Cormac Boydell


     2023     Grilse Gallery Killorglan, Co. Kerry: Two person with Rachel Parry (emphasis on drawings), 1st April - 7th May.

     2022     30 individual tiles, one for each room of a London hotel, commissioned by Bryan O'Sullivan Studio, London and New York.

     2021     42 Drawings commissioned by the Park Hotel Kenmare in association with Bryan O'Sullivan Studio, London and NY.

     2018     Skibbereen Arts Festival, 13th July to 6th August, presented by Catherine Hammond.

     2018     Salterbridge House, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford (during Opera Festival)

     2016     St’Art, Strasbourg - featured by Galerie du Don

     2016     Galerie Le Don du Fel, Aveyron, France

     2016     Catherine Hammond Gallery, Skibbereen, County Cork

     2014     The Blue House Gallery, Schull, County Cork

     2013     Lavistown House Kilkenny (during Kilkenny Arts Festival)

     2013     The Grainstore, Ballymaloe House, East Cork, (during Literary Festival)

     2011     Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick.

     2011     Galerie Le Don du Fel, Aveyron, France

     2011     Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

     2007     Heltzel Gallery, Kilkenny. (during Kilkenny Arts Festival)

     2003     The Fenton Gallery Cork (with John Graham)

     1999     Ceramics at Ceadogan Rugs, County Wexford (during Opera Festival)

     1997     Brigit and the Holy Well (sculpture - nature installation), West Cork Arts Centre.

     1992     Temple Bar Gallery (sculpture - nature installation), Dublin.

     1990     Allihies Work (sculpture - nature installation), Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork

     1985     Man of Ecstasy (sculpture installation), during Cibeal Cincise Arts Festival, Kenmare, County Kerry.

    annual:  Studio Exhibition mid December



     2024      Catherine Hammond at Marino Church Bantry: opening reception Fri 26th July at 5pm, until Sat 17th August.

     2024       Lavit Gallery, Cork, Group Summer Show, Thurs 11th July - 22nd August.

     2023       "Ceramic Group Show", Blue House Gallery, Schull, 9th - 28th June.

     2023       "Crossings" (Irish contemporary ceramics), The Ceramic House, Brighton UK, 6th - 28th May

     2022       Winter Exhibition,  Grilse Gallery Killorglan, Co. Kerry: opens Dec 3rd.

     2022      "West Cork Creates", O'Driscoll Building, Skibbereen, 7th  - 27th August

     2022       "West Cork Artists", curated by Catherine Hammond, old Methodist Church Bantry, 7th July - 20th August

     2021       Christmas Exhibitions at the Lavit Gallery Cork, and South Tipperary Arts Centre Clonmel.

     2021       Skibbereen Artts Festival, 16th-24th October.

     2021-2    "Irish Craft Heroes". Kilkenny, Dublin, Galway, and online.

     2020       Gallery Artists, Blue House Gallery, Schull, West Cork, 4th July - 30th Septermber.

     2020       Cork Potters 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Lavit Gallery, Cork, , 6th - 22nd August.

     2019       Annual Ballymaloe Open Air Sculpture Exhibition, 20th June - 31st August, East Cork

     2018       The Guinness Gallery, Foxrock, Co. Dublin, 17 September - 13th October

     2018       Boyle Arts Festival, 19th July - 26th August

     2018      “Tribal”, The Blue House Gallery, Schull, Co.Cork, 23 May - 6 June

     2017      “CASe”, Lavit Gallery Cork, 3rd - 28th October.

     2017/8   “Touchstone”, Ceramics Ireland at National Crafts Gallery Kilkenny, Nov - Jan.

     2017       Boyle Arts Festival, County Roscommon, from 21st July.

     2017      “Touchstone”, Ceramics Ireland at Farmleigh Gallery Dublin, June to September

     2017      “West Cork Masters”, Catherine Hammond Gallery, Skibbereen, County Cork, end June.

     2017      “Islands”, The Blue House Gallery, Schull, 26th May - 14th June.

     2016      “Celebrating Being Irish”, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, 5th April - 23rd April.

     2016      “History”, The Blue House Gallery, Schull, County Cork, 25th March - 21st April.

