David Eager Maher Solo Exhibition
Preview: 6pm Friday 4th March
Running from 5th – 26th March (Closed St. Patrick's Day & Good Friday)
Paper Trees is an exhibition of new drawings and paintings where David uses an accumulation of fragments, assembled with a keen emphasis on surface, these artificial scenes converge and explore spacial possibilities. An intricate montage of lines, paper, surfaces, and patterns evolve in combination with basic visual art genres, such as the garden, landscape, interiors and design.
David Eager Maher (b 1979) graduated with a BA in Fine Art Painting from NCAD Dublin 2009, and an MFA also from NCAD 2011. Eager Maher has exhibited widely in Ireland and Abroad. Recent solo exhibitions include, Inheritance, Galerie Drei Ringe Leipzig, 2015. Eager Maher has also taken part in many group exhibitions including, Innenstabil, Galerie Drei Ringe Leipzig, 2015. MOON FARK, RAKE Visningsrom, Trondhiem, Norway, 2014. Savage State, two person exhibition with James Barry (1741-1806) Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane. Scope Art Fair Basel, 2011 and 2012, Scope Art Fair Miami 2013. He is the recipient of several awards including, The Golden Fleece Award 2015 (merit prize) The Whytes Auctioneers Award 2013, The Thomas Damman Memorial Trust Award 2013. His work is hed in many important public collections including, The Office of Public Works, Dublin City University, ( DCU ). National University of Ireland, Maynooth, ( NUI). The Casino at Marino, Ireland. Private collections in Ireland, England, Germany, Switzerland, Iceland, U.S. In 2014 David's practice was featured in the internationally renowned publication Fukt for Contemporary Drawing # 13 launched at the New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1.
A text by Ingrid Lyons will accompany this exhibition.