The award gives the opportunity of funded studio space for a professional artist for the period of one year.
Eleanor has exhibited both nationally and internationally including the National Portrait Gallery London; The Dock, Carrick on Shannon; Galerie C.O.A, Canada and Richard Heller Gallery, LA.
She has been awarded the Temple Bar Gallery Studio Award 2020; Arts Council Ireland Next Generation Award 2018; the Conor Prize for a figurative work from the Royal Ulster Academy and the KM Evans Painting Prize, from the Royal Hibernian Academy.
Her work is represented in the OPW art collection and private collections across Ireland, Europe, the United States and Canada.
More on the artist here.
Image: Learning to smell the smoke 2022 (detail), mixed media installation. Part of Bones in the Attic, curated by Victoria Evans at The Hugh Lane Gallery until 30 October 2022More information on the award here.