideon Fink Shapiro, "Eamon O'Kane's Hybrids", Interview, Domus, January 27.

"Dublin Contemporary: the verdict", The Irish Times - Wednesday, September 7

"Dublin Contemporary really launches" (Monday 5 September) http://www.recirca.com/cgi-bin/mysql/show_item.cgi?post_id=5750&type=news&ps=publish

Ideal Live/Work Space: Artist Eamon O'Kane, By Rebecca Niederlander and Iris Anna Regn June 20

http://www.hermanmiller.com/lifework/ideal-livework-space-artist-eamon-okane/

Beyond the Cubicle By ALLISON ARIEFF NY TIMES

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/18/beyond-the-cubicle/

Creative Ireland - Visual Arts, a new publication by Visual Artists Ireland. Edited by Noel Kelly and Sean Kissane, September 2011.

2010    

Shana Nys Dambrot,"Eamon O'Kane: Flavorpill's 10 Must-See Art shows for Fall", flavorpill.com, September 8.

Sharon Mizotta, "Eamon O'Kane at See Line Gallery", Los Angeles Times, March 19.

2009

"Neverlands. Architecture and the City in the Contemporary Arts" for the Berlin-based international publisher Gestalten www.gestalten.com to be launched in Spring 2009

'CARTOGRAPHY: Artists + Maps', Princeton Architectural Press 2009

Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, Jan

2008    

Laura McGovern, "Better is something you build", Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, http://www.recirca.com/reviews/2008/texts/bisyb.shtml

Aidan Dunne, "Contriving a striking absence on canvas", Irish Times, February 13

Lucy White, "Making A Space", Metrolife Dublin, Feb 13.

Aidan Dunne, "A Tale In The Trunk", Irish Times, Jan

2007    

Fergal Gaynor "ev+a 2007", CIRCA Issue 120, Summer 2007

Aidan Dunne, "Is the wall big enough for both of them?" Irish Times, October 8

Zoë Gray, "EV+ A 2007: A Sense of Place", Contemporary Magazine, No. 94

Aidan Dunne, "More Space for a Sense of Place" Irish Times, 5 April

Aidan Dunne, "Deep Immersion in the World", Irish Times, 17 Jan

2006    

Panorama Draiocht (catalogue), text by Gemma Tipton, published by Draiocht, Dublin ISBN 0-9545582-4-3

Auf der Galerie (catalogue), published by Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt/Berlin.

Ruth Händler, "Auf der Suche nach dem idealen Atelier", Häuser, Germany, 5/06

Neue Malerei: Erwerbungen 2002-2005, published by Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden

2005

Dan Cameron, "Perambulations", EV+A catalogue.

FAZ, Frankfurt, Sept. (3 articles).

Caoimhin Macgiolla Leith, "Trans Atlantic", catalogue, published by the Ireland-US Fulbright Commission

Dr. Yvonne Scott, The West as Metaphor, catalogue, published by RHA Gallery, Dublin

Chris Schuler, "A natural world made modern", The Independent, 8 June

Aidan Dunne, "Opening spaces in the city", Irish Times, 22 March

Mobile Museum (catalogue), texts by Megan Arney, Niamh Ann Kelly and Gemma Tipton, published by Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown

2004    

Aidan Dunne "A self-contained show turned inside out", Irish Times, 29 Dec

Dr. Slavka Sverakova, "The Studio", CIRCA, Winter

Peter Michael Hornung, "Kitschmaleri" Politiken, 19 Nov.

'Twin Peaks Stemning' Berlingske Tidende, 25 Nov

Marc Spiegler, "German Market Swings Back Into Action", www.theartnewspaper.com.

Walter Robinson, "Blue Skies Over Berlin", www.artnet.com, 23 Sept

Thomas Eller, "FAIR Frankfurt", www.artnet.com, 24 May

2004    

Overlook (catalogue), texts by Claire Doherty and Padraig Timoney, published by Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt/Berlin ISBN 3-934545-07-6

Studio in the Woods (catalogue), text by Mike Fitzpatrick, published by Campus Galerie, Bayreuth

2003     

Brenda McNally "Building a Successful Career" The Sunday Tribune, 7 Sept

"Grand Tour" Tages Anzeiger, 21-27 Aug

Ros Drinkwater, "Gambling on Art's Young Talent' Sunday Business Post, 16 March

Aidan Dunne, "Opening Irish Gallery Doors", Irish Times, 15 March

Philipp Meier, "Referenzen und Reverenzen", Neue Zurcher Zeitung, 3 Feb

Fictionlands  (catalogue), text by Klaus Dierssen, published by Kunstverein Hildesheim, ISBN 3-935729-09-x

2002    

Mark Ewart, "Crawford Open 2", SSI Magazine, July/August

Die Bildermacher, texts by Mark Stafford and Anja Musiat, published by Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt/Berlin

Apinan Poshyananda, "Concerning Heroes + Martyrs", EV+A Catalogue, May

Aidan Dunne, "A rewardingly obsessive attention to artistic detail", Irish Times, Jan 2

2001    

Aidan Dunne, "Maintaining classical calm in life's flux", Irish Times, Sept 19

Mary Cassai, "Kingston Biennial changes 'beat'", Daily Freeman, July 20

Declan Kiberd, Millenium Box Set Hot Bed Press, Limerick, July

Aidan Dunne, "Cautionary Tale of a Gallery Guide", Irish Times, May 9

Eric Beazley, "AKA (After Kafka's Amerika) by Eamon O'Kane", www. entertainmentireland.ie, May 1

AKA (catalogue), published by Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick

2000    

Mary Cassai, "Art Beat", Daily Freeman, Sept 15

An American Cross Section' (catalogue), text by Fiona Kearney, May

'Nord Kunst' television interview, Malmö, March

Brid Nelson, "Anything Irish", television interview, Woodstock open access television, USA, March

1999   

Roberta Reeners (Ed.), A Buyers guide to Irish Art, Ashville Media Group Ltd, Dublin.

Ruth Jones, "Niamh O'Malley, Eamon O'Kane, Joanna Fursman", SSI magazine, Nov

Jeanne Greenberg, "EV+A:Reduced", Catalogue, (Illus.), Limerick, May

Mark Currah, "Sean Hillen, Eamon O'Kane: KoRaw", Time Out, London, 28 April

"Sean Hillen, Eamon O'Kane: KoRaw", Evening Standard, London, 26 April

Ole Reitov, "Kulturnyt" (interview), Danmarks Radio P1, 23 Feb

Susanne Jørgensen, "Eamon O'Kane", BT, 29 Jan

Ole Schierbeck, "Irsk Kulturfremstød i Danmark", Politiken, 8 Jan

Mette Olsen, "Irerne kommer til byen"Jyllandsposten, 8 Jan

TalDanai, "International Young Art '99" ArtLink @ Sotheby's, Tel Aviv/Chicago, Jan