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The Last Door My Father Walked Through

by Neva Elliott

Neva Elliott’s latest exhibition ‘How to create a fallstreak’ launches Saturday 21st January at The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo. Neva’s body of work centres on grief and healing following the loss of Neva’s husband, Colin, to cancer. Neva will elaborate further on the exhibition and her practice as an artist by giving an ‘Artist Talk’ at 11am before the official opening at 2pm. Admission is free. The exhibition runs until Tuesday 28th February 2023. 
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Neva Elliott is a contemporary artist based in Dublin. As part of her ongoing artistic work exploring loss and grief, Neva created a series of photographs and text pieces, working through the death of her father during Covid-19’s pandemic lockdown.   

On 17 November 2020, he suffered a bipolar psychotic episode and took his own life. The work reflects on Neva’s relationship with her father, his death, mental health issues, suicide and the process of grieving.

A filmed interview with Neva is available to watch here.

About Neva Elliott
Neva is a contemporary artist based in Dublin, with an MA from Central Saint Martin’s, London. She has exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, The South African National Gallery, The Limerick City Gallery, and as a past winner, featured in The Taylor Arts Award Retrospective at The National Gallery of Ireland. Curatorial projects include Clare Langan’s 2019 exhibition for The Dock, Leitrim. Neva is currently working on a body of work around loss, grief and healing, which respond to her life experiences. For more visit: