“The War Room” – Mick O’Dea
Custom House Studios + Gallery, with Westival 2021, are pleased to host an exhibition of Mick O’Dea’s paintings. The exhibition will open at 18:00 on Thursday 21st October, with Guest Speaker James Hanley, and will run every day until 14th November.
Mick O’Dea is a painter and sculptor living and working in Ireland. The War Room is based on work he has been doing over the past 10 years on the War of Independence.
Past President of the Royal Hibernian Academy, a member of Aosdána, an Honorary Member of the Royal Scottish Academy, a Fellow of the Anatomical Society, Chairman of the Stamp Design Advisory Committee for An Post and a past member of the Board of Governors and Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland.
His work is included in a number of Public and Corporate Collections including The National Gallery of Ireland, The Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork, The Royal Hibernian Academy, Limerick City Gallery, Cēsis History and Art Museum, Latvia, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City University, The University of Limerick, Cork Institute of Technology, Glucksman Ireland House New York University, The National Concert Hall, Government Buildings and Leinster House, Belfast City Hall, The Arts Council of Ireland, The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris, St Patrick’s Hospital, St Luke’s Hospital, Jury’s Hotel Group, and Doyle Collection Hotels.
In addition Mick’s work is featured in many private collections in Europe the United States and Asia.