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

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


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


COLLECT Art Fair. Somerset House, London, U.K. National Design and Craft Gallery of Ireland. 23- 27 February 2022

Golden Fleece Award, Exhibition of past prizewinners, curated by Aisling Prior. Solstice Arts Centre, Meath, Ireland. 23 April – 3 June 2022


2021 New Threads. Crawford Art Gallery, Cork Ireland. Curated by Michael Waldron. Selected works from new acquisitions purchased for the National Art Collection, Ireland.

2021 On Nature Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Tegelen, Netherlands

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

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