Graduated from St.Martins College of Art & Design (1992), London with a BA (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture before completing a MA in Fine Art at the University of Ulster (2004). Now lives and works in Dublin, Ireland.

EDUCATION

02-04 Master of Fine Art - University of Ulster, Belfast, N.Ireland                           
89-92 BA Hons Fine Art Sculpture - St.Martins College of Art & Design, London, UK
87-89 BTEC General Art & Design - Plymouth College of Art & Design, Plymouth, Uk

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

Que sais-je?  Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

DemocraCity  126 Artist Run Gallery, Galway, Ireland

I BELIEVE IN YOU  Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

2014

I BELIEVE IN YOU  Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

2013

MonoCulture  Broadcast Gallery, D.I.T, Dublin, Ireland


2011

DreamHouse   LaGrange Art Museum, Georgia USA

Remote Control  Illges Gallery Columbus University, Georgia USA

2010

The World Could Wait No Longer   The Red House, Syracuse, New York, USA

My World is Over   Galway Arts Centre, Ireland

2009

My World is Over   The LAB, Dublin Ireland

The World Could Wait No Longer   Galleria XX1, Warsaw, Poland

2007

One Mans Terror Is Another Mans Freedom  Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

Another Day In My Kingdom  Gallery of Photography, Dublin,Ireland

Of Other Spaces  Context Gallery, Off-Site Project, Derry Northern Ireland


2006

Nothing Is Out Of Place  Oberpflzer Kunstlerhaus, Schwandorf,Germany

One Mans Terror Is Another Mans Freedom Platform, Vasa, Finland

Know Thyself  Queen Street Gallery. Belfast, Northern Ireland

2005

Know Thyself  Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Ireland


2004

Last of the Noble   411 Gallery, Hangzhou, China


2003

Cinema Potlatch  LKV Studios, Trondheim, Norway

operation liberation  Public Intervention, Trondheim, Norway

Unknown Pilgrimage  Nishi-no-Mukai Bridge, Kamiyama, Japan

Still Democritus  Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

                           West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland

Store My Time  Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Cork, Ireland

be subject to one another  University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2001

We Float    Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland


1999

Still Life    Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick, Ireland

                 Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland

1997

The Empire State   Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

2016

August Destiny                                                                                                                

St.Cathrage hall, Lismore Castle, Waterfod, Ireland

Pearse Museum, Dublin, Ireland.

What if we got it wrong?

F.E Mc William Gallery & Studio, Banbridge, Northern Ireland

Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland

Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, Ireland

West Cork Arts Centre, Ireland 

2015

Seachange Tulca Festival, Galway, Ireland 

What if we got it wrong? Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

Glitch Rua Red, Dublin, Ireland 

2014                                                                                                                                  

Phoenix Rising    The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2012                                                                                                                                   

Into the Light  New work commissioned by the Arts Council of Ireland - Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

Art Nomads  Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder (LKV).Trondheim, Norway

TENSE    Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland  

None Went Mad…None Ran Away   Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2011

CUBEOpen    Centre for the Urban Built Enviorenment, Manchester, UK

Pallas Periodical Review   Pallas Projects, Dublin, Ireland  

Terrible Beauty - Art, Crisis, Change  Dublin Contemporary 2011, National Concert Hall, Ireland 

LUMEN Video Art Festival   Staten Island NYC USA  

With Hands And Feet   Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California, USA                               

The Swimming Naked Prophecy  Riverbank Arts Centre, Kildare, Ireland

2010

Happy Hour  SuperDeluxe@Artspace, Sydney Australia

Backwater Twenty-10   Crawford Gallery, Cork, Ireland

Shop if you can, buy if you want  Visual Art Trail St.Patricks Festival,  Dublin, Ireland

2009

Oppositions & Dialogues  Kunstverein Hanover, Germany 

Francis Alys, Nina Beier and Marie Lund, Mark Clare, Nathan Coley, Claire Fontaine, Liam Gillick, Alex Morrison, Garrett Phelan, Jens Ullrich, Stephen Willats and Carey Young.

International Guerilla Video Festival    Dublin, Ireland

Another World Is Possible   The World Social Forum Brazil

2008

Getting Even Lewis  Gluksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland

There's No Place Like Utopia   FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC, USA

Dictatorship of the Majority  Sculpture Quadrennial, Riga, Latvia

EV+A   Curated by Hou Hanru Limerick City Gallery, Limerick, Ireland

Green Screen  Institute of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

2007

City of Ideas   Galway, Ireland

Cheap Finish Labour  Finnish Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Boast of Quietness  Dublin, Ireland

Oh, show me your beauty  Skuc Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenia

2006

The Square Root of Drawing Temple Bar Gallery Dublin, Ireland

2005

Perspectives  Curated by Terry Atkinson Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northen Ireland

Moore Street Lending Library Dublin Fringe Festival, Dublin, Ireland

Futures 05    Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

RANT  Kneza Baths, Belgrade, Serbia

2004

Highlights from the UCC Art Collection   Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland

Show-Real   Likovni Salon, Slovenia

2003                                                                                                                              

6x6      411 Gallery, Hangzhou, China & East Link Gallery, Shanghai, China                                                                           

No Smoking Guns  Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2002                                                                                                                                     

20/20   Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Tripswitch    Guinness Storehouse, Dublin, Ireland

2001

Darkness to Light   An Galleri, Falcarragh, Donegal, Ireland

Futures 01    Royal Hibernian Academy. Dublin, Ireland

2000

Crawford Open   Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork, Ireland

1997 

Ramus   Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin Ireland



AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2014 Artist-in-Residency  Drury University, Missouri, USA        

2013  Artist-in-Residency Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

         Artist-in-Residency  Albert Cottages, Dublin City Council, Ireland 

2012 The Guapamacátaro Interdisciplinary Residency in Art and Ecology - Mexico                         

2011 Artist-in-Residence - LaGrange Art Museum, Georgia USA

        Artist-in-Residence - Residency Unlimited, NYC, USA

2010 Artist-in-Residence - Columbus State University, Georgia USA

2009 Artist-in-Residence - Firestation Studios, Dublin Ireland


2008 Open Award EV+A 2008 Awarded by Hou Hanru

07/08 Artist Residence Programme. Irish Museum of Modern Art,Ireland

2006 Artist-in-Residence. South Dublin County Council, Dublin,

         Artist-in-Residence. Platform, The Soap Factory, Vassa, Finland

2005 Folkatronica Residency, Visual Artists Ireland, Dublin Ireland

2004 Research Residency WochenKlausur, Vienna, Austria

2003 Artist-in-Residence LKV, Trondheim, Norway

         Artist-in-Residence. AIR Programme, Kaiyama,Japan

2002 Artist-in-Residence. Fundacion Valpariso, Spain

         Artist-in-Residence. Sirius Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland

2001 Artist-in-Residence. Botanical Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

         ALICE-BERGER HAMMERSCHLAG Award Winner 2001 Belfast, N.Ireland

PUBLICATIONS


2011 Art Papers December Issue, USA
2008 EV+A Catalogue Limerick, Ireland
         Circa Art Magazine Dublin, Ireland
         Irish Arts Review Ireland
2007 One Mans Terror Is Another Mans Freedom Catalogue RHA Dublin,
         Of Other Spaces Catalogue Context Gallery, Derry, N. Ireland
         Another Day In My Kingdom Pamphlet The Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland
2006 Visual Arts Newsletter Ireland
2005 The Irish Times Newspaper Ireland
2004 The Issue of Culture Context Magazine Ireland
2003 Circa Art Magazine Dublin, Ireland
         Visual Arts Newsletter Ireland

GRANTS

2013 Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2012 Projects Award Arts Council of Ireland

2011 Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland

2010 Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland
         Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland  

2009 Projects Award Arts Council of Ireland                                                           
         Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2008 Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland

2007 Projects Award Arts Council of Ireland
         Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland  

2006 Projects Award Arts Council of Ireland  

2005 Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland

2004 Bursary Award  Arts Council of Ireland  

2003 International Residency Award Arts Council of Ireland
         Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2002 Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

TEACHING

2014                                                                                                                               Associate Lecturer Graduate Studio Course, Drury University, Springfield, MO, USA            

2013                                                                                                                                Visiting Lecturer Louis-Lumerie ecole nationale superieure MA Film, Paris France               

2012                                                                                                                                   Associate Lecturer Sculpture Dept. Limerick School of Art & Design, Limerick, Ireland

06-12

Associate Lecturer (Part-time) - Visual Arts Practice ACCS IADT
Associate Lecturer (Part-time) - Core Studies National College of Art & Design
Visiting Lecturer - Sculpture Dept. State University New York, USA
Visiting Lecturer - Sculpture Dept. Columbus State University, USA
Visiting Lecturer - Sculpture Dept. Georgia Southern University, USA
Visiting Lecturer - Sculpture Dept. Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Visiting Lecturer - Photography Dept. Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art,Design & Technology
Visiting Lecturer - Master of Fine Art Grays School of Art, Aberdeen, Scotland

92-95
Associate Lecturer (part-time) - Foundation Studies, Institute of Technology, Brighton UK