Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2007-2009            University of Ulster, Belfast, MFA – Master of Fine Arts Degree.

2003-2007            Sligo Institute of technology, BA Fine Art, (Honours Distinction)

2001-2002            VEC, Quay ST. Sligo. NCVA Art, Craft & Design, National Council for Vocational Awards (Irish)

1998-1999            A* Distinction for Art in General Certificate of Secondary Education (British)

AWARDS

2007       RDS Taylor Award.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014       ‘Who Pulls The Strings’ (2nd showing), Teach Bán Nua Contemporary Artists Gallery, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo, Ireland.

2013       ‘Who Pulls The Strings’, White Lady Art Gallery, 14 Wellington Quay, Temple bar, Dublin City Centre, D1, Ireland.

2012        ‘The Fairy Frack Clash’, Emergence/The Little Green Street Gallery, Dublin City Centre North.

2011       ‘Electro’Cute’, The Safehouse Art Gallery, 25 Donegall St, Belfast City Centre, UK.

2011       ‘House of Sweets, A Hansel and Gretel Story’, Frame Of Mine Art Gallery, Ormeau Road, Belfast, UK.

2010       ‘Leprechaun Lolita’, The ArtMart Studios & Gallery, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland.

2009       ‘Aladdina’ MFA show, University of Ulster, York Street, Belfast, UK.

2008       ‘Candy Coated’. Teach Bán Nua Contemporary Artists Gallery, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo, Ireland.

2007       ‘Bedtime Stories’ BA Show, Sligo’s Institute of technology, Co. Sligo, Ireland.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016       Group Show with Minaw Collective, ‘Now She Seizes That Moment’ at Gallery X, Dublin City Centre, Ireland.

2016       Group Show with The Twisted Oak collective, ‘Shared Dreamscapes’ at Iníon Veigh, Gallery and Craft Store in Sligo Town, Ireland.

2015       ‘Making Out – The Exquisite Diversity of Desire’ at Gallery X, Dublin City Centre, Ireland.

2014       Dames and Disks’. White Lady Art Gallery, 14 Wellington Quay, Temple bar, Dublin City Centre, D1, Ireland.

2014       ‘Board Rigid’ Painted Skateboard Exhibition. White Lady Art Gallery, 14 Wellington Quay, Temple bar, Dublin City Centre, D1, Ireland.

2014       Group Show with The Minaw Collective, ‘Female Street Art Exhibition’, White Lady Art Gallery, 14 Wellington Quay, Temple bar, Dublin City Centre, D1, Ireland.

2014       Gallery Artists Show, Teach Bán Nua Contemporary Artists Gallery, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo, Ireland.

2013       ‘Needles and Pens, White Lady Art Gallery, 14 Wellington Quay, Temple bar, Dublin City Centre, D1, Ireland.

2013       ‘Elements of the Elementary, a Sherlock Homes Exhibition’ Curated by Dominick O’Cruadhliocht, White Lady Art Gallery, 14 Wellington Quay, Temple bar, Dublin City Centre, D1, Ireland.

2012       ‘Goblin Market – New Irish Contemporary Art, Book Launch and Exhibition’ White Lady Art Gallery, 14 Wellington Quay, Temple bar, Dublin City Centre, D1, Ireland.

2012       ‘Green Eggs and Ham, A Dr Seuss Exhibition’ White Lady Art Gallery, 14 Wellington Quay, Temple bar, Dublin City Centre, D1, Ireland.

2012       ‘The Upset an Environmental Arts Event’ Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim, Ireland.

2012       ‘This OFFSET Space’, as part of the OFFSET Creative Conference 2012, Emergence/The Little Green Street Gallery, Dublin City Centre North, Ireland.

2011       ‘After Hours’ Curated by Alexa MacDermot at the Complex, Smithfield Square, Dublin 7, Dublin, Ireland.

2010       ‘…IS IT…’ Part of the Project ‘Trades Club Revival’ The Trades Club, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland.

2010       Gallery Artists Show, Teach Bán Nua Contemporary Artists Gallery, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo, Ireland.

2010       ‘Happy Place’, The ArtMart Studios & Gallery, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland.

2010       ‘ArtMartists’ part of Sligo’s annual Cairde Arts Festival. The ArtMart Studios & Gallery, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland.

2009       Juried Winter Group Show, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Mannorhamiltion, Co. Leitrim, Ireland.

2009       Gallery Artists Show, Teach Bán Nua Contemporary Artists Gallery, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo, Ireland.

2009       ‘Sligo Art Crawl’, Various locations across Sligo Town as part of Sligo’s annual Cairde Arts Festival, Ireland.

2008       Gallery Artists Show, Teach Bán Nua Contemporary Artists Gallery, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo, Ireland.

2008       ‘Cambric Finish’, Rouges Gallery, Belfast, UK.

2008       ‘The Boat Show’ On board The Belfast Barge a 600 ton cargo barge moored on the river Lagan situated behind the Waterfront Hall on Lanyon Quay, Belfast.

2007       Juried Group Show, ‘Royal Dublin Society Summer Travelling Exhibition’, RDS Concert Hall, Dublin; Damer House, Castletown, Celbridge, Co. Kildare; Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry, Co. Down; Roscrea, Co. Tpperary and Alley Arts, Centre, Strabane, Co. Tyrone, Ireland.

2007       Gallery Artists Show, Teach Bán Nua Contemporary Artists Gallery, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo, Ireland.

2006       Gallery Artists Show, Teach Bán Nua Contemporary Artists Gallery, Drumcliffe, Co Sligo, Ireland.

2005       Juried Winter Group Show, The Dock Arts Center, Carrick-on-Shannon,  Co Leitrim, Ireland

2004       Juried Group Show, Boyle Arts Festival, Military Road, Boyle, Ireland.

PROJECTS

2015-2017            Consecutive years created a new Art Installation and Mural for ‘Gothic Species’ Festival, Co. Leitrim, Ireland.

2016       ‘Minaw Collective Jam’ Live Painting with the Minaw Collective at the Bernard Shaw In Dublin, Ireland.

2015       Live Street Art with the Minaw Collective – Painting for Dublin City Council’s ‘Love the Lanes’ initiative, Street Art at Crampton Court, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland.

2015       Live Paint at HeadSpace Dublin, Ireland.

2014       Live Painting with the Minaw Collective at the Bernard Shaw In Dublin, Ireland.

2013       Live Street Art Painting – for Applerock Creative Expo, street art on Foleys Street, Dublin City Centre, Ireland.

2013       Live Street Art Painting at Temple Bar Night Market, as part of The Temple Bar Company’s ‘Celebrating Summer in Temple Bar, Dublin City Centre, Ireland.

2012       Curated an ‘Anti-Fracking’ Group Arts Show, ‘The Upset an Environmental Arts Event’ Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim, Ireland.

2012       Live Painting – ‘Graff House’ at ‘The Chocolate Factory’ Kings Inns Street, Dublin, Ireland.

2012       Live Painting – Subground Dublin at ‘The Multicultural Community Center, Prussia Street, Dublin, Ireland.

2010       Temple House Festival Medieval Potter Workshop, In reenactment medieval village A collaboration with Leitrim based artist John Lyon.

2003–2006           Consecutive years Leechrum/ Sliabh An Iarainn Festival –Painted Quilt Workshops a collaboration with Leitrim based artist John Lyon, Summer Lunasa weekend. A visual recording of peoples moral at the festival in paint. Duties included: planning/building installing area/tent installation, organizing team members and hosting workshops. Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim, Ireland.