Debbie Godsell

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Debbie Godsell graduated with a Masters in Fine Art Research in 2002 from C.C.A.D. Since then Debbie has been working fulltime as an Artist and an Art educator, specialising in printmaking. Her work is widely collected in Ireland by The OPW, The National Gallery of Ireland, The Crawford Municipal Gallery, Universities of Cork and Dublin, Cork Opera House and the Port of Cork, to name a few. She is a recipient of the Cork County Arts Office Ballinglen Arts foundation residency 2019 and the Tyrone Guthrie bursary award 2017. Debbie curated and exhibited in ‘Visions of half light’, Macroom Town Hall Gallery, funded by Cork County Arts office for July 2018. Recent exhibitions include ‘Time and the other’, Doswell Gallery, (2019) ‘Site’, Doswell Gallery (2018) ‘The infinite Whatever’ at the Garter Lane Arts Centre and Cork Printmakers Gallery, (2017). She has previously been a recipient of an Arts Council travel award and a Cork City Council Visual Arts bursary. Debbie is a full member of Cork Printmakers and the V.A.I. Debbie was a shortlisted Artist for the Zurich Portrait Prize 2018 at the National Gallery of Ireland.


Selected Group Exhibitions

2023 Flail, Cork Printmakers Studio Gallery, Cork
2022 Winter Exhibition 2022, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin
2022 Summer Exhibition 2022, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin
2021 Winter Exhibition 2021, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin
2019 Seen, Not Heard, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
2018 Zurich Portrait Prize 2018, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
​2018 Site, summer group exhibition, Doswell Gallery. Rosscarbery, Cork
2018 Visions Of Half-light, Sarah O’Flaherty, Fiona Kelly, Debbie Godsell, curated by Debbie Godsell, funded by Cork County Arts office, Macroom Town Hall Gallery, Cork
2018 Art & Style, Brown Thomas, Cork
​2017 Halcyon Days, Glor Arts centre, Ennis, Co. Clare
2017 Impressions Printmaking Biennial, G.M.I.T, Galway, curated by Jason Hicklin
2017 Ballot, First Editions Print Symposium, Nua (Norwich University Gallery), Impact 18, curated by Carl Rowe/Catherine Hehir
2017 Here and Now, First Edition Print Symposium 2017, Cork Printmakers Gallery, curated by Dr Andrew Folan
2016 Present, Centre of Contemporary Printmaking, Connecticut, curated by Sarah Kelleher
2016 Hope, Selected national Printmakers, Glor, Ennis, curated by Mike Byrne
2015 All things considered, Cork Printmakers members exhibition, Wandesford Quay, Cork
2015 Limerick Printmakers ‘Open Submission’, 69 OConnell Street, Limerick
2015 Tweetbox, Impact 8, Shanghai, China, curated by Hehir Noonan
2015 Here and Now, Macroom Town Hall Gallery 2014 and 2015, curated by Norah Norton
2014 Woven into Memory, Waterford Arts Centre, Waterford
2013 Aether, Macroom Town Hall Gallery, Cork
2013 21, Cork Printmakers at the Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork
2012 Excavate, Cork Printmakers selected exhibition Cork City Museum, curated by Breda Lynch
2013 Art Style, Brown Thomas, Cork
2012 Tales from the Road, Bluewell Gallery
2012 The Mythical and the Mundane, Cork Printmakers selected exhibition, Siamsa Tire
2010 Backwater 2010, Crawford Art Gallery
2009 Charles Tyrell Selects Kinsale Arts Festival
2008 Node, National print exhibition, original print Gallery
2008 Group Exhibition MacBride Gallery
2007 Death and Desire, Sirius Arts Centre, curated by Sandra Minchion
2007 Time and Place, Macroom Town Hall Gallery, curated by Norah Norton
2005 C2, Crawford Gallery, Cork
2004 Taking Stock, Triskel Art Centre, curated by Brian Kennedy.