Irish Artist Directory

Deborah Brown (Irish Artist Directory)

Full Name: Deborah Brown

Lived: 1927 -

Categories: Sculpture, Fibreglass, Abstraction

Artist Biography

Deborah Brown studied in her native town at the Belfast College of Art, and later at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin and briefly in Paris. She won the Carroll’s Open Award in 1970 and along with Theo McNab represented Ireland at the Cagnes-sur-mer International Festival in 1973.

Nine years later Brown’s life time of artistic output was honoured with a major retrospective at the Ulster Museum, Belfast, and she was included in the Irish Art of the Seventies exhibition at the Crawford Art Gallery and Irish Museum of Modern Art. She received a major commission from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s Sculpture Park, and is probably best known for her life-size Sheep on the Road bronze outside the Waterfront Hall in Belfast. She also worked as set designer for the Lyric theatre Belfast. Her work is included in major collections in Ireland, including the Irish Museum of Modern Art and the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery. 

Deborah Brown featured in 'Ireland: Her People and Landscape' exhibition (2012). Please click here for a link to the catalogue.

Her work also featured in 'Irish Women Artists: 1870-1970' exhibition (2014). Please click here for a link to the catalogue.

Deborah Brown Art Previously On Sale at Adam’s Auctioneers

Deborah Brown (b.1927) Paper Mache forms on pierced orange canvas (1965) Oil on Canvas and Paper ...

Hammer Price €2,200.00

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Deborah Brown (b.1927) Untitled Fibreglass in a plexiglass case, 30.5 x 28.5 x 25.5cm Deborah Br...

Hammer Price €1,500.00

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Deborah Brown (b.1927) Seated figure in box Mixed media, 21cm high, 16cm wide, 16cm deep

Hammer Price €920.00

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