Hilary Elmes



" I explore the elements of the landscape, earth ,water, sky through mixed media layers of colour and light. These paintings are a light and layered response to the continually changing light and colour of the Irish landscape"


1988 B.A. in Fine Art, National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Solo Exhibitions
1991 Wexford Arts Centre, Ireland
1994 Wexford Arts Centre, Ireland
1994 The Berkeley Gallery, Thomastown, Ireland
1995 Eigse Carlow (Fringe), Carlow, Ireland
1996 The Park Hotel with the Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo, Ireland
2001 Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
2002 The Market House Arts Centre, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland
2003 The Courthouse Center, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Selected Group Exhibitions
1988 Degree Show, National College of Art and Design, Dublin
1992/02 Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, Dublin
1993 Eigse Carlow (Fringe), Ireland
1994/98/01/02/03 An t-Oireachtas Exhibition, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin
1995 Four Provinces, The Berkley Gallery, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
1996 SIPTU Living Space Exhibition, Liberty Hall, Dublin
1996 Eigse Carlow Arts Festival, Ireland
1997 "From the Land" Contemporary Irish Landscape Painting, Latvia Museum of Fine Art Cesis and The Artists Union Gallery, Riga
1998 Dunlavin Arts Festival, Ireland
1998 Fine Art Showcase, Carmarthen, Wales, U.K.
1999 lontas - Sligo, Belfast, Limerick, Ireland
1999/02/03 Eigse Open Selection, Carlow, Ireland
1999/00/03 Lavit Gallery Cork: Christmas Show, Ireland
2003 "Blink" 5 Years at the Linenhall, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
2004 "Uplugged" The Narrow Space Gallery, Clonmel, Ireland
2004 Marziat Internationale, Hamburg, Germany

1999 Artist-in-Residence Rathmore Primary School, Tullow, Co. Carlow, Ireland
2000-1 Carlow County Council Professional Artists' Bursary
2002 Carlow County Council Professional Artists' Bursary to attend Tyrone Guthrie Centre

Private, Civic Offices Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland