Mary Nagle

Click image for price and more information



Mary Nagle studied Graphic Design at Limerick School of Art and Design (LSAD) graduating in 1979, having previously studied and graduated in Art Teaching.
After a period on the Butler House Scholarship Programme at Kilkenny Design Workshops (KDW), the National Design Centre, she worked as in house designer for Shannon Development Company.
In 1982 she established MN Design, a professional design practice undertaking cultural, educational and corporate projects. Clients include: University of Limerick, National Library of Ireland, Custom House Docks Development Authority, Exhibition of Visual Art (EVA), Belltable Arts Centre, Occasional Press Publishers, Shannon Development Company, Island Theatre Company, Theatre Omnibus, Mary Immaculate College of Education, Limerick Corporation, Clare County Council, Mount Juliet, Murray O’Laoire Architects, GPA Bolton Library.

Mary also began her career in education in 1982, lecturing at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level at Limerick School of Art and Design and Mary Immaculate College of Education( MIC). She established Tabula Press fine art publishing in 2006. Since 2014 she has been engaged in a fine art practice working in mixed mediarelief compositions and small sculptures.

Solo exhibitions
2020 Memorare, LSAD Gallery, School of Art and Design, Limerick

Selected exhibitions
2023 Collect International Fair for Contemporary Craft and Design, Somerset House, London
2023 RHA 193rd Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallery, Ely Place, Dublin
2023 Clay Works Ceramics Ireland Annual Exhibition, Printworks, Dublin Castle
2023 Ballinglen 1st Biennial Exhibition, Ballinglen Arts Foundation and Museum of Art, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo
2022 Unwrapped: from the Permanent Collection, Limerick City Gallery of Arts (LCGA).
2022 Conjuring Form, PORTFOLIO, Critical Selection 2021/2022, Design and Craft Council of Ireland, National Design and Craft Gallery, Castle Yard, Kilkenny
2022 Sculpture in Context 2022, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin
2021 Generation, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, Co Armagh, N. Ireland
2021 Conjuring Form, PORTFOLIO, Critical Selection 2021/2022, Design and Craft Council of Ireland, Doneraile Court, Doneraile, Co. Cork
2021 Sculpture in Context 2021, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin
2020 Generation, National Design & Craft Gallery, Castle Yard, Kilkenny
2020 Limerick Connections, Limerick City Gallery of Art (LCGA)
2019 Blurring The Edge, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart, Co. Derry
2019 Summer Show, SO Fine Art Editions, Powerscourt Town House, Dublin
2019Sculpture in Context 2019, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin
2018 Blurring The Edge, The Hunt Museum, Limerick
2017 The National Crafts Awards, RDS, Dublin
2016 LSAD Open, and Mass Communication, Church Gallery, LSAD, Limerick
2015 Limerick Printmakers Winter Exhibition, Hunt Museum, Limerick

2020 Individual Arts Bursary Award, Limerick City and County Council