EDUCATION

Limerick School of Art and Design, H.DIP in Art for Art and Design Teaching National University of Ireland Galway/Burren College of Art, MFA National College of Art & Design, B.A. in History of Art & Fine Art (Joint Course) Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board, Theory and Practice of Adult Education

Artist on Ireland's Coast

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023 Scariff Library Gallery, Vial, Scariff

2023 Clare Museum, Dúlamán na Farraige, Ennis

2022 Clare Museum, An Alchemy of the Civil War, Ennis

2021 Clare Museum, Irrepressible Women of Clare, Ennis

2018 The Courthouse Gallery, Immrama: Voyages to Kilstipheen, Ennistymon

2017 The Irish Arts Center, As Above, So Below, New York, USA

2016 NUIG Art Gallery, The Shapeshifter’s Trail, Galway

2011 Galway Arts Centre/Eight BAR, The Tales are True, Galway

2010 Hand Held Gallery, Blackboard, Melbourne, Australia

2008 The Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2021 Royal Ulster Academy of Art, 140th RUA Annual Arts Exhibition, Belfast

2017 The Hunt Museum, Celebrating Traditions, Limerick

2016 Cultúrlann Sweeney, Vector, Killaloe

2015 Áras Éanna, Dwelling in Time, Inis Oirr

2014 Burren College of Art, The Middle of Everywhere, Ballyvaughan

Bioscience Building NUI Galway, Chimera, Art of Exploration, Galway

2013 The Courthouse Gallery, Feasting upon the wind, Ennistymon The Mill Gallery, Once Upon a Time, Kinsale Arts Festival

2012 eva International, Re‐possession, Faber Studios, Limerick

Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin Art Book Fair, Dublin

Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival, Menagerie, Offaly

2011 Limerick Printmakers, Printmakers Open Submission, Limerick

2010 TULCA, Aughty Public Art Projects, Galway City Inverlochy Art School, Wellington, New Zealand

2009 Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Buy Enjoy, Wellington, New Zealand

Draiocht Arts Centre, The habit of remembering, Blanchardstown

Science Gallery, Migraine Association of Ireland, Trinity College Dublin

2008 Center for Icelandic Art, Hems, Reykjavík

 Catalyst Arts, 126 Members Show, Belfast

2007 Sligo Art Gallery, Iontas Small Works Competition, Sligo

 

HONOURS AND AWARDS

Decade of Centenaries Arts Project Award. Clare Arts Office, Dept. of Tourism, Culture Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. 2021/22/23

Agility Award. Arts Council of Ireland. 2021

Creative Ireland Project Award. Clare County Council. 2023/2021

Community Support Scheme/Assistance Arts Grant, Clare Co. Council. 2012-23

Tyrone Guthrie Residency Award. Clare County Arts Office. 2011

Artist Residency and Accommodation. Kilkenny County Arts Office. 2008

Presidents’ Award. Burren College of Art. 2007

MFA Tuition Fees Bursary. Clare Arts Office. 2005/06

BCA Artist Residency. Clare Arts Office. 2004

NCAD Student of the Year Art Award. Spiresart Gallery. 2003

Member of the Following Organizations:

Visual Artists Ireland

Ground Up Artists Collective