Education:

1992

MFA Brooklyn College, NY

1978

B.Ed., Special Art Diploma, St. Patrick's College, N.U.I.

One Person Exhibitions:

2017

The Royal Hibernian 187th Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland 

2017

Hermitage Museum & Gardens,"Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views,"
     Sandwich, MA  

2015

George Billis Gallery, 525 West 26th St, New York, NY 10001

2013

George Billis Gallery, 521 West 26th St, B1, New York, NY 10001

2011

George Billis Gallery, 521 West 26th St, B1, New York, NY 10001

2009

George Billis Gallery, "Collages" 555 West 25th St., New York, NY 10001

2009

Armstrong Hopkins Center for the Arts, Blairstown Academy, Blairstown, NY 07825

2007

George Billis Gallery, "Watercolors"511 West 25thSt., New York, NY 10001

2007

George Billis Gallery, Oils,511 West 25th St., New York, NY 10001

2005

George Billis Gallery, 511 West 25thSt., New York, NY 10001

2003

George Billis Gallery, 511 West 25thSt., New York, NY 10001

2003

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD

2003

Kingsborough College, Brooklyn NY

2001

George Billis Gallery, 526 West 26thSt., New York, NY 10001

2000

George Billis Gallery, 526 West 26thSt., New York, NY 10001

1997

Irish Arts Center, NYC

1997

Station Master's House, Kiltimagh, Mayo, Ireland

1996

Elsbeth Woody Gallery, CAC, Portchester, NY

1996

Irish Arts Center, NYC

1995

Big Red Barn, UCROSS Foundation, Clearmont, WY

1994

Irish Arts Center, NYC

1991

First New York Bank For Business, NYC

Two Person Exhibitions:

2002

List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Philadelphia/ with Lois Dodd

2000

Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton

1999

The Painting Center, Greene St. NYC

1996

Jay County Center for the Arts, Indiana

1995

West Cork Arts Center, Skibbereen, Ireland

Awards:

2016

The Peter S. Reed Foundation Painting Award

1997

Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland

1996

Coillte Mach, Visual Artist's Residence, Ireland

1995

Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant

1995

Ragdale Foundation, Visual Artist's Residence, ILL

1994

UCROSS Foundation, Visual Artist's Residence, WY

1993

Vermont Studio Center, Visual Artist's Residence, VT

1992

Graduate Fellowship, Brooklyn College

1991

Charles G. Shaw Award for painting, Brooklyn College

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017

Royal Hibernian Academy, 187th Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum & School, New York, NY
Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views, Heritage Museum & Gardens,
      Sandwich, MA

2016

Royal Hibernian Academy, 186th Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum & School, New York, NY
Visions of Nature, Student/Faculty show, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Brooklyn, NY

2015

National Academy School, Mid Year Student/Faculty show, New York, NY
Arkansas Work on Paper, Arkansas Art Center 47th Collector Show, Arkansas
Kentler Celebrates 25: Advisory Board Selects.  Kentler International Drawing Space, NY
Royal Hibernian Academy, 185th Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
Firehouse Center for The Falcon Foundation: Paint The Farm,
       Artists Celebrating Farming, Damariscotta, Maine
Newtownbarry House: 7 on site + 2, Bunclody, County Wexford, Ireland

2014

Women Choose Women Again, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
Steinhardt Conservatory, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens: Visions of Nature,
      Student and Faculty Show

2013

Arkansas Art Center: 45th Collector's Show:Arkansas Work on Paper
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY: On the Horizon
Royal Hibernian Academy, 188th Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
Ballinglen Foundation Benefit, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
National Academy Museum Benefit, National Academy, New York, NY
Summer Cityscape Show, George Billis Gallery, 521 West 26th St. New York, NY

2012

New York Moments: George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
Vass House Benefit, Clearwater, NJ
National Academy Annual Benefit, New York, NY
31st Annual Holiday Exhibition, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME      
Lois Dodd:My Students, Firehouse Gallery, Damariscotta ME
Stratford Rivers Conservancy Benefit, NH
The Work of Women, Gallery North, Setauket, NY

2011

Maine As Muse, Lohin Geduld Gallery, 531 West 25th St., New York, NY
The Buildings of New York, George Billis Gallery, 521 West 26th St. B1, New York, NY
Collage Perspectives: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore PA
Stratford Rivers Conservancy Benefit, New Hampshire
Samaritans Benefit, New York, NY
National Academy Museum Benefit, New York, NY
Oysterponds Historical Society Benefit, Orient, NY
UCROSS Retrospective Exhibition, UCROSS Foundation Art Gallery,
      Clearmont, WY
UCROSS Foundation, 27 Years of Visual Arts Residencies,
      Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY

2010

National Academy Museum 185th Annual:
       An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, New York, NY
Royal Hibernian Academy 18th Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
New York Moments: George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
Haiti Benefit, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY
National Academy Annual Benefit, New York, NY
Maine Farmland Trust Benefit Show, Caldbeck Gallery ME

2009

Urban Structures, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Night, Alexandre Gallery, New York, NY
In Leslie's Garden, Caldbeck Gallery, ME
Watercurrents: Water, Painting Center, New York, NY

2008

Royal Hibernian Academy, 178th Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
3 Painters, Caldbeck Gallery, Elm St., Rockland, ME
Painting New York City Parks, Lori Bookstein Gallery, New York, NY
Prince St. Invitational, Prince St. Gallery, New York, NY
Fluid Fields, Painting Center, New York, NY
City Lights, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
Five Hands On, Collage & Mixed Media, Far Fields, Treadwell, NY

2007

Out Looking In, In Looking Out: Urbanism: New York City, The Painting Center, NY

2006

American Artists in Rural Ireland: The Ballinglen Experience, Concord Art Association,      Concord, MA

2005

New Jersey: A Sense of Place, The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ
fresh stART, Benefit Exhibition for A Window Between Worlds and My Friend's
       Place, Arena 1 Gallery at the Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, CA
Blue Ocean Institute, Benefit Show, Solomon Projects, Atlanta
Watercurrents, Kouros Gallery, NYC

2003

Fordham University, Painting the Brooklyn Waterfront, Tarrytown
New American Painting, Open Studios Press, Massachusettes
R.H.A. Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
Peppercanister Gallery Summer Show, Dublin, Ireland
George Billis Gallery, Inaugural Show, NYC
Curator's Choice, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
Artists in Philadelphia, Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Kentler International Drawing Space, Benefit Show, Brooklyn, NY
Ballinglen: The artist in rural Ireland, from the collection of
         The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Mayo General Hospital, Ireland
Zeuxis, Salena Gallery, Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

2002

Home & Away, Irish Contemporary Art, Irish Arts Center, NYC
Home & Away, Irish Contemporary Art, Haggerty Museum of Art,
         Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisonsin
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland
Foresight, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Curator’s Choice, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
Chernobyl Benefit, Schull, Ireland

2001

Museum of the City of Trenton, Ellarslie Open XIX
Fellows of the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Winter Show, Taylor Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Ragdale Benefit Show, Chicago, Illinois
Offspring, Artists Benefit the Child, BHMS Gallery, Brooklyn Heights
        Montessori School, 185 Court St. Brooklyn,
NY Chernobyl Benefit, Schull, Ireland

2000

Curator's Choice, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
Women's View, Two Generations of Women Artists from NYC,
         Haverford College, PA. Curator: Ying Li
National Academy of Design, NYC, 175th Annual Exhibition
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland, Annual Exhibition Eigse, Carlow, Ireland
Taylor Gallery Summer Show, Kildare St. Dublin, Ireland
Pale Dog Gallery, Chernobyl Benefit, Main St., Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland
Offspring, Artists Benefit the Child, BHMS Gallery,
         Brooklyn Heights Montessori School, 185 Court St. Brooklyn, NY
Heritage Week by Duchas, Ceide Fields Visitor Center, Mayo, Ireland
NYC Fire Museum, Silent Art Auction, 278 Spring St., NYC

1999

U.S. Artists in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Industry's Architecture, Pfizer, Brooklyn, NY Curator: Meredith McNeal,
         Associate Director, The Rotunda Gallery, 33 Clinton St. Brooklyn, NY
RHA Annual Exhibition, 15 Ely Place, Dublin, Ireland
A-Way to Ireland, New Hampshire Institute of Art, NH
New Jersey Landscapes, Rider University Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, NJ,
         Curated by Lois Dodd
Iontas Tenth Annual Small Works Show, Sligo, Ireland
Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
Eigse, Carlow, Ireland
Landscape & Inspiration: The Ballinglen Experience
Glucksman Ireland House, Washington Mews, NYC

1998

Winter Show, The Painting Center, Greene St. NYC
Prince St. Artists Invite..., Prince St. Gallery, NYC
Winterland, Deutsche Bank, NYC
Iontas Ninth Annual Small Works Show, Sligo Ireland
Sligo Art Gallery, RHA Gallery, Dublin, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
         Juried by Peter Murray, Crawford Museum, Cork
Ballinglen Group Show, Curator: John Smalley, Tasis School, London
Taylor Gallery Summer Show, Dublin, Ireland
Eigse, Carlow, Ireland, Juried Show
Contemporary Paintings of New Jersey, Firehouse Gallery, N.J. Curated by Lois Dodd

1997

Group Show, Taylor Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
New Members Show, Trenton City Museum, N.J.
TAWA, Members Annual Show, Trenton City Museum, N.J.
Iontas National Small Works Show: Jurors: Shiela Hourahane and Ruairi O'Cuiv, RHA Gallery, Dublin, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, West Cork Arts Center,
        Skibbereen, Cork, Ireland

1996

Mindscapes: 9 Painters 9, Salena Gallery, L.I.U., NY
10th Annual Small Works Show, New York University
         Juror: Edward Thorp of Edward Thorp Gallery
TAWA at Johnson & Johnson, Corporate Art Gallery, Johnson & Johnson, N.J.
Holy Ghost School Benefit, N.Y.
Eigse, Juror: Gwen O'Dowd, Carlow, Ireland

1995

60th Annual National Exhibition, Cooperstown, N.Y.
         Juror: Holland Cotter, Critic, N.Y. Times
National Small Works, Schoharie County Arts Council, Juror: Jon Ippolito, Curator: Guggenheim Museum
Eigse, Carlow, Ireland. Juror: Trevor Geoghegan
BWAC, Pier Show 111, Brooklyn, NYC
Friends of Ragdale, Ragdale Foundation, Illinois

1994

Small Works Show, BACA Downtown Gallery, Brooklyn
Mass Exposure, Tribeca 148 Gallery, NYC
1994 National Small Oil Painting Exhibition, Wichita Center for the Arts,
         Juror: Charles Movalli
National Juried Exhibition, Bowery Gallery, NY, Juror: Natalie Charkow
MFA Alumni Exhibition, La Guardia Gallery, NY, Curated by Lois Dodd

1993

Wall to Wall, Art Initiatives, Galerie 148, NY
MFA Thesis Show, Westbeth Gallery, NY

1992

Group Show, La Guardia Hall, Brooklyn College, NY
B.W.S. Annual Show, Brooklyn Union Gas, Brooklyn NY

1989-92

B.W.S. Show, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, Pan Am Building, NY
Artists at Waterside, Waterside Plaza, NY

1989

31st Annual Juried Show, Suburban Art League, Oyster Bay
Artists at Waterside, Waterside Plaza, NY

Reviews & Publications:

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer, "Painterly Collages," Nov 27, 2011, Edith Newhall

 

CityArts, "Abstracting the Real," Oct 12, 2011, Maureen Mullarkey

 

Brooklyn Daily Eagle,"Gowanus Artist Elizabeth O’Reilly Puts Canal on the          Map—Artistically," Oct 17, 2011, Carl Blumenthal

 

City Arts, July 15, 2010, Maureen Mullarkey

 

An Sionnach: A Journal of Literature, Culture & The Arts, Vol 4 #1, Spring 2008

Watercolor Magazine, Feature Article, Summer 2007

The New York Observer, Currently Hanging, Dec 5, 2005, Mario Naves

The New York Sun, Arts & Letters, Nov 17, 2005, Maureen Mullarke

New York Times, L.I. Edition, Reviews, Aug 15, 2004, Helen Harrisony

The New York Sun, Arts & Letters, July 29, 2004, Maureen Mullarkey

Art News, Feb, ’04, Megan Heue

The New York Sun, Weekend Edition, Nov 24 – 26, 2003, David Cohen

Brooklyn Free Press, Vol 1 # 47 Nov 14 – 20, 2003, Jennifer Needleman

Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov 17, 2002, Victoria Donohoe

