George Walsh was born in Dublin. He studied painting and Stained Glass at the School of Art Belfast and Dublin. He worked for five years in America with well-known stained glass artists, especially in the Dalle de Verre medium. Returning to Ireland he worked with his Father George S. Walsh who in turn worked with, and in the studio of, Harry Clarke. He now works in his Dublin Studios working on both traditional and experimental fused glass projects.
George Walsh is also a regular exhibitor in the RHA and the Oireachtas exhibitions. He has had exhibitions in the Kilcock Art Gallery - Co. Kildare, the Tom Caldwell Gallery, Grafton gallery - Dublin as well as several in the Kenny Gallery Galway.
Prominent Glass Commissions:
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Kilcummin Kilarney, Co. Kerry
Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Royal College of Surgeons Dublin
Dublinia Medieval Trust
Church of the Irish Martyrs Ballycane, Naas, Co. Kildare
Eyeries Church, Beara Peninsula, West Cork
St. Camillus, Killucan, Co. Westmeath
St. Peters Church Chantilly France
Black Abbey, Kilkenny
Glass Sculpture, the foyer, Bausch and Lomb, Waterford
Mount Sion, Co. Waterford
Clongowes Wood College, Co. Kildare
Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Dublin
Chapel. University College, Galway
Newtown Church, Co. Kildare
Other commissions can be found throughout the Mid-Western U.S.A., Florida and Newfoundland
George Walsh's work can be found in the collections of:
Former President Mary Robinson, The Office of Public Works, Allied Irish Investment Bank, University College Limerick, Cervantes Institute, Lalga Spain, An Taisce, Kildare County Council, Dublin County Council, AIB Group, ABN Bank, Conrad Schmitt, U.S.A.