Geraldine M Leahy

Dublin, Ireland

Representational and illustrative art in traditional media inspired by nature / Fine Art- Landscapes, Seascapes,Still Life and Floral...



Contest winner, June 2017

Artist of the Month, 2nd place 2016
Artist of the Month, 1st place 2014
Voucher Competition, 3rd place 2013
Christmas Time Challenge, 1st place 2013






Artist of the Month Top Ten Winner


Christmas Time Art – Top Ten Winner


Artist of the Month Top Ten Winner

Featured in a video on The Open College of the Arts blog, June 2015
Best Watercolour 2015 – Top Ten Winner


Featured in The Art of Watercolour


Featured in The Art of Watercolour


1st place ‘Big Mountains’ Contest 2012
1st place in ‘Mountain View’ Competition 2012
Joint 1st place in Landscape Painting Group Voucher Competition 2011



1st place ‘Truly the Best’ Competition 2012


Work selected for Aware Art Awards Juried Exhibition in 1992
Painting featured in Skerries News( newspaper) for group exhibition in 2004
Artwork reviewed in Leisure Painter magazine in 2005
Works accepted for OCA National Exhibitions in 2006 & 2007


Mixed media work accepted for the Portfolio section of Artists & Illustrators magazine, March 2009 (above)


A sample of sketchbook work printed in Artists & Illustrators magazine, November 2013 (above)


Work featured in Artists & Illustrators newsletter, January 2015 (above)

Group Exhibitions:
Aware Art Awards Juried Exhibition 1992
Timms Galleria 1992
Glasnevin Art Gallery 1993 & 1994
Dublin City University 1997
Civic Offices,Wood Quay,Dublin 1999 & 2000
Fingal Arts Centre 2000-2002
Central Remedial Clinic 2002 and 2012
Village Art Gallery,Skerries 2001-2007
Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre 2005
Ardgillan Castle 2004-2009
OCA National Exhibitions,Barnsley,South Yorkshire 2006 & 2007
Annual Exhibitions in Cappagh Orthopaedic Hospital

Solo Exhibition:
Ehenbichl,Tyrol,Austria 2005

Featured Member of Impressionism Cafe, 19th Dec.2010 – 22nd Jan.2011

Featured in Painters Universe Best in Show, 26th Dec.2010

Featured in Permanent Featured Members Gallery of Painters Universe, 19th Mar.2011

Featured in Painters Universe Best in Show,29thMar.2011

Featured in Permanent Featured Members Gallery of Artists Universe, Nov 2011

See also on:
www.fineartamerica.com
www.artistsandillustrators.co.uk

2nd and 3rd place in FAA Sketchbook Contest,July,2010

3rd place in Painters Universe ‘Cliffs & Mountains’ Contest, Oct.2010

2nd place in Which Way’s ‘Walks or Trails made from Sand’ Contest, April 2011

Joint 1st place in Landscape Painting’s ‘Round the Corner’ Voucher Contest, Dec 2011

1st place in Painters Universe ‘Mountain View’ Contest, Feb 2012

1st place in Painted Nature’s Open Challenge – ‘Big Mountains’, March 2012

Joint 1st place in Painted Nature’s Truly the Best Challenge, May 2012

1st place in Women Painters Fine Art Group ‘Christmas Time’ Contest, Dec2013

1st place in Women Painters ‘Artist of the Month’ Contest December 2014’

  • Joined: August 2010

Journal

Contest Winner

‘Backlit Trees at Malahide Castle’ is the winner of the recent contest, ‘Trees, Woods and Forests’ (Women Painters Group).
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Featured in a video

‘Lane in Ardgillan’ is one of several watercolour paintings that was featured in a short video on The Open College of the Arts blog: www.weareoca.com
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Artist of the Month - December 2014

‘Turvey Avenue in the Snow’ has won the Artist of the Month challenge in Women Painters Fine Art Group!
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A win for 'Turvey Avenue in the Snow'

‘Turvey Avenue in the Snow’ has won 1st place in Women Painters (Fine Art group) contest ‘Christmas Time’, Dec 2013. / Thanks for the votes!
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