The Tutty Collection

Benedict Tutty OSB [1924-96]

Viewing of this exhibition is by appointment only.

Monk and artist of Glenstal Abbey, Benedict was born in County Wicklow and entered the Benedictine monastery in 1949. After studying metal work and sculpture in Belgium, France and Germany he returned to Glenstal Abbey to set up his own workshop where he created liturgical and personal artworks for over 30 years. His artwork can be found in churches and private collections throughout Ireland and England. Benedict also began a lifelong teaching and mentoring engagement with Limerick School of Art and Design. Benedict’s artwork has been exhibited at the Irish Exhibition of Living Art, the RHA, in London, New York and the Salzburg Biennale.