Ben Reilly | artist
  Education

Winchester School of Art, England
MA Fine Art Sculpture, Distinction, 1998-1999

University College Cork
BA Archaeology, Single Honors, 1991-1995

Crawford College of Art, Cork
Diploma Fine Art, Distinction, 1983-1987

Dun Laoighaire School of Art, Dublin
Visual Education Certificate, 1982-1983

  Work Experience

Lecturer (Fine Art Dept.) Waterford Institute of Technology. 2004 to present.
Sculpture Lecturer 2001 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI U.S.A.

Cork Artist for National Sculpture Day, 2001
Hosted by Sculptors Society of Ireland
• Creating temporary work with schools in Cork.

Visiting Lecturer, 2001
St Johns Central College, Cork
• Film studies course.

Visiting Lecturer, 2000 and 2002
Crawford College of Art, & Limerick School of Art.

Lecturer, 1995-1998
St Johns Central College, Cork
• Art, Craft, Design, and Portfolio preparation course.

Sculptor on the Arts Council Artists in the schools scheme, 1991-1998
Schools in Cork City and county.

Tutor, 1995-2003
Experimental Sculpture Workshop, Summer School
Crawford College of Art, Cork

Archaeologist, 1991-2002
• On sites in Cork and Kerry for Cork City Council and University College Cork.

16mm Projectionist and 35mm Assistant Projectionist, 1988-1995
• Triskel Art Centre and Cork Opera House.

  Residencies

Visiting artist / lecturer, technician, Michigan State College U.S.A. 2001

Studio residency Triskel Art Centre, Cork. 2000

Residency Vermont Studio Centre, U.S.A. 2000

1999/2000 Residency Roche's Point Lighthouse, Whitegate, Co Cork.

Cill Rialaigh project, residency Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry

  Solo Exhibitions and Events
2012

'Cyclops', Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Co. Clare.

2011

'Pluto', Stadtmuseum Borken, Germany; as part of the Munsterland Festival Part 6

2010

'Zeppelin', South Tipp Art Centre Clonmel.

2009

'Submarine', Galerie R31, Neukölln, Berlin.

2008

'Balaclava', Print exhibition, Limerick printmakers Gallery.

2004 & 2005

Films selected for Super Eight Festival Cork.

2004

'Frau Von Havel', Short film selected for Cork film Festival 2004.

2003

'Cinema Caradiso', Cork Art Trail, Wansford Quay. Film projected inside a Renault 4 van converted into a cinema.

2001

'Culvert', 16mm film project with Cork Film Centre.
'Quiet' Exhibition with Marc Reilly, Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin.

2000

'Body', Sirius Art Center, Cobh, Co. Cork as part of Cork Institute of Technology Arts Festival.
'Asleep', Installation project. City Morgue, White Street, Cork.

1998

'Moving'. National Sculpture Factory, Cork.

1997

'Blimp'. Touring show
Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford, and Triskel Art Centre, Cork.

1996

'Gob'. Touring show
Linnenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar Co, Mayo, and South Tipperary Arts Centre Clonmel, Co, Cork.

1995

'Relief'.
Café Paradiso, Cork.

1994

'Perigrinatio'.
Siamsa Tire Gallery, Tralee.

1993

'Recent Work'.
Belltable Art Centre, Limerick.

1992

'Recent Work'.
Aula Max, University College Galway.

1991

'Recent Work'.
Triskel Art Centre, Cork.

1990

'First Solo'.
Riverun Gallery, Temple Bar Dublin.

  Selected Group Shows
2013

21 Group show Cork Printmakers, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork.

2012

Royal Hibernian annual summer show, Dublin.
Dogs Group show, Ormston House Gallery, Limerick.
Idionumina, 15 Hughes, Main street, Graignamanagh, Kilkenny.
Noli Me Tangere, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork.

2011

Royal Hibernian Acadamy annual group show.
Three Colours Red, SOMA, Contemporary Gallery Waterford.
Space/Place, Wandesford Quay, Cork.

