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Tom O’Dea is an Irish visual artist living and working in Hong Kong. He received a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art (Painting) at the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and a Masters in Fine Art (Painting-research by practice) at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. He is Assistant Professor and Programme Director of B.A.(Hons) in Visual Arts at the Academy of Visual Arts, School of Creative Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Research Interests

Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions


waning and remaining, CITYA exhibition, Lai Chi Wo Village, Hong Kong (solo) 

oldskin皮, CITYA exhibition, 1a space annex, To Kwa Wan, Hong Kong (solo)

AVA Print Club, AVA Gallery, Hong Kong (group).


Beside Painting (curatorial project)

Drawing as the Core, Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong (group).


rest things, 1a space, Hong Kong (solo). 


borrowed people, Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong (group).

This is not Architecture, Highlanes Municipal Gallery, Drogheda (group). 


reclamation, nag, Dublin (solo).


pillow shot, nag, Dublin (solo). 


a yellow rose, Freemasons’ Hall, Dublin (group).

Chinese Name


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Master Of Fine Art (Painting), National College of Art and Design

1 Sept 200830 Jun 2010

Award Date: 1 Oct 2010

Bachelor, Bachelor Of Arts (Honours) In Fine Art, GMIT

1 Sept 200730 Jun 2008

Award Date: 1 Oct 2008

Bachelor, Bachelor Of Arts In Art And Design, GMIT

1 Sept 200430 Jun 2007

Award Date: 1 Oct 2007


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