ELKE THÖNNES - CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Education:  

  • 1987 Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Kassel - Germany
  • 1988 - 1991 National College of Art & Design - Dublin, Ireland
  • 1990 Diploma in Fine Art, Painting
  • 1991 Degree in Fine Art, Painting

Awards:

  • 1991 'Iontas 91' Best Student Work
  • 96/99 Arts Council/Aer Lingus Travel Award
  • 1994 'Aisling 94' Adjudicators Award

Exhibitions

  • 2005

  • Renaissance Women I, Axis Art Centre, Dublin

  •   Quartet, The Waterfront Gallery, Sligo

    2006

    ·       Renaissance Women II, Axis Art Centre, Dublin

    2008

    ·       4 Renaissance Women, Axis Art Centre, Dublin

    ·       Curated and participated in Pup Art, Axis Arts Centre, Dublin

    ·       30 Artists, Knock House, Monkstown

    ·       My Space, Civic Offices, Dublin

    ·       Art Ireland

    2009

    ·       RHA Annual Exhibition

    ·       Graphic Studio Gallery, Summer show

    ·       Graphic Studio Gallery, 'Little Christmas'

    ·       'Seeing Things' Axis Arts Centre, Dublin

    2010

    ·       RHA Annual Exhibition,

    ·       Graphic Studio Dublin at Limerick Printmakers Studio and Gallery

    ·       'Gold', Graphic Studio Gallery, Galway arts Festival

    ·       Graphic Studio Gallery, Summer show

    ·       'Home' Graphic Studio Dublin at Draiocht

    ·       Graphic Studio Anniversary exhibition at Farmleigh

    ·       Impressions2010, Galway Arts Centre

    2011

    ·       ' Life Room', Bourne Vincent Gallery, Limerick

    ·       RHA Annual Exhibition

    ·       Graphic Studio Gallery, Summer show

    2012

    ·       ‘Sketchbooks Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin,

    ·       Graphic Studio Gallery, Summer show,

    ·       Royal Hibernian Academy 182 Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallery, Dublin

    2013

    ·      ‘Strumpet City’ Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin,

    ·      ‘A Natural Selection, The National Botanic Gardens, Dublin'

    ·      ‘A Natural Selection,  Greenacres Gallery, Wexford,

    ·      Winter Exhibition, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, group show

    2014

    ·       The Lavit Gallery, Cork, March 18 – April 8.

    ·       Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden, April 27 – May 25.

    ·       Royal Dublin Society Library, Dublin, June 11- July 4.

    ·       The Hamilton Gallery, Sligo, June 13 – August 30.

    ·       Royal Hibernian Academy 184 Annual Exhibition

    ·       Viewfinder, Graphic Studio Gallery, June 12 – July 5

    ·       Reading the City, Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, October 21- November 7

    ·       Portholes and Teapots, Axis Arts Centre, Dublin, November 11 to December 31

    2015

    ·      Royal Hibernian Academy 185th Annual Exhibition May 26- August 8

    ·      Summer Ensemble, Graphic Studio Gallery July 7 – September 5

    ·      Impressions Galway July 10 – 26

    ·      Winter exhibition, Graphic Studio Gallery December 3 – January 1

    2016

    ·       Waterbased, Graphic Studio Gallery, September 8 –October 1

    ·       Summer Exhibition Graphic Studio Gallery, July - August

    ·       Printed Matter Galway, Connacht Tribune Gallery, Galway

    ·       Urbis Felicitas, Graphic Studio Gallery

    ·       ‘Legacy’ national fine art print exhibition, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

  •      glór - Waterbased and Other Stories, Ennis, Ireland
  • SO Fine Art Editions Gallery - The Idea of North, Dublin

 

2017

·       Mor, Graphic Studio Gallery, May 11 – June 10

·       Summer Exhibition Graphic Studio Gallery, 15 July - 2 September

·       Shore, Graphic Studio Gallery, 2 November – 8 December

·       Another bite of the Cherry, NBG, 15 November - 6 December

·       Winter show, Graphic Studio Gallery, 9 December – 15 January

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2018

·       A Curve, a Contour, the Lie of the Land, Gallery 57, Arundel, UK

·       Summer Exhibition Graphic Studio Gallery, 14 July - 1 September

 

Collections

·       Office of Public Works

·       National Library of Ireland

·       Queens University

·       Boston College Library

·       Trinity College Library