Artist, researcher and educator based in Co. Tipperary, Ireland. Professional member of Visual Artists Ireland

 

EDUCATION

Certificate in Art Therapy Process (Expert L9), Crawford College of Art & Design (2018)

MA in Visual Art Practices (MAVIS), IADT, Dun Laoghaire. (2014)

BA Fine Art (1stHons), Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork. (2003)                       


EXHIBITIONS

2016                2016…, group exhibition, Ormond Studios, Ormond Quay, Dublin 1

2014

Periodical Review #3, (selected group show) Pallas Projects/Studios, 115-117 The Coombe, Dublin 8. Selected by Matt Packer, Michele Horrigan, Mark Cullen & Gavin Murphy

2013

A Site of Knowing/Unknowing, (solo), installation, Abhainn Rí Festival, Callan, Co. Kilkenny

2013

A Site of Knowing/Unknowing, (solo), installation, The Lab, Foley St, Dublin 1. (part of the Public Gesture
series of exhibitions)

2013

Concentric, two-person installation with Adrian Duncan, SITEATION, Unit 4, James Joyce St., Dublin 1.

2012

2012

Stasis-Motion, (group) video, The Lab, Dublin, CultureNight.

PostScript, (group) curated by Peggy Sue Amison for There, There Photo Festival, Camden Palace, Cork.

2012

A Space Between, (solo), Open Programme PhotoIreland Festival.

2010

Backwater Twenty-10, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Upcoming 2019          Educator with Tipperary ETB – Photography and Art courses - locations TBC.

Spring 2018                Tutor – Digital Photography and Mindfulness through Drawing Evening classes at South Tipperary Arts Centre,

2015 – 2018                Photography teacher (Adult education-ETB), Castleknock Community College, Carpenterstown Rd, Dublin 15.

2012 – 2018                Senior Team Leader for Events/Tours/Customer Service. Abbey Theatre, Lower Abbey St., Dublin 1

2012 – 2014                Co-founder and Director of SITEATION, artist collective and projects, Dublin.

Aug ‘11 – Jan ‘12         Assistant archivist of the Tomi Ungerer Collection, University College Cork.

July ‘03 – Dec ‘09 Gallery Assistant/Curator at the Fenton Gallery, Cork. 

Assistant Editor and Project Coordinator for major publication Representing Art in Ireland. Involvement in all areas of gallery operation. Including - organization/ curation of exhibitions, sales, dealing with artists, logistics, website maintance, advertising, PR, general administration etc.


AWARDS, PUBLICATIONS, PROJECTS & RESIDENCIES

2018

2017

2015 - 2016

2014

2013

2012

Percent For Arts Scheme advisor for project at Gaelscoil de Hide, Fermoy, Co. Cork (July).

Video Installation consultant/technician for Ain’t I a Woman? exhibition at South Tipperary Arts Centre (March).

Research consultant/advisor on the production, Porcelain, at the Abbey Theatre (February). 

Mindfulness through Drawing, workshops as part of Wellbeing in the workplace scheme, Abbey Theatre, Dublin.

Studio member at Ormond Studios, Ormond Quay, Dublin 1.

Alternate Economies, lecture for Undergrad students at Drawing Project, IADT.

SITEATION occupies Centre for Argument (in collaboration with Bob and Roberta Smith), Kilkenny Arts Festival.

Residency at Workhouse Studios/Fennelly’s, Callan, Co. Kilkenny

‘Digitally Switched Over? - The democratisation of images, the poor image and beyond’, lecture delivered to 4th year BA Fine Art students at IADT.

Selected for Masterclass with Sony World Photography Award recipient, Simon Norfolk.

2010

Awarded South Tipperary County Council ‘s Artist Bursary - Emerging Artist Award.

2010

Included in exhibition publication Backwater Twenty-10.

2009

Project member of Backwater Artists Group, Cork.

2008

Included in major publication Representing Art in Ireland.

2005 – ‘08

Assistant Editor and Project Coordinator for major art publication Representing Art in Ireland.


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Office of Public Works, 

Cork Institute of Technology.