George Walsh: Images in Light
… was born in Dublin. He studied painting and Stained Glass at the School of Art Belfast and Life Drawing at NCAD. He worked for five years in America at the Conrad Pickel Studio, Waukesha , WI, USA. Returning to Ireland he worked with his Father George S. Walsh (apprentice to Harry Clarke) and other stained glass artists in Clokley's Studios, Belfast. He now works in his Dublin Studio working on both traditional and experimental fused glass projects.
George is also a regular exhibitor in the RHA and the Oireachtas exhibitions. He has had exhibitions in the Kilcock Art Gallery; Tom Caldwell Gallery, Belfast; Grafton Gallery , Dublin and Kenny Gallery Galway.
Recent Stained Glass Exhibitions:
2012 - Greenacres Gallery, Wexford Opera Festival
2009 - "The Light Fantastic: Irish Stained Glass Art", Touring Exhibition across the USA
2007 - "The Light Fantastic: Irish Stained Glass Art", Craft Gallery, Craft Council of Ireland, Kilkenny.
2010 - Winner Donegal County Council Stained Glass window "How we Remember" 28th Battalion, Finner Camp, Co. Donegal.
2008 - Commendation by Royal Society of Ulster Architects. Church of The Holy Family, Belfast.
2008 - Best Art in Architecture , Bank of Ireland Award. Church of The Holy Family, Belfast.
Stained Glass Commissions:
Lagan College, Belfast.
28th Battalion, Finner Army Camp, Bundoran, Co. Donegal
Church of the Holy Family, Belfast,
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Kilcummin ,Kilarney, Co. Kerry
"Avila", Dominican Retreat House, Donnybrook, Co. Dublin.
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Royal College of Surgeons Dublin
Dublinia Medieval Trust
Church of the Irish Martyrs Ballycane, Naas, Co. Kildare
Eyeries Church, Beara Peninsula, West Cork
St. Camillus, Killucan, Co. Westmeath
St. Peters Church Chantilly France
Black Abbey, Kilkenny
Glass Sculpture, the foyer, Bausch and Lomb, Waterford
Mount Sion, Co. Waterford
Clongowes Wood College, Co. Kildare
Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Dublin
Chapel. University College, Galway
Other commissions can be found throughout the Mid-Western U.S.A., Florida and Newfoundland George Walsh's work and he is in the collection of former President Mary Robinson, The Office of Public Works, Allied Irish Investment Bank, University College Limerick, Cervantes Institute, Lalga Spain, An Taisce, Kildare County Council, Dublin County Council, AIB Group, ABN Bank, Conrad Schmitt, U.S.A.