Danny Osborne

Danny Osborne is a visual artist and has had fourteen solo exhibitions. He is included in many major public collections such as the Irish Museum of Modern Art. One of his better known works is the Oscar Wilde Monument situated across from the National Gallery in Dublin; listed by the Irish Times as ‘One of the sites to see before you die’. He has painted four official portraits of ‘Speaker of the House’ for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.

Danny was born in England in 1949, and studied at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art 1966-1970. He moved to Beara in 1971. In 1989 he took his family to live for a year in Grise Fiord on Ellesmere Island, one of the most northerly islands in the world. From 2001 until 2014 they lived in Iqaluit on Baffin Island in the Arctic. He now divides his time between Beara and Nunavut.


Gauge (Installation)

2015, 10:00 minutes, colour, no dialogue