"As one of contemporary Irish art's best-kept secrets, Richard Hearns's star is in the ascendant"

Hilary A. White, Sunday Independent

"As one of contemporary Irish art's best-kept secrets, Richard Hearns's star is in the ascendant"

Hilary A. White, Sunday Independent

"One of Ireland’s most important young artists"

Micheal O’Driscoll, Managing Director, The Arab Irish Journal

"In Our View, Richard Hearns is one of Ireland’s most promising artists. His Still Life and Landscape paintings are both beautiful and profoun"

Sheila Byrne, Cong Art Gallery Curator, Co. Mayo

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Boston Globe Article.

April 17, 2016

A story on my life and artwork has become a lead feature in this Sunday’s Boston Globe.

Artist draws inspiration from rich palette of dual heritage. – by Senior Journelist Kevin Cullen.

Artist Richard Hearns 001 photo by Eoin Collins


International Gallery Representation.

March 15, 2016

Thrilled to announce my work is now represented by Galerie Mark Hachem, Paris | Beirut | New York.

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Cliffs of Moher Solo Show.

March 15, 2016

I’m delighted to announce that a solo exhibition of Limited Edition Giclée prints will be running at the Cliffs of Moher visitors centre for the month of April and into mid May 2016.

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Sunday Independant Article.

March 15, 2016

Link here to a recent article/feature in the Sunday Independent by journalist Hilary Adam White.

http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/theatre-arts/darkness-to-light-through-love-and-inspiration-for-artist-richard-hearns-34311426.html

Artist Richard Hearns  at his studio in Ballyvaughan, Co Clare. Photograph by Eamon Ward
Artist Richard Hearns at his studio in Ballyvaughan, Co Clare. Photograph by Eamon Ward

Los Angeles Solo Show 2015

September 20, 2015

Friday 30th of October 2015 marked the opening of  Richard Hearns’ first Los Angeles solo exhibition entitled ‘Communion’.

richard Hearns communion poster with phone number for web


The Kunstakademie, Bad Reichenhall, Germany.

August 6, 2015

By invite of Ralph Gelbert, Associate Professor I have just returned to my studio in Ireland after a week long workshop at the Kunstakademie in Bad Reichenhall, Germany.

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Richard Hearns – Crucible (Documentary)

June 6, 2015

Richard Hearns – Crucible from Richard Hearns on Vimeo.

As part of  Richard Hearns – Crucible, a solo exhibition of large-scale informal abstract paintings at the Burren College of Art. This video documentary accompanies the works on display from June 4th to July 4th 2015.

Photography and Videography by Eoin Collins.


Reception for the Prince of Wales at NUI Galway

May 15, 2015

Some incredible news! My work has been selected to feature alongside works by Anne Madden, Manus Walsh and Mollie Douthit at a reception for Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales at NUI Galway this month.

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Rhyme and Reason – Solo Exhibition

April 12, 2015

Richard Hearns with Aquarian for his solo show Rhyme and Reason

‘Rhyme and Reason’ was opened, Friday 8th of May 2015 at 7PM

by Gordon D’Arcy, leading expert in Irish Heritage and Environmental Science.

Hazel Mountain Chocolates, Oughtmama, Bellharbour, County Clare.

This Exhibit continues until Friday May 22nd.

Open Monday – Sunday 10AM to 6PM


Burren College of Art Solo Show

December 21, 2014

Richard Hearns Burren College of Art Crucible

‘Crucible’, a one man show at The Burren College of Art.

Show runs to July 4th 2015.

Official Opening by Patrick Mc Cormack, Rural Philosopher

and Dr. Aine Phillips, Head of Sculpture at BCA,

visual artist, writer, curator and academic.