Mixing of Colour and Light

Grainne Codd was born in Wexford in 1978 and studied at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design and also at the National College of Art and Design. The paintings within the County Collection are explorations into the mixing of colour and light. Each painting concentrates on the three primary colours of cyan, magenta and yellow.

View ‘Painted Light II’ within the Collection

Painted Light II by Grainne Codd

Painted Light II by Grainne Codd

View ‘Painted Light IV’ within the Collection

Painted Light IV by Grainne Codd

Painted Light IV by Grainne Codd


  • Born in Wexford, Ireland, 1978
  • Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dublin, 2001
  • National College of Art & Design, 2002

Group Exhibitions

  • Millcove Gallery, Ormonde Quay, Dublin, The Collection, 2005              
  • Greenacres, Wexford, Exhibit of works, 2005
  • Millcove Gallery, West Cork. Exhibit of works, 2005
  • Cill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry. Residency, 2004                
  • Hopewire, Co.Wexford. Conker, three person group exhibition, 2003
  • Newtownbarry House, Co. Wexford. Faith, group exhibition, 2002
  • Business Design Centre, London. Fresh Art, group exhibition, 2002
  • DADT/DL, Dublin. Degree Show, student graduate exhibition, 2002
  • Civic Offices Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Concourse Exhibition, student exhibition, 2002
  • Hopewire Studios, Co. Wexford. Spring, group exhibition, 2002
  • Wexford General Hospital, Healing Arts Trust, opera festival group exhibition, 2001
  •  Watch House Gallery, Co. Wexford. Summer Show, two person group show, 2001


  • Wexford County CouncilEmerging Artist Bursary 2005
  • Residency in Cill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry 2004


  • Wexford County Council
  • Dun Laoghaire of Institute of Art, Design & Technology
  • The Office of Public Works
  • Filmhouse, Temple Bar, Dublin,
  • Department of Education
  • Private collections in Ireland and Britain