2017

7 Day Encaustic Painting Course at Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mayo 22-30 April. http://www.ballinglenworkshops.com/joanna-kidney.html

The Irish Times Review of  We are hurtling into the future, 7th March 2017

We are hurtling into the future Catalogue Launch, 14th January.

2016

We are hurtling into the future, Solo Exhibtion, Galway Arts Centre, 8 December- 14 January 2017.

Received Visual Artist Workspace Scheme 2017 with Outpost Studios.

Visiting Artist, Snow College and University of Utah, USA, 22 September-1 October.

Artist in Residence, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA, 14-28 September

Outpost Studios Group Exhibition, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow, 27 May-9 July.

Encaustic Painting Weekend Workshop, RHA, Dublin, 16-17 April

Received Wicklow County Council Artists Support Scheme Award for the Production of Skimming Stones, a collaborative Video with Dancer and Choreographer Liadain HErriott, April.

Plot VI, Encaustic Painting, featured at 186th RHA Annual Exhibtion, RHA, Dublin, 22 March-11 June

6 week Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship, Co. Mayo, 18 January-29 February.

2015

Wunderkammer, Solo Show in Mermaid Arts Centre, opened by Patrick Murphy, Director RHA, Dublin and text accompanying publication by Cliodhna Shaffrey, Director, Temple Bar Galleries and Studios, Dublin, 5 June-18 July.

Plot I, Encaustic Painting, featured at 185th RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin, 26 May-9 August.

6 week Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship, Co. Mayo, 11 February-25 March.

Received Wicklow County Council Arts Organization Bursary with Outpost Studios.

2014

Founding Member of Outpost Studios, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Hexagon, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow, a 6 person show (with Conall Carey, Dominic Fee, Aoife Flynn, Fiona Kelly and Laura Kelly), 28 Nov 2014-24 Jan 2015 .

Boyle Arts Festival, Main Visual Art Exhibition, Co Roscommon, curated by Patrick Murphy, Director RHA, Dublin, 24 July-2 August 2014.

Hexagon, a 2 week residential printmaking project in Cork Printmakers with 3 Cork printmakers (Conall Carey, Dominic Fee and Fiona Kelly) and 3 Wicklow artists (Aoife Flynn, Laura Kelly and Joanna Kidney).

Residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Co. Monaghan.

Residency at the LFTT Library, The Guesthouse, Cork with The Tellurometer Project (Helen G. Blake, Joanne Boyle, Raine Hozier Byrne, Rachel Fallon, Laura Kelly, Joanna Kidney and Susan Montgomery), intermittently between June 2014-June 2015.

Ordered Complexities 1, monotype on paper, featured at 184th RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin, 27 May-9 August.

 

2013

Dig, undig, redig, RHA Atrium gallery, Dublin, 4Sept- 20 Dec 2013.

Working in Temple Bar Galleries and Studios.

Boyle Arts Festival, Main Visual Art Exhibition, selected by Patrick Murphy, Director RHA, Dublin. 25 July-3 August 2013.

Thread Drawing 3, featured at 183rd RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin.

Runner-up award, Mermaid Open Exhibition, selected by Patrick Murphy, Director RHA, Dublin, Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre.

Mermaid Open Exhibition, selected by Patrick Murphy, Director RHA, Dublin, Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre. 18 April-13 June 2013.

Received Wicklow County Council New Artists’ Support Scheme Bursary.

2012

Sing yourself to where the singing comes from, Solo exhibition, The Drawing Project, Co. Dublin. 24 October-5 November.

Selected as a featured artist for The Drawing Suite.

RHA Studio Award, Dublin.

Ballinskelligs Drawing 3 and Untitled, felt sculpture, both featured at the 182nd RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin, 28 May-18 August.

Received Wicklow County Council Arts Group Bursary with The Tellurometer Project (Helen G. Blake, Joanne Boyle, Raine Hozier Byrne, Rachel Fallon, Laura Kelly, Joanna Kidney and Susan Montgomery).

2011

Received Artlinks Bursary.

181st RHA annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin, 25 May- 30 July.

Member of Dublin City Council Artists Panel.

Artlinks selected Mentoring Programme led by Cliodhna Shaffrey.

Pencil to the Plough, Group Show, Cross Gallery, Dublin, 10 March- 2 April.