Sorca O’ Farrell is a landscape artist from Howth, Co. Dublin.
She attended D.L.A.D.T. and N.C.A.D., receiving an honours degree in Fine Art, and continuing to complete a H .Dip, with distinction.
Recent awards include the Drawing Prize at the Royal Ulster Academy exhibition 2017, and the Hamilton Gallery award at Cairde Visual 2016.
Her work has been included in the exhibition ‘A Celebration of Drawing’ at the National Gallery of Ireland. She has also exhibited in the Royal Hibernian Academy s Annual exhibition (2018,2017,2016,2015) , the Royal Ulster Academy92018,2017,2016), and many other group shows.
‘Re-Visits’ was the title of her most recent solo show at The Hamilton Gallery Sligo in 2017.
In 2018 she was short-listed for the Royal Academy Annual Exhibition in London.
Her current work is a direct and emotional response to the landscape close to where she lives, a place with many memories.
Her work is represented in the public art collections of ; The National Gallery of Ireland, Allied Irish Bank Collection, The Office of Public Works, Dunlaoghaire/Rathdown County Council , The Department of Transport Northern Ireland, along with many private collections both in Ireland and abroad.
Recent Group Shows
Lexicon Dun laoghaire Group Show curated by Gemma Tipton 2017
Cairde Visual ( Winner of the Hamilton Gallery Award 2016)
S O Fine Art Gallery (2014,2015,2016)
Art at the House (2014,2015,2016,2017)
P. & S .Annual Exhibition, Town Hall, Dun Laoghaire 2016,2017
Hamilton Gallery Sligo (2016) (2017)
Dunamaise Group Show 2016
Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design,Dip. Fine Art (Hons)
N.C.A.D. Degree Fine Art Print (Hons), H. Dip. (with distinction)
Recipient of the RUA Drawing Prize 2017
Recipient of the Rowel Friers Perpetual Trophy 2017
Has Exhibited in
Royal Hibernian Academy (2015,2016,2017, 2018)
Royal Ulster Academy (2016,2017,2018)
National Gallery of Ireland (2011)
Guinness Hop Store, Cow Parade
Office of Public Works, National Gallery of Ireland, Trinity College, A.I.B. Art Collection, Dunlaoghaire & Rathdown Co.Council, Department of Finance N.I., and many private collections.