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Emma Connolly is a multi-award winning artist from Co. Wicklow, Ireland, currently residing in Cardiff.

She is a Master of Fine Art and has over 20 years experience as a professional artist. During this time she has successfully exhibited internationally in New York, Cuba, Dublin & Berlin.

Emma’s work is featured in many public and private collections including
the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Zurich Insurance, the Law Society of Ireland, the Office of Public Works Dublin, Queen’s University and the University of Ulster.


  • President’s Award, Royal Ulster Academy of Arts, Ulster Museum, Belfast

  • Zurich Young Artist’s Award, Zurich Insurance, London

  • New Contemporaries Award, Northern Ireland Visual Arts Forum, Belfast, N. Ireland

  • Carson McDowell Emerging Artist Award, Carson McDowell Solicitors, Belfast, N. Ireland

  • Carson McDowell Commission for School of Art & Design, University of Ulster, Belfast

  • Tacheles Residency, Berlin, Germany

  • General Arts Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland