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BIO: Michael Wann
Michael Wann lives and works in north Sligo. Originally from Dublin, he graduated from Sligo Institute of Technology in 1992 with a Diploma in Fine Art, and in 2002 with a Bachelor in Fine Art. In 2001. he won an Iontas Small Works Drawing Award from Sligo Art Gallery, and has been awarded residencies at Cill Riallaig Artists Retreat in Co. Kerry in 2001, 2004 and 2008. Michael has held many solo exhibitions of his work, including Sligo Art Gallery (1999, 2001, 2005 and 2009), the Linenhall, Castlebar (2005), and the Ashford Gallery at the Royal Hibernian Academy (2009). His work has been selected for the Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition every year since 2004, and was an invited artist there in 2009. He was awarded the AXA Insurance Drawing Award (also at the RHA) in 2006. In 2007 he was awarded a fellowship from the Ballinglen Arts Foundation. His work forms part of private and public collections nationwide, including Boyle Civic Collection, Mayo County Council, Fingal County Council, Dublin, Office of Public Works, the Yeats Society, Beaumont Hospital, and the Ballinglen Archive.
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