2010

Excavate, Cork printmakers show ,Cork Public musueum.
'Twenty - 10', Backwater artists group show Crawford Gallery Cork.

2009

'Then + Now', Glucksman Gallery U.C.C. Cork.
Royal Hibernian Academy Summer Show, Dublin.

2008

'Node', Original Print Gallery, Dublin.
'Light and Darkness' Waterford Regional Hospital.

2007

2007 Print Group Show, Horace Mann Gallery New York.
'Origin', group show Garter Lane Arts Center Waterford.
'Tension', exhibition of moving image, organized by Cork Film Centre.

2005

'Peripheral Visions', Cork Film Centre and Cork 2005: European Capital of Culture Exhibition of emerging European Video Art.
'C2' group show Crawford Art Gallery Cork.
'Clo in China', Touring Contemporary Irish print show, Hong Kong and Beijing
'Crossing over', Touring show of Contemporary Irish and Welsh Sculpture.

2004

Backwater Artists Group show, Angera, Italy.
Figure exhibition group show, Kells, Killkenny
Print exhibition, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork.

2003

Print show, Lavit Gallery Cork.
Selected touring print show, Vangard Cork, Wexford Art Centre, Siamsa Tire Tralee, Drogheda Arts Centre, and Doswell Gallery Limerick.

2002

Cork Printmakers, box set touring show.
Claremorris Open, Claremorris, Co Mayo.
Cork Artists collective Group show, St Finbarre's Cathedral, Cork.

2001

'Scoip', Siamsa Tire Gallery, Tralee.
'EV+a', Limerick.

2000

Group Show, Cork Midsummer Festival Exhibition.
Group Show, Vermont Studio Centre Gallery, Vermont, USA.

1999

'Bingo', Group Show, National Sculpture Trust Gallery, Winchester, England.

1998

Whose Still Working 1997-1998, Group Show
University College Cork.

The Figure, Group Show
Kornerpark Gallery, Berlin.

West Cork Art Centre group Show
West Cork Art Centre, Skibbereen, Cork.

Sense of Cork Festival Exhibitions Temporary Public Art Project
Crawford Gallery, Cork. Lavitt Gallery, Cork.St Finbarrs Cathedral, Cork.
Triskel Art Centre, Cork New Generations Group show.

1997

'Sense of Cork' Exhibition, Regional Technical College, Cork.
C.A.S.E. Cork Art Society Summer Show, Lavitt Gallery, Cork.

1996

'SCOIP 96', Siamsa Tire Gallery Kerry.
Siamsa Tire Gallery, Tralee, Co, Kerry.
Group Show, Jo Rain Gallery, Dublin.
Group Show, Cill Railigh Gallery, Dublin.

1995

Installation Exhibition, Honan Hostel, University College Cork.
Two Person Show, with Andrew Boyle Boole Library, Cork University.
Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, Co. Mayo.
Cork Artists Collective 10th Anniversary, Boole Library, Cork University.

1994

Ben Reilly, Hugh Lorrigan, Maud Cotter; Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.
Southern Artist Show, Lavitts Quay Gallery, Cork.
South West Artists Exhibition, Siamsa Tire Gallery, Cork.
Art for Chernobyl, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.

  Collections

Private collections in Ireland, England, and Holland.

Public collections in University College Cork, University College Dublin, and Regional Technical College, Tralee, Kerry.

Office of the Mayor of René, France, commemoration of twinning with Cork, 1994. Crawford Municipal Art Gallery. A.I.B. and B.O.I Dublin. Eily Lily Cork. O.P.W. Dublin.

The President's Office, Phoenix Park, Dublin.

The Granary Theatre, Cork.

