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Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications

1999
National Diploma in Art and Design.
Abinatio result: Distinction in Studies
2002
Bachelor in Fine Art, Specialisation Printmaking.
First Class Honours with Distinction
2005
Arts and Empowerment Course in workshop facilitation.
Art Therapy Department, Crawford College of Art and Design
2006
VTOS. FETAC Award in Film, Television and video production.
2008
Masters  in Fine Art N.C.A.D

Awards and Residencies:

  • Arts Council Travel and Training Award
  • Thomas Dammann Junior Memorial Trust Award 2008
  • Impression8/2002 Norman Ackroyd Etching Award
  • Taylor Art Award
  • Henry Higgins Traveling Scholarship
  • Murray O Laoire Degree Award for Printmaking.
  • Tyronne Guthrie Centre, Annamacarrick.
  • RHA School Studio residency July 2011
  • Inishlacken project, 2010,
  • S.I.M  Iceland 2008,
  • Cyprus Summer Studio 2004
I also co curated the January edition of Live@8 2011 with Sinead Mc Cann called the "The Potential of Vacancy"  We selected a range of works responding to this theme in video, film, performance and paint.

Solo and two man shows

2012 October
Upcoming: Roleplay, Solo show,Oslo,Norway.
2012 July
Just Add Water, solo show, Galway Arts Festival.
2011 October
Atlas of memory, solo show, Mad Art gallery lower gardiner street, Dublin
2011 June
I want to get off now,  two person at Monster Truck
2010 August
Abode: Two person at Airfield house
2009 May
Metamorphosis; Gallery cafe, Galway city museum
2008 August
Uncertain Ground, Two person show, Tuam Arts festival
2007 July
Reflections, Solo show  Falcarragh,  Donegal
2007 March
Two person show at the Mermaid Arts centre, Bray, Co Wicklow.
2006 November
An edition of Two, Kennys Art Gallery Galway
2005 October
Wasteland Solo show in the White room gallery, as part of the Tulca festival of visual art
2004 August
Menagerie, City hall, College road, Galway
2003 October
Flight Solo Show as part of the Tulca Festival of Visual Art.
2002 November
Meridian, City hall, College road, Galway

Selected Exhibitions:

2011   

  • November: International monetary field day, Tulca festival of Visual Art
  • November: The Inishlacken project, The Gerard Dillion Gallery,  Belfast.
  • September: In Extremis, Niland Gallery Galway.
  • July: RHA Annual Summer Show,
  • July: "Blatant Exhibitionism,  Kennys, Galway Arts Festival,
  • May: Live@8 Occupy Space Limerick
  • March: Curiosity Cabinet, Blackchurch print studio,  4 Temple Bar, Dublin
  • February: A Slice of Life- RHA Lifedrawing group, Vincent Bourne Gallery, Limerick

2010 

  • December: The naked swimming prophecy,  Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray and Riverbank Arts Centre Kildare
  • November: Engage Group Show, Tulca Festival of Visual Art  2010
  • November: Put a Lid on it, Galway Arts Centre,
  • July: Postcards from the Celtic tiger Shanghai Expo 2010, Enrage, Engage Studios group show Galway arts festival
  • June: Docks Discourse G126,  Dunamaise Arts Centre group show.
  • May:  R.H.A  Annual Exhibition
  • April:  Blackchurch members show. D light studio, Five lamps festival, Dublin,
  • March: Rec, Video works by Blackchurch members, Original print gallery, Temple bar 25 cm by 25 cm, Crow gallery, invited artist.
  • January/ February:Video Killed the Radio Star, G126 Part of the Artist Curates series at the RHA.

2009

  • December: 10x 10 White Room Gallery, Galway,
  • November: Christmas at the Crow Gallery, Dublin,
  • September: Boxid II, Original Print Gallery, Temple bar,
  • August: Ealoin at Luanasa, Galway arts Centre,
  • July: Boyle Arts Festival, invited artist
  • May: R.H.A  Annual  Summer Exhibition,  
  • January: G126 members Show, G126 Galway and Catalyst arts Belfast

2008     

  • December: A Christmas Gift, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, invited artist
  • December: Christmas Showcase, Kennys Galway
  • November: R.H.A  Annual Exhibition.
  • September: Group Show at the centre for Icelandic Art Reykjavik, Iceland,
  • July:  “Subjected” Galway Arts Festival, group show, U.C.H.G Hospital.
  • June: M.F.A Graduation show. N.C.A.D. Dublin.
  • May:  Emerging artists Show, Atrium gallery Lonford,
  • March:  Footprint, 1st biennial International print competition,  America.

2007    

  •  November: Tulca Festival of Visual Art Galway, Group show
  • July: Galway Arts Festival Artspace 21st  Anniversary show,
  • July: Iontas National Small works exhibition, Sligo Art Gallery,
  • May: Goldstar- M.F.A end of year show ( 1st yr) The loft, Dublin

2006     

  • July: Chimera- Artspace group show as part of the Galway arts festival.
  • May: R.H.A Annual Summer Exhibition

2005       

  • August: Group Show at the Norman Villa Gallery, Salthill, Galway
  • May: R.H.A Annual Summer Exhibition

2004      

  • December: R.H.A Annual Art Auction,
  • May: R.H.A. Annual Summer Exhibition.

2003     

  •  August: Iontas – Small Works Exhibition.
  • July: Artspace Art Trail – Galway Arts  Festival.
  •  May: R.H.A. Annual Summer Exhibition, invited artist.
  •  March: Open E V+A 2003

2002   

  • October: Tulca Festival of Visual Art – Artspace 11 Group Show 
  • September: Impressions8/2002
  • July-Nov:  R.D.S. Student Award Scheme and Travelling Exhibition.
  • June: ARTplus  G.M.I.T. Degree and Diploma Show

1999  

  • July: Iontas, National Small works exhibition, Sligo Art Gallery,
  • June: Pre Meté Diploma Exhibition

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