"It is the artist’s unfaltering enthusiasm for his subjects that makes these paintings truly exquisite, beautiful and resolutely optimistic"
Antoinette L. Sinclair, Oisin Gallery Curator
"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 emerging artists. His landscapes and his still life paintings are both beautiful and profound"
Sheila Byrne (Curator) and John Dinan of Cong Art Gallery, Co. Mayo.
The Kunstakademie, Bad Reichenhall, Germany.
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.
Richard Hearns – Crucible (Documentary)
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
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.
Rhyme and Reason – Solo Exhibition
‘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
‘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.
One Man Show – Paris
Friday 7th November 2014 marked the opening of my first solo exhibition in Paris.
This exhibit entitled Raw/Cooked: ‘Last of the Summer Mackerel’, ran at Galerie La Cornue.
54 rue de Bourgogne, 75007, Paris until November 28th 2014.
Museum of Realist Art, Boston
Recently I was informed that my work has been included in The Museum of Realist Art, Boston. This curatorial collection of realist painting has been build over time since 2011. The founders are currently looking for a permanent space in Boston. Until then the collection is available on-line.