Canvas Gallery - NOW CLOSED
Review of Dublin Art Venue: Group/Solo Shows, Exhibiting Artists, Opening Hours.

Irish Art Exhibitions

Although most of the best painting
and sculpture resides in national
museums and galleries, major
auction houses, like Sotheby's
and Christie's do obtain great
works from private collectors
for public sale. For a list of
top prices achieved, see:
Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings

Canvas Gallery - NOW CLOSED

Established in 2003 by Ciara Garvey, the Canvas art gallery represents predominantly emerging and up-and-coming contemporary visual artists, with whom it maintains a strong working relationship. All are either Irish or currently based in Ireland with an impressive history of national and international representation. In addition to paintings and original prints, the Gallery offers a range of ceramic and clay sculpture. Artists represented include: Samantha Clarke, Anthony Collins, Grainne Finn, Eimearjean McCormack and Vanessa Donso Lopez.

For reviews of the best museums
of arts in Ireland, see:
- National Gallery of Ireland
- National Museum of Ireland
- Irish Museum of Modern Art
- Hugh Lane Gallery Dublin
- Chester Beatty Library
- Trinity College Dublin Library
- National Self-Portrait Collection
- The Hunt Museum (Limerick)
- Ulster Museum.

For a list of the most valuable
works by Irish painters, see:
Most Expensive Irish Paintings.

Convenient Browsing Service

In addition to its knowledge of the Irish art market, the Canvas art gallery combines both digital and real-world advisory services for the benefit of both its artists and art-buyers. For example, if you are interested in buying an original artwork or commissioning a series, Canvas will arrange to visit your premises to offer a free consultation. You can browse the work of one or all artists or be presented with a carefully selected showcase of artworks tailored to your artistic or investment preferences. In effect, Canvas brings the art to you(!) - an unusual and useful service for all art collectors.

Corporate Art

Original Irish paintings make exciting corporate gifts. As well as being unusual and memorable, they help to support Irish visual arts for the benefit of everyone.

Ciara Garvey

Ciara Garvey, the founder of Canvas art gallery was on the project management team for, the online gallery of contemporary Irish art launched by Arthouse, Temple Bar in 2000 - now administered by the Irish Arts Review. During this time, Ciara became thoroughly acquainted with visual arts in Ireland. She added to this experience, in 2002, when working in sales and marketing for Bonz, the largest commercial gallery in New Zealand.

Art Galleries Around the World

For the top venues, see: Best Art Museums.

• For details of other Leinster fine art exhibitions and collections, see: Irish Art Galleries.
• For details of the world's finest museums, see: Homepage.
• For more about venues in Ireland, like Canvas Art Gallery, see: Irish Art Guide.

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