Italian - Irish Connection

Two drypoint prints made for an exhibition curated by Cork Printmakers and The Italian National Association of Contemporary Engravers: Treviso, Italy, March 2018; Sassari, Sardinia, May 2018, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland; Waterford, Ireland, August – October 2018.


Two drypoint prints made for an exhibition curated by Limerick Printmakes in 2017, which is due to travel to a number of venues in 2018, including Encuentro y Conferencia Internacional Multidisciplinar de Grafica, Santander 2018.

The Killaloe Series

A set of eight intaglio prints made by David Lilburn in 2017, shown at the 5th Killaloe Music Festival, 2017. Each print, drypoint and watercolour, has an image size of 33 x 33cms and is printed on Fabriano Ivorio, 280gms paper h70 x 50cms and is in an edition of ten.


The book Pony by Tony Curtis & David Lilburn (poems by Tony Curtis, images by David Lilburn), first published by Occasional Press, in collaboration with Ballynahinch Castle in 2013 was last reprinted in paperback in 2017.


Kilkee Redrawn, drypoint, watercolour, chine collé, 70 x 100cms. Exhibited at the RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin, 2017.

RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin

On an Island Further South, drypoint and watercolour, image h55 x 78 cms, exhibited at the 
188th RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin, 22 May – 11 August, 2018.

Publications / Articles

Good Morning Mr Turner

Article on Niall Naessens exhibition at the National Gallery at the 2018 Seasons’ annual display of The Turner Collection in the Irish Arts Review, Winter, 2017/2018.
Good Morning Mr Turner

Dietrich Blodau: A Life of Observations

A special edition book Dietrich Blodau: A Life of Observations designed by David Lilburn was published in 2017 by the Hunt Museum, Limerick, to mark the Occasion of a retrospective exhibition of work by Dietrich Blodau.

Nina Blodau


Article in the current edition of Irish Migration Studies in Latin America 9:1 2018: “Conscience as Compass: Creative Encounters between Ireland and Latin America”.


Occasional Press/ Connemara Project

Occasional Press / Connemara Project

Copyright David Lilburn 2018