Chanelle Walshe   b. 1988 Dublin, Ireland

Ph: +353 86 1027047  ///  Email:  ///  Galway and Dublin, Ireland.


2017- 2019 Turps Banana Art School, London, Correspondence Course.

2006-2010. The National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland. Fine Art, Painting. BA

2019 Current / upcoming exhibitions

ARTWORKS 2019 at Visual Carlow, June 5th-September 1st

189th RHA Annual Exhibition. May 20th- August 10th

Angela Flowers, West Cork, August 11th - 25th

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Hope for tomorrow, Westport Town Hall, Westport Arts Festival, Co. Mayo

2017     Beatland, Pallas Projects, Dublin.

2013     Copernicus; and other systems FLOORONEGALLERY @ Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, curated by Jim Ricks.

2010     Frankfurter Tor (Works from Berlin) AXIS Arts Centre, Ballymun, Dublin.

2010     Something About ‘am’. NCAD Degree Show, NCAD, Dublin.

2009     Paintings. The Joinery, Stoneybatter, Dublin.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017     Nasty Women, Pallas Projects, Dublin.

Nerve and Sinew, (2 person) Betsy Stirratt and Chanelle Walshe. Custom House Gallery, Mayo. Artists talk with Alice Maher.

187th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

2016     186th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin.

A Knowing Nature, The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. with Anita Groener, Phil Foley, Julie Merriman, Cliodhna Timoney and Chanelle Walshe

2015     Here and Now, curated by Anne Hendrick, Sinead Ni Mhaonaigh and Chanelle Walshe, Greenacres Gallery, Wexford with artists Joanne Boyle, Anne Hendrick, Niamh McCann, Sinead Ni Mhaonaigh, Aileen Murphy, Sven Sandberg, Simon Slattery, Derick Smith, Kathy Tynan and Chanelle Walshe.

185th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin.

Panorama. Curated by Kathy Tynan and Chanelle Walshe, Pallas Projects, Dublin with artists Joanne Boyle, Diana Copperwhite, Mollie Douthit, Anne Hendrick, Gillian Lawler, Ruth E. Lyons, Niamh McCann, Aileen Murphy, Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Lesley-Ann O'Connell, Sanja Todorovic , Text; The Second Woman by Ingrid Lyons 

Lonely Planet. LUAN Gallery, Athlone. Westmeath.

2014     not life / necessarily  (2 person) NCAD Gallery, Dublin with Chloe Brenan, curated by Anne Kelly.

2013     Winter Show. RUA RED. Tallaght, Dublin.

Zwischen. Werk Stadt Laden, Dresden, Germany

183rd Annual Exhibition. RHA, Dublin.

2012     Future Perfect. Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, curated by Jim Ricks.

Meantime Between Failures. Common Place Projects, Burgh Quay, Dublin.

182nd Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin.

Queer Art and the Church. Leslie-Lohman Museum, Prince Street, New York, USA

2011     Drawing Connections. Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

BLOCK T Artists Exhibition. Block T Smithfield, Dublin. 

2010     On Departure, The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland


Custom House Gallery and Studios, Mayo, Ireland. March – August 2016

RHA School/Studios, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland, July 2015 – January 2016

Werk. Stadt. Laden, Dresden, Germany. July- August 2013

The Good Hatchery, Co.Offaly. Ireland. August- September 2011

Talks and Events

Chanelle Walshe and Betsy Stirratt in Conversation with Alice Maher, Custom House Gallery, June 17th 2017

Chanelle Walshe in Conversation with Sinead Ni Mhaonaigh, Pallas Projects, March 2nd 2017

Friends of the RHA – Open studio, RHA Studios, Dublin. December 15th 2015

Panel Discussion - chaired by Kathy Tynan and Chanelle Walshe - Panorama – Pallas Projects Dublin. March 13th 2015

School Tour – Canal Way Educate Together Primary School. Panorama at Pallas Projects. March 12th2015

Artists Talk with Chloe Brenan – Werk Stadt Laden, Dresden, Germany. July 20th 2013

Artists Talk – Art as Activism, Outreach Diploma Programme. Department of Women, Gender and Social Justice. University College Dublin. February 23rd 2013. (Invited by Dr Aideen Quilty)

Artists Talk – Department of Women, Gender and Social Justice. University College Dublin. February 17th 2012. (Invited by Dr Mary McCauliffe and Dr Aideen Quilty)

Artists Talk – Uprising/ Dublin Intellectual. The Generator, Smithfield, Dublin. February 23rd 2012

Work Experience

Set artwork, The Meeting, written and directed by Alan Gilsenan, Ardmore Production Studios, Wicklow, Ireland. September 2017

Art Teacher, Meath Hospital OAP Day-care Facility. Heytesbury St, Dublin. 2017-18

Artist Assistant - Niamh McCann. Fab Lab Studio and Limerick City Gallery. Summer 2015.

Art Teacher. AXIS Arts Centre, Ballymun. Easter Term 2012 and 2013.

Workshop Facilitator. Commonplace Drawing Group, Dublin, 2012.

Awards/ Grants

The Thomas Dammann Award 2019

Mayo County Council, Materials Grant. 2016

The Royal Hibernian Academy Studio Residency Award, 2015/16

The Thomas Dammann Award 2015

Emerging Visual Artist Award, Ireland, Shortlisted 2013

The Arts Council of Ireland, Travel and Training Award 2013

Reviews/ Interviews/ Media/ Publications

The Anatomy Room Gallery, Catalogue 2017, The Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin. Professor Clive Lee. 2018

Ticket Awards, Best Art Exhibitions, 2017, November 30th 2017, Aidan Dunne

CultureFox TV – February 2017

Bryan O’Brien, The Irish Times – December 2016 – 11th November 2015

March 12th 2015, Panorama, LeCool, Kate Coleman

September 28th 2014, not life / necessarily, The Sunday Times, J.P O’Sullivan

October 9th 2014, not life / necessarily, Le Cool, Jack Broughan


The Office of Public Works, Ireland (State collection)

The Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.

The Central Bank, Dublin, Ireland

University College Dublin, Ireland

Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy

Private collections; Ireland, UK, Germany, USA, China, Japan.