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SEAMUS KELLY .b.1957. , selftaught artist .I explore and exploit the possibilities of fossilised materials that I have excavated from the Boglands of Irelands , this includes Skeletons of 6 Giant Irish deer , over 10 different fossilised woods Bog Oak , Bog Yew , Bog Ash , Bog Elm etc .I bring Gold , silver , sea… Read More
SEAMUS KELLY .b.1957. , selftaught artist .I explore and exploit the possibilities of fossilised materials that I have excavated from the Boglands of Irelands , this includes Skeletons of 6 Giant Irish deer , over 10 different fossilised woods Bog Oak , Bog Yew , Bog Ash , Bog Elm etc .I bring Gold , silver , sea shells , jay feathers , steel ,treebark , extinct Giant irish deer bone to the party . Work is suspended on canvas with stainless steel needles .
2006 .1st Solo Exhibition. The Market arts centre Dungarvan .
2 large artworks were purchased by the Irish office of Public works for Leinster House(Irish House of Parliament)

2007 : awarded Waterford Artist of the year by Bausch and lomb , the only visual artist to be awarded this honour.Artwork commissioned by Bausch and lomb .

2008& 2009 :Solo exhibitions at Cillrailaig Arts centre Co Kerry : Dr Bill Cullen (Glencullan enterprises )purchased for his own collection and for the Europa Academy( International Business school ) , Dr Noelle Campbell Sharpe(Irish arts council member) for her own personal collection and for the collection at Cill Railaig Arts centre.

President MacAleese commissioned ‘Clonycavan man’ for the Aras , the official residence of the President of Ireland .

2010 :Waterford Institute of Technology was presented with large outdoor sculpture commissioned by architects Tritschler & Assoc from Seamus Kelly.Exhibitions at Cill Railaig , Origins Gallery Dublin.
2011:Exhibited at Greenacres Gallery .Co Wexford .

Seamus Kelly has excavated and recovered from the Fenlands of Waterford 10 species of Irish Bog woods, e.g the rare Burred Bog Elm radiocarbon-dated to 3084 B.P and the skulls and skeletons of 6 Extinct Giant Irish deer .All the sites have been mapped by National Museum of Ireland . Read Less
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