SARA SUE McNEILL
Sue McNeill was born in Belfast and educated at Battle Abbey & Millfield School, Somerset. She obtained a Diploma of Art in 1974. Post Graduate study with Kenneth Webb and the Irish School of landscape Painting.
Elected Fellow, Irish School of Landscape Painting in 1975, and Elected Member of the Ulster Society of Women Artist in 1977 and Treasurer of U.S.W.A, 1989-1999, and Vice President from 2000 until 2003.
Sue was a part-time lecturer with North Down & Ards College, and ‘The Irish School of Landscape Paintings’, but has resigned to develop her own paintings.
She founded “Ladybird Art Studio”, in Donaghadee. Co Down in 1978, with a purpose built Studio facing the Irish Sea, where she provides professional training for painters in all media. She demonstrates in oils, acrylic, watercolours and mixed media, to varies art groups and societies throughout the North of Ireland, and also the south and west of Ireland.
Has received various commissions for feature panels on public and private buildings including Bank of Ireland, Planards limited, and John house London. She also has work in Private Collections in USA, France, England and Ireland.
Awarded a two-week residence course at Tyrone Guthrie Centre, New Bliss Ireland.
Invited with 11 other members of the Ulster Society of Women Artist, by The Women Painters of Washington, to exhibit in a Millennium exhibition in Seattle.
1990 Cork Arts Society, Cork.
1990 Kenny Gallery Galway
1994 Kenny Gallery Galway
1995 Jonathan Swift Gallery Carrickfergus.
1997 Kenny Gallery Galway
1999 Kenny Gallery Galway
2002 Kenny Gallery Galway
2005 Kenny Gallery Galway
2007 Magilfineart Dublin
2010 Purple Onion Gallery
2018 Purple Onion Gallery 2 Man Exhibition
Group Exhibitions National Society, London.
Celtic Charisma, Mall Gallery London.
Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast.
Ulster Society of Women Artist.
The Stables Gallery. Ballymoney.
The Bell Gallery Belfast.
The Jonathan Swift Gallery Carrickfergus.
Gilmore Gallery, Holywood.
Gallery 148, Holywood
Kenny Gallery Galway
Combridge Fine Arts Dublin
Cill Rialaig Ballinsikelligs Co Kerry
Solo Art (Irish &European Art Dealers)
James Gallery Dublin
Leinster Gallery Dublin/ Trinity Gallery Dublin
Clifden Antiques and Art
Bold Gallery Galway
Purple Onion Co Roscommon