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Jimmy Galvin is first generation of Irish immigrants living and working in Bristol in the UK he is an autodidact Artist/Composer/Curator/ and sites his main influences as Carl Andre/Igor Stravinsky/Marcel Duchamp/Diego Velasquez/Ludwig Wittgenstien/Marcel Proust/Samuel Beckett/Erik Satie/Mark Rothko/Barnett Newman/Lucio Fontana/Frank Sinatra/Jimi Hendrix/Edith Sitwell/Glen Gould/Martin Luther King/ John Coltrane/ Yukio Mishima/Joris-Karl Huysmans/Visconti/Michelangelo Antonioni/Thomas Chatterton/Joseph Beuys/

Recent shows include/ Human Rights?Lecce/Italy/Sept 2013/
Human Rights?Migrantes/Rovereto/Italy/Oct 2013/
Human Rights? Memento/Dalla Guerra Alla Pace/ Rovereto/Italy/ July 2014/

Curated shows/ Compulsion/Submerge/The Art of Democracy/TREMOR/
Contributed Art work that was auctioned by Bonhams @ The Brazilian Embassy /London / July 10th/2014/ for the ABC charity trust/

Composed music for the BBC1 Short film/ Goya The stolen masterpiece/

 

 

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Freedom From Torture/ London /2015/ Oxo Tower

Antony Gormley/ Julian Opie/Howard Hodgkin/Marc Quinn/ Gillian Ayres/ The Chapman Brothers/ Jimmy Galvin and others

Auction of Art works by  Christie’s for the’ Freedom From Torture ‘ charity trust

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The Art of Futebol /The Brazilian Embassy/ London /2014 

Rob and Nick Carter/ Richie Culver/Inkie/Nasser Azam and Jimmy Galvin 

Each Artist was asked to make a work of art using a football that was signed by a famous Brazilian footballer such as Pele, Renaldo, and Ramires etc The completed art works were then auctioned and sold by Bonham’s for ‘The Street Kids of Brazil ‘charity.

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Solo piano concert/ St. George’s concert hall /Bristol / January /28th /2016 

Jimmy Galvin will be playing a solo piano concert in his hometown at the prestigious St. George’s concert hall 

Box office  / 0845 4024001

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Macmillan Cancer Trust/ London /2014 

Jake and Dinos chapman, Mark Wallinger, Gavin Turk, Polly Morgan, nasser Azam and Jimmy Galvin.

Power to the People /sold by auction for The Macmillan Cancer Trust.

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Mix/ curated by Lee Button for Incandescent Artists/ London 2015 

Damien Hirst/ Sir Peter Blake /Bansky  and Jimmy Galvin 

DEATH DISCO/2

DEATH DISCO is new work created for VANITAS @ LIGHTS OF SOHO GALLERY/ BREWER STREET/LONDON/W1/
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