Solo Exhibitions

Making and Momentum - Curated by Richard Malone

Making and Momentum - In Conversation with Eileen Gray

Group Exhibition curated by Richard Malone.

The Exhibition began in Gray's painstakingly-refurbished House in the South of France in July '21, and will next be shown in The National Museum, Dublin in late-August '21.

Making and Momentum celebrates the legacy of modernism in Ireland and the imagination and influence of modern Irish art and design worldwide - focusing on genre defining artists and makers spanning the breadth of contemporary art making. The show eliminates the line between fine art, craft and making - which Gray herself comfortably moved between and saw no significance in separating.

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Solo Exhibition - France 2021

My first solo exhibition in France was held with Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, Place de l’Hôtel de Ville, in Toucy. May and June 2021.

SOLO EXHIBITION - Erskine Hall & Coe, London, October 2020

In 2020 my solo exhibition was held at Erskine Hall & Coe in London

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Solo Exhibition in Sokyo Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

My Solo Exhibition in Sokyo Gallery, Kyoto, Japan took place in Autumn 2019. It was the first time I had shown a body of work in Japan and I was honoured to do so in such a beautiful space. My participation was facilitated by the generous support of Design & Crafts Council of Ireland through their External Exhibitions Fund.

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2018 Erskine Hall & Coe, London, U.K.

This exhibition of new work in porcelain and bronze will be Sara Flynn’s fourth solo show at Erskine Hall & Coe gallery, and will be open until the 25th of October 2018.

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2016 Erskine Hall & Coe, London, U.K.

Sara Flynn's third solo exhibition at Erskine, Hall & Coe presents thirty-three new works in porcelain and bronze.

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2015 'ONTOGENY", Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, Northern Ireland.

Millennium Court Arts Centre is delighted to present Ontogeny, an exhibition of new ceramic vessels by Sara Flynn. The work deals with a love for the process of throwing, an on-going relationship with porcelain and a fascination with the theme of the vessel, in both literal and abstracted interpretations.

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2014 Erskine Hall & Coe, London, U.K.

Erskine, Hall & Coe is delighted to host its second solo exhibition by Sara Flynn, acclaimed Irish ceramic artist. The new exhibition will comprise of 27 porcelain vessels and bowls, and is fully illustrated online.

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2012 Erskine Hall & Coe, London, U.K.

Sara Flynn belongs to a generation of Irish ceramic artists who are confidently engaging with an international audience and whose work stylistically is far removed from the rustic traditional crafts, which are often closely associated with tourism and in Ireland are charged with a particularly powerful cultural/national identity.

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Selected Exhibitions

Design Miami, Florida, U.S.A. - December 2019

Surface Matters - DCCoI Portfolio 'Critical Selection', Barcelona, Spain

'In the Form of a Bowl', Erskine Hall & Coe, London. Summer 2019.

2019 'Surface Matters', DCCoI Portfolio 'Critical Selection', The Coach House, Dublin Castle, Dublin

2018 “Modern Masters”, International Trade Fair, Munich, Germany.

2017 'Chance Encounters 3 - Lionel Wendt, Richard Smith, Sara Flynn' Curated by Jonathan Anderson, Miami Design District, Miami, Fl. U.S.A.

2017 DISOBEDIENT BODIES, JW Anderson Curates, The Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield, England

2016 VASE, Function Reviewed. Group Exhibition curated by Brian Kennedy. National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny

2015 'SARA FLYNN & ANDREA WALSH' Paris. (Mouvements Modernes Gallery)

2015 'Caliology & Lineage' - Joint Exhibition with Sasha Sykes, Dublin, Ireland

2015 'In Residence', Group Exhibition, Fitzroy Square, London

2015 Joint exhibition with Matthew Chambers, Puls Gallery, Brussels

2015 Artgenève, Taste Contemporary Craft, Geneva, Switzerland

2015 London Art Fair (Represented by Erskine Hall & Coe)

2015 Group exhibition, Lacoste Gallery, Concorde, U.S.A.

2014 ‘Centred’, Juried Exhibition ,Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2014 ‘Vase . Vessel . Void', Dublin, Ireland

2014 'Case', Lavit Gallery, Cork, Ireland

2013 'FIVE into FOUR', Dublin, Ireland

2014 'Taste Contemporary Craft', Geneva, Switzerland

2013 Summer Exhibition, Mullan Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2013 'The Importance of West', The Lavit Gallery, Cork, Ireland

2013 'Classic & Contemporary' - Erskine Hall & Coe, London

2012 'Future Beauty' - Portfolio - Critical Selection 2013, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

2012 SOFA Chicago - (Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art) Navy Pier, Chicago, Il, U.S.A.

2012 'In Situ', The Civic, Barnsley, Yorkshire, U.K. and (2013) The Djanogly Art Gallery, Lakeside Art Centre at Nottingham University, U.K.

