CV

Education

9/2002 - 6/2006

BA (Honours) in Fine Art with First Class Honours at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology

Awards

2008/ 2009/ 2011/ 2013/ 2019

Arts Council Bursary Award

2015

Hennessy Portrait Prize, National Gallery of Ireland

Hennessy Craig Scholarship, RHA, Dublin

Shortlisted - Suki Tea Art Prize

2013

K+M Evans Award for Painting, 183rd Annual Exhibition, RHA

2008

Emerging Visual Artist Award, Wexford Arts Centre

2007

Emerging Artist Award, The Gallery, Newry

Collections

  • Dublin City Council
  • National Gallery of Ireland
  • Royal Irish Academy
  • Office of Public Works
  • National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland
  • University of Limerick
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • University College Dublin
  • IADT
  • Private Collections

Upcoming Exhibitions

2020

Solo Exhibition, Molesworth Gallery, Dublin

2020

Two person show with Thomas Brezing, Limerick City Gallery

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Plunge, RHA Gallery I, Dublin, curated by Patrick Murphy & Victoria Evans

2016

Breeding Ground, Molesworth Gallery, Dublin

2014

The Grand Scheme, The LAB, Dublin, curated by Sheena Barrett

2014

Deadweight, RHA, Ashford Gallery, Dublin, curated by Ruth Carroll

2014

End of the Line QSS Gallery, Belfast

2013

Body Conscious III, Waterford Healing Arts Trust, Waterford Regional Hospital, curated by Mary Grehan

2011

Blindgänger, The Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, curated by Anna O’Sullivan

2009

Finish your plate, Wexford Arts Centre, curated by Catherine Bowe

2006

Why stop now?, The LAB, Dublin, curated by Sheena Barrett

Group Shows (selected)

2019

189th RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

2018

188th RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

2017

Hennessy Portrait Prize, National Gallery of Ireland

187th RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

2016

135th RUA Annual Exhibition, Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast

Suki Tea Art Prize, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast curated by Peter Richards & Oonagh Young Gallery Dublin, curated by Oonagh Young

2015

Hennessy Portrait Prize 2015, National Gallery of Ireland

Futures Anthology, RHA, Dublin

185th RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

134th RUA Annual Exhibition, (invited Artist), Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast

VUE Art Fair, RHA, Dublin

Winter group exhibition, Molesworth Gallery, Dublin

2014

184th RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

VUE Art Fair, RHA, Dublin

133rd RUA Annual Exhibition, Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast

2013

Currents 2013, El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, curated by Mariannah Amster & Frank Ragano

183rd RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

Act of Portrayal, Limerick City Gallery of Art

2012

Additions 2012 National Self-portrait Collection of Ireland, Bourn Vincent Gallery, University Of Limerick

Film and Video Selections, The Lab, San Francisco, curated by Stephanie Rohlfs

2011

Futures 11, RHA, Dublin, curated by Patrick T. Murphy & Ruth Carroll

Body and Movement/ Keho ja liike - irlantilaista nykytaidetta, Tampere Art Museum, Finland, curated by Laura Koonikka

The Swimming Naked Prophecy, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray; Riverbank Arts Centre, Kildare; Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford, curated by Eilís Lavelle

2010

Les Recontres Internationales, Reina Sofia national museum, Madrid & Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, open submission curated by Nathalie Hénon & Jean-François Rettig

Spring Show, The Stone Gallery, Dublin

Davy Portrait Award Exhibition, Naughton Gallery, Belfast & Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin, curated by Rosie Broadley & Brenda McParland

Paperplane, The Joinery, Dublin & Occupy Space, Limerick, curated by Mary Conlon

Snakes & Ladders, Symphony Space, Broadway, New York, curated by Daniel Figgis

2009

Force Majeure, The LAB, Dublin, curated by Sheena Barrett

Paper Work, Pallas Contemporary projects, Dublin, curated by Gavin Murphy & Mark Cullen

Les Recontres Internationales, Chatelet Theatre, Paris, open submission curated by Nathalie Hénon & Jean-François Rettig

Housewarming, RUA RED, Tallaght, curated by Cliodhna Shaffrey & Ruairí Ó Cuív

Dare to live without limits, Pallas Contemporary Projects at Sub-Urban Video Lounge, Rotterdam

_Unit, Portlaoise, curated by Cliodhna Shaffrey & Sarah Searson

2008

Pheonix Park, The Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, curated by Darragh Hogan & David Fitzgerald

The Video Project, Pawn Shop Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Cliodhna Shaffrey

Winter Salon, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin, curated by Marian Lovett

Darklight Film Festival, Dublin

Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, curated by Fergus Ahern

Galway Arts Festival, Challenging Behaviour, MART - video, installation & performance, curated by Ciara Scanlan, Matthew Nevin

Animae Caribe, South Valley University, Luxor, Egypt & Trinidad, curated by Alan Lambert

2007

Batteries not included: Mind as Machine, Shrewsbury International Art Exhibition, Shrewsbury

Livin' in a box, The House Projects, Dublin, curated by Deirdre Morrissey

Vera Klute & Leona Clinton, Monstertruck Gallery, Dublin, curated by Deirdre Morrissey

Drawer, The Red Stables, Dublin, curated by kelly O'Connor

2006

TULCA, Galway, curated by Cliodhna Shaffrey & Sarah Searson

Catalyst Arts Annual Student Show, Catalyst Gallery, Belfast

IADT Graduate Exhibition, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology

2005

RDS Students Award Exhibition, RDS Concert Hall, Dublin 4, Axis Arts Centre, Co. Dublin, Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo

Lost Property, The Digital Hub, Dublin

Residencies

2017

Heinrich Boell Residency, Achill Island

2007-2010

Firestation Artists' Studios, Dublin

2009

UNIT_Residency project for portlaoise town and surrounds