JB Vallely CV/Biography

JB Vallely – CV/Biography

Recent Solo Exhibitions

2016 Solo exhibition in the Sol Art Gallery , Dublin
2015 Solo exhibition , Eakin Gallery, Belfast
2015 Solo exhibition ,Sol Art Gallery, Dublin
2014 Solo exhibition , Eakin Gallery, Belfast

Previous Solo Exhibitions

1963-2008   Widely exhibited in Galleries and Universities in Ireland, Italy and Scotland.

Group Exhibitions

2016 Joint exhibition with Lorcan Vallely , Gormley Gallery , Galway
2015 Irish Art of the Diaspora, Westminster Hall,London
2009- 2014 – Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh

Permanent Exhibitions

2015 Benburb Priory
2014 Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh
2014   Archbishop’s Palace, Armagh


An Comhairle Ealaoin, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Armagh County Museum
Belfast Education Authority
Benburb Priory, Co. Tyrone
Edinburgh College of Art
Kellys Hotel , Rosslare
Marks & Spencer
Ministry of Finance NI
North West Arts Trust
Ulster Museum
Ulster Television Collection
Department of the Environment, NI
University of Limerick
Numerous private collections

Other Events

2014 – Artist in Residence – Armagh City & District Council
2014 – ‘Poet, Piper & Painter performance ,  Navan Centre, Armagh
2014 – ‘Poet, Piper & Painter’ performance , Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh

Book references

2011 ‘Island of Shadow’ Irish Poets Across the Centuries with paintings by celebrated Irish Artists by Brian Lawlor published by Gill & Macmillan
2010 ‘Dictionary of living Irish Artists’ by Robert O’Byrne published by Plurabelle Publishing
2008 ‘Retrospective’ A visual celebration of the life and works of JB Vallely  by Fintan Vallely Published  by creative NGR
2000 ‘100 years of Irish Art’ Millenium Publications  by  Eamon Mallie
1999  ‘ A Work of Art’ by Fintan Vallely. Published by Arches Gallery
1977 ‘Art in Ulster 2’ by Mike Cato published by Blackstaff Press