Brien Vahey

Set design

Brien Vahey is a graduate in Fine Art from the Dun Laoghaire School of Art. He won the DeVeres Prize at the RHA in 1998. His work has been widely exhibited in many galleries including the DeVeres Gallery, Solomon Gallery and the RHA. Brien is also a graduate of the Motley Theatre Design Course, Riverside Studios and has lectured in theatre design at the Motley Design Course, Bristol University, Suffolk College Ipswich and DIT, Mountjoy Square, Dublin.

He has worked extensively as a designer in Ireland, England and America. Theatre design includes productions by the Abbey Theatre, Druid, Gate Theatre, Field Day, Rough Magic Theatre Company, Riverside Studios, Leicester Haymarke, and Buxton Opera Festival, as well as productions on Broadway and in the West End.

Television and film production design includes Glenroe, Nighthawks, Fair City, Upwardly Mobile, On Home Ground, Making the Cut/DDU, Hell for Leather, Horse, After Midnight, The Battle of Inchion and Excalibur.


Brien Vahey   Kicking a Dead Horse

2007
Stage Theatre
Set design
Other featured designers
John Comiskey
Joan Bergin
Production company
Abbey Theatre
Premiere Venue
Abbey Theatre, Dublin (Peacock stage)
Writer
Sam Shepard
Director
Sam Shepard
Photographer
Ros Kavanagh