RDS Visual Art Awards exhibition 2017


The RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition will exhibit the work of the best graduating Irish visual artists of 2017. The exhibition curated by Nick Miller will take place in the RDS Concert Hall from 25-30 October, 2017. There are four curator’s tours running alongside the exhibition which are free to attend but must be booked in advance. To book your place please click on the links below:

Exhibition Opening Times

·            10.30am - 6.00pm Wednesday & Friday
·            10.30am - 8.00pm Thursday (late night)
·            10.30am - 5.00pm Saturday, Sunday & Monday
Free Curator Tours

·            Wednesday, October 25 at 12pm - Fully Booked
·            Wednesday, October 25 at 3pm
·            Thursday, October 26 at 1pm
·            Friday, October 27 at 1pm 
RDS Library Speaker Series Talk 

Nick Miller, the RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition Curator will share his thoughts on 'Painting and the World as You Find It' on Thursday, October 26 at 6pm in the RDS library. Nick was born in London and moved in Ireland in 1984. A member of Aosdána since 2001, he lives and works in Co Sligo. In 2014 Miller won the inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize at the National Gallery of Ireland. Admission to this lecture is free but booking is essential. 

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Vessels :Nature Morte opening at Catherine Hammond Gallery | Skibbereen, Co Cork | 21st July 2017

July 21 to August 10, 2017
Opening Reception:
 Friday, July 21, 6 - 8 pm
Sean Rainbird, Director, National Gallery of Ireland


Catherine Hammond Gallery
Tel: +353 28 51690
61 Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co Cork

Skibbereen Arts Festival 2017

Nick Miller:
Gorse II. 2016 Oil on linen. 61 x 51 cm
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ABSENT | Vandernoot Gallery | Lesley University College of Art & Design | Cambridge MA, USA


Nick Miller
Jerry Mischak
Kenji Nakayama
Kathleen O'Hara
Ben Sloat

Vandernoot Gallery, University Hall
Lesley University College of Art and Design,
1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, USA

May 11 - June 10, 2017
Opening Reception:
Thursday, May 11, 6-8pm

Vandernoot Gallery
Drive-by Projects

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Niland Collection: Punc 1x1

Leading works of art popping up in Sligo schools
Irish Times 16/02/17

Portrait of John McGahern. Nick Miller . 1998. Oil on canvas. 86.5 x 95.5 cm
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Financial Times | Critics Choice | 3-9-16

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Vessels : Nature Morte | Art Space Gallery London | 6th Sept to 15th Oct 2016

Vessels: Nature Morte | Art Space Gallery, London | 6th Sept to 15th Oct 2016

Private View
6-8 pm on Thursday 15th September

Art Space Gallery | Michael Richardson Contemporary Art
84 St Peters Street, London N1 8JS, UK
mail@artspacegallery.co.uk | +44 (0)20 7359 7002 | Art Space Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11am- 6pm

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The Colour Dictionary 1958-68 | Edward McGuire (1932-86) | A film by Nick Miller

The Colour Dictionary 1958-68 | Edward McGuire (1932-86) | A film by Nick Miller
Here is a little riff on McGuire's remarkable Colour Dictionary, (1958-68), part of the 2009 studio donation to the Collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Set to the Brilliant Bill Evans "Blue in Green"Read More....

Discussion | Studio Concepts, Memoirs & Portraits

Discussion | Studio Concepts, Memoirs & Portraits                                                                                                                
Tuesday 12th April 2016, 6 - 7pm, Lecture Room, IMMA
Examining the context and place of the artist’s studio,  this discussion draws on Edward McGuire’s studio as a catalyst for reflection on the shifting role, function and critique of the artist studio in arts practice and discourse today. Speakers include Nick Miller artist, Christina Kennedy, Head of Collections, and discussion moderator Dougal McKenzie, artist and Lecturer in Painting, Ulster University.
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Frieze: Critics Guide to Dublin


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Irish Times: Nick Miller and the Studio of Edward McGuire at IMMA


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Nick Miller and the Studio of Edward McGuire | Irish Museum of Modern Art | 19th Nov 2015 - 3rd April 2016

Nick Miller and the Studio of Edward McGuire
IMMA | The Garden Galleries | 19th Nov 2015 - 3rd April 2016

The role and function of the artist’s studio is an underlying theme in this selection of works from the IMMA Collection which is curated in three exhibitions, floor by floor. In the Upstairs Galleries,
Nick Miller and the Studio of Edward McGuire presents a sort of portrait in absentia by Miller of Edward McGuire (1932-1986) and his studio; a painter of hyper-real portraits and still lifes whose studio was donated to IMMA in 2009. Read more on the IMMA website.

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Assorted objects from McGuire donation, installed in Garden Galleries , IMMA for Exhibition: Nick Miller and the studio of Edward McGuire

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Selected Works: 2004-13 | Wexford Co Council | Opening reception 7pm Friday 23rd October

The Chairperson of Wexford County Council
and the Board of Wexford Arts Centre 
invite you and friends to the opening of 

Selected Works: 2003-14

Nick Miller 

on Friday 23 October at 7pm 
at Wexford County Council

Including a talk with Nick Miller on the exhibition. 

The Arts Department of Wexford County Council in partnership with Wexford Arts Centre are delighted to host an exhibition of work by renowned and celebrated Irish based painter Nick Miller. The exhibition in the County Buildings will present a selection of Miller’s larger scale landscape works from 2004 to 2013 from both the acclaimed Truckscapes and Yard series, including a number of works not seen in Ireland before.

INFORMATION (Gallery Website)
From Cogan’s Shed . 2004. Oil on Linen 183 x 214 cm
Further information can be seen on these pages : SELECTED WORKS (2004-13) TRUCKSCAPES | YARD
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All images © Nick Miller