The New York Sun, Weekend Edition, Calendar, Oct 24-26, 2004

New American Painting, #44 Open Studios Press, Boston

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 9, 2002, James Auer, Journal Sentinel Art Critic

Art in America, Oct. '02, Gerrit Henry

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov 17, '02, Victoria Donohue, Inquirer Art Critic

New American Painting, #44 Open Studios Press, Boston

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 9, '02, James Auer, Journal Sentinel Art Critic

New Art World Order: Shepherd Express, Ireland Goes Global at the Haggerty,
         June 20th, '02, Nathan Guequierre

Irish Connections, March/April, 2001, Elizabeth Martin, contributing editor

Brooklyn Heights Press, Feb 2001, Carl Blumenthal

Phoenix, Brooklyn Heights Press, Nov. 2000, Abigail H. Regier

American Artist, Sept. 2000, Stephen M. Doherty, editor-in-chief

Irish Connections, July/Aug. 2000, Elizabeth Martin, contributing editor

New York Times, Feb. 25th, 2000, Ken Johnson

Irish Times, April 1995, June 17, 1999

Cork Examiner, April 1995

Visiting Artist:

2007

COLBY COLLEGE, Waterville, Maine
UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN CAROLINA, Sylva, NC

2004

SUFFOCK COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Philadelphia, PA

2002

TRINITY COLLEGE, Dublin, Ireland
SWARTHMORE COLLEGE, Philadelphia, PA

2001

TRINITY COLLEGE, Dublin, Ireland
SWARTHMORE COLLEGE, Philadelphia, PA
BROOKLYN COLLEGE, Graduate Program, Brooklyn NY

2000

OLD LYME ACADEMY, Connecticut

1996

BROOKLYN COLLEGE Graduate Program, Brooklyn, NY

1994

SHERIDAN COLLEGE, Sheridan College, WY

Teaching:

2017

SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Brentwood, NY

2015-17

NATIONAL ACADEMY SCHOOL, Workshop, New York, NY

2013-17

ROCK GARDENS INN, Sebasco Estates, ME 04565, Workshop

2013

BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN, Painting Fall Foliage, Watercolor

2013

PRATT INSTITUTE, Foundation Dept, Brookyn, NY

2011

NATIONAL ACADEMY SCHOOL, Workshop, New York, NY

2010-'11

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, Foundation Dept, New York, NY

2004-'06

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF FINE ART, School of Fine Arts, New York, NY

2002

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF FINE ART, School of Fine Arts, New York, NY

2001

ALFRED UNIVERSITY, NY, Burren School of Art, Summer Program

1998-'01

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN Foundation Dept.: Drawing Fundamentals,
         New York, NY

1998

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN Pre-College Drawing, New York, NY

2000

ART WORKSHOP INTERNATIONAL, Assissi, Italy

1995-'98

NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH, 12th St. New York:
         Drawing & Painting New York On-Site

1996

NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH, Creative Painting & Drawing

1995-'96

STUDIO MANAGER, New School, Studio Art Program

1995-'96

BROOKLYN COLLEGE: Watercolor Painting

1994

CHAUTAUQUA SCHOOL OF ART: High School Drawing


 

Collections:

 

Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA

 

Sarah Moody Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

 

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

 

David McKee, David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

State Dept. Washington D.C.

Office of Public Works, Ireland

Apache Oil, Corporate Headquarters, Wyoming, U.S.

U.S.A.A. Insurance Co., San Antonio, Texas

Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

Pfizer, NYC

Deloitte and Touche, NYC

Deutsche Bank, NYC

Sprint, NYC

 

Maimonides Cancer Center, Brooklyn, NY


   

Board of Directors:


2004

Kentler International Drawing Space, Van Brunt St. Brooklyn, Board Member

2003

Kentler International Drawing Space, Van Brunt St. Brooklyn, Chair

 


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