DAME PHILIPPA BAYLISS

Philippa Bayliss

Born Kilkenny 1940.  Privately educated.  Lived in Ireland, England, Sri Lanka, U.S.A., Vienna, France, Mexico and Sicily.

1961 – 1965: Formal training as a painter at The Byam Shaw School of painting, London.  Studied under Bernard Dunstan, Maurice de Sausmarez, Peter Greenham and Marc Vaux; Jane Dowling for printmaking.
Received Byam Shaw open scholarship, Leverhulme Bursary and Major County Award, L.C.C.
National Diploma in Design.

1967: Returned to Ireland, was first curator of Castletown House.  Married and had three sons.

1972: Moved to Ardclough and returned to full time painting.

1976: 1st Solo exhibition at the Neptune Gallery.

1999: Visited Mexico.

2001: Visited Mexico for a second time.

Solo Exhibitions include

  • The Image Gallery, Dublin
  • Kennedy Gallery, Dublin
  • The Blenheim Gallery, Notting Hill Gate, London
  • The Gallery of Interior Design, New York
  • The Origin Gallery, Dublin
  • The Bank of Ireland, Foster Place (1999)
  • Kilcock Art Gallery (2001)
  • Origin Gallery (2003)
  • Cockleshell (2006)

Group Exhibitions include

  • Royal Academy London
  • R.H.A., Dublin
  • Oireachtas
  • Kilcock Art Gallery
  • Grafton Gallery
  • The Solomon Gallery
  • Tuckmills Gallery
  • Newtownbarry House Gallery

Philippa Bayliss - Self-PortraitPublic Collections include

  • Bank of Ireland
  • A.I.B. Group
  • The Butler Gallery
  • The Mater Private Hospital
  • St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin
  • Also represented in private collections worldwide
  • Member of the Artists Association of Ireland
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