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John Kelly (3)

1932 - 2006

Born in Dublin in 1932, John Kelly worked primarily as a visual artist. He was director of the Graphic Studio in Dublin for more than 10 years and was a founding member of the Black Church Print Studio. He lectured in printmaking at National College of Art & Design. He represented Ireland at Cagnes-sur-Mer in 1977, where he won first prize. He has had numerous solo exhibitions and has participated in many Irish and international group exhibitions. He was a member of the Royal Hibernian Academy, he exhibited work annually at the RHA. He was a member of Aosdana.

Playwriting Credits

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Shapes John Kelly (3)
The Third Day John Kelly (3)


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Down all the Days Peter Sheridan
An adaptation of the autobiographical novel by Christy Brown.


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The Devil at Work Constantine Fitzgibbon


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The Successor Steven Vas Reinhard Raffalt
Translated by Steven Vas

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The Third Day John Kelly (3)