'Precipice oil on linen on board, 28cm x 32cm Selma Makela 2018











PRECIPICE’ – oil on linen on board ,2018

August 2018 – Research trip to Chamonix – 

I travelled to Chamonix to research Glaciers in August 2018 , meeting with Glaciologists  as part of my research. I am currently developing a body of work from this trip

July 2018  Boyle Arts Festival opening 19th July

June 2018 Delighted to have work in The Galway Arts Centre. ‘Still, like dust, I’ll rise’ Curated by Vivienne Dick – opening June 1 

Lost Arctic Balloon – Galway Arts Centre June 2018

Lost Arctic Balloon 2017












‘Bird Man’ – Selected for RHA Dublin Summer Exhibition 2018



December 2017 Delighted to be artist in Residence at Leitrim Sculpture Centre
















Mezzotint – 2017 – Work developed during my residency at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre


August 2017 Artist in Residence as part of the Tír Sáile Sculpture Trail 25 year anniversary, working with meteorologists, geologists and linguists to create a sound installation , in collaboration with artist Noah Rose.



Working on a sound piece to be  installed at Blacksod  Lighthouse, Mayo 2017.

June 2017 Artist in Residency at The Model, Sligo







‘View from a train’ oil on canvas 2017 – work developed on residency at The Model, Sligo

View from a train












March 2017 ‘Last White Rhino’ – selected by Alison Wilding for Creekside Open, London and exhibited at The Barbican Arts Trust, London 2016

The last white Rhino












Sept 2015-Oct 2016  ‘What if we got it Wrong‘ Touring Exhibition opening in  Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris and travelling to Bainbridge, Leitrim, Wexford, West Cork

September 2013 – Selected by Andrew Wilson curator  Tate Britain for the ClaremorrisOpen Exhbition,

March 2013 – Returning to Fogo Island in Newfoundland for Artist Residency

June 2012 Heinrich Böll Residency , Achilll

Jan 2012:  Exhibition  ‘cosmic ray weather station’ at Peer, Hoxton, London.

October 2011: Artist in Residency on Fogo Island


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