Declan Cody is an interdisciplinary Irish artist currently based in Suzhou, China.
2021 ‘Connect’ Ziyuan Classical Gardens, Suzhou, China. [Photographic Compositions]
2020‘ ‘Near Life Experience’ Wuer Gallery, Suzhou, China. [Photographic Compositions]
2014 ‘Down the Anne’s’ Artbank Bunclody. [Drawings]
2008 ‘Manhattan’ Wexford Arts Centre [Paintings & Drawings]
2006 Bed’ - Paintings & Drawings, Newtownbarry House Gallery, Bunclody [Paintings & Drawings]
2005 ‘Selected Works’ Waterfront Gallery, Wexford. [Paintings & Drawings]
1999 ‘P’s of Mind ‘- Alliance Francaise, Dublin [ Paintings, Photographs, Poems, Posters, Prose, Pyramids, Pyjamas & Pop]
2018. Group show. Visions In The Nunnery Biennale, The Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts London.
[video Installation] www.cody.ie/videos/
‘Light All’ Opera’ Cultural Association, Velletri, Rome. Sept. [video installation]
‘Irish Artists In Nepal’ Siddhartha Gallery, Kathmandu Jul / Aug
With Olivia O'Dwyer, Bernadette Doolan, Michael Duggan, Kate Murphy, Paddy Lennon. Kathmandu, Nepal. [drawings]
Wexford Documentary Film Festival Sept. 'DEAD' video selected.
2012 With sculptor Declan Breen & painter Kathleen Delaney, Waterford Arts Centre, Waterford, Ireland. [Paintings]
2012/13/14 Wexford Vocational College annual show.
Two Person Shows
2018 With Photographer Michael Duggan at Wexford Artist's Hub. [Photographs]
2017 With Photographer Michael Duggan at Community Space, Wexford.
2016 With Fused Glass Artist Helen O’Connell at Ranelagh Arts Centre, Dublin [Paintings]
2015. With Painter Olivia O'Dwyer at Wexford Artist's Hub [Studios] Photographs and paintings] Wexford
2000 - 2003 Singer / Songwriter / Guitarist with bands, The Stool, Indecision Do & No name - Numerous venues - Dublin, Cork & Berlin.
Works In Public Collections:
Wexford Dusk Series [Paintings x 2] - OPW [Office of Public Works] Dublin.
Useless Island [Painting x 1] OPW [Office of Public Works] Dublin.
Landscape [Painting x 1] Wexford County Council Art Collection.
Landscape [painting x 1] Wexford Vocational College Collection.
2018 Culture Ireland Travel Award
2018 Electric Picnic DIVA Award Winner. Video Installation featured at festival event..
Gallerist & Curator
2000 - 2002
Abstract Studios, Wexford, Ireland
2003 - 2006
Waterfront Gallery, Wexford, Ireland
Pigyard Gallery, Wexford, Ireland
89 -90 Irish Museum of Modern Art [Imma] Dublin.
Art Tour Guide
ROSC '88 [International Contemporary Art Exhibition] Guinness Hopstore, Dublin.
Pale Mother Theatre Co., Dublin
Plays included The Mother & Fear and Misery of the Third Reich by Barthold Brecht and Snakeskin by Slobodan Snajder, with performances at The Dublin Writer's Museum, The, Crypt, Dublin Castle and The Goethe Institut, Dublin.
The Vegetable Shop - By Odd Bod Theatre Company, Kinlay House, Dublin
Plays included 'The Negative' by Greg Walsh, Wexford Arts Centre.
The Vegetable Shop by Self. Performed by Odd Bod Theatre Company Kinlay House, Dublin.
Sound Recording at Pulse Studios, Rathmines, Dublin.
Lighting for film at Filmbase, Temple Bar, Dublin.
The MASS - Online publication. The 10th MASS [INHUMAN] https://www.the-mass.com/october-2020 Fatured Video 'Dead'.
Panel member per cent for arts scheme. Wexford
Shortlisted for street sculpture New Ross
Adjudicator - Lions Club Art Exhibition, Wexford Arts Centre.
Studio Show: The Creative Hub, Bullring Mall Wexford. Oct 2018
Best exhibition in the Wexford Opera Fringe Festival [Re. New works by Cody - Solo Show]
- Tom Mooney - Art Critic and Author.
"Ingenious one from Cody. Brilliant in every way" [Re. ‘Phone’ video]
- Billy Roche - Musician & Playwright.
“Lee Hazlewood meets David Lynch ... Or the genius that is Cody” [Re. 'Dead' video]
- Peter Murphy - Music Reviewer, Author, Musician.
"I can't praise this enough, especially the voice. Re. 'Keeper Video' - [Song written and sung by Cody]
- Gregory Gray, aka Mary Cigarettes - Musician
Sun, Moon and Stars Press Collection: Arist's Book.
From Electric Picnic Website.
Cody will bring his music video installation ‘DEAD’ to this year’s Electric Picnic.
‘DEAD’ is a sarcastic, humorous take on a typical conversation between two so called ‘friends’.