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Education

2010             Arts in Group Facilitation Certificate from the Crawford Art College, Cork

2000-2004  BA in Fine Art Painting in the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

1996-1999  Licence de Lettres Classiques, La Sorbonne, Paris

 

Solo Exhibitions

2010    We have all the time in the world, Droichead Art Centre, Drogheda

2009    Don't Worry, Be Happy, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin

2008    Hot Water Bottle, Backwater Artist Group, Cork

2007    Blackboard Project, Curved Street Café, Filmbase, Dublin
             New Paintings, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin

2005    Nice Weather, Ardbia, Galway.

 

Group Exhibitions

2011    Lust, Fiona Dowling, John Kindness, Sheila Rennick, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin

2010    Backwater Twenty-Ten, Stephen Brandes and Vera Ryan curators, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

2009    Multiples Cabinet, Nina Tanis curator, Monstertruck, Dublin
             Christmas Exhibition, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin
             In aid of the Palestinian Circus Project, Main Library, Cork City

2008    Winter Salon, Raine Booth and Alan Butler curators, TBG&S, Dublin
             Irish Art Fair, RDS, Dublin.

2007    The Big Store, Raine Booth and Alan Butler curators, TBG&S, Dublin
             Christmas Exhibition, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin
             Platform 2, Niamh Smyth curator, Baileborough, Co. Cavan.
             Emerging Irish Artists, Boyle Arts festival.
             Fear Not, Iontas Small Works Exhibition, Sligo.
             Annual Summer Exhibition, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin

2006    Large well-lit studio, Rm 103, Aukland,  New Zealand.
             18 days in Finland, Gallery Kumu, Joensuu, Finland.

2005    End of year painting exhibition. Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin.
             6 x 6. Showcase for Ireland. The 411 Galleries, Hangzou, Shanghai, Beijing. China.
             Summer Harvest. The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght.
             Fresh Paint. Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin.
             It’s funny to me, Ardbia, Galway.

2004    Emerging Artists 2004. Mark St John Ellis, curator, Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin.
             YIAI Summer Show. Selected by Patrick Murphy. Art House, Temple Bar, Dublin.

2003    Iontas Small Works Exhibition. Richard Torchia, curator. Sligo, Portadown, Limerick.

 

Film

2009    Short film ‘The Kitchen’ screened in Savoy, Cork, as part of the ‘Mutant Shorts’ Competition.

2007    Short documentary ‘Lovely Day, Thank God’ screened in Dublin Film Festival, Temple Bar Film Festival, and in Wexford as part of the ‘Weather Permitting’ series.
            Short film Satisfaction screened at Fast Forward Dublin, Back Loft Studios

2006    Lovely day, Thank God’ shown in Filofest in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and in Flux festival in Clonakilty.

 

Performance

2011    Madam, directed by Eleonore Nicolas, Dublin Fringe Festival
             Madam, directed by Eleonore Nicolas, Clonmel junction Festival
             StoryHouse, Cafés Carte Blanche, Clonmel Junction Festival
             Don't move, you're in the picture!, 5 Lamps Festival, Dublin
             StoryNap, 5 Lamps Festival, Dublin.

2010    We have all the time in the world, 5 Lamps Festival, Dublin

2009    Live Television, 5 Lamps Festival, Dublin

2008    Film Karaoke, Culture Night, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
             Live Television, The Enchanted Garden, Killruderry House and Gardens, Bray

2007    Personality Café, Dublin Fringe Festival, (as artist and curator, with The Volley Ball Club)

2006    Speak My Language, Out of Site, Michelle Browne, curator, Dublin Fringe Festival, Dublin
             Personality Café, Dublin Fringe Festival (as artist and curator, with The Volley Ball Club)

 

Commissions

2008          ‘Film Karaoke‘ commissioned by the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, for Culture Night.

2005-2006 Collaboration with the theatre company Púca Puppets on their show ‘Coraline‘. Designing and making of puppets and sets.

 

Residencies

2007    Exercises in Folkatronica (digital media residency), Visual Artist Ireland, Dublin

2006    Niva, North Karelia, Finland.

2004    The Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry

 

Grants and Awards

2008    Long Term Studio awarded from Backwater Artist Group, Cork
             Travel and Training Award from the Arts Council

2006    Awarded a Project Studio in Temple Bar Galleries and Studios
             Travel and Mobility Award from the Arts Council

2005    Short-listed for the Golden Fleece Award
             Artist-in-School grant from Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Co. Council

 

Collections

AXA Insurance, Private collections in Ireland and France.