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
Drawing on Don Quixote, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin.
2019 Drawing on Don Quixote ,VUE, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dubin. Drawing on Don Quixote, National Opera House, Wexford. Somewhere Between Perception and Reality, Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin. 2018 Somewhere Between Perception and Reality, VUE, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dubin. 2° C, presented by the Olivier Cornet Gallery & EPA; Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin. 2017 2° C, presented by the Olivier Cornet Gallery & EPA; VUE, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin Visibility, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 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. 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 8 under 40: Artists to Watch; Irish Arts Review, Summer Edition June- August 2018; p.94-101. Edited by John Mulcahy. Poetry Ireland Review Issue 124; edited by Eavan Boland, front cover feature of Iconics II; 2018. ‘Archiving Michael Healy’s 1916 Diary: A Centenary Debut,’ article written for the Archive and Records Association Ireland; 2015. 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 The Heart Project, Fregoli Theatre Company- Nun’s Island Theatre, Cúirt International Festival of Literature; 2019. Project branding and set design Absolute Fringe- Adela and the Meanits, Grand Social, Dublin; 2010. Puppetry. City West Side Story, Absolute Fringe, Bewleys Cafe, Dublin; 2010. Set design.
Film Trainee Director on children’s TV series Peek Zoo, commissioned by RTÉ. Mentored under Director Kealan O’Rourke, and Animation Director, Richard Kelly. AN ISLAND (2017), film by Rory Byrne & And Maps And Plans; colourist, collaborator. Thou Art: Dublin (2015), art documentary directed by Camille Wainer; featured Artist.
Awards Cill Rialaig Project Artist Residency Award; 2017. 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 Joya:AiR Artist & Writer residency, Alemría, Spain; August 2019 Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry; Jan 2018 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 Talbot Gallery & Studios, Dublin; 2011- 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