Josephine Geaney

By annmarie.keaveney, 21 November, 2023
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Whispers of Nature Landscape Journey

Artist Biography

Josephine Geaney is a contemporary visual artist from Nenagh, Co.Tipperary. 

For as long as she remembers she spent her entire life painting and drawing.  Her artistic journey began formally though when she enrolled in Limerick School of Art and Design achieving a BA(Hons.) Degree in fine art painting in 2008.  Inspired by the works of contemporary artists Gerhard Richter, Peter Doig, and Edward Hopper, Josephine delved into creating her own thought provoking paintings.

One of her defining characteristics as an artist is her ability to evoke a wide range of emotions through her work. Her pieces often explore themes of identity, memory and the human condition.  Drawing inspiration from the world around her the viewer is invited to engage in introspection and reflection. 

Over the years Josephine has taken part in numerous solo and groups exhibitions both nationally and internationally. She has been awarded several residencies and awards and her work has been featured in prominent galleries, gathering critical acclaim and capturing the attention of art enthusiasts and collectors. Josephine’s portfolio displays her versatility and commitment to pushing artistic boundaries.  Her artistic process embraces experimentation and is constantly exploring new techniques and materials, pushing the limits of her creativity. Through her work she aims to inspire viewers to see the world from a different perspective.

As a testament to her artistic prowess Josephine Geaney’s work can be found in private collections and public institutions worldwide. She is represented by The Kildare Gallery, Kildare Village, Draiocht Gallery, Adare, Beara Gallery, Beara Peninsula and Gallery 1608,Bushmills.

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