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EDUCATION

MA (Research) – Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork. 2008  

BA (Hon’s) 3D Design (Metal/ Glass)  – Middlesex University, London, U.K.  1994

SELECTED AWARDS

2020: Centre Culturel Irlandais & DCCI Residency, Paris, France.  

2019: Golden Fleece Award.

2009, ’10 & ’19, Culture Ireland Award – (Travel and Dissemination)

2010, ’11, ’17: Golden Fleece Award – Merit Prize

2010: Business to Arts Awards: Commissioned Artist.

2009 & ’10: RDS First Prize Contemporary Ceramics

2009: Ceramics Ireland Award – RDS

2009: National Museum of Ireland/DCCI Purchase Award

2008: Irish Arts Review & DCCI Inaugural Emerging Maker Award

2006-2008: MTU/C.I.T. Post-graduate Research Scholarship Award

SELECTED PAST EXHIBITIONS

2020: Realising Form, Make @ Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bruton, Somerset, U.K.

2020: In the Age of The Conscious Maker, NCAD Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2010, ’11, ’12, 19. Ceramic Art LondonRCA & CSM, London, U.K.

2019-’20: Surface Matters, Dublin Castle, NDC, Kilkenny Ireland & Barcelona, Spain

2018 – ’19: Earth, Wind & Fire-Made in Cork Contemporary’, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland.                                     

2018: HOMO FABERSan Giorgio Maggiori, Venice, Italy.        

2018: Seven Makers’, National Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. 

2017 -’18: “Theyre Fired!’ Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Florida, U.S.A.

2017-’18: National Museum of Ireland, Dublin. ‘Shadow of Sodeisha’.  Exhibition of Irish and Japanese artists curated by Dr. Audrey Whitty & Michael Moore. 

2017: ‘Touchstone’ Ceramics Ireland Triennnale Exhibition. Dublin, Ireland touring.

2009,’10, 17 R.H.A., Dublin, Ireland. Annual Summer Exhibition.(Invited artist)  

2017: Art Geneva’. Taste Contemporary Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland.

2015 & 2016: In Residence 1 & 2, Oliver Sears Gallery, London, U.K.   

2015: DESIRE PATHS, Nuala O’Donovan & Andrew Vass,ARTHOUSE1,London, U.K.               

2015: ‘Sculpture As Textile’, Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, U.K. 

2014: R.U.A. Annual Exhibition, Invited artist, Belfast,Northern Ireland.         

2013-’14: ‘EnArt’, British and Irish Artists. Taichung & Taipei, Taiwan. & touring                                                                                

2013: Five into Four’, Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin Ireland.

2012 & 2013: ‘Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, U.K. (Feature as selected artist, ‘Work of the Week’ – 2012)

2011 -’12: ‘Dubh-Dialogues in Black’, A.I.H.S., 5th Avenue, New York, U.S.A. 

2011 – ’12: ‘TransForm’, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin & National Touring Exhibition.

2012: SOFA New York, (Flow gallery, London), New York, U.S.A.,

2010 & 2012: Collect, N.D.G., Saatchi Galleries, London U.K.

2011: Talking in Clay’, The Courtyard, Herefordshire Centre for the Arts, U.K. 

2010-’11 MATERIALpoetry’, A.I.H.S., 5TH Avenue, New York City, U.S.A.

2009: Organic Symmetry’, National Craft Gallery of Ireland, Kilkenny, Ireland.

2008-’09: ‘Breaking Out’, Emerging makers at the NCG, Kilkenny, Ireland.

2008: Nature in Clay. Solo Exhibition, Keane on Ceramics Gallery, Kinsale, Ireland

Irish Artist

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