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Des MacMahon.

Contact details

Limerick School of Art and
Design Clare St.





Art education.

1984-85. Dun Laoire School
of Art and design.
1985-88. Limerick School of
Art and design.
1991-92. Chelsea College of


Certificate in visual
Diploma with distinction.
Masters of Fine Art
Solo exhibitions. .
1989- Artzone, Adelaide. Australia ‘Here we are nowhere’
1990- Belltable gallery. Limerick ‘Tall stories’
1994- University of Limerick ‘Dead horses’
1995- Doswell gallery. Limerick ‘Seven daily occurrences’
1998- Dolmen gallery. Limerick. ‘Territory’
1998- Siamsa Tire. Tralee. ‘Territory’
1999- Doswell gallery. Limerick. ‘Never enough’

Group exhibitions.
1987- All+ten sorts. Limerick Technically speaking.
1987- Claremorris Claremorris open show.
1988- City gallery Limerick. Juxtaposition.
1989- Butler gallery, Kilkenny. New Irish printmakers.
1992- London institute. M.A. show.
1992- Sligo city gallery. Up and coming.
1993- Sligo city gallery. Graphico uno + three.
1993- Butler gallery, Kilkenny. Victor Treacy Awards.
1993- Belltable gallery, Limerick. Quadrant.
1994- Belltable gallery, Limerick. Printmakers.
1995- Acud gallery, Berlin. Limericks.
1996- City gallery, Limerick. A.I.B. Art.(on tour).
1997- Touring show. Limericks.
1998- Doswell gallery First impressions.
1999-2002- Limerick printmakers Members show
2002- Cluain mhuire,G.M.I.T.
2002- West cork arts centre. Infernal methods.
2002- Galway arts centre. Print Alternatives.
2003- R.H.A. Impressions.
2003- University of Limerick.
Tig Fili, Cork. Entwined, four printmakers.
2003- Travelling Cork printmakers show
2003- Doswells Heads 1-6
2006- Limerick printmakers Assemble
2006- White room, Galway Tulca
2007- Galway Arts Centre Impressions
2008- Limerick Printmakers Breach of contract
2009- Limerick Printmakers X Boxset with Lyric FM
2009- Limerick Printmakers Large format Print.
2009- Limerick Printmakers Editions
A.I.B. permanent collection
Cooke Ireland collection
L.C.G.A. permanent collection.
Marriott hotel group

Life member Limerick printmakers.


Technician Print Dept, L.S.A.D.

Visiting lecturer –
Dun Laoire School of Art and Design.
Sligo School of Art and Design
Limerick school of Art and Design.
Limerick Senior College

Currently a lecturer in the Print Dept. of
Limerick School of Art and Design.