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
2017 Work Songs, In Context 4, Public Art Project Commissioned by South Dublin County Council
2016 Wisdom Tales, Lexicon Studio, DLR Festival of Inclusion
Story Nap, Lexicon Studio, Culture Night
Tales on Wheels, 5 Lamps Art Festival, Dublin
2014 Musical Table, 5 Lamps Festival, Connolly House, Dublin
2013 The Garden Menagerie, (with Nina Tanis), Cafes Carte Blanche, Clonmel Junction Festival
2012 Singing Medicine, 5 Lamps Festival, Connolly House, Dublin
Astrology of the 5 Lamps, 5 Lamps Festival, Connolly House, Dublin
2011 A Georgian Lift, Phizzfest, Dublin
StoryHouse (co/curated with Nina Tanis), Cafes Carte Blanche, Clonmel Junction Festival
Don‘t move, you‘re in the picture! 5 Lamps Festival, Connolly House, Dublin
Story Nap, 5 Lamps Festival, Connolly House, Dublin
Madam, directed by Eleonore Nicolas, Dublin Fringe Festival and Clonmel Junction Festival
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)
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.
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.
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.
2017 Work Songs, Public Art Commission for In Context 4, with South Dublin County Council
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
2016 Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Arts Office Storyteller-in-Residence
2014 Awarded a Residency in the Tyrone Guthrie Centre
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
2017 Art Access Grant from Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council for Telling Tales,
an intergenerational storytelling project in Ballyogan.
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
AXA Insurance, Private collections in Ireland and France