  Awards

Department of Education Scholarship, Anatoti Scoli Collone Athens, Greece 1988/89

New Contemporaries Award, Triskel Art Centre, Cork 1991

Arts Flight 1998

Arts Flight 2000

Arts Flight 2001

Arts Council bursary 2000

Arts Council materials grant 2001

Claremorris Open Adjudicators Prize 2002

Selected for Peripheral Visions Video Art exhibition for Cork City of Culture 2005

  Commissions
2000 / 2003

Cork Film Centre trophy commissions.

1996

Mc Gee Creedon Architects private commission
North Main Street Cork.
Televox set design commission Cork.

1995

Cork Film Festival trophy commission.
Theatre of Fire commission Cork.

  Catalogues, Reviews & Publications

The Visual Artists News Sheet March - April 2012, Ben Reilly 'Cyclops' by Michaele Cutaya.

Munsterland festival catalogue for Borken Exhibition, Pluto ISBN 978-3-939812-15-9.

Space Place Catalogue, Essay by Julia Jansen and Tony O' Connor, November 2011.

Irish Times Royal Hibernian Acadmy annual show 2011 Review by Aidan Dunne 27/06/2011.

Backwater Twenty - 10, a celebration of twenty years of Backwater Artists Group.

'Submarine' catalogue for solo show with Essay by Hilary Pyle, Galerie R31, Berlin 2009.

'Then + Now', Evolving Art Practices, Lewis Glucksman Gallery U.C.C.

'Nuacht', U.C.C News Magazine Campus Art (p17), February 2007.

'Peripheral Visions', Cork Film Centre and Cork 2005 Catalogue.

O2 Contemporary Art from Cork. Crawford Gallery 2005 Catalogue.

'Crossing Over', Garter Lane Arts Centre. Catalogue 2005.

'Sculpture at Kells', Kilkenny, Catalogue.

'Clo in China', Hangzhou, China, Catalogue 2005.

Backwater Twenty - 10, a celebration of twenty years of Backwater Artists Group.

'Submarine' catalogue for solo show, Galerie R31, Berlin 2009.

'Then + Now', Evolving Art Practices, Lewis Glucksman Gallery U.C.C.

'Nuacht', U.C.C News Magazine Campus Art (p17), February 2007.

'Peripheral Visions', Cork Film Centre and Cork 2005 Catalogue.

O2 Contemporary Art from Cork. Crawford Gallery 2005 Catalogue.

'Crossing Over', Garter Lane Arts Centre. Catalogue 2005.

'Sculpture at Kells', Kilkenny, Catalogue.

'Clo in China', Hangzhou, China, Catalogue 2005.

Sunday Tribune, Coloring things the Reilly way. Marianne Hartigan, 11/2/01.

Irish Times Visual Art / Aidan Dunne 15/02/01.

'EV+A 2001' Catalogue.

Scoip exhibition, Siamsa Tire Tralee, Catalogue 1996 by Adjudicators Noel Sheridan & 2001 by Nigel Rolfe and Peter Murray.

The Modern Art Collection, University College Cork, compiled by William Gallagher, published by The Visual Arts Committee, University College Cork, 1998.

Irish Times Review Ben Reilly / Blimp by Mark Ewart 23/4/1997.

The Sunday Times Review, 'Blimp', by Alannah Hopkins. 20/4/1997.

'Gob' Touring Show Catalogue, Essay by Vera Ryan 1996.

Irish Times review, Ben Reilly at Linenhall Arts Centre, by Ian Wieczorek 10/2/1996.

'Sade 87' Catalogue, Crawford Municipal Gallery Cork

The Sunday Times review by Emer Mc Namara 20/11/1994.

The Irish Times review by Mark Ewart 24/11/1994.

The Irish Times 1994 Review, 'Pushing Out the Boundaries'. By Mark Ewart 12/7/94.

Limerick Leader, April 1993, Review by Samuel Walsh.

The Irish Times July 1992 Review by Brian Fallon.

Irish Times review, 'Work in Metal'. By Hilary Pyle 8/8/1991.

'New Contemporaries' Catalogue, Triskel Arts Centre 1990.