ARTIST BIOGRAPHY


 

Education 

G.M.I.T. - Textile Design.

Crawford College of Art - H.Dip for Art and Design Teachers.

Awards

Create Ireland Exhibition Assistance.

Galway Co. Council Exhibition Assistance.

Mayo Co. Council Exhibition Assistance.

Mayo Co. Council Materials Grant.

Diarmuid Larkin Memorial Award for Art and Design Teachers.


Exhibitions/Group Shows

2021

Eva Gore-Booth – Lá Fheile Bríde – online with Irish Embassy, London & Hamilton Gallery, Sligo.

‘Meditations in the Time of Civil War’, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo.

Pluid Project, National Comfort Blanket, Artists Response to Covid, Dublin.

‘Incognito’, Solomon Gallery, Dublin.

2020

Royal Ulster Academy, Winter Show, Ulster Museum, Belfast.

Artists Response to the work of Eva Gore-Booth with the Hamilton Gallery, Museum of Literature, Dublin.

Scoop Foundation online art auction, Dublin.

‘Among School Children’ Response to Yeats poetry with Hamilton Gallery, Sligo.

2019

Mayo Artists, Linenhall, Mayo.

‘Straight out of Ireland’ inaugural exhibition, Irish Diaspora Centre, Philadelphia, USA

‘Of Birds and other beings ‘(2 person show), Westival, Westport.

North West Open, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Leitrim.

Summer Open Show, Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Clare.

Cairde Visual, The Model, Sligo.

2018

Hyde Bridge Gallery, Group Show, Sligo.

Wright Artists Christmas Group Show, Westport. 

Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Christmas Open, Leitrim.

'I Am', McGing’s Bar, Westport Arts Festival, Westport.

'The Gathering', King House, Boyle Arts Festival, curated by Paul McKenna, Boyle.

'Island', Brooklyn Sketchbook Project - Governor’s Island, New York.

Brooklyn Sketchbook Project – Brooklyn Library, Brooklyn, New York.

Cairde Visual, The Model. Selected by Ronnie Hughes, Sligo.

'Mind Has Mountains', Town Hall Theatre, The Cùirt International Poetry Festival, Galway.

'Incognito', Solomon Gallery - Dublin.

2017

Mayo Artists Show, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar.

'Mind Has Mountains', Green Fuse Gallery. Responding to poetry by Geraldine Mitchell, Westport.

'250 Works'. McGing’s Bar, Westport Arts Festival, Westport.

'A Place To Come From', Clew Bay Gallery, Wright Artists Group Show, Westport.

'Around The House', Green Fuse Gallery, Westport.

Cairde Visual, The Model, Sligo.

Solas Art Gallery Summer Show, Louisburgh.

Wright Artists Christmas Show, Clew Bay Gallery, Westport.

2016

'Winter Star' Custom House, Westport.

Wright Artists Winter Show, Clew Bay Gallery, Westport.

2015 Winter Show, Custom House - Westport.

Mayo Artists Show, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

'Mayo, God Help Us', Claremoris Gallery, Claremoris.

'Ground Truthing', Custom House, Solo Show, Westport.

Collections

Mayo Co. Council; Department of the Environment, N. Ireland; Private collections in Ireland, UK, and U.S.A.


Commissions

Mayo 5,000; Mayo Co. Council; Department of the Environment, N. Ireland; O.P.W.; Powerscourt Town House, Dublin; Westport Arts Festival; Linenhall Arts Centre.