     2015      Coast (4 person exhibition), West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Co Cork, 9th May- 6th June

     2015      Sculpture, The Lavit Gallery Cork, 25th March - 11th April.

     2015      Centred, Contemporary Irish Ceramics, Wandesford Gallery Cork

     2014      Bravura, Blue Egg Gallery, Wexford

     2014      Centred, Contemporary Irish Ceramics, Farmleigh, Dublin

     2014      Doswell Gallery, Rosscarbery

     2013      Doswell Gallery, Rosscarbery.

     2013      Newtownbarry House, Bunclody, Co Wexford, curated by Anya von Gosseln,

     2013     “The Importance of West”, Lavit Gallery, Cork

     2013      Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, -with Deirdre McLoughlin and Sonja Landweer

     2012      “Rich Terrain”, works from the Collection of Limerick City Gallery of Art,

                  Roscommon Arts Centre

     2012       Slipware, (curated by Josie Walter), Gallerytop, Derbyshire Peak District, UK.  

     2012     “Irish Ceramics”, Barony Centre, West Kilbride, Scotland.

     2012     “A Celebration of Cork Potters”, Etain Hickey Gallery, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

     2012      Ethics of Object (curated by Eleanor Flegg), Kinsale Arts Festival.

     2012      OAK 2012, Killenure Castle, Tipperary.

     2012       Elements, Shengling Gallery, Shanghai, China.

     2012      Dubh, Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin.

     2011      Dubh, The American Irish Historical Society, New York

     2011      New Ashgate Gallery, England.

     2011      West Cork Inspires, Farmleigh Dublin, City Museum Cork.

     2011      Gerard Manley Hopkins Festival, County Kildare

     2010 -11   The Stour Gallery, Warwickshire, England.

     2010      Portfolio, National Craft Gallery Kilkenny, plus Galway and Dublin.

     2010      The Lavit Gallery, Cork.

     2009      Collect, London,

     2009      Object, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny.

     2008      You’ll never Walk Alone. (Liverpool and Irish applied arts exhibition),

     2008      Portfolio, Bluecoat Art Centre, Liverpool.

     2008      Images of Longing, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny.

     2006      European Ceramic Context, Bornholm, Denmark.

     2006      Sofa, Chicago

     2004-5   C2 Exhibition,  The Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork

     2002-3   Of Colour in Craft, Crafts Council Gallery, Kilkenny, Belfast and USA

     2000-1   Irish Contemporary Ceramics, Scotland, Belfast, Limerick and Sligo.

     1995      Potters Choice, Crafts Council Gallery, Dublin

     1986      GPA Emerging Artist, Dublin.

     1985      Eva, Limerick.

     1984      9ieme Biennale Internationale de Ceramique d'Art,  Vallauris.

     1983      New Irish Ceramics, Ulster Museum Belfast , Bank of Ireland Gallery Dublin.

     1973-4   Irish Exhibition of Living Art., Dublin.

     circa 1964   Irish Exhibition of Living Art (ceramic vessel exhibited).



     “The Elemental World of Cormac Boydell”, Robert Harris, The Roaringwater Journal, May 2018,

    “A Space Beyond Words”, Make Believe, a journal about craft and creativity, 2018,                                               

     “Tactile Geology”, Pottery Making Illustrated, September/October 2017.

     “Cormac Boydell”: de kleine K, no.29, pp20-26, May 2017, (illustrated, with text in Dutch)

     “Illustrating Irishness”: words by Cormac Boydell, edited by Nigel Atkins

       Neue- Keramik / New Ceramics, Issue 5/16, p28-31, (ISSN 1860-1049)

     “Ceramics: Art and Perception”, article by Ann Mulrooney, Issue 86, 2011 (ISSBN: 1035-1841)

     “Dictionary of Living Irish Artists”, Robert O’Byrne, Plurabelle Publishing, Dublin 2010,

       (ISBN   978-0-9563011-0-9)                              

     “Representing Art in Ireland”, Nicola Gordan Bowe, publ.  The Fenton Gallery, 2008,              

       (ISBN 978-0-9544843-8-5).




       The Hunt Museum Limerick

       National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks, Dublin.

       Ulster Museum, Belfast.

       Crawford Municipal Gallery of Art, Cork.

       National Self-Portrait Collection, Limerick.

       Department of Foreign Affairs, Dublin.

Selected Exhibitions, Bibliography and Collections