DONALD TESKEY  
         
 

 

Biography

1956

Born, Co. Limerick, Ireland.

1978

Graduated from Limerick College of Art & Design, Diploma in Fine Art

2003

Elected member of Royal Hibernian Academy

2006

Elected member of Aosdana



Selected Awards and Residencies

2006

Josef Albers Foundation, CT. USA. Residency

2004

Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship, Co. Mayo

2004

Residency to Cill Rialaig Project, Co. Kerry

2003

Elected Member of Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2003

Awarded Fellowship to The Vermont Studio Centre, USA

2002

The Keating McLoughin Medal and Prize & The Don Niccolo d'Ardia

 

Caracciolo Prize at the RHA Annual Exhibition

2002/ 2001

Return Residencies to the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mayo

1996

Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship, Co. Mayo

1995

Fergus O'Ryan Award, RHA Gallagher Gallery

1995

Residency Annamakerrig, Tyrone Gutherie Centre

1991

Arts Council Exhibition grant

1984

Claremorris Open Exhibition, Overall Winner

1983

Arts Council Bursary

1981

EV+A Limerick Drawing Prize



Commissions

Irish Agricultural Wholesalers Society, Dublin; ESB Ardnacrusha .ESB Moneypoint, Co Clare. Corrigan & Corrigan Solicitors, Dublin; Crampton Builders Dublin.


Selected Bibliography

2010 The Idea of Islands, by Donald Teskey and Sue Hubbard, published by Occasional Press. ISBN 978 0 9548976 9 7
2009 Irish Arts review Vol 26 /No. 4 Tracking Donald Teskey Interview by Brian McAvera
2008 Conversation in the Mountains, Text by John Banville, Images by Donald Teskey. Limited edition. Published by Gallery Press. ISBN 978 185235 443 5
2007 From Bethany to Beacon Falls ISBN 978-0-9554084-3-4 with essay by Gordon Teskey and Nicholas Fox Weber, Published by Rubicon Gallery

2005

Profile 22, Donald Teskey - Tidal Narratives, published by Gandon Editions. ISBN 0948037 245  to coincide with an exhibition at Limerick City Gallery of Art

2005

Irish Times. 10 September. Exhibition Review by Aidan Dunne.

2005

Irish Arts Review. Vol 22 /No.3 Ocean Narrative by Samuel Walsh

2004

Donald Teskey Not Only Forms, Catalogue essay by Gerard Smyth, Poet and Managing editor of the Irish Times. Additional text by Peter Maxwell of the Ballinglen Arts Foundation. Published by the Rubicon Press Ltd, Dublin. ISBN 0-9541322-6-2. To coincide with an exhibition at the Rubicon gallery, Dublin

2004

An Irish Eye: Landscapes of Fact and Imagination. Catalogue published by The Solomon Gallery Dublin. To coincide with a group exhibition at The Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.South Africa. January 2004 (No ISBN)

2004

In the time of shaking/Irish artists for amnesty international, Catalogue edited by Ciarán Benson. Published to coincide with an exhibition of 104 Irish Artists at The Irish Museum of Modern Art. May 2004 (reproduction on page 217) ISBN 0-9547258-0-8

2003

Eire/Land edited byVera Kreilkamp.Distributed by University of Chicago Press. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Eire/Land at The McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College USA (reproduction on page 213) ISBN 1-892850-05-2

2002

Irish Arts Review, Vol. 19 No. 2 page 64. RHA Prizewinners. Article by Roisin Kennedy

2001

Donald Teskey Island Crossings, Catalogue Essay by John Horne, Professor of modern european history, Trinity College. Published by The Rubicon Press Ltd, Dublin ISBN 0-9532744-9-7. To coincide with an exhibition at the Rubicon gallery, Dublin

2001

On the precipitous border between land and sea, Exhibition Review by Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times Weekend supplement, 21 April 2001

1999

Donald Teskey Paintings 1993-1999, catalogue essay by Andrew Lambirth. Published by The Rubicon Press Ltd. in association with Art First London. ISBN 0-95327044-6-5. To coincide with an exhibition at Art First, London

1997

Landscape and Recollection, The Ballinglen Experience, Text by Sarah Finlay, published by RHA Gallery Trust &The Ballinglen Foundation to coincide with an exhibition at the RHA gallery November 1997. ISBN 1 902168 00 3

1992

Circa Magazine No 62, Donald Teskey Drawings at the Butler Gallery Kilkenny. Review by Peter Jordan

1991

Donald Teskey, Drawings, catalogue essay by Aidan Dunne. Published to coincide with Arts Council Touring Exhibition. ISBN  0 9518733 0 X

1984

Divisions Crossroads, Turns of mind: some new Irish Art, essay by Lucy Lippard, published by Ireland America Arts Exchange Inc. to coincide with exhibitions at The Williams College Museum of Art, USA and The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin. LCCCN 85-51445