Welcome, my name is Maggie Wright. I am a fine artist specializing in portraiture and figurative work.
I graduated from Ulster University with a BA (Hons) Fine Arts and have worked on many public and private commissions.I have exhibited in many galleries and events(see below).
I am a member of the Dublin Painting and Sketching Club. I have also been with the RHA painting and drawing sessions group since 2010.
I undertake private and corporate commissions.
Thank you for viewing the work, please feel free to comment or contact me if you have any queries,
Exhibitions and Collections:
RHA annual exhibitions 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
Boyle Arts 2013,
Eigse Carlow 2013, 2014
Previous commissions and private collections include:
Irish Life Collection – Corporate Collection ,
Dennis Licence, First Trust Bank – Private Collection & First Trust Bank Calendar
Albert Reynolds, portrait (ex Taoiseach)
Sir Olivier Napier, portrait
Paddy & Kathleen Mc Grory, portrait (Belfast solicitor)
Patrick Bergin, Hollywood Actor
Jimmy Sommers, President of SIPTU,portrait.
John McDonnell, General Secretary of SIPTU,portrait.
Other exhibitions include:
1981 “Ourselves Alone” – University of Ulster, 1981 Rupert Stanley College – Past Pupils
1981 Harmony Hill – Lisburn, 1985 to 1988 N.I.A.C. Exhibition Touring Postcard Exhibition – N.I.A.C.
1985 Cork Triskel Arts Centre,1987 to 1995 Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition
1987 to 1994 Royal Ulster Academy Association Annual Exhibition
1987 – 1994 National Portrait Exhibition – Arnott’s
1989 Family Exhibition – Irish Life (included in Irish Life Collection), 1989 Woman’s Art Action Group – Royal Hospital Kilmainham
1990 Exhibition as part of a Four Person Show – Wyvern Gallery,1993 Christmas Show – Pantheon Gallery, Dawson Street
1993 Featured in Slide Show Tour of States – theme “Irish Women Artists”, 1993 to 1996 Threshold Christmas Show – Belfast
1994 to 1995 Wynern Christmas Show,1994 to 1998 Ballyhackamore Art exhibition
1994 Summer & Christmas Show – Bridge Gallery, Ormond Quay, Dublin,1999 Personal Exhibition with Bridge Gallery
1999 September – National Portrait Exhibition, Dublin, 2000 Kids Connect Charity Exhibition,2001/2/3 mixed artists show at Bridge Gallery