Master of Arts, Wimbledon School of Art, London

Bachelor of Education Honours Degree, Bristol Polytechnic



Atlantis Paper Company

Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland

BP Europe, Brussels

National Gallery of Canada Library, Canada

Covington & Burling

Charing Cross Hospital, London

Kings College School, London

Lawrence Graham, London

LBC, London

Luciano Benetton Collection, Italy

Museu da Gravura, Curitiba, Brazil

Museum of Modern Art Library, New York

NIVAL, Dublin, Ireland,

October Films, London

Sedgewick Group International

Tate Gallery Library, London

University of Leeds Library, UK



Reuters Ltd

Equitable House Ltd



British Council / Museu da Gravura, Brazil 1994

Whatman Paper Prize 1988

Atlantis Paper Purchase Prize 1987

Sericol Purchase Prize 1986



2020      ‘Dimension of Identity’ Changsha, China  

2020      ‘Still Utopia: Islands’ Gallery MC, New York, USA

2020      ‘Tip Off’ On Paper Supreme Qingdao Tiantai Art Center, China

2020      ‘Back Soon (but Better)’ We are Here Venice, Italy

2020      ‘Unlocked” Martano, Puglia, Italy

2020      ‘Water: works on paper’ Artery Melbourne, Australia

2018      ‘Made of Mayo’, Ballinrobe, Ireland

2017      ‘No Turning Back’ Migrations Museum Project, London, UK

2017      ‘Migrations’ Eagle Gallery, London

2016      ‘Leporelli Veneziani’ Emily Harvey Foundation, Venice, Italy

2016      'Imago Mundi' representing Ireland for Luciano Benetton collection

2015      'Broosistan' special commission for nomadic country visiting Venice

2015      ‘Map Room: Tra due element sospesa’, SG gallery, Venice, Italy

2014      ‘Not to be Used for Navigation’, SG gallery, Venice, Italy

2013      'Off the Map', Alba, London

2012      'Reincarnation', London Print Studio, UK

2012      'Civilizing the Wilderness' Eigse, Carlow Arts Festival, Ireland

2003      'Mappa Mundi', Lawrence Graham, London

2002      Galerie Luc Queryel, Paris

2001      Dean Clough, Halifax

1996      Galerie Luc Queryel, Paris

1996      The Brahm Gallery, Leeds

1996      Harriet Green Gallery, London

1993      New Academy Gallery, London

1987      Intaglio Gallery, London




2011- ongoing Resident Artist, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia, Italy

2012 & 2013 & 2016, 2018 Ballinglen Arts Foundation, North Mayo, Ireland

2002 Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy

1994 Museu da Gravura, Curitba, Brazil



‘A Walk Past Standing Heads’ Wild Pansy Press  2016

‘Meeting of the Waters’ Wild Pansy Press  2016

'Islands & Bridges'  Wild Pansy Press 2009

'Maria'  Wild Pansy Press 2000



‘Déirdre Kelly Artist based in Venice’  Documentary by Emanuele Confortin 2020

“Outlook” D - Repubblica Magazine May 2020

‘Aqua Poetica’ Imprint Magazine Print Council of Australia Nick Chlivers, 2020

'The Telegraph Newspaper' 2018

‘The Irish Times Magazine’ Manchán Magan 2016

Mapping, Jeremy Crampton, Wiley-Blackwell 2010

Art Monthly, September 2001

Segundo Caderno, Brazil, September 2000

Galleries, August 2000

Arts Review, August 2000

Watch Art Start, BBC, 1998

Tele Venezia, Italian Arts TV Programme 1992

Artists Newletter, 1991

Watercolours, Drawings & Prints, 1991



SG Gallery, SIG, Venice 2009 - ongoing                                

London Print Studio Gallery, 1998-2000           

Hardware Gallery, London, 1985-2003         


GUEST SPEAKER                 

'Pagine d'arte', Accademia di Belle Arti, Bologna 2015, Fondazione di Bevilaqua la Masa, Venice 2011, ‘Impact’ Conference, University of West of England 2001, ‘Book to Basics’ Conference, Dean Clough Halifax 1998, Artists Books Conference,Tate Gallery London 1995 & at many universities including Winchester School of Art, Wimbledon School of Art, Brighton University, UCAD Ireland & Royal College of Art, London,               

Lives and works in Venice, Italy

E MAIL    deirdrekelly2012@gmail.com