Artist’s CV

Education:

2011 – 2013 Royal College of Art, London – MA Printmaking

2007 – 2008 University of Ulster & Business 2 Art – Advanced Certificate in Management Practice for the Arts

2006 – 2007 Crawford College of Art & Design – Awarded Post-graduate Research year in ceramics & Print

2005 – 2006 Crawford College of Art & Design – BA Hons Fine Art

2002 – 2005 Crawford College of Art & Design – BA Fine Art

2001 – 2002 Colaiste Stiofain Naofa, Tramore Rd. Cork. – NCVEA Art, Craft & Design, Level 2 (HETAC Level 5)

 Employment:

2012 – Present Print Studio Technician at London Print Studio.

2007 – 2011 Part-time Print Coordinator & Print Technician at Black Church Print Studio

 Selected Solo and group exhibitions:

2012

21, Wandersford Quay Gallery, Cork, Ireland

RCA Work in Progress, Dyson Gallery, Battersea, London

I Took The Lift To The 6th Floor, Cafe Gallery, Bermonsdey, London

2011

RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London

Munsterland Festival Part 6, Invited artist to Munsterland Festival pArt 6 by The Print Associtation, Kloster-Bentlage, Rheine, Germany

Columbian Print Exchange, Dublin & Taller La Estampa, Columbia

Draw The Line, Monster Truck Gallery. Exhibition curated by Ruth Pelzer Montada

Dublin to LA Part II, Wells Fargo Bank Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2010

Dublin to LA Part I, The Saddleback College Art Gallery, LA

Impressions 2010, Galway Arts Centre, Galway.

RWA – 158 Autumn Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.

RUA Annual Exhibition 2010, Ulster Museum, Belfast.

Original Print, Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin 14.

RHA 180th Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2.

Memento, Solo exhibition, Airfield House, Dundrum, Dublin.

Black & White, Black Church Print Studio Gallery, Dublin

Footprint, 2nd Biennial international printmaking exhibition, Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Connecticut, USA – Selected by Ann Coffin, founder and directer of International Print Centre, New York.

2009

The Secret Garden, Mill Street Gallery & Studios, Dublin.

Waterfront ’09, Waterfront Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo.

Box id – Round II, Black Church Print Studio Group Exhibition,

Open Submission Exhibition, Original Print Gallery, Temple Bar, Dublin.

Rua Red Open Submission, South Dubln City Arts Centre, Tallaght.

7th International Miniprint Exhibition, Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Connecticut, USA – Selected by Lisa Hodermarsky,

The Sutphin Family, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Yale University Art Gallery and Craig Zammiello, Master Intaglio Printer, Two Palms Press, New York

Limerick Printmakers Open Submission, Limerick Printmakers Gallery.

Symmetry, Original Print Gallery, Temple Bar, Dublin. (Open submission exhibition)

2008

Inhabit, Draiocht Arts Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin. Selected members of Black Church Print Studio)

Footprint, 1st Biennial International Printmaking Exhibition,

Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Connecticut, USA – Seleceted by Kristin Heming of Pace Prints NY and Jim Kempner of Jim Kempner Fine Art, NY.

2007 Margin, Group Exhibition, OPW, Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Home, BT2, Grafton Street. Group show in aid of Focus Ireland.

Manifestations, Group show with selected graduates of CCAD,

James Barry Exhibition Centre, CIT, Cork.

Solo Exhibition, Courtyard Gallery, Midleton, Cork.

2006 Impressions 06, Open Submission Exhibition,

Galway Arts Centre, Galway.

Christmas Showcase, Cork Printmakers, Cork.

Group Show, Lavitt Gallery, Cork.

Group Show, Unitarian Church, Princes St. Cork.

National Crafts Exhibition, RDS, Dublin.

Student Art Awards, RDS, Dublin.

Material Memories, Group Show, Courtyard Gallery, Cork.

Light Box, Group Show, Tom Barry’s, Cork

Hung Well, Degree Show, CCAD.

2005 Solo Show, Courtyard Gallery, Cork.

Interference, Granary Theatre, Cork.

Printplus, Group Show, Schull, West Cork Arts Festival.

2004 Camouflage, Solo Show, Head of the River, Popes Quay, Cork.

Curated Projects:

2010 [REC]. Four-day video-artist screening at Black Church Print Studio Gallery.

Black & White, Taking inspiration form the Schwarz Weise Austellung the exhibtion explored the markmaking and aesthetic peculiar to graphic expression. Black Church Print Studio Gallery

Residencies:

2012 Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow and Moscow Contemporary Art Biennale: Critical contemporary theory residency. (On eof 3 students selected from the RCA to attend)

2011 Invited artist to represent Ireland at the Munsterland Festival part 6, 2011 in Munster, Germany. Invitation by Knut Willich, Chairperson of the Print Association, Kloster-Bentlage, Rheine, Germany.

2009 International Artist-in-Residence at the Frans Masereel Centre, Kasterlee, Belgium.

Awards & Bursaries:

2012 Arts Council Travel & Training Award

2012 20/21 British Art Fair Award

2011 Arts Council Travel & Training Award

2011 Culture Ireland Award

2010 Honorable Mention at the 2nd International Biennial Print Exhibition

at Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Connecticut, USA

2009 Arts Council Travel & Training Award

2006/2007 Cork Printmakers Annual Bursary

2006/2007 Post-graduate Research Year in Ceramics

2006 Tyndall Institute Printmaker’s Purchase Prize

Commissions:

2009 Department of Foreign Affairs – Commsion for the Irish Ambassador to the EU.

2007 Midleton Concert Band, 50 years of service anniversary.

Midleton Concert Band, Midleton, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Collections:

Cork Institute of Technology

Universtity College Cork

Tyndall Institute

Department of Foreign Affairs – Permanent residence of Irish Ambassador to EU.

Proscon Ltd.

McCarthy & McGrath Auctioneers Ltd.

Reviews/Interviews:

2011 Paper Visual Art Journal, Kitty Rogers review of Trasference, Monster Truck Gallery & Broadstone Studios Gallery

2009 Circa Magazine, Spring edition. Jane Humphries review of Black

Church Selected show, Inhabit at Draiocht Arts Centre, Dublin.

Conferences:

2009 Representative for the Black Church Print Studio at the 1st International Printmaking Symposium, Kloster-Bentlage, Germany.

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