Born in Dublin in 1958, Eilis Crean graduated from NCAD in 1981, and earned her MFA in 2000 at Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA. She has exhibited at the RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin; The Visual, Carlow; Clifden Arts Festival, Galway; Dunamaise Art Center, Portlaoise; and Alliance Francaise, Dublin. In the USA at Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN; Redline Contemporary Art Center, Boulder, CO; Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tuscon AZ; Hambidge Center, GA; Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta; Kennesaw State University and Valdosta State University, GA; the Association of Visual Artists, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Mazur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA; and Cesis International, Latvia. Her has work been published in International Painting 1 – Manifest Research Gallery, Ohio, IN; and the Studio Visit Magazine – Open Studios Press, Boston, MA. Crean’s work is held in the State collections of Ireland, France and Latvia, the collections of La Grange Art Museum, Georgia; King & Spalding, Atlanta; the Figgis collection, Ireland, and numerous private collections in Ireland and the United States.
She is Professor of Art at University of West Georgia, and divides her studio time between Georgia, USA and Ireland.
Connemara Fuschia II
Cloud of the Partry Mountains