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Mary Canty


Born Co. Limerick. Lives and works in Dublin. A member of the Visual Arts Centre and the
Visual Artists Ireland.

A graduate of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Mary Canty has shown extensively since 1989. She also shows regularly in the R.H.A. Annual Exhibition, and other juried shows around Ireland. She is a frequent resident at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in North Mayo, which has inspired many of her landscapes.


  • Collection University of Limerick
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Collection of Contempory Irish Art Vincent Ferguson
  • Ballinglen Arts Foundation Archive
  • Sterling Drug Company Ireland and U.S.
  • Private collections in Ireland, England, Germany, Denmark, Australia, U.S.A.



Elected Member of the Watercolour Society of Ireland


Fellowship ; Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, and returning yearly.


Residency ; Cill Rialaig Artists Retreat, Co. Kerry


Fellowship; Ausstellungen 2000, Saxony- Anhalt, Germany
Arts Council of Ireland Flight Awards.


Residency Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Co.Monaghan.


Arts Council of Ireland Grant awards to mount shows.

Selected Solo Exhibitions


Co Cork; Catherine Hammond Gallery


Co Cork; Catherine Hammond Gallery


Germany; Galerie Lemcke, Berlin Mitte


Co Armagh, Navan Centre, Armagh City


Dublin; Tom Caldwell Gallery
Belfast; Tom Caldwell Gallery.

Field, oil on canvas, 30cm x 30cm, 2010

Layers, Oil on canvas, 60cm x 60cm, 2008 

Mist Falling, Oil on canvas, 80 x 80cm, 2009

Towards Killala Bay, Oil on canvas, 60 x 60cm, 2009

Wild Weather
Oil on paper
21cm x 29cm

River Bank
oil on canvas
25cm x 30cm

Into the Moy
Oil on paper
60cm x 68cm

Steep Dip
Oil on paper
21cm x 29.5cm

Towards Buntrahir Bay
Oil on canvas 06
51cm x 61cm

Wetlands no2
oil on canvas
25cm x 30cm