About the artist:
Richard Hearns (born 1980, Beirut, Lebanon and raised in Dublin) is currently based in the Burren landscape of County Clare on the west coast of Ireland. He graduated with a Higher Diploma in Art, Craft and Design Education from the National College of Art and Design and received BA in Fine Art Interdisciplinary Digital Media from DLIADT.
His current artwork is steeped in the age old traditions of oil painting while at the same time engages, incorporates and marries modern and contemporary ideas and themes.
In collections now spanning the globe, Hearns is represented internationally and has exhibited widely receiving many awards and important commissions.
2016 ‘Where Your Treasure Is’, Solo Exhibition, The Sheen Centre for Thought and Culture, NY. 2015 ‘Communion’, Solo Exhibition, All Saints, Pasadena, Los Angeles.
2015 ‘Crucible’, Solo Exhibition, Burren College of Art, Co. Clare.
2014 ‘Raw/Cooked: Last of the Summer Mackerel’, Solo Exhibition, Gallery La Cornue, Paris. 2014 ‘The Rural Idyll ‘ Solo Exhibition, Jorgensen Fine Art, Hibernian Way, Dublin 2.
2013 ‘Reflections of Place’, Solo Exhibit, Lighthouse International, E59th Street, NY.
2012 ‘Paintings by Richard Hearns’, Solo Exhibit, Offices of the Cardinal of New York, NY. 2011 ‘Paintings by Richard Hearns’, Solo Exhibit, The Dillon Hall, 1011 1st Ave, NY.
2010 ‘Like a River Flows’, Solo Exhibition, Fingal County Hall, Swords, Co. Dublin
2010 ‘Objects of Knowledge’, Solo Exhibition, High Tide Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo. 2009 Solo Exhibit, The Grange Gallery, Oldtown, North County Dublin.
2008 ’A Quiet Light’, Solo Exhibition, Cong Art Gallery, Cong, Co. Mayo.
2008 ‘Between the Heart and the Light’. Solo Exhibit. The Gallery, Sheen Falls Lodge, Co. Kerry. 2007 ’Towards an Island’. Solo Exhibit. Wonksiri Gallery, Koh Mak, Trad Provience, Thailand. 2007 ‘Solace’. Solo Exhibition. Carlinn Gallery, Dundalk Street, Carlingford, Co. Louth.
2006 ‘Creations Of An Inner Life’. Solo Exhibition. The Gallery, Sheen Falls Lodge, Kerry.