Art & Art History

Date: 4:00pm EDT April 9, 2018

Artist Talk: Bart O’Reilly

Bart O’Reilly, currently a Studio Art instructor in drawing and painting, will present a public talk about his work and artistic practice followed by an opening reception for his exhibit ‘Ghost Pools’ at China Hutch Projects.

The Art + Art History Department at Washington College is pleased to announce a public artist talk by Bart O’Reilly on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 4PM in Larrabee Studio Art Center (100 Gibson Ave.- near HR).

Bart O’Reilly was born in Dublin, Ireland and has been based in Maryland since 2003. His interdisciplinary work is concerned with light, shadow, color, material and perception, and includes painting, drawing, poetry and video. Bart’s work has been shown extensively in Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York, as well as throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland. Bart received his BFA from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin and his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). He teaches at MICA and Harford Community College, and is currently a visiting adjunct instructor teaching painting and drawing at Washington College.

See more of the artist’s work at This lecture is presented as part of the 2017-2018 Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Following the artist talk, please join us to view Bart O’Reilly’s exhibit titled Ghost Pools at China Hutch Projects (211 Philosophers Terrace). China Hutch Projects ( is an off-campus art exhibition space affiliated with the Art + Art History Department. A reception for Bart’s exhibit at China Hutch will begin at 5:30pm, and will include a poetry reading by the artist.

For more information, contact Prof. Julie Wills: