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Robert Ballagh in conversation with J.B. Vallely

  • The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre 9 Market Street Armagh, Northern Ireland, BT61 7BW United Kingdom (map)

Admission: £8 | BOOK HERE

Dublin born artist, painter and designer Robert Ballagh’s series of realistic portraits of writers, politicians and fellow artists – including Brian Friel. Samuel Beckett, Seamus Heaney and Fidel Castro – have won him lasting fame.

His painting career began in 1966 and three years later he represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale. A full-scale retrospective of his work was held at the RHA Gallery, Dublin in 2006, as well as solo shows abroad in Sweden, Russia, Bulgaria and Poland. He published his autobiography A Reluctant Memoir in 2018.

Robert will be in conversation with another of Ireland’s best-known artists, J.B. Vallely.

"One of Ireland’s most versatile artists."  Irish Times