Irish Artist Directory

Felim Egan (Irish Artist Directory)

Full Name: Felim Egan

Lived: 1952 -

Categories: Acrylic, Abstract, Landscapes

Artist Biography

Originally from Strabane Co. Tyrone, Felim Egan studied at the Slade School of Art in London and became known internationally early in his career after representing Ireland at the 11th Biennale de Paris (1980) and at the 18th Bianale de Sao Paolo five years later. He spent a year at the British School at Rome in 1980 before returning to Dublin where he has since lived and worked at Sandymount Strand on the edge of Dublin Bay.

He exhibited widely in Dublin and Glasgow through the 1980s, including at ROSC ’84. Egan’s success continued into the 1990s with a major exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in 1996 and at Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, and numerous awards and prizes including in 1993 the Premier UNESCO Prize for the Arts in Paris. His work hangs in numerous public collections including the the Ulster Museum, Belfast; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the collection of the European Parliament. Major Commissions include; Dublin Castle; National Gallery of Ireland: O'Reilly Hall, UCD; Meeting House Square, Temple Bar and a large scale public 'sculptural work' at Cork Street, Dublin, October 2005.

The year 2000 saw another major exhibition of his work at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. A member of Aosdána, Egan is represented by the Kerlin Gallery in Dublin.  

Felim Egan Art Previously On Sale at Adam’s Auctioneers

Felim Egan (b.1952) Eastern Set (2003) Mixed media on canvas, 100 x 100cm (39.25 x 39.25'') Signe...

Hammer Price €8,000.00

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Felim Egan (b.1952) Pool II Acrylic on canvas, 120.6 x 120 cm. (47.5 x 47.25'') Signed and dated...

Hammer Price €6,700.00

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Felim Egan (b.1952) Painting with David Acrylic on canvas, 50 x 50cm (19.5 x 19.5'') Signed and d...

Hammer Price €6,700.00

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Felim Egan (b.1952) Shoreline (1999) (FE5199) Mixed media on canvas, 120 x 120cm Signed and dated...

Hammer Price €6,700.00

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Felim Egan (b.1952) Step (1997) Mixed media on canvas, 120 x 120cm Signed and dated 1997 verso P...

Hammer Price €6,500.00

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