Oct 15 2015

2015 New Light Prize Exhibition

I’m very pleased to have had two peices selected to exhibit in the 2015 New Light Prize Exhibition
which opens this Friday at The Bowes Museum in County Durham

The exhibition is a celebration of Northern art and recognises and rewards the skills of artists in/from the North of England

The 2015 Prize Exhibition opens in October 2015 at the Bowes Museum in County Durham before moving to the Mercer Gallery in Harrogate in February 2016 and finally to Panter and Hall Fine Art Gallery in London.

All of the shortlisted works from this year’s Prize Exhibition can now be viewed in the online catalogue – please click on the link to open:


Oct 2 2015

Step by Step

Here is a step by step of
“In the Glade 2″- Charcoal and pastel on paper
On the first stage, you can just make out an earlier life drawing that I rubbed out with a soft cloth.
The head is over on the left side and it was in portrait format.

Sep 24 2015

Ends Saturday

My exhibition “Lines of Desire” runs till the end of this week.

Please call in to view.

Exhibition continues

Saturday 26th September 2015
Viewing Tues to Sat
from 7pm

The United Arts Club
3 Upper Fitzwilliam St
Dublin 2

Brian Gallagher

Sep 22 2015

Culture Night 2015

A drawing from Culture Night 2015 in the United Arts Club.

Sep 17 2015

Culture Night

My exhibition “Lines of Desire” will be running on Culture Night in the United Arts Club.
Call in from 6pm to 11pm on Culture Night- Friday 18th September to view the exhibition.
Exhibition continues
until 26th September 2015
Viewing Tues to Sat
from 7pm
The United Arts Club
3 Upper Fitzwilliam St
Dublin 2
This image is another post showing examples of my working process.
Here you can see the initial drawing done in my sketch book using an old fountain pen and wash, I then explored that theme in a scraperboard. Later working on it with a large scale charcoal and pastel.