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Education

2019       BA (Hons.) Fine Art (1st Class Honours), GMIT Mayo Campus

2013       BA (Ord.) Degree in Art & Design (Distinction), GMIT Mayo Campus

1990       MSc (Agric.) Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University College Dublin

1994       Higher Diploma in Education, University College Dublin

1982      BA (Mod) Natural Science, Trinity College Dublin

Solo Exhibitions

2021      not yet saved at Ballinglen Gallery, Ballycastle, Co Mayo

2013      Picture Inequality: Challenge to Indifference at Customs House Studios & Gallery, Westport

Selected Group Shows

2021      Mayo Artists Show (curated by Eamonn Maxwell)

2019      Graduate Exhibition BA (Hons) Fine Art at GMIT Castlebar and Custom House Gallery       

2018       RHA 188th Annual Exhibition

               Cairde Visual Art Exhibition, The Model, Sligo

               North West Summer Show, Leitrim Sculpture Centre

               Mayo Day Visual Art Exhibition (curated by Patrick Murphy RHA)

2017       Mayo Artists Show (curated by Catherine Marshall)

2015       Mayo God Help Us at Claremorris Gallery (curated by Catherine Marshall & Patrick Murphy) 

               Off the Wall – exhibition following a summer residency at GMIT Mayo Campus

               Lonely Planet – group exhibition at Luan Gallery, Athlone

2014      Claremorris Open Exhibition (curated by Michelle Cotton)

2012      RHA 182nd Annual Exhibition 

              RDS Student Art Exhibition (RDS) and Travelling Exhibition

Collaborative Group Exhibitions

2016      The State We’re In – 3 person group show at the MART Gallery on unfulfilled aspirations of           the 1916 Proclamation

2015      Off the Wall – 4 person post residency exhibition on mental health at GMIT Mayo Campus

2012       Let it Roll – collaborative art with Western Care service and four GMIT Fine Art students at            the Linenhall Arts Centre, then toured to galleries in Belmullet, Ballina and Westport

Residencies

2021, 2020, 2019, 2017 & 2014                 Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat, Co Kerry

2020                                                           Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co Mayo

2015                                                           Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Co Monaghan

2015                                                            Summer Residency at GMIT Mayo Campus

Awards

2021                                                             Agility Award from The Arts Council

2019                                                             Academic Achievement Award, GMIT, Mayo Campus

2019                                                             Bursary Award Sponsored by Ballinglen Arts Foundation

2014 – 2021                                                  Materials Assistance Award, Mayo County Council

2013                                                              Exhibition Assistance Award, Mayo County Council

Collections

2018                                                               Office of Public Works

2013                                                               Mayo County Council

Publications

The Visual Artists’ News Sheet, March-April 2021, p18