Born Ireland 1984

Education

  • 2013-2014  Higher Diploma Management Studies, Dublin Business School, Dublin.

  • 2009-2011  MFA (Master of Fine Arts), National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

  • 2006-2009 BA hons Fine Art Printmaking, National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

  • 2002-2004  Animation Production, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dublin.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 Bardo, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin.

  • 2016 Bardo, The Arthouse, Co. Laois.

  • 2013 Ocular Reverberations, Draíocht Arts Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin.

  • 2013 Prism, Talbot Gallery, Dublin.

  • 2012 From the Dawning, Studio Verve, Ahmedabad, India.

  • 2011 Without Memory, Without Expectation, The Dunamaise Arts Centre, Co.Laois.

  • 2009 Peepshow Reality, Temple Bar Cultural Trust, Dublin.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

  • Impressions Biennale Printmaking Show, Galway Arts Festival, Center for the Creative Arts & Media, Galway.

  • There’s a Touch of the Artist About Old Bloom, Bloomsday Fringe Festival, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin.

2015

  • Saibhreas, The Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

  • Saibhreas, Damer House Gallery, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.

  • Borders, (touring exhibition,) NLT, Kathmandu, Nepal; Ciall Rialaig Arts Centre, Co. Kerry; The Arthouse, Co. Laois.

2014

  • Selection Box, Talbot Gallery, Dublin.

  • VUE, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.

  • RUA 133rd Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast.

  • Revitalize, Sol Art Gallery,  Dublin.

  • The Hermione Art Exhibition, Alexandra College, Dublin.

2013

  • Selection Box, Talbot Gallery, Dublin.

  • Proof It, The Black Church Print Studio, Dublin.

  • Dunamaise Open Art Exhibition, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise, Co.Laois.

  • Foundation13, The Hive Gallery,  Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

2012

  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Talbot Gallery, Dublin.

  • Level 2012, Dunamaise Arts Centre,  Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

  • Art and Style 2012, Brown Thomas, Dublin.

2011

  • Beautiful Future,  HIVE, Waterford.

  • Piece of Work 2011, Dunamaise Gallery, Portlaoise.

  • UNIT 35, Gorey Business Park, Gorey, Co.Wexford.

2010

  • Impressions 2010,Galway Arts Center,Galway.

  • Turbo Monthly, The Joinery, Dublin.

  • Checkpoint, Smithfield Plaza, Dublin.

  • SKISJO, Master Thiefs Secret Lair, Dublin.

2009

  • Best in Show 2009, Digital Hub, Dublin.

  • RDS Student Art Awards and travelling exhibition, Dublin.

  • Drawing Eire, 411 Galleries, Shanghai, China.

  • Impressions Print Exhibition, Galway Arts Centre, Galway.

  • Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Belfast.

2008

  • Emerging Artist Awards, Backstage Theatre, Longford.

  • FootPrint, The International Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Connecticut, US.

  • Pantophilia, The Cross Gallery, Dublin.

  • BigFoot, MonsterTruck Gallery, Dublin.

2007

  • The Rose Project Student Art Awards, The Lab, Dublin.

  • Art of Nurture Student Art Awards exhibition, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin.

  • RDS Student Art Awards, Dublin.

 

Publications

 ‘Archiving Michael Healy’s 1916 Diary: A Centenary Debut,’ article written for the Archive and Records Association Ireland.

Review of solo exhibition, Ahmedabad Mirror, The India Times; 2012.

Review of solo exhibition by Christin Leach Hughes, Culture Magazine, The Sunday Times; 2011.

Circa, review of BigFoot, Monstertruck Gallery; 2008.

 

Theatre

Absolute Fringe, puppetry for Adela and the Meanits, Grand Social, Dublin; 2010.

City West Side Story, theatre set design, Absolute Fringe, Bewleys Cafe, Dublin, 2010.

 

Film

Thou Art: Dublin (2015),  art documentary; directed by Camille Wainer.

 

Awards

Laois County Council Arts Act Grant Award; 2015.

Tyrone Guthrie Centre Artist Residency Bursary; 2014.

Laois County Council Arts Act Grant Award; 2013.

Travel and Training Award, Arts Council; 2012.

Laois County Council Arts Act Grant Award; 2012.

Tyrone Guthrie Centre Artist Residency Bursary; 2012.

Laois County Council Arts Act Grant Award; 2011.

Best in Show 2009, Digital Hub; 2009.

RDS Student Art Awards and travelling exhibition; 2009.

AXA Insurance Award; 2009.

The Printmakers Gallery Award; 2009.

Winner of the Emerging Artist Award, Longford; 2008.

Short-listed The Rose Project Student Art Awards, The Lab, Dublin; 2007.

Short-listed for the Art of Nurture Student Art Awards exhibition, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin; 2007.

RDS Student Art Awards, Dublin; 2007.

 

Residencies

Laois Art House, Stradbally, Co. Laois; Sept 2015 – Mar 2016

Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakarrig, Co. Monaghan; 2014

Draoícht Arts Centre, Dublin; 2013

Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakarrig, Co. Monaghan; 2013

Studio Verve, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India; 2012

 

Collections

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin

Office of Public Works, State Collection

Laois County Council

Axa Insurance

Irish Independent

International Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, US

The National Council of Bioethics

Private collections around Ireland, UK, the U.S and India