Taffina Flood

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Taffina Flood was born in Dublin and educated at The National College of Art and Design in Dublin. She received BA in Fine Art (Painting) in 1991 and an MA in Fine Art ( Painting and Printmaking) in 1998. She has a studio in Dublin and also lectures at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin.

Taffina Flood has exhibited both paintings and prints in solo and group exhibitions in Ireland, United Kingdom, France, Sweden and the USA. Selected collections include the Arts Council/An Comhairle Ealaion, National Gallery of Ireland, Portland Art Museum USA, CITIBANK, London, Office of Public Works, University College Dublin, Radio Telifis Eireann, Boyle Civic Collection and private collections in Ireland, UK,
Germany, Japan, France and USA.

Selected Exhibitions

2023 Winter Exhibition, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin
2023 Winter Exhibition, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
2023 Decennium, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin
2022 In & of Itself – Abstraction in the age of images, The Royal Hibernian Academy Galleries, Dublin
2021 Work + Turn, Taffina Flood, Paintings, SO Fine Art Editions, Powerscourt Townhouse, Dublin
2021 RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin
2020 20/20/20 Sarah Walker Gallery, Castletownbere, Cork
2019 RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin
2019 AIRMAIL, curated by Richard Gorman, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin, Japan, Milan, Yanagisawa Gallery, Tokyo
2019 ASSAB ONE, Milan
2019 Boyle Exhibition 30 years, invited artist
2019 The Works, B&A Print Collection 1989-2018, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
2018 RHA Annual Exhibition
2018 SO Fine Art Editions Summer Exhibition
2012 Original Print fair Royal Academy, London
2012 RHA Annual exhibition
2011 Four Artists – Lavit Gallery, Cork
2007 Taffina Flood, New Prints, Atrium Gallery, Bath, UK
2003 Taffina Flood, Paintings and Prints, Hallward Gallery, Dublin
1996 Taffina Flood, Marc Reilly, New Prints, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
2009/8 RHA Annual Exhibition
2007 Group Exhibition Original Print Gallery, Temple Bar, Dublin
2006 RHA Annual Exhibition
2006 Invited artist – Group exhibition Butler Gallery, Kilkenny
2005 Chester Beatty Library – Invited Artist Garden of Earthly Delights Exhibition
2004 RHA Annual Exhibition
2004 RHA Banquet Show- Invited Artist
2003 Edition 1, 4 artists – Lemon Street Gallery, Dublin
2003 RHA Annual Exhibition
2003 Art of the State – OPW traveling Exhibition
2002 RHA Annual Exhibition – Invited Artist
2001 Boyle Arts Festival – Guest Artist of Sean Mc Sweeney
2001 Focus on Drawing – invited artist
2001 Limerick City Gallery/ Crawford Municipal Gallery
2000 Lavit Gallery, Cork – Guest Artist of Tony O’Malley
2000 Portlaoise Arts Centre- Exhibition selected by James Hanley
1999 Fine Art Masters Degree Show, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
1998 RHA Banquet Show, Invited Artist
1998 Art into Art,a living response to past masters,
1998 Print Gallery, National Gallery of Ireland
1997 International Print Exhibition, Portland Art Museum USA
1995/7/8 London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy, London
1996 Irish Open Submission Show, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
1996 Boyle Arts festival – Guest artist of William Crozier
1995 Oireachtas Exhibition, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin
1995, New Irish Printmaking, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK
1995 International Biennale of graphic Art, Ljubljana, (Invited Artist)
1995 Impressions, Group Print Show, Galway Arts Centre
1994 L’Orient International Print Biennale, Brittany, France (Invited Artist)
1994 Oireachtas Exhibition, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin
1994 Works on Paper, International Art Fair, the Armory, New York
1994 Listowel Writers Week, Listowel, Co Kerry, (Invited artist)
1994 Iontas National Small Works Exhibition, Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo
1994 Green on Red Gallery, Dublin – prints and paintings
1991 Claremorris Open Exhibition
1991 Edition 1: an exhibition of mono prints, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin
1991 Oireachtas Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery
1990 Claremorris Open Exhibition
1990 Impressions, Group Print show, Galway Arts Centre
1989, Irish mini-print exhibition, RHA Gallery, Dublin

Recent Awards / Commissions / Publications

2021 Paintings Lost & Found, Aidan Dunne, exhibition publication text.
2020 Invited fellow, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Co Mayo
2019 Irish Arts Review, Sensory Effects,Artist in View, Susan Campbell
2019 Shortlisted artist RCSI/Irish Times/RHA award & commission
2018 RHA Hugh Bradley Mid-Career Artist Award
2018 Shortlisted RCSI/Irish Times/RHA award & commission
2O15 Behaviour & Attitudes Print Commission

Selected Public Collections

Irish Export Board
Mellon Bank, New York
National Gallery of Ireland
Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
Allied Irish Bank
Bank of Ireland
University College Dublin
Dublin City University
Canada Life Insurance
Boyle Civic Collection
Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Office of Public Works
Guinness Group
Radio Telefis Eireann
Portland Art Museum, USA
Behavior & Attitudes collection, Dublin
Beacon Hospital, Dublin
St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
Royal Hospital Donnybrook, Dublin

Private Collections