Lee Welch

BIOGRAPHY


LEE WELCH (IRL/USA) completed an MFA at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam and gained his BFA from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. He has received awards from the Arts Council, Culture Ireland, Dublin City Council and Fire Station Artists' Studios.
He was recently awarded a residency at theIrish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. Welch's work has been featured in numerous institutions including Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork; Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane; John Jones Project Space, London; CCA, Derry; Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC) curated by Latitudes, León, Spain, Objectif Exhibitions curated by Raimundas Malasauskas, Antwerp and Project Arts Centre, Dublin.
Welch lives and works in Dublin, Ireland.


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ARTIST STATEMENT


I sort of understood that when I first started: that you shouldn't repeat a success. Very often you're going to, and maybe the first time you do, it works. And you love it.
But then you're trapped.