The Molesworth Gallery

Blaise Smith RHA


Shona's flowers ~ oil on canvas ~ 100 x 70 cm




Lemons ~ oil on canvas ~ 70 x 100 cm




Tommy Tucker's Pot ~ oil on canvas ~ 70 x 100 cm




Barrow ~ oil on canvas ~ 80 x 80 cm



New Work

December 7 - 23rd, 2017


____Born in 1967, Blaise Smith studied visual art NCAD and has gone on to become one of Ireland's leading figurative painters. He has had numerous solo exhibitions at The Molesworth Gallery, as well at The Hunt Museum in Limerick and Visual in Carlow. He has been selected three times for BP Portrait Exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery in London and has completed several major public commissions, among them 'Roadworks', a set of twenty-four paintings depicting men and machines of Cork County Council for its centenary. In 2016, along with Vera Klute, he was awarded a landmark commission by the Royal Irish Academy, supported by Accenture, to a paint a group of leading Irish female scientists as part of the 'Women on Walls' project to redress the absence of any female portraits on the walls of the Academy. He has won many awards and was elected a full Member of the Royal Hibernian Academy in 2015. 

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