About Trina Hobson

'A fine art oil painter, striving to create emotive images which tell or introduce a story. The constructing or staging of the paintings are intended to invite the viewer into an intimate, imaginary world'

Trina Hobson has showcased her work through collaborative projects and solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally. These include The Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast, The Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin and Mall Galleries, London. Solo exhibitions include The Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen, Gallery 27, Dublin, McKenna Gallery, Omagh, ArtisAnn, Belfast and The Irish Arts Centre, New York.

 

Achievements

 

As part of a public philosophy project, I was commissioned by the University of Liverpool Institute for Irish Studies in collaboration with In Parenthesis to design a postcard celebrating the centenary of Irish Murdoch. Exhibited in Temple Bar gallery and Studios Dublin, 2019

Award for a Figurative Work in Any Medium, Royal Ulster Academy c/o Connor Cafe, Belfast 2019

 

Winner of the Royal Ulster Academy Award for Outstanding Student, UUB, 2016

Winner of The John and Rachel Turner Bursary for Outstanding Student, UUB, 2016

Long listed for RDS Awards, 2016

Dean's List Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, UUB, 2014

 

 

Qualifications

 

BA Hons Fine Art (Painting), Ulster University, Belfast 2013-2016

BA Hons Design, Ulster University, Belfast 1995-1998

Exhibitions

Sea Holly, Belfast, May 2020. Gallery 545: Collaborative Exhibition

Island Arts Centre, Lisburn, October 2019. Gallery 545: Collaborative Exhibition

 

Engine Room Gallery, Belfast, October 2019. 3 Painters, 3 Potters

 

Sea Holly, Belfast, September 2019. Gallery 545: Collaborative Exhibition

 

Irish Arts Centre, New York, Stutter Jam Clutter, April 2019. Solo Exhibition

 

Millennium Court Art Centre, Portadown, Cast. April 2019 

RHA, Dublin, 2018 188th Annual Exhibition.

 

Cathedral Quarter Arts Trail, Belfast, 2018.

 

Atelier-Design, Belfast, 2018 Painting Showcase.

 

Solomon Fine Art, Dublin, 2018 Easter Exhibition

 

Solomon Fine Art, Dublin, 2017-2018 Winter Exhibition

 

QSS, Belfast, 2017. Small Works Christmas Exhibition

 

Boyle Arts Festival, 2017

 

ArtisAnn Gallery, Belfast, 2017 Solo Exhibition

 

Curated Exhibition: Insider Art Exhibition, Victoria Square, Belfast, December, 2016. Studio Exhibition plus guests

 

McKenna Gallery, Omagh, October 2016 Solo Exhibition 

 

Royal Ulster Academy, Ulster Museum, 2016 

 

Boyle Arts Festival, 2016

 

The Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen, 2016 Summer Exhibition.

 

The Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen, December, 2015 1ft Square Exhibition.

 

Frame and Picture Centre, Lisburn Road, Belfast, November 2015 The Artists Collective Studio Exhibition plus guests.

 

Gallery 27, Frederick St Sth, Dublin, September 2015 Solo Exhibition

 

Mall Galleries, London, June 2015 The Society of Women Artists 154th Annual Exhibition

 

The Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen, February-March 2015 Solo Exhibition

 

The Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen 2015 1ft square Exhibition.

 

The Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen 2014 Easter Exhibition

 

Waterfront, Belfast, 2014 

 

Strule Art Centre, Omagh 2014

 

The Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen 2013 Easter Exhibition