2019                               Elected to membership of the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts

 

2004-05                           MA Contemporary Visual Art.  University College Falmouth. Cornwall.

1990-94                           BA. Hons. Fine Art. The National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

Awards

2019                                RUA Perpetual Gold Medal Prize, 138th Royal Ulster Academy exhibition.                

2018                                Arts Council of Northern Ireland International Residency Award, Rajasthan.

97/99/04/06/09/11       Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Support for the Individual Artist Awards.

2009                                Culture Ireland Travel Award.

2007                                Bursary to Sanskriti Kendra Foundation, New Delhi, India.

2005                                Shortlisted, Jerwood Drawing Prize. London.

2004                                Ulster Art Club Prize. 123rd Royal Ulster Academy  exhibition.

2001                                Studio Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland.

2000                                Ballinglen Foundation Fellowship Award.

1997                                Arts Council of Ireland / Aer Lingus Travel Award.

                                        Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council Bursary to The Tyrone Guthrie Centre,                                                                 Annaghmakerrig.

1993                                Scholarship, Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.

 

Commissions

2013                                Mural Commission, Public Realm Scheme, Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2012                                ‘New Paintings and Drawings’, Gordon Gallery, Derry.

2011                                James Wray & Co. Belfast.

2010                                Queen Street Studios Gallery, Belfast.

2009                                ‘Sanskriti Series’, Gordon Gallery, Derry.

2006 /08                         Editions Contemporary Art, Liverpool.

2003                                Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast.

                                        Market Place Theatre Gallery, Armagh.

1999                                The Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin.

1998                                Context Gallery, Derry.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019                                'St Brigid's Day 1989' Invited Women Artists, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo and Europe House, London.                                           Dept. of Agriculture, Dublin., Irish Embassy, Berlin. 

2017-19                           Royal Uster Academy, Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum Belfast.

2017                               'Unafraid Blue', QSS Gallery, Belfast.

2015-17                          'A Terrible Beauty is Born' ,'Impressions of WB Yeats' , 'Crazy Jane' ,Invited Artists, Hamilton Gallery,                                         Sligo.

2016                               'Buy the Dozen', Collaboration with Belfast Print Workshop, QSS Gallery, Belfast.

                                       'North by Northwest' , Boyle Arts Festival. Ireland.

2014                                Irish Art, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge.

2009-14                           Gordon Gallery, Derry.

2013                               ‘Moments of Inception’ QSS Gallery at Bedford St, Belfast, (Curated by Eoin Dara).

2012                                Wexford Opera Festival, Ireland.

                                        Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, Dublin.

2011                                Royal Ulster Academy, Ulster Museum, Belfast.

2009 /11                         Boyle Arts Festival. Ireland.

2009                                Acros Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.

                                        James Wray & Co. Belfast.              

2008                                Royal Ulster Academy, Drawing Offices, Belfast.

2007                               ‘North & South’ Gordon Gallery, Derry.

2005                                The Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London; University of Gloucestershire,

                                        Cheltenham, BayArt, Cardiff; Glasgow School of Art, Scotland; The Art Institute at

                                        Bournemouth, Dorset.

                                        Editions Contemporary Art, Liverpool.

2004                                Royal Ulster Academy 123rd Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast. (Prizewinner)

2003 /04                         ‘Images from North Mayo’ Courthouse Gallery, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo.

2003                                London Contemporary Art Fair.(Lead White Gallery).

                                        Drawing and Sculpture, Ashford gallery at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.

2002                                Lead White Gallery, Dublin.

                                        Art Contemporani de Muntanya, Farerra de Pallars, Catalonia.

                                        172nd  R.H.A. Exhibition, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin. Invited  Artist.

2001                               ‘The Irish Connection’, The View Two Gallery, Liverpool.

                                        Three Painters, The Ashford Gallery, R.H.A. Dublin.

                                       'H20', five Artists, Linenhall Arts Centre, Co. Mayo.

2000                               'Black and White', Drawings, The Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin.

1998                               'Near and Far', Two Person Exhibition, The Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin.

                                        Art Contemporani de Muntanya, Esterri D’Aneu, Catalonia, Spain.

1997                                The Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, Co. Mayo.

                                        Two Person Exhibition, The Hazel Gallery, Armagh, N. Ireland.

1996 /97                         Belfast Young Contemporaries, One Oxford Street Gallery, Belfast.

1996 /97                         Royal Ulster Academy Exhibitions, Ulster Museum, Belfast.

1996                                The Claremorris Open Exhibition,  Co. Mayo and touring to Hexham, England.

                                        An tOireachtas. The Guinness Hop store, Dublin.

                                        3rd International Female Artists Exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden.

1995                                Celtic-Uzbek Artists Exchange Exhibition, Uzbek Artists Union, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

 

 

Collections

 

Department of Finance, NI.

International Investments and Underwriting, I.F.S.C., Dublin.

The Commission for Electricity Regulation, Dublin.

Nortel Networks.

Office of Public Works, Irish Government Collection.

Vision Consulting Ltd. Dublin.

Irish National Teachers Organisation (Loan Collection).

The Centre D’Art I Natura, Catalonia, Spain.

Ballinglen Archive. Ballinglen Arts Foundation.

Private Collections in Spain, Australia, Canada, U.K. and Ireland