About


About

Sarah Tynan is an Irish artist living and working in Dublin, Ireland. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin and an MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art, London. Tynan’s varied artistic practice encompasses painting, sculpture and installation. Alongside her independent art practice, she has also collaborated with Irish artist Tamsin Snow.

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Biography

b.1986, Dublin, Ireland

Education

2012

MA Painting, The Royal College of Art, London

2009
BA (hons) Fine Art, The National College of Art and Design,Dublin

2008
Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Awards

2016
Visual Arts Bursary Award, Arts Council Ireland
Selected for the British Council SWAP UK/Ukraine Artist Residency Award, Kiev, Ukraine

2015
Dazed and Confused Emerging Artists Award, Tamsin Snow & Sarah Tynan, Royal Academy, London

2013
Selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries, ICA, London

2012
Winner of the Constance Fairness Foundation Award, Royal College of Art, London

2010
Shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
An Act of Hospitality can only be Poetic, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland

2017
Resort, Mermaid Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland
SWAP UK/Ukraine, Mala Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine

2016
Standing in the Shade, Mile End Art Pavilion, London

2015
Apricot, Basic Space, Dublin
Dazed and Confused Emerging Artists Award, Tamsin Snow & Sarah Tynan, Royal Academy, London
Lobby: Part II, Tamsin Snow & Sarah Tynan, Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2014
Notes on an Autobiography, Tamsin Snow & Sarah Tynan, ASC gallery, London
Lobby: Part I, Tamsin Snow & Sarah Tynan, Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Pavilion, Tamsin Snow & Sarah Tynan, Store, London

2013
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Spike Island, Bristol

2012
RCA Summer Show, The Royal College of Art, London

2011
The Constance Fairness Shortlisted Artists Exhibition, The Royal College of Art, London
I'm Keeping these Assholes, Elizabeth House, London
The RCA Secret Exhibition, The Royal College of Art, London
Unoriginal Perceptions of Drawing, The Office of Non-compliance, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin
The Jerwood Drawing Shortlisted Artists Exhibition, The Jerwood Space, London

2010
Qui Vive? Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, ERA Foundation, Russia
Z Time, Blyth Gallery, London
WIP Show, The Royal College of Art, London

2009
Delicias de la Crisis, The Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin
RCA Secret Show, The Royal College of Art, London
The Elephant in the Room, Irish Museum of Contemporary Art (IMOCA), Dublin
Graduate Exhibition, The National College of Art and Design, Dublin
The Student Art Awards, The Royal Dublin Society, Dublin

2008
VI. International Biennial of Drawing, Pilsen, Czech Republic
The Student Art Awards, The Royal Dublin Society, Dublin
Indecision, Broadstone Gallery, Dublin


Residencies
Cill Rialaig Residency, Co. Kerry, Ireland
SWAP UK/Ukraine Artist Residency Award,
British Council, Kiev, Ukraine
Bealtaine Visual Arts Residency, Wexford, Ireland
UEL, University of East London Residency Award, London


Teaching
Associate Artist, Cow House Studios, Wexford, Ireland


Collections
Arts Council of Ireland
The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs
University College Dublin (UCD)
The Irish Office of Public Works (OPW)