2012 'My Place', The Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, U.K.

2012 Collect, London, U.K. (Represented By Erskine, Hall & Coe, London, U.K)

2012 SOFA New York, U.S.A (Represented By Erskine, Hall & Coe, London, U.K)

2012 'Dubh - A Dialogue in Black', American Irish Historical Society, NYC, U.S.A.

2012 Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London, U.K.

2011 'Duet', Joint exhibition with U.K. Ceramicist Jane Hamlyn @ The Biscuit Factory,Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.

2011 'Dubh - A Dialogue in Black', AIHS, NYC, U.S.A.

2011 'transFORM', Ceramics Ireland Juried Exhibition

2011 Ceramics Ireland Annual Exhibition, Rathfarham Castle, Co. Dublin

2011 'fineEarth', Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork.

2011 'Newcomers', OnLine Gallery, Hampshire, U.K.

2011 'Collect', Saatchi Galley, London. U.K.

2011 'Ceramic Art London', Royal College of Art, London, U.K.

2010 'Present - Contemporary Craft',Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London, U.K.

2010 Design Miami/Basel -Miami,Florida,U.S.A.

2010 'Black', Leach Pottery Museum, St. Ives, Cornwall, U.K.

2010 'MaterialPoetry', American Irish Historical Society, New York, NY, U.S.A.

2010 'Origin', Old Spitalfields Market,London, U.K.

2010 Summer Exhibition, Galerie Besson, London, U.K.

2010 'Positive Space', Joint exhibition with fellow Cork artist Nuala O'Donovan, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork.

2010 'Womens' Work', Gallerytop, Derbyshire, U.K.

2010 'Portfolio', National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny

2010 'Collect', Saatchi Gallery, London

2010 'Art of Clay', Zozimus Gallery, Dublin

2010 'Thrown - Ceramics selected by Sara Flynn', Lavit Gallery, Cork

2010 'Sculptural Ceramics', Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

2010 ‘Black and Gold’, Platform Gallery, Lancashire, U.K.

2010 Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London, U.K.

2009 ‘Bowls’, Le Lavoir, Paris

2009 ‘Distinction’, Manchester Craft & Design Centre, U.K.

2009 ‘Origin’, Somerset House, London, U.K.

2009 ‘Virtuoso’, SDC Gallery, London. U.K.

2009 ‘Organic Geometry’, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny.

2009 ‘50’, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, U.K.

2008 ‘Realisations’, AIHS, New York, U.S.A.

2008 ‘Origin’, Somerset House, London. U.K.

2008 ‘NCG @ SOFA Chicago’, Chicago, Il, U.S.A.

2008 ‘Clay & Four’, Doswell Gallery, Rosscarbery, Co.Cork.

2008 ‘Portfolio’, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, U.K.

2008 ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny.

2007 ‘NCG @ SOFA Chicago’, Chicago, Il, U.S.A.

2007 ‘Side by Side’, Hunt Museum, Limerick.

2007 The Stour Gallery, Shipston on Stour, England.

2007 ‘Seomra’, SEMA, Paris. France.

2007 ‘Ballade Irlandaise’, Galerie Embargo, Paris, France.

2006 ‘Internationally Local’,Keane on Ceramics, Kinsale.

2006 ‘Collectors Event’, Hunt Museum, Limerick.

2006 ‘Collect@NCG’, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny.

2005 ’Collectors Event’, Hunt Museum, Limerick.

2005 ‘Not Just Pots!’, National Museum of Ireland.

2005 ‘Element’, Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford.

2005 ‘Review 00-04’, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny.

2005 ‘RED’. The Old Sorting Office, Barnes , London. U.K.

2005 ‘Forty Shades of Green’, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork

2004 ‘Collect@NCG’, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny.

2002 ‘Of Colour in Craft’, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny.

2002 ‘Irish Designers @ Habitat’, Habitat, Dublin.

1998 ‘Ceramics’, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen.