Declan Kelly has worked as an art teacher for over a decade while maintaining an active part in the arts community.
He has received a number of local and national awards for his practice including:
Arts Council COVID-19 Response Award; Arts Council Curator in Residence Award; Arts Council Travel and Training Award; Creative Ireland grants; Create Louth Awards including Tyrone Guthrie Residency Awards.
Declan has exhibited his works and taken part in artist residencies both in Ireland and internationally. His art practice is multidisciplinary and includes painting, drawing, print making, digital art installations, film, costume design and set installations.