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Susan Morley
Susan at easel
in the garden
me at derrynane
me in tree silk


Susan Morley was born in Dublin. She comes from a family which produced some distinguished artists in the 18th and 19th centuries, notably the watercolourist John Henry Campbell (1757-1823 National Gallery Ireland ) and his daughter, Cecelia Margaret Nairn,( Ulster Museum Belfast) the first woman exhibitor in the R.H.A..Cecelia married the horse painter George Nairn, and their only daughter Annie Langley Nairn married the co- founder of the famous Belleek pottery, William Armstrong. Annie Nairn became a designer of early period Belleek
She studied at the National College of Art & Design in Dublin, and first exhibited in the Lad Lane Gallery in 1976.
She has worked extensively to commission and painted interiors and gardens of important Irish houses and her work hangs in many private collections.
She has exhibited in many group shows including
Tom Caldwell Gallery, Dublin & Belfast;
Solomon Gallery, Dublin;
RHA Summer Exhibition

Urban Retreat, Dublin;
Graphic Studio Gallery

Patterson’s Fine Art Gallery, London;
Galerie Pomie, Lot, France.

Solo Exhibitions
1995 Susan Morley at the Gate,The Gate Theatre, Dublin
1999 Susan Morley at the Gate, The Gate Theatre, Dublin
2004 ’The Goblet of Light’ at Origin Gallery, Dublin
2007 ’Artist in the Languedoc’ at Origin Gallery, Dublin
2010 ’Atlantis to Arcadia’ at Russborough, County Wicklow.

A member of Graphic Studio Dublin, she also practices printmaking at Clo Cill Rialaig, the print studio associated with the artists retreat in South Kerry.

Susan Morley lives on the Iveragh Peninsula in South West Kerry, Ireland.