B I O G R A P H Y

Born in Dublin, Ireland

1972-76
Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dublin

1984-85
Hochschule der Künste, Berlin

1990
Elected member of Aosdana

2009
Elected member RHA

Lives and works in Dublin and south of France


S O L O E X H I B I T I O N S

2017
Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin

2012
Small Worlds, The Mac, Belfast
RHA Gallery, Dublin

2011
Street Stills, Assab One, Milan

2010
Night in a City, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

2007
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
The DOCK, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
West Cork Arts Centre, Cork
Grennan Mill, Kilkenny Arts Festival
City, Rubicon Gallery Dublin

2005
Galway Arts Centre, Galway

2004
Recent Landscapes, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin
Peripheral Landscapes, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast

2002
Paintings, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

2001
Centre Culturel Joel-Le-Theule, Sablé-sur-Sarthe, France

2000
Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

1998
Paintings 1990-98, Model Arts Centre, Sligo
Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

1995
Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick

1994
Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

1992
Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

1990
Riverrun Gallery, Dublin
Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford
Triskel Arts Centre, Cork

1988
Riverrun Gallery, Limerick
Hendricks Gallery, Dublin

1985
Lincoln Gallery, Dublin

1982
Project Arts Centre, Dublin

1980
Peacock Theatre Gallery, Dublin


S E L E C T E D G R O U P E X H I B I T I O N S

2017
This is Not Architecture ,Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland
Drawing Now, Paris ( with Gallery Joe)

2016
RealReal, curated by Colin Martin, Imagine Arts Festival, Waterford
Eithne Jordan and Marcel Gähler, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia
Airmail, curated by Richard Gorman, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, and Assab One, Milan.

2015
Airmail, curated by Richard Gorman, Yanagisawa Gallery, Japan
RHA New Acquisitions, RHA Gallery, Dublin
New Works, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast
VUE 2015, RHA Gallery, Dublin

2014
Horse Drawn: Contemporary Artists Study the Form, Gallery of Photography, Dublin
In the Land of Tib and Tom, Rubicon Projects, Assembly Rooms, Dublin
Meditation on Plates, curated by Nuala Goodman, Casino Marino, Dublin, and Expo, Milan
A Poem for Raoul and Agnes, curated by Sherman Sam, Ancient and Modern, London

2013
The Future Perfect: We Are Here, Rubicon Projects, Brussels


2012
From Highwood to Home, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
Making Familiar, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin

2011
Point to Point, Kinsale Arts Week, Kinsale

2010
RHA Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Small Worlds, Kinsale Arts Week, Kinsale
Surface and Reality, curated by Oliver Dowling, Kilkenny Arts Festival

2009
ARCO, Madrid (with Rubicon Gallery)
From Ballinglen to Cork, The Lavit Gallery, Cork
RHA Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
To Have and Have Not , curated by Gemma Tipton, Kinsale Arts Week.

2008
ARCO, Madrid (with Rubicon Gallery)
NEXT, Chicago (with Rubicon Gallery)
Two person show with Stephen McKenna, Fenton Gallery, Cork
RHA Annual Exhibition, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin

2007
Art Rotterdam Art Fair, Netherlands (with Rubicon Gallery)
Pulse Art Fair, USA (with Rubicon Gallery)
Maco Mexico Art Fair (with Rubicon Gallery)
RHA Annual, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2006
RHA Annual, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Other Visions: curated by by Aidan Dunne, Purdy Hicks Gallery London
The Summer Exhibition, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo

2005
Art Brussels Art Fair, Belgium (with Rubicon Gallery)
RHA Annual, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Ireland

2004
FIAC, Paris (with Rubicon Gallery)
In the Time of Shaking, Irish Artists for Amnesty International, IMMA Dublin.

2003
RHA Annual Exhibition, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
Every Blooming Thing, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin.
Selections from the Sligo Municipal Art Collection, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin.
Irish Art Today, Civic Theatre, Tallaght, Dublin.

2002
Irlande à Aubais‚ festival of Irish art at Aubais, France.
Art 2002, London Art Fair
ArtBrussels, Belgium (with Rubicon Gallery)
2ième Biennale Européenne d'Art Contemporain, Eragny-sur-Oise, France.

2001
ArtBrussels, Belgium (with Rubicon Gallery)
Toronto Art Fair
En Visage: The Face in Contemporary Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

2000
Starting a Collection, Art First Gallery, London
Art 2000, London Art Fair

1999
Art 99, London Art Fair
Starting a Collection, Art First Gallery, London
When Time began to Rant and Rage, touring: Berkeley Art Museum, California; Grey Art Gallery, New York; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Barbican Arts Centre, London.

1998
Jill George Gallery, London
RHA Exhibition, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin

1997
Small Works, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin
Re/Dressing Cathleen‚ McMullen Museum of Art, Boston

1996
L'Atrium de Chaville, Paris
Landscape, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin
Paysages Irlandais, arts affaires, Paris
Figuration, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

1994
E.V.+A. 94‚ Limerick City Gallery, Limerick

1992
Balance-Imbalance, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin
Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

1990
A new tradition: Irish Art of the Eighties‚ Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, (two-person show with Michael Cullen)
Images of Ireland‚ Brussels
A Sense of Ireland, London

1989
Paton Gallery, London, (two-person show with Sally Heywood)
Oireachtas, R.H.A. Gallagher Gallery, Dublin

1987
Pentonville Gallery, London, (two-person show with Anita Groener), traveled to Wexford Arts Centre, Ireland
Edge, ten Irish Artists, Aorta, Amsterdam, traveled to Belfast & Kilkenny, Ireland
Contemporary Women Artists in Ireland‚ Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin.
Art Advice, New York

1986
GPA Emerging Artists Exhibition, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin
The School Show, Arts Council touring exhibition.
Festival Interceltique de Lorient, Brittany.
Ateliers, Haus am Lutzowplatz, Berlin.
N.C.A.D. Decade Show, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin

1985
Open Studios, Waldenser Ateliers, Berlin.

1984
The October Exhibition, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin.

1983
New Artists New Works, Orchard Gallery, Derry, and Project Arts Centre, Dublin.
Ten Irish Artists, Kelleher Gallery, New York
Irish Graphics, Amsterdam.


R E S I D E N C I E S

2016
Tony O’Malley Residency, Callan, ireland

2010
RHA studios, Dublin

2009
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

2008
Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Mayo, Ireland

2007
Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Mayo, Ireland

2005
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
Artist's Fellowship, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Mayo, Ireland

1987-88
Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Ireland


A W A R D S

2009
Elected RHA

2007
Arts Council Travel Award

1994
E.V.+A. prize for painting

1990
Elected Member of Aosdana

1986
Guinness Peat Aviation Award

1985
Arts Council Bursary for painting

1984/85
DAAD scholarship to West Berlin

1982
Arts Council Bursary

1978
Arts Council bursary


S E L E C T E D B I B L I O G R A P H Y

2012
Eithne Jordan, Small Worlds, Ben Street, The MAC
Voyage de Retour, Kevin Barry, Irish Arts Review, Autumn 2012
The tired worn textures of a city’s teeming streets, Aidan Dunne, Irish Times 28/11/2012
The Interior of a House, Colm Tóibín, Eithne Jordan Street, RHA
Eithne Jordan’s Electric Tenebrism, James Merrigan, Eithne Jordan Street, RHA
Eithne Jordan, RTE The Works, 22/11/2012
Eithne Jordan, interview with Vincent Woods, Arts Tonight, RTE Radio, 12/11/2012

2011
Water In Your Ears, Ilaria Bernardini, Frammenti di Citta: Street Stills, Assab One

2010
Aidan Dunne, A serene vision of Vienna, The Irish Times, 17th February

2007
Small Worlds, Gemma Tipton, Eithne Jordan City catalogue, published by West Cork Arts Centre, Centre Culturel Irlandais and Rubicon Gallery
Where have the people gone, Irish Times 30 November, review by Aidan Dunne

2004
The View, RTE Television, 12 October 1984
Still Life, interview with Eimear McKeith, the Event Guide, 6/10
Home is where the art is, review by Marianne Heron, Sunday Tribune, 19th September
Review by Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, 13th October
A landscape set in concrete, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, 5/6
Catherine Leen, Sunday Times, 17th October
Art of the everyday, Aisling McCrea, the Irish News, 5/6
The Stereoscopic House - Eithne Jordan, essay by Stephen McKenna, catalogue, Ormeau Baths Gallery & Rubicon Gallery, Dublin.

2002
Drawing on the bigger picture, review by Marianne Hartigal, Sunday Tribune, 8th December
Life of understatement, review by Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, December 6th

2001
The Paintings of Eithne Jordan, Kevin Barry, catalogue, Centre Culturel Joel-le-Theule, Rubicon Press.

1998
The profound nature of the ordinary, Catherine Marshall, Eithne Jordan catalogue, Rubicon Press.
Aidan Dunne, review, The Sunday Tribune, 9/4
Equal to the best, Brian Fallon, review, The Irish Times, 31/3
When time began to rant and rage: figurative painting from 20th Century Ireland, University of California Art Museum Berkeley.
In Love with painting, Eileen Battersby, The Irish Times, 18/3

1997
The life of painting, Dorothy Walker, Modern Art in Ireland
Re/Dressing Cathleen: Contemporary Works by Irish Women Artists, McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College

1994
Eithne Jordan in conversation with Mairead Byrne, Works 16, Gandon Editions

1988
A New Tradition, Irish Art of the Eighties, Douglas Hyde Gallery and Gandon Editions
Eithne Jordan, Leland Bardwell, Eithne Jordan Catalogue

1987
Eithne Jordan and Anita Groener, catalogue essay, Dorothy Walker
Practices and issues into the future, Joan Fowler, Irish Women Artists, Douglas Hyde Gallery
Contemporary Women Artists, Aidan Dunne, Irish Women Artists, Douglas Hyde Gallery
Edge, catalogue essay by Aidan Dunne

1982
A quiet revolution in Irish Art, Aidan Dunne, In Dublin
Eithne Jordan interview with John Hutchinson, The Irish Times


C O L L E C T I O N S

The Irish Museum of Modern Art; Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane; State Art Collection; McMullen Museum Of Modern Art, Boston; Sligo Municipal Art Collection; Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaoin; Contemporary Irish Arts Society; Allied Irish Bank; Bank of Ireland; St. Luke's Hospital, Dublin; Dublin City Libraries; G.P.A. Collection; Jefferson Smurfit PLC; Municipal Art Collection; Private Collections in Ireland, Europe and U.S.