Gerard is proud to be invited by Patrick Bourne, Irish Ambassador to Singapore and Dr Nigel Taylor, Director of Singapore Botanic Gardens to experience the unique opportunity of Artist-in-Residence at Singapore's Botanic Gardens from August till September 2019.
Gerard Byrne presents to the people of Singapore a collection of his acclaimed botanical works. These will include paintings of Ireland's National Botanic Gardens hanging alongside his freshly painted collection of art from Singapore's Botanic Gardens.
Gerard Byrne with his painting 'Tropical House' at The Palm House, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Dublin. photo credit Leon Farrell
This exhibition will be part of a programme of commemorative celebrations of the Gardens 160 years in existence including a photographic exhibition of his botanical paintings displayed at People's Gallery, Singapore Botanic Gardens, from 1st September till 10th November 2019. It is expected that this exhibition will be viewed by up to 1 million visitors.