Charles Tyrrell

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Born in Trim, Co. Meath, in 1950, Charles Tyrrell studied at the National College of Art & Design in Dublin. His early large scale canvases were influenced by American abstract expressionism and have since evolved in a more minimalist direction, working from detached geometric beginnings towards images that incorporate a sense of reality, and a distillation of the experienced world. Currently his work practice incorporates painting on canvas and aluminium as well as drawing and print. His work is represented in all major Irish collections and in 1982 he was made a member of Aosdána. Recently, a retrospective of his work was held in the R.H.A. Gallery, Dublin, acknowledging the journey his work has taken over the past decade.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014 Taylor Galleries, Dublin
2013 Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
2012 Taylor Galleries, Dublin
2011 Solstice Arts Centre Navan
2011 Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
2009 Taylor Galleries, Dublin
2007 Taylor Galleries, Dublin

Selected Group Exhibitions
2010 Art Allihies,  Allihies Copper Mine Museum, Allihies, Co. Cork
2010 The Moderns, IMMA, Dublin
2009 Another Island: Contemporary Irish Art. The American Irish Historical Society, New York