Awards and Achievements;

2021: Featured in September 2021 issue of 'The World of Interiors'.

2021: Artists' Support Scheme 2021 Award. Fingal Arts, Dublin.

2019: Selected as Rising Artist by Redwood Art Group, Ohio, U.S.

2008: Travel and Training Award. Arts Council of Ireland.

2008: Artist in Residency. Upernavik Museum, Upernavik, Greenland.

2006: Artist in Residency. Fiskars Co-operative of Artisans,

          Designers and Artists, Fiskars, Finland.


Upernavik Museum, Upernavik, Greenland.

Ilulissat Art Museum, Ilulissat, Greenland.


2003: B.A Art and Design Education. National College of Art and

          Design, Dublin.

1999: Certificate in Classical Animation Drawing Studies. Ballyfermot

          College of Further Education, Dublin.

1996: B.A Archaeology and Geography. University College Dublin.


Born in 1975, Jackie Flanagan is an Irish Visual Artist, Archaeologist and Educationalist from County Kerry and lives in Dublin and just about everywhere in, on and around the subarctic and Arctic region. She specialises in painting and drawing and exhibits her works both nationally and internationally. The artist's artwork is showcased on Saatchi art and Arte Laguna. (
Growing up in the south west of Ireland has largely impacted her creativity by both echoing and informing her vision as an artist. County Kerry is as mystical as it is natural. Hence, an exploration of the relationship between the unknown and the physical world is the central theme running through her work. Inherently, it is this relationship that led Jackie to graduate from University College Dublin in 1996 with a Degree in Archaeology and Geography before subsequently continuing to study Art Education in the National College of Art and Design, Dublin and Contemporary Art and Archaeology in the University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland. Hence, the comparative nature of art and archaeology and it's inter-disciplinary educational application informs her arts practice.
Resultantly, multi-disciplinary influences are evident across her artworks, from imposing geographical masses to archaeological investigations shown through the covering, erasing and revealing of hidden layers.
''At its basic interdisciplinary level both Archaeology and Geography are the study of shapes in space and how society in turn shapes this space! Fundamentally, too, the artist also explores and manipulates space and shape in order to convey their vision....archaeology, in particular, is a further expression of my artistic vision and approach to my works... an archaeology of the unknown is expressed creatively through the Celtic attachment to material spirituality''.  Jackie Flanagan


Latest News and Events

April 2020, Jackie has been selected by a jury of international art curators to exhibit artworks 'Shetland' in the category of 'Rising Artist' at Artexpo New York on Pier 94.

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