Dublin sculpture trail

Outdoor Sculpture Trail around south Dublin city centre, beginning on Culture Night on Friday 17th September and continuing to 26th September.

The trail will begin in Gormleys Fine Art, 27 South Frederick Street, Dublin 2, and continue to Merrion Square Park, the Merrion Hotel, St. Stephen’s Green and Grafton Street.

Sculpture by Patrick O’Reilly

Bear Sculpture

Dog Sculpture

Doll Sculpture

Large Sculpture

Patrick O’Reilly (b. 1957 Kilkenny, Ireland) is a highly acclaimed Irish artist who studied at the Belfast school of Art. He has since achieved international fame for his innovative and dynamic visual works, having exhibited throughout Ireland & Internationally for over two decades.

His work is included in many international museums and important private collections & in 1996 he had a solo exhibition in the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery in Dublin. His has also won many awards including the RHA sculpture prize.

O’Reilly’s works are not only philosophical expressions of thoughts and experiences but also reflect his feelings, emotions, and personality. Monumental large-scale public commissions have allowed his sculptures to become much loved parts of the local landscape particularly in Ireland, with prominent sculptures standing outside the 3 Arena, Adare Manor, Burlington Road & Sandycove, Dublin. However, his work can be found all over the world including, a Strolling Bear in Paris and a bear wearing a tutu in Cape Town (Castle of Goodhope, 2004).

O’Reilly is represented by many major galleries including the Mayor Gallery, London, Gallery Vallois in Paris and Friedman Gallery on Maddison Avenue, New York. In addition, he has exhibited at prestigious international art fairs including Tefaf in Maastricht, At Basel & Art Miami.
O’Reilly now lives and works between studios in Dublin, Venice, Madrid and the Auvergne.

Patrick O’Reilly at Adare Manor

Patrick O’Reilly at Adare Manor

Adare Manor Hotel have welcomed a monumental new bronze artwork by Patrick O’Reilly to their grounds. The piece represents a large bear skipping across the launched golf course. The large work was unveiled after St Patrick’s Day as part of the nationwide celebrations....