Artist Bio/Cv

Beata Piekarska Daly

Beata Piekarska-Daly is an award winning painter and multimedia artist. She explores contemporary painting in scope of searching new methodology of participation (investigation and navigation) through social and environmental aspects. Creating site sensitive abstract realities where organic forms are used together with hard edge of technology through performance, bio-sculptures and video works.

She was a co-founder and co-director of Abbey Studios, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, established in 2016.

Daly’s most current exhibitions and involvement includes: 

PainThING solo site sensitive exhibition in Rathfarham Castle. June 2022.

Jacksons Painting Prize, Longlisted entry with AIR painting, March 2022.

Breaking Borders group show at Luan Gallery Athlone May/Sep 2022, and GOMA Waterford Jan-Mar 2022. 

Finalists of International Art Rights Prize, Video, 2021.

Over Nature touring group show curated by Valeria Ceregini, 2019-2020.

Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice Residency, a partnership between Create and Counterpoints Arts;

TESLA, a locally based video-sound installation, Dublin 8

and winner of the 1st Prize in Painting Category and the Grand Prize winner during Polska-Eire Festival, 2019. 

In 2021/2022 Arts Council Ireland supported development of newest works with Profesional Development Award and Agility Award.

The artst is aslo an awardee of the Fingal Arts Council for Visual Arts, which supported the production of artistic publication: PainThing, 2022.

On art mostly:


Selected Residencies and Awards

2022 Fingal County Council Visual Arts Award.

2021/2022 ArtCouncil Ireland Agility Award. Visual Arts.

2021 Arts Council Ireland 2020 Professional Development Award. Visual Arts.

2020/2021 Dec/Jan, The Cill Rialaig Project Artist Retreat, Second visit to this Art Residency, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

2020 January, The Cill Rialaig Project, Art Residency, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

2019 July, Summer Residency School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice, CREATE IRELAND and COUNTERPOINTS ARTS UK Killary Lodge, Co. Galway, Ireland.

2019 June, PolskaEire Festival. Polish Artists in Ireland - from Landscape to Abstract. Winner of the 1st Prize in Painting Category and overall Grand Prize winner. 

2017 Oct/Nov Artist in Residence, Aras Eanna, Iniseer, Aran Islands.



2008-2009 Oxford University, GB, Continuing Education, Understanding Modern Art. 

2004-2005 Trinity College Dublin, TRIARC, IE, History of Art in Irish Context. 

1994-1999 University of Zielona Gora, PL, Fine Arts Education, Master Degree. 

1990-1993 Radom College of Education, PL, Diploma in Multimedia Education, B.A. 




State Art Collection of Ireland OPW.

Private collections in Ireland, UK, Europe, USA, Australia.





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