Geraldine O’Neill is a painter living and working in her native Dublin. Her work is concerned with visual culture, kitsch, fine art, the marginal and overlooked, and quantum mechanics; all pressed into service in relation to her own world and in the wider social and cultural sphere.
She has exhibited extensively in Ireland and abroad including at the National Gallery of Ireland, the Irish Museum of Modern Art and the National Portrait Gallery, London. In 2016 her specially commissioned portrait of John Rocha entered the collection of the National Gallery of Ireland. Most recent exhibitions include Many-World Interpretation (agus rudaí eile nach iad), 2017 in Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin, Volta Basel, Switzerland with Kevin Kavanagh, and SLAG Contemporary, New York. She is a member of Aosdána and an associate of the RHA.
O’Neill’s many awards include the Ireland – US Council/Irish Arts Review Portraiture Award and the Arts Council of Ireland Bursary. Her work is held in many private and public collections including the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the European Central Bank, the Office of Public Works and the National Gallery of Ireland. O’Neill is represented by Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin.