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EXHIBITIONS (Solo & 2 Person)

2009 - 2013 Placement©
2013: Various Venues - London, Antibes (France), Ireland
2012: Various Venues - Lake Tahoe (USA), Antibes (France), London, Ireland
2010: Various Venues - Ireland, Chicago
2009: Various Venues - Prague, Ireland, London, New York & Toronto
2011 Phantom Gallery
Oct 24 - Nov 7: The (former) Garden Centre, Bray
2005 For Elise
Aug 7 - Sept 12: The Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely
(with James Hayes)
2005 Coming of Age: A Selection of Work from the Past 20 Years
June 13 - July 1: County Buildings, Wicklow Town
1999 - 2000 Blessings
July 6 - 26 2000: Cavan County Museum, Ballyjamesduff
September 6 - 18 1999: Signal Arts Centre, Bray
1996 Pastures Green and Dreaming for Dad
November 8 - 30 '96: The Basement Gallery, Dundalk
1995 Hand in Hand
May - August: Klinge Pharma, Killorglin
1994 - 1998 My Tower of Strength
September 11 - October 9 1998: The Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely
February 6 - 25 1997: The Court House, Cavan
July 24 - August 24 1995: Newry & Mourne Arts Centre, Newry
September 26 - October 15 1994: Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford
August 6 - August 31 1994: St. John's Art and Heritage Centre, Listowel
July 11 - July 27 1994: Siamsa Tire Arts Centre, Tralee
1989 Works on Paper
May 12 - 30: Nun's Island Arts Centre, Galway
April 10 -23: Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin


2016 Dublin Art Book Fair (Curated Artist Books)
November 10 – 13: Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
2016 Postcard 1916
August: Galerie la Vielle Poste, Larroque, France
July: The Old Post Office, Clones, Co. Monaghan
2013 ReMade
March 26 – April 4: The TuShanWan Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2013 The Big Egg Hunt
February - April: Chester Beatty Library & CHQ Building, Dublin
2012 Telling Tales
March 16 - April 6: The Irish Centre, Shanghai, China
2009 The Flower Show
August 12 - September 18: The Powerscourt Gallery, Dublin
2006 Glendarragh Ten Years On
August 8 - September 12: The Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
2006 Open College of Arts: Tutor Exhibition
October: OCA Gallery, Barnsley, UK
2005 Wicklow County Council National Open Exhibition
May: County Buildings, Wicklow Town
2004 Mermaid Open Exhibition
January - February: Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
2003/2004 Arrival: A Celebration of New Life
December - January: Waterford Healing Arts Trust, Waterford
2002, 2003, 2004 Wicklow County Council Annual Open Exhibition
December: County Buildings, Wicklow Town
1997 Ireland and Europe: Graffiti Works
September - October: Parnell Square, Dublin
1997 Sculpture in the Lower Yard: Pastures Green
August 17 - 31: Fernhill Gardens, Dublin
1994 An tOireachtas
October 12 - 25: Guinness Hopstore, Dublin
1992 Me& Nine Others
March 30 - April 18: Cedar Ridge Creative Centre, Scarborough, Canada
1991 Me& Nine Others
June: The Orient Building, Toronto, Canada
1990 4 Bray Artists
October 9 - 30: The Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford


2017 For reasons that can go from dramaturgical to technical…
Written response to the impact of the “open call” on artistic practise, as part of artist Johana Blanco’s catalogue presentation for Friday Island! event, Luxembourg
2016 This Matters Now
Responses to art exhibitions/events published in Circa online.
Christopher Mahon’s You Can't Un-See Something at the Lambert Puppet Theatre
October: Jane Locke, Illustrated Walks in the Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
2016 statecraft
February - April: As part of MA ARC collaborative project, I participated in the student research hub residency at IMMA, Dublin. The project was open to the visiting public, and along with others, I gave woodblock printing demonstrations. I also undertook various non-public administrative roles in the overall project.
2016 Object-Memory-Narrative
March: I organised and participated in a film event & panel discussion in response to In the Flesh exhibition by Bridget O’Gorman, The LAB, Dublin
2013 The Big Egg Hunt Dublin
January - March: "Wild Roses" painting on giant egg, hidden in Dublin & auctioned as part of fundraiser for Jack & Jill Foundation
2012 Bray Arts Show
March 5: Artist Talk/Presentation of Work (slide show)
2010 HSE - Artist Panel
2008 HSE - Enniscorthy Community Hospital, Co. Wexford
Per Cent for Art Commission, "Gorse" mosaic
2007 Gaelscoil Bhríde, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Per Cent for Art Commission Shortlist
2001 Umha Aois Aris! Aris!: Experimental Bronze Casting Symposium
August - September: at The Celtic & Prehistoric Museum, Ventry, Co. Kerry
1999 Umha Aois '99: Experimental Bronze Casting Symposium
August: at The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra, Holywood, Co. Down
1997 Umha Aois Aris: Experimental Bronze Casting Symposium
July: at The Ulster History Park, Omagh
1994/95 Art and Industry Placement Programme
Autumn - Spring: residency project co-ordinated by ARTWORKING with the co-operation of CRESP and Klinge Pharma, Killorglin, Co. Kerry
1991 Sex & Locomotives
Summer: art & props work for film by John Martins-Manteiga, 20th Century Ltd., Toronto, Canada
1989 Studio Residency
Spring: The Tyrone Guthrie Centre for the Arts at Annaghmakerrig, Newbliss


EUROPOL, The Hague, The Netherlands
Health Services Executive (HSE) - Enniscorthy Community Hospital, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Health Services Executive (HSE) - Civic Offices, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Microsoft Irish Art Collection, Ireland
Office of Public Works (OPW), Ireland
The Tyrone Guthrie Centre for the Arts at Annaghmakerrig, Newbliss, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
Hayes Lorenzen Lawyers plc, USA
PRIVATE: Ireland, England, Canada, USA, Australia & Belgium


2010 EUROPOL Art Competition Purchase Award
1998 - 2002, 2004 - 2006 Bray Urban District Council (BUDC) Arts Grant
2005 Wicklow County Council Exhibition Award
1998, 2003, 2005 Wicklow County Council Materials Grant
2003 Arts Council of Ireland Travel & Mobility Grant
2000 - 2002 Wicklow County Council Art Bursary


2016 Post Graduate Diploma in the Arts, Art Research & Collaboration (ARC)
Institute of Art Design & Technology (IADT), Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland
1986 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Specialised Honours) Degree, Visual Art
York University, Toronto, Canada
1981 Art Diploma (Post-Secondary Programme)
Central Technical School, Toronto, Canada


1986 - present Visual Artist See other CV pages for details of activities
2004 - 2010 Distance Learning Tutor
Open College of Art, United Kingdom
1997 Artist Workshop Facilitator
Dun Laoghaire Youth Service, Co. Dublin
1991 - 1992 Acting Curator
Sesqui Museum & Board Collection, Toronto Board of Education, Canada
1990 Curatorial Assistant/Display Technician
Toronto Board of Education, Canada
1988 Painting & Drawing Instructor
Cedar Ridge Creative Centre, Scarborough, Canada


2016 Artist & the State International Symposium
IMMA, Dublin
2016 Vizzards & Collicks Seminar
The National Library, Dublin
2016 Art/Memory/Place: Wounded Cities Lecture
IMMA, Dublin
2016 Art/Memory/Place Research Seminar
IMMA, Dublin
2016 Shot at Dawn: A Psychoanalytic Response Lecture
IMMA, Dublin
2016 Check Up, Check In: Arts & Health Symposium
The LAB, Dublin
2015 The Creative Museum: Extending Participation through Collaboration Seminar
Irish Museums Association (IMA)

Queen's University, Belfast
2015 The Infrastructural Turn Lecture
IMMA, Dublin
2004 Curating Now Internationational Symposium
IMMA, Dublin
2000 Public Art: Making it Work (featuring Christo & Jeanne Claude)
RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
1997 EV+A Colloquies
City Art Gallery, Limerick
1996 - 1997 Various Multimedia Seminars & Workshops
Arthouse, Dublin
1995 Random Access Performance Art Workshop (with Jon Adie)
The Art Centre, Galway
1994 Artists in Rural Ireland Seminar (Artists Association of Ireland)
Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry
1986 - 1988 Ceramics, Independent Studio Evenings
Central Technical School, Toronto, Canada


2017 For reasons that can go from dramaturgical to technical…
Written response to the impact of the “open call” on artistic practise, as part of artist Johana Blanco’s catalogue presentation for Friday Island! event, Luxembourg
1996 - 2016 Critical Writing in CIRCA & Circa Online
November 2016: This Matters Now - Christopher Mahon’s You Can't Un-See Something at the Lambert Puppet Theatre
October 2016: This Matters Now - Jane Locke, Illustrated Walks in the Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
Issue 110 (Winter '04): Reiltin Murphy at Signal Arts Centre
Issue 103 (Spring '03): Chris Cunningham at Guinness 5th Gallery
Issue 82 (Winter '97): Temple Bar Street Art
Issue 80 (Summer '97): 14, 000 Pieces+: Dympna Molloy at Linenhall Arts Centre
Issue 77 (Autumn ''96): In Retrospect: Caroline McCarthy at The Basement Gallery
Issue 75 (Spring '96): Art, Are You Mad?: A Woman's Place 2 (video)
2016 Jane Locke: A Fascinating Tour of the Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
Commissioned response to artistic tour of the botanical gardens in Dublin.
1988 - 2015 Poetry published in journals/magazines in Ireland and Canada (including Cyphers, New Irish Writing, Honest Ulsterman, Canadian Author & Bookman, The Salmon, & CanadianWomanStudies/Les Cahiers de la Femme)
1994 - 1997 Critical Writing & Commentary in The Bulletin (Artists Association of Ireland)
Dec '97/Jan '98: EV+A Colloquies
June/July '97: Film & Interactivity: Grahame Weinbren Seminar
Dec '96/Jan '97: A Life in the Day of...
Oct/Nov '96: Kilkenny Arts Week
Aug/Sept '96: NCAD Degree Show at the RHA Gallagher Gallery
June/July '96: A Day at EV+A in Limerick
April/May '96: By the By
Feb/March '94: Some Artist Collectives in Toronto
1996 Critical Writing& Commentary in The Newsletter (Sculptors Society of Ireland)
Nov/Dec '96: If Anyone Asks: Brigid Corcoran & Ronnie Fitzgerald at the South Tipperary Arts Centre

Jan/Feb '96: Performance Art Workshop in Galway


Jan. 29 2013 North Wicklow Times, The Big Egg Hunt Dublin, photo
April 2012 The Bray Arts Journal, "Review of Arts Evening 5th March", by Shane Harrison; + front cover image
Autumn 2009 The Property Professional, "The Powerscourt Gallery in the Centre of Dublin", by Sara Donaldson
June 2008 1142: History & Growth of the N. Oakes-Grant Wood-Dr. Pauline Moore-James P. Hayes House, by Richard Allen King, Cedar Graphics, Iowa
Nov. 2006 Iowa City Press-Citizen: Room, Enduring Elegance, by Kathy Weiss, photos by Reggie Morrow
Dec. 11, 2000 The Irish Times, Arts: Best Wishes, by Rosita Boland
1998 Select: Furniture & Interiors of Ireland, Streets of Gold
Sept. 9, 1998 East Coast Radio, State of the Arts, Interview with Catríona Ní Laighín
Jan. 1998 Ireland & Europe: Int'l Visual Arts Event [catalogue], Essay by Fintan O'Toole
Sept. 17, 1997 The Irish Times, The Gallery Outdoors, by Luke Clancy
Sept. 4, 1997 The Irish Times, It's Art, Of Course, by Victoria White
Feb. 3, 1997 The Irish Times, Multimedia Arts Event for Dublin, by Luke Clancy
Spring 1997 Circa (79), Lorraine Whelan at the Basement Gallery, Dundalk, by Vona Groarke
Mar. 12, 1995 RTE Cursai Ealaine, Art & Industry Placement Programme
Feb. 24, 1995 Radio Kerry, Talkback, interview with Fiona McCarthy RE: Art & Industry
Dec. 9, 1994 The Kerryman, New Scheme to Put Art in the Workplace, by Cathy O'Halloran
Sept. 29, 1994 East Coast Radio, Interview with Declan Meehan RE: My Tower of Strength


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