DEIDRE RILEY

 

Born in Massachusetts, Deidre Riley earned her Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of Pittsburgh, followed by an  Art Education Certification at  Carlow University,  and an mfa from New Hampshire Institute of art.  Inspired by her studies in Art History, Deidre pursued a classical education in Fine Arts.  She trained under Paul Ingbretson at the Ingbretson Atelier of Drawing and Painting in Manchester NH.  It was at the Ingbretson Studio where Deidre learned the techniques and appreciation of the Boston School Tradition of Painting.  Deidre currently has a studio in Manchester NH and is a BFA faculty member at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, teaching Painting.

 

 Exhibition History:

 

 

EvenTide Gallery, Essex MA

 

The Lily Pad Gallery, Westerly, RI

 

Annual Still Life Invitational , Susan Powell Fine Art Gallery. Madison CT.  April 1, 2011 -May 7, 2011
 

Blossom 11 Art of Flowers, Virtual online museum exhibit Feb. 2011

 

New Hampshire Institute of Art: Faculty Show, Amherst Gallery 2010 Manchester NH

 

Hatfield Gallery - Group Show, Manchester NH 2009

 

New Hampshire Institute of Art: Faculty Show 2009 Manchester NH

 

The Guild of Boston Artists: New England Representational Painters 2009, Boston MA

 

Woodsum Art Gallery, 2008-2009 Warner NH

 

Banks Gallery 2008, New London NH

 

The Guild of Boston Artists: New England Representational Painters 2008, Boston MA

 

 

Awards:

 

Honorable mention: Blossom Art Competition, International Juried Show.  Naples FL 2010

 

Robert Douglass Hunter Award: New England Representational Artists Competition.  Guild of Boston Artists, Boston Ma 2009

 

First place: New England Representational Artists Competition.  Guild of Boston Artists, Boston MA 2008