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

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 Custom House Gallery, Westport

Selected Group Shows

2023 RHA 193rd  Annual Exhibition

Rua Red Spring Open ‘Displacement and Belonging – Home

2022 Cairde Visual, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

Between the Sights of the Sun, Birr (curated by Maeve Mulrennan)

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 C Marshall & P Murphy) 

               Off the Wall – exhibition following a summer residency at ATU

               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, marking 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


2023 – 2019, 2017 & 2014       Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat, Co Kerry

2022, 2015                                 Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Co Monaghan

2020                                           Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co Mayo

2015                                           Summer Residency at GMIT Mayo Campus


2022 Visual Arts Bursary Award- The Arts Council

2021          Agility Award -The Arts Council

2019                                  Academic Achievement Award – GMIT, Mayo Campus (ATU)

2019                                  Bursary Award – Sponsored by Ballinglen Arts Foundation

2014 – 2021                     Materials Assistance Award – Mayo County Council

2013                                   Exhibition Assistance Award – Mayo County Council


2018        Office of Public Works

2013       Mayo County Council


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