Re-Thinking Freud & the contemporary

SATURDAY 14 APRIL 2018 / 9.30AM – 5.00PM / RHK - IMM

IMMA builds on longstanding and new partnerships, with a research symposium that explores the themes, methods, motivations, and multifaceted contexts of Lucian Freud’s work, in relation to his importance to contemporary art practice, research, discourse and curating. Speakers include: Catherine Lampert  / Elena Crippa /  Brian Dillon / Christina Kennedy / Daphne Wright / Nick Miller /  Angela Griffith  / Niamh Campbell  / Nathan O’ Donnell / Trisha Brennan / Laura Fitzgerald /  Richard John Jones / Sue Rainsford / John Lalor.
Speaking on the theme of " Re-thinking through practice: The studio, portraiture and painting"
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Reviews of RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition

Fiction is the New Reality (Irish Times PDF)
High standard of entries for RDS Visual Arts Awards show
Kevin O’Kelly chosen as this year’s winner of the prestigious Taylor Art Award for his BA work ‘Something About the Way You Look’
Irish Times | 31 Oct 2017 | Aidan Dunne

The best art shows to see this week
Irish Times | 27 Oct 2017| Aidan Dunne

RDS Visual Art Awards 2017

Artist/curator of the RDS Visual Art Awards exhibition Nick Miller and artist Kevin O'Kelly (winner of the RDS Taylor Art Award for his work Something About The Way You Look)
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The Equivalent Force of 13

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RDS Visual Art Awards exhibition 2017


The RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition will exhibit the work of the best graduating Irish visual artists of 2017. The exhibition curated by Nick Miller will take place in the RDS Concert Hall from 25-30 October, 2017. There are four curator’s tours running alongside the exhibition which are free to attend but must be booked in advance. To book your place please click on the links below:

Exhibition Opening Times

·            10.30am - 6.00pm Wednesday & Friday
·            10.30am - 8.00pm Thursday (late night)
·            10.30am - 5.00pm Saturday, Sunday & Monday
Free Curator Tours

·            Wednesday, October 25 at 12pm - Fully Booked
·            Wednesday, October 25 at 3pm
·            Thursday, October 26 at 1pm
·            Friday, October 27 at 1pm 
RDS Library Speaker Series Talk 

Nick Miller, the RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition Curator will share his thoughts on 'Painting and the World as You Find It' on Thursday, October 26 at 6pm in the RDS library. Nick was born in London and moved in Ireland in 1984. A member of Aosdána since 2001, he lives and works in Co Sligo. In 2014 Miller won the inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize at the National Gallery of Ireland. Admission to this lecture is free but booking is essential. 

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Vessels :Nature Morte opening at Catherine Hammond Gallery | Skibbereen, Co Cork | 21st July 2017

July 21 to August 10, 2017
Opening Reception:
 Friday, July 21, 6 - 8 pm
Sean Rainbird, Director, National Gallery of Ireland


Catherine Hammond Gallery
Tel: +353 28 51690
61 Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co Cork

Skibbereen Arts Festival 2017

Nick Miller:
Gorse II. 2016 Oil on linen. 61 x 51 cm
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ABSENT | Vandernoot Gallery | Lesley University College of Art & Design | Cambridge MA, USA


Nick Miller
Jerry Mischak
Kenji Nakayama
Kathleen O'Hara
Ben Sloat

Vandernoot Gallery, University Hall
Lesley University College of Art and Design,
1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, USA

May 11 - June 10, 2017
Opening Reception:
Thursday, May 11, 6-8pm

Vandernoot Gallery
Drive-by Projects

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Niland Collection: Punc 1x1

Leading works of art popping up in Sligo schools
Irish Times 16/02/17

Portrait of John McGahern. Nick Miller . 1998. Oil on canvas. 86.5 x 95.5 cm
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Financial Times | Critics Choice | 3-9-16

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Vessels : Nature Morte | Art Space Gallery London | 6th Sept to 15th Oct 2016

Vessels: Nature Morte | Art Space Gallery, London | 6th Sept to 15th Oct 2016

Private View
6-8 pm on Thursday 15th September

Art Space Gallery | Michael Richardson Contemporary Art
84 St Peters Street, London N1 8JS, UK | +44 (0)20 7359 7002 | Art Space Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11am- 6pm

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The Colour Dictionary 1958-68 | Edward McGuire (1932-86) | A film by Nick Miller

The Colour Dictionary 1958-68 | Edward McGuire (1932-86) | A film by Nick Miller
Here is a little riff on McGuire's remarkable Colour Dictionary, (1958-68), part of the 2009 studio donation to the Collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Set to the Brilliant Bill Evans "Blue in Green"Read More....

Discussion | Studio Concepts, Memoirs & Portraits

Discussion | Studio Concepts, Memoirs & Portraits                                                                                                                
Tuesday 12th April 2016, 6 - 7pm, Lecture Room, IMMA
Examining the context and place of the artist’s studio,  this discussion draws on Edward McGuire’s studio as a catalyst for reflection on the shifting role, function and critique of the artist studio in arts practice and discourse today. Speakers include Nick Miller artist, Christina Kennedy, Head of Collections, and discussion moderator Dougal McKenzie, artist and Lecturer in Painting, Ulster University.
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