Biography

Sean McGuill was born in Dundalk, Co. Louth and is currently based in Cork, Ireland. He graduated from Limerick School of Art & Design in 2018 with a degree in Printmaking & Contemporary Practice. After graduating, he completed a three-month residency at An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk and held his first solo exhibition ‘The Great Filter’ in Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda in November 2019. He is a member of Cork Printmakers and the National Sculpture Factory - working with a variety of processes such as screen print, monotype, painting and mixed-media. Sean’s work has been exhibited in a number of locations across Ireland and internationally, including the 190th RHA Annual Exhibition and the Halftone Print Fair in Dublin. His work has been selected for various awards including the Arts Council Covid-19 Response Award, and the John Shinnors Selection at the 2017 LSAD Drawing Awards. He was also shortlisted for the 2017 Hennessy Portrait Prize for his self-portrait and included in the exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland.

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