Zachary Walsh MA RCA
Walsh, a graduate of London’s esteemed Royal College of Art, has had extensive exhibitions internationally with several solo shows at galleries including 101 Exhibit - Miami, I-nkd Gallery-Brighton, Signal Gallery-London and the James Freeman Gallery -London. He’s also exhibited in prestigious events such as the MTV European awards, G-40 summit - Washington (featured artist) and the Foundation for the care of victims of torture, Exhibiting alongside established names such as Bridget Riley, Ralph Steadman and Paula Rego. His Paintings are in Private collections with the Standard Chattered Bank Tokyo and London. For four consecutive years, Walsh has been selected by the critically acclaimed, Holland Park Opera as their in-house Artist. Walsh has again been given the commission for the 2013 seasonal productions. Resulting for Walsh in a firm collaborative exchange with one of the UKs finest and internationally acclaimed Opera Company’s. This year Walsh has also been selected to take part in an initiative run by the charity Miracles called 50 children 50 artists. Walsh will paint a portrait of one of the 50 Tower Hamlets children, which will appear in a final exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in December.
Masters of Art, Royal College of Art. London.
First class honours degree, John Moores Liverpool University
2013 PROJECTS & EXHIBITIONS
SECRET 7, UNIVERSAL RECORDS, London – JUNE 2013
50 ARTISTS 5O CHILDREN, MIRACLES. Tower Hamlets regeneration project. National Portrait Gallery – NOV 2013
SOMETHING SPECIAL, Blackall Studio’s. Leonard street London – MARCH 2013
OPERA HOLLAND PARK exhibition, Kensington and Chelsea London – AUGUST 2013 - SOLO
OPERA HOLLAND PARK COMMISSION, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA - 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009.
The brief is to respond through painting to the Opera's seasonal productions, which generally consists of six Operatic productions. Life size reproductions are then exhibited at the opera house and throughout London. They are also used in there preview magazine as inside and front cover artwork. The magazine has a half million syndication.
FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF GEISHA ARTS - FEB 10 – JAN 2012
Geisha Arts was a unique concept in exhibition space, working to provide an eclectic and inspiring environment for Brighton's thriving contemporary arts community. striving to avoid compromise and act as a truly individual creative realm, unrestricted by commercial interests and led by the artists who kept the exhibits dynamic, fresh and reflective of the true spirit of art.
GEISHA ARTS present BRIGHTON vs LONDON - AUG 2011
GEISHA ARTS BRIGHTON – THE LAUNCH - JUNE 10
The three day high profile launch of an an exhibition, featuring work by some of the UK’s most celebrated & collectable art makers. The event was in support of the charity International Childcare Trust which improves the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable children.
Artists include Goldie (Renowned DJ & Graffiti artist), Matt Small (Leading International Urban Artist) and myself.
HOPE IN LIFE , Black Rat Press - MAY – SEPT 08
Novas exhibition and workshopWorking with disaffected youth in sheltered housing to involve them in an urban art exhibition about youth and self-expression.
STARS ON CANVAS, Maddox Art gallery, London - NOV 2012
ART AGAINST KNIVES, Sotheby’s, Bethanal green town Hall London – DEC 2012
ZACHARY WALSH, 101 Exhibit Miami Florida USA - AUG 2012 - SOLO
MIAMI GROUP SHOW, 101 Exhibit Miami Florida USA - JUN 2012
SCOPE MIAMI, Miami Florida USA - MAR 2012
1 SHOW, Underdog Gallery, London - OCT 2011
THIS IS US, Signal Gallery London - JUNE 2010 - SOLO
G40 Washington DC United States, Featured artist - MAR 2010
INK-D, Brighton - Group show - JAN 2010
REPRESENT, Leanard Street Gallery, London - JAN 2010
POWER OF PORTRAITURE , Group show Ink-D Brighton - OCT 2009
GREEK STREET, Ink-d, Brighton - 31 JUL — 23 AUG 2009 - SOLO
MUTATE BRITAIN, London - DEC 2009
COTTONOPOLIS , Signal gallery. London - 18 JULY -9 SEPT 2008 - SOLO
HOPE IN LIFE, Black Rat Press. London - MAY – SEPT 2008
SAINTS AND SINNERS , St Martins Lane Hotel. London - NOV 2008
MTV EUROPEAN AWARDS. Liverpool - 2008
BIG ISSUE CHARITY SHOW, Black Rat Press. London - 2008
ART AUCTION / EXHIBITION, MEDICAL FOUNDATION FOR THE CARE OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE, The Building Centre, London - 2008
EMBODIMENT, Signal gallery. London - 2008 - SOLO
LIBERTE D’EXPRESSION, Light house gallery. London. - 2007
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK. Tokyo Japan. - 2007
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK London. - 2007
ART IN MIND, Bricklane Gallery, London. - 2007
HARMONY, Sesame art. London - 2007 - SOLO
HOLLAND ART FAIR The Hague, Holland. - 2006
PUNCH Wills ART London. - 2006
LOVE IN ART Oxo Tower, London. – 2005
L’ART POUR TOUS Cannes, France. - 2005
LONDON ART FAIR London - 2005
INTERIORS Wills Art, London. - 2005
PUNCH London. - 2005
LATIDO LATINO Mexico. - 2005
ART IRELAND Dublin. - 2005
PAWS FOR THOUGHT Gallery One. London - 2004 - SOLO
LOVE IN ART Arndean Gallery, Cork St London. Awarded first prize for painting And various group shows from 1996 – PRESENT.