Biography

 

Biography


1989    Postgraduate Scholarship, Kunstenacademie, Rotterdam, Netherlands.


1983    MA Fine Art, University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland.


1982    National Diploma in Fine Art, Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork, Ireland.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010    The Guesthouse, Cork, Ireland


2009    The Steps, University of Limerick Sports Arena, Limerick.


2007    100 Paces, National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks, Dublin.


2007    John Erickson Museum of Art, Florida (sites variable), USA.


2005    C.A.P. House, Kobe, Japan.


2001    A Year With Road Kill, Kulturhaus Peter Edel, Berlin, Germany.


1999    HOST, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibereen, West Cork, Ireland.


1996    Litvorni Salon Celje, Celje, Slovenia.


1994    Tales of Domestic Madness, ‘Fremdenhasse’, Galerie + Edition, Caoc, Berlin, Germany.

1992    Instituto Nacional De Bellas Artes, Sala de Arte Publico Siqueiros, Mexico


Selected Group Shows


2009    IGVFest 2009 (International Guerrilla Video Festival) Dublin, Ireland


2009    Beursschouwburg Arts and Culture Center, Brussels, Belgium


2008    PACKED, Duncan Gallery of Art, Stenton University,Florida, USA


2008    MERGE VISUAL, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, Georgia, USA


2007    Deitch Projects Art Parade, ( A John Erickson Museum of Art Project) , New York, USA.


2007    ‘War & Peace’; Site 07, Visual Arts Festival, Gloustershire, Watershed, Bristol, Bath Film Festival, the Big Green Gathering, Somerset, UK.


2006    ‘Bend it like Beckett’, CD project, Cork, Ireland


2007    ‘Art from the Rucksack 3’, CAP House International, Kobe, Japan


2007    Cead in China Exhibition, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing, China


2006    ‘Sense in Place’ Site- ations International, Europe 2005-06 Reykjavik, Iceland


2006     ‘Old City New Music’, Contemporary Music Centre, Dublin, Ireland


2005     ‘Eist’, Exhibition of Sound Art, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland


2004     ‘Art From the Rucksack 2’, Ireland/Florida Artists Exchange Exhibition, Gainesville ,Florida, USA


2004     ‘Ground Up’, Clare County Council temporary Public Art projects, Clare, Ireland.


2003     ‘Europe Exists’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece


2003    ‘Dearcadh’, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin, Ireland


2003    ‘6x6’ for Ireland, 144 Gallery, Hangzhou, China


2002    Crawford Open, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork, Ireland


2001    ‘Focus on Drawing’, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland


2000    Paraxo 2000, Biennale of Contemporary Art, Andora, Italy


2000    EV+A 2000 (Curator - Rosa Martinez), Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland


1999    ‘Art From the Rucksack’, Ireland/Slovenia Artists Exchange Exhibition, Litvorni Salon, Celje, Slovenia


1999    ‘Art FLIGHT’, Horsehead International Projects, Belfast, Northern Ireland


1999    EV+A 1999 (Selector - Jeanne Greenberg), Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland


1997    Aviation Artwork for ‘Ireland and Europe’, Sculptors Society of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Selected Awards


2008    Daghdha Dance Company Choreography Micro Bursary


2007    Culture Ireland Grant to Japan


2005    Department of Foreign Affairs/British Council Grant to Japan


2005    Arts Council Travel & Mobility Award to Iceland


2004    Department of Foreign Affairs Grant to Florida


2001    Arts Council Project Funding for ‘Coisir an Tsionann’


2000    Department of Foreign Affairs Grant to Italy


2000    Arts Council of Ireland, Interdisciplinary Collaboration Award


1998    Department of Foreign Affairs & Limerick County Council Grant to Poland


1996    Department of Foreign Affairs & Limerick County Council Grant to Slovenia



Selected Softday Science/Art Multimedia Collaborations


2010    Lovely Weather Artists Residencies - Ireland, Co. Donegal, Ireland


2009    Zeppelin 2009 Sounds of Power / Listening of Fear, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona


2009    ‘Nobody leaves tilll the Daphnia Sings’, INFECTIOUS Exhibition, Science Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland


2008    MERGE VISUAL, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, Georgia, USA


2008    DEAF 08, Dublin Electronic Arts Festival, Dublin, Ireland


2004/5    TXTULTR, Interactive Public Art Commission with Lyric FM, Limerick


2003    Common Ground – with Michael O’Suilleabhain, ‘SIONNA’ European Festival of World Music, Limerick


2002    Coisir an Tsionann- Ardnacrusha Power Station, Co.Clare, Live Webcast Performance.


2000    ‘Bliain le Báisteach – A Year of Rain’, Irish Pavilion, World Expo 2000, Hannover, Germany



Selected Exhibitions with STEM

Performance Art Group


2002    Crawford Open 3, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland


2001    INTERMEDIA 2001, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland


2000    Infusion/Fix 2000 - National Review of Live Art, Belltable Arts Centre Limerick & Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland


1999    Castle of Imagination, Bitow, Poland


1997    Galerie SKUC, Ljublianga, Slovenia


Selected Solo Commissions


2008/9    University of Limerick Arts Office, Limerick, Ireland


2007    Office of Public Works, National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks, Dublin, Ireland


2006    Contemporary Music Centre/Temple Bar Properties, Dublin, Ireland


2004    Clare County Council


2000    Office of Public Works, Mountjoy Women's Prison, Dublin, Ireland



Current Employment


Director National Sculpture Factory, Cork 2008-and Wired FM Board Member, Limerick 2009-


Lecturer, Sculpture & Combined Media Department, Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick