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Oisin Byrne
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Oisin Byrne

Oisin Byrne (b. 1983, Ireland) lives and works in Dublin. His practice incorporates drawing, portraiture, performance, installation, and film. His work – often collaborative in nature – documents, engages and activates a broad community, testing the limits of mutuality. His large scale portraits were included in an Irish State Collection tour of European embassies. His newest “portrait flags”, including Lilac Flag (AA) will be exhibited in The Line of Beauty exhibition at the 2013 reopening of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA). Byrne’s collaboration with the Head of Astrophysics at Princeton University, Professor JR Gott, UNIVERSE CUBED has been exhibited at Cornell University, Ithaca; The Science Gallery, Dublin and is permanently installed in the Princeton University Library. Byrne’s work is in numerous collections both public and private, and is substantially represented in the Irish State Collection. Selected exhibitions include Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2013), Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin (2012); Gracelands, EV+A International, Limerick, (2012); Cornell University, Ithaca, (2012); The Model, Sligo (2012); RHA Gallery, Dublin (2010); Radical Love, Blessington (2010); and Princeton University, New Jersey (2010). Byrne completed his BA at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.