John Power

Born near Bunclody 1958.

1979: Trained as electrical Technician in the RAF.

1983: Technician at the Industrial Complex Alcan – Aughanish Alumina Co Limerick.


1986: Technician Shell Oil Refinery Saudia Arabia.


1993: Technician in London:

Working for:

Bank of America Computer Centre.

Hong Kong Shanghai Bank.

The Times News Papers

The Daily Express

The Barbican Centre.

1994: Begin working as an artist in Dublin. Autodidact.

1995: Work exhibited at the Anya von Gosseln Gallery: Art in Progress Suffolk St Dublin.

1996: Artist in Residence at the National Sculpture Factory Cork.

1997: Invited to exhibit new work at Dublin Airport by Aer Rianta.

Invited to exhibit new work in Meeting House Sq by Temple Bar Properties.

2000: Short Listed for the Millennium Clock – 3rd Place.

2002: Moved to Leipzig Germany.

Artist in the Baumwollspinnerei Centre for Contemporary Arts.

Exhibiting work each year in their quarterly group exhibitions.

2007: Solo Exhibition: Discord I Zwietracht in Galerie Archiv Massiv Baumwollspinnerei.

International Group Exhibition: Signale.  Alte Schlachthof Ostragehege Dresden.

2009: Founding of the Artist Group: Gruppe 11 in the Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig.

2011: Opening of Art Gallery G11 in Berlin Landsberger Allee 54.

Later at Funkhaus Nalepastr 18 – 50


2013: Invited by the Arts Committee, Berlin Schöneweide – Borough of Treptow – Köpenick, to organise and curate their main Art Exhibition for the Festival: Kunst am Spreeknie – Art on the Spree. 45 artists – 1000sqm space.

Exhibition Title: UmspannZENTRALE.

2014: Solo Show: Umspannwerk Berlin Schöneweide.

2015: Organised and Curated the International Exhibition LANDSCAPE – METROPOLIS.

The Old Central Powerstation Berlin Schöneweide.

27 Artists from Finland Ireland and Germany. 1000sqm space.



2017: Working as Artist and Designer in Berlin Friedrichshain.

Invited by the University of Applied Science Chur Switzerland to give talks and workshops on various topics, enabling the students to be more creative spontaneous and free thinking.

Creativity – Conformity – Thinking outside the box – Perception – Deception…