Born in Dublin, Ireland, 1973.

Education

  • 1992-1996 First Class Honours, Degree in Visual Communications, DIT Mountjoy Square, Dublin
  • 1991-1992 Distinction, Certificate in Art and Design, Sallynoggin College of Further Education, Dublin

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2108 Edinburgh Arts Festival
  • 2016 We are hurtling into the future, Galway Arts Centre
  • 2015 Wunderkammer, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow
  • 2013 Dig, undig, redig, RHA, Atrium Gallery, Dublin
  • 2012 Sing yourself to where the singing comes from, The Drawing Project, Co. Dublin
  • 2006 This speaking place, Stone Gallery, Dublin
  • 2005 New Work, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 2005 This speaking place, Courthouse Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow
  • 2003 In and out of a familiar world, Linenhall Arts Centre, Co. Mayo
  • 2003 The shape of a moment, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
  • 2002 To the silence, to the sea, South Tipperary Arts Centre, Co. Tipperary

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2016 Outpost Studios, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow
  • 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2003 RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin
  • 2015 Claremorris Open Exhibition, selected by Brian Cass, Curator of Trinity Creative, TCD, Dublin
  • 2014 Hexagon, six person show with Conall Carey, Dominic Fee; Fiona Kelly, Aoife Flynn and Laura Kelly, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow
  • 2014 Eigse Carlow Arts Festival Open Submission, Carlow
  • 2014, 2013 Boyle Arts Festival, Main Visual Arts Exhibition, curated by Patrick Murphy, Director, RHA, Dublin, Co. Roscommon
  • 2014 Mermaid Open Exhibition, Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre, selected by Patrick Murphy, Director, RHA Gallery, Dublin
  • 2011 Pencil to the Plough, Cross Gallery, Dublin
  • 2009 Glendarragh, 10 years on, Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre
  • 2008 Good on paper, Stone Gallery, Dublin
  • 2008 Mermaid Greenstar Open Exhibition, selected by Cliodhna Shaffrey, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow
  • 2007 Mermaid Greenstar Open Exhibition, selected by Amanda Ralph, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow
  • 2006 Elsewhere, two person show with Jean Clyne, Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford
  • 2006 Contemporary Art from Ireland, European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2004 Continuity, Waterford Treasures Museum, Waterford
  • 2003 Metamorphosis in White, Gallerie HD Nick, Aubais, France
  • 2002 Shortlisted Entries for First National Solo Exhibition Award, three person show with Sinead Fox and Niall Martin, Sligo Art Gallery
  • 2002 Les Quatre Saisons de l’Art, Gallerie HD Nick, Aubais, France
  • 2002 Works on Paper, three person show with Gerard Cox and Jane Proctor, Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin.
  • 2001 Iontas, Sligo, Belfast, Cork

Residencies and Awards

  • 2016 Visual Artists Workspace Scheme 2017 with Outpost Studios
  • 2016 Artist in Residence, Brigham Young University, Utah
  • 2016 Wicklow County Council Artists Support Award
  • 2016, 2015 Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship, Co. Mayo
  • 2015 Wicklow County Council Arts Organization Award with Outpost Studios
  • 2014 Hexagon, a collaborative residential printmaking project in Cork Printmakers (with 3 Cork Printmakers, Conal Carey, Dominic Fee and Fiona Kelly and 3 Wicklow Artists, Aoife Flynn, Laura Kelly and Joanna Kidney)
  • 2014-2105 The LFTT Library at The Guesthouse, Cork with The Tellurometer Project (Helen G. Blake, Joanne Boyle, Raine Hozier Byrne, Rachel Fallon, Laura Kelly, Joanna Kidney and Susan Montgomery)
  • 2014, 2004, 2003 The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Co. Monaghan
  • 2013 Wicklow County Council New Artists’ Support Scheme Bursary
  • 2013, 2012, 2010, 2003, 2002 The Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry
  • 2013 Mermaid Open Exhibition, Runner-up award, selected by Patrick T. Murphy, Director, RHA Gallery, Dublin
  • 2012 RHA Studio Award, Dublin
  • 2012 Wicklow County Council Arts Group Bursary with The Tellurometer Project Collective
  • 2011 Artlinks Bursary
  • 2011 Member of Dublin City Council Artists Panel
  • 2011 Artlinks Artists and Practice Mentoring Programme led by Curator Cliodhna Shaffrey
  • 2006 The Heinrich Boll Cottage, Achill Island, Co. Mayo
  • 2003 Wicklow County Council Tyrone Guthrie Centre Bursary
  • 2002 Shortlisted for National First Solo Exhibition Award, Sligo Art Gallery
  • 1999 DIT Award of Excellence 1994-1998

Collections

  • AIB; Central Bank, Dublin; Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland; Fleschmann Hilliard PR; O’Connor Sutton Cronin Engineering; OPW, University College, Dublin

Collaborative Projects

  • 2016- to date Drawing project with visual artist Michael Geddis. This project explores concepts, forms and patterns of science. It is an investigation of the methodologies of drawings, in particular the relationship between intuition and memory within the process of drawing.
  • 2015-2016 Skimming Stones, a collaborative project with Dancer/Choreographer Liadain Herriott exploring the relationship between drawing and movement, to date culminating in the production of Skimming Stones Video.
  • 2014 Co-founder of Outpost Studios, Bray, Co. Wicklow
  • 2014 Hexagon, a residential collaborative printmaking project in Cork Printmakers (see Residencies and Awards for details)
  • 2011-to date The Tellurometer Project, an ongoing artists collective (Helen G. Blake, Joanne Boyle, Raine Hozier Byrne, Rachel Fallon, Laura Kelly, Joanna Kidney and Susan Montgomery)