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DECEMBER: Irish Arts Review feature, Winter edition

‘Spaces in between’ essay by Margarita Cappock, featuring The Swinging Pendulum Solo Exhibition, The LAB Gallery, Dublin. 18 November- 17 December




NOVEMBER- JANUARY 2023: In and of itself- Abstraction in the age of images

Group Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, 18 November- 29 January 2023


NOVEMBER: Dublin Art Book Fair 2022

mergeemerge Publication included in ‘A Caring Matter’ Dublin Art Book Fair, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin,

24 November- 4 December




NOVEMBER- DECEMBER: The Swinging Pendulum

Solo Exhibition, The LAB Gallery, Dublin. 18 November- 17 December

The Swinging Pendulum Publication features ‘An inherent Dualism’ essay by Joanne Laws. Publication launch December 8th with a conversation with Joanne Laws and Joanna Kidney




AUGUST- SEPTEMBER: Inherit, Place|Lab Collective Group Exhibition

The Ballinglen Gallery, Co. Mayo. 29 August- 27 September

Accompanying Exhibition Publication includes ‘I Am the Sun and the Heir’, a commissioned essay by Christopher Lynn. The exhibition was selected by Nuala Clarke and Joanna Kidney from a submission of works by Place|Lab artists. Touring to Contemporary Art Space Chester [CASC] UK in November 2022 and to Springville Museum, Utah, USA in 2023.



JUNE: The 15th International Encaustic Conference, Cape Cod, MA, USA

The Light Touch- working with improvisation, play and chance, 2 Day Online Encaustic Painting Workshop,  8-9 June



MAY: mergeemerge Book Launch and Artists Talk with Brian Fay, Michael Geddis and Joanna Kidney

At Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow. The book archives the collaborative project and includes a commissioned  text by Dr. Doris Rohr and correspondence with Brian Fay.




MAY-JUNE: mergeemerge Exhibition

a collaborative drawing project with Michael Geddis, Mermaid Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow

7 May-25 June




APRIL: Abstract, Expand and Excavate, 7 Day Encaustic Painting Workshop

Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mayo, Ireland, 7-15 April