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Liam O'Neill

LIVES:
Since 1992 Liam O'Neill has worked from his own Studio at Spiddal, Co. Galway.

EARLY LIFE:
In 1968 Liam began working under John Shiel as a wood turner, after that he worked for 11 years at the wood turning section of Retos, This is a rehabilitation centre for handicapped adults. While he was working there he attended courses in advanced woodturning.

EDUCATION:
In 1984 he was awarded the Dr Muriel Gahan Scholarship to the USA to travel and study under leading American wood turners.

AWARDS:
Liam won first prize in the Royal Dublin Society’s Craft Competition.

MEDIUMS USED IN WORK:
Wood

SUBJECTS OF WORK:
The physiology of trees and the different characteristics nature has given to different woods.

EXHIBITIONS:
National Museum of Ireland, Dublin Crafts Council of Ireland. The Woodturning Centre, Philadelphia, USA Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Tennessee, USA. Carlow County Council. Mason Collection, Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Craft Collection, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA. COMMISSIONS Emergence, Dublin City University Esplanade, Paul taylor American Dance Studio, NY Pen and Ink Pot, New Ross Library, Ireland Fleur Bresler Rockville, Maryland, USA Lift up Your Hearts, County Carlow, Ireland. Conversation Circle, Ice House Park, Dundalk, Louth. Brothers, The pearse Museum, Rathfarnham

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