Gerhardt Gallagher

Current News

Gerhardt has completed a successful two man exhibition  with the wood sculptor Liam Kelly at Sol Art Gallery, Athena Room, Dawson St, Dublin, curated by Tony Strickland during May 13th 2016.The exhibition comprised oil paintings of woods and forests and bogwood sculptures and was well reported on radio, paper media and Facebook.

He continuues to work on his prints at Black church Print Studios , Temple Bar as a fulll time member there. 

His book 'Verbindungen - Connections , Irish/German Perspectives through Etching ( Cambridge Scholars Publishing) co- authored with Gisela Holfter and Micheal O'Haodha continues to evoke interest and gave rise to an intriguing e - correspondence on the works of his grandmother,Margarethe Gerhardt a painter and etcher of the north German landscape, c1900-40, the subject of the book and another 'Gerhardt ' woman  painter and etcher working in Germany in the same period.

His 'Tall Ships' watercolours shown in 2011 at the Greyfriars Municipal Gallery, Waterford are now part of the Municipal collection.One of his works featured in their Winterscape excibition.

Other recent activities have included his  one man print show ' A sketchbook Diary' and group exhibitions in Dublin and Ottawa in 2012, a successful one man exhibition of oils, watercolours and prints, 'Woods, Water and Stone' in the Office of Public Works Visitor Centre , Phoenix Park, and Art in the Windows for the Ranelagh Arts Fesstival in 2013  and the Ranelagh School Art Retrospective in December 2013 to January 2014

He also participated in the Irish/Italian art exhibition 'Intraconti' at the 2014 Ranelagh Arts Festival and also mounted a one man mini exhibition of  watercolour sketches,' Trees of Ranelagh 'during the event. He showed in th Green Design Build Gallery Christmas Exhibition in Dublin and had a very successful one man show of aquatint and drypoint etchings,' Past and Present' hosted by Hettie Black at Barista's of Sandyford in March 2015.He exhibited with other print artists in the Dunlaoire Fin Arts Print Exnibition during September/October 2015. He showed at Blackchurch and  exhibited  at the Halftone fair in Temple Bar in November 2015

He has served on the Ranelagh Arts Centre visual arts group since 2006

He continues to undertake commissions and new exhibition oand prints are availble to view at his Studio, Beechwood Avenue, Ranelagh.

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Some new Images:

OIL

Forest Music

(Instrumental Art Exhibition Dublin)

 

Cloon

 

Evening Clew Bay

Floodplain

Restoration

Cathedral

WATERCOLOURS

 

Clew Bay Reflections

Andros

 

Farnham Lake

  ETCHINGS (AQUATINT & DRY POINT)  

Yews Kilmacurra

Forest Stile

Ash Grove

Nore Valley

Glencree River

Old Waterford

 

 

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