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Education

Graduated from Limerick School Of Art and Design with Level 8 Honors Degree in Fine Art /Sculpture in 1989

Work

Tutor  – MA in Art and Design Education, LSAD

Exhibitions

2014 – The Outriders Artists and friends & Liquid calendar of 2014 & 2015 – Irish curator.

2013 - I.F.O.N.L.Y (International Festival of a Necessarily Lonely You) video projection.

2013 – Call It What You Will (2013). Faber Studios, Limerick, as part of the PhotoIreland festival, July.

2013 – The Future Is Domestic – Curator with Maria Kerin of A shared experimental exploration of art making in a small rural community, Ennistymon, Co. Clare, supported by the EU Local Partnership Scheme for transnational cultural co-operation and The Arts Council, May.

2013 – Janurary – Solo Show by invitation from  Liquid/Vederlik, Gallery  Metropol , Tallin, Estonia. Solo Show by invitation from Kaleidescope at Tartu Centre for Creative Industries, Tartu Estonia.  Artists Residency Trükimuuseum – The Printing Museum, Tartu.

2012 Horizon Sprawl. Photowork, Group members show at  Ormston House, Limerick City, curated by Stéphanie Bertrand.

2012 The Cutting Out – Multi Media Installation – at the Town Hall Pavillion, Lisdoonvarna, as part of “Outrider Artists” at the Merriman Summer School, curated by Clare artist Maria Kerin.

2012 Camera Obscura – Multi Media Installation – Call It what you Will. Group show/event, Ballyferiter, Co. Kerry. callitwhatyouwillthen

2012 Coinín Fur Solus – Sculpture. Extinct Like Us, Ormston House, Limerick City, Curated by Steve Maher.

2011 WORTHVideo/sound installation at the Social Welfare Office Ennistymon.

2011 SALT – Digital Print for Multimedia exhibition of Irish art in Tallinn, Estonia.

2010 Endless Return – Video Installation , Cork Unitarian Church.

2010 Looking For Richard Burton 1 / 11 – Drawings and Sandblasted TV and Video Installation- Kerry Bike Festival- Siamsa Tire Gallery, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

2008 The Good Mother / Is Mise Ireland – Exhibition of Irish Poster Art, 411 Galleries, China.

2008 Spoilt Broth a GUAC initiative – participating artist.

2006 Sister / Seconds : The Imperfect Artwork, Photo-etching and printed mixed media installation, invited artist, Wexford Arts Centre.

2006 It being On the 23rd of June….. / 5 min outdoor video projection created for Ennistymon Family Festival.

2006 Shoes To Collect the cheque in / An Bhoireann Ouest, Sculpture/Photos Installation. Galerie Pomie, France,

2005 Blackthorn / Drawing / print installation, The Golden Phoenix Chinese Takeaway, Ennistymon.

2005 Singing Shoes / Sculpture installation. Twomey Walshs’ Shopfront Ennistymon.

2005 Hidden Depths – Ennistymon, Co. Clare, Administrator and Exhibitor.

2005/07 Trading Space – Ennistymon, Administrator and Exhibitor.

2005 Betting Office / SHOWCASE 6 x 6, 6 Digital Prints – 411 Galleries China.

2003 Ground Up / Rural Art Project commissioned by Clare Co. Council as invited participant.

2000 City Well / 4 minute video piece selected for Darklight Digital Film Festival, Temple Bar, Dublin.

1999 Tuva Tents Seen From The Sky – Two Person Recent Graduates Show Beltable Arts Centre, Limerick City.

Commissioned Work

2009 Strange the rooms we’ve all lived in / Solo multimedia exhibition at The Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, and various site specific venues in Co. Clare, commissioned by Clare Co. Arts Office.

2002/03 In The Footsteps of Augustine Henry with The Glasnevin Central China Expedition / Documentary commissioned by RTE, co-produced and directed.

2001 Glass Ribbons / 3m x 2m stained glass window, commissioned by Ennis U.D.C for Ennis County Museum.

1999 Woman Milking a Cow / Carved Limestone 5ft x 7ft x 3ft, Commissioned By Ruan Tidy Towns.

1998 Contentment Is Wealth / Carved Limestone 5ft x 3ft x 3ft Commissioned By Clare County Council.

1997 Dreamboat / Carved Limestone 4ft x 2f.5 ft x 2.5 ft, Commissioned By Clare County Council.

Related Events

2009 Strange the rooms we’ve all lived in / Outdoor Public Screening of I Was Happy Here and Archive Exhibition at Egans Pub Liscannor Co. Clare.

2006/05
Fiona’s Outdoor Cinema / Ennistymon Family Festival 06 and 05. Run over four nights showing shorts, features, documentary, animation and video art.

1999/06 Weekly Film Club in Lahinch Co. Clare

Awards/ Grants

2012 Arts Council Visual Arts Bursary Award

2010 South Tipperary County Council Artist Bursary Award

2009 Clare County Council Arts Act Grant (Strange The Rooms)

2008 Clare County Council Arts Act Grant (Strange The Rooms)

2007 Clare County Council Arts Act Grant (Strange The Rooms).

2007 Arts Council Small Festivals Grant / Administrator Ennistymon Family Festival.

2007 Clare County Council Arts Act Grant.

2005 Clare County Council Arts Act Grant.

2001 Leader Capital Grant Towards Materials/ Studio Buildings.

1998 Clare County Enterprise Board / Establish Ennistymon Sculpture Works.

Relevant Skills/Training/Experience

2010/Currently
Part time Tutor – MA in  Art and Design Education LSAD.

2012 DIY Media Hacking /VAI

2006 Photo Etching / Monoprint Workshops /Limerick Printmakers.

2004 Photoshop /Web Design Courses / Clare County Arts Office.

2002 Advanced DV course/ Filmbase.

2000 Short Film – Making course / DIAT.

1989/2000 Sculpture Tutor / Fas Project, Ennis Co. Clare.

Publications/Reviews

2010 Strange the rooms we’ve all lived in Reviewd by Michaële Cutaya

http://www.recirca.com/cgi-bin/mysql/show_item.cgi?post_id=5173&type=reviews&ps=publish

2009 Strange the rooms we’ve all lived in 48 page colour publication

2007 Ground Up Publication – Contributing Artist.

2007 The Good Mother Is Mise Ireland – Publication, 411 Galleries, China.

Artists Groups

2006 Member of Ground Up Artists’ Collective
2010 Founder Member of artists group Outrider Artists
1090/2010 SSI/VAI

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