2011, Masters in Fine Art, National College of Art and Design (NCAD)

1997, BA (Hons) in Fine Art, Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)

1996, Certificate in Art and Design, DIT


2011, Taylor Art Award, Royal Dublin Society (RDS) National Craft and Student Art Awards

2009, Hennessy Craig Scholarship Award for entry to 179th Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) Annual Exhibition

2009, Whytes Award for Painting for entry to 179th RHA Annual Exhibition

Solo Shows

Oct 2015, The Flower’s Pilgrim, The Molesworth Gallery, Dublin 2

Apr 2015, Magenta Honey, The Lab, Dublin 1

Jun-Jul 2012, The Wavemaker’s Vision, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin 2

Jan-Feb 2012, The Crossing, Roscommon Arts Centre, Roscommon

Oct 2009, The Outermost House, The Nag/Cross Gallery, Dublin 8

Apr 2008, Theckla’s Wood, Alternative Entertainments Gallery, Dublin 24

Aug 2006, Kiaseng, Broadstone Gallery, Dublin 7

Selected Group Shows

May 2017, 187th RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin 2

Dec 2016, Christmas Show, Queen Street Studios, Belfast

Jun 2016, Eigse, The Visual, Carlow.

May 2016, 186th RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin 2

Jan, 2016, Pallas Periodical Review, Pallas Studios, Dublin 8

May 2015, 185th RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin 2

Dec 2014, Christmas Show, Molesworth Gallery, Dublin 2

Dec 2014, Winter Arts Studio Experience for Schools, The Ark/Dublin City Council, Dublin 2

Sept 2014, an exhibition by six selected RHA artists with each in turn selecting one artist whose work/practice they admire to also participate in the exhibition, Vanguard Gallery at the Triskel Arts Centre, Cork

May-Aug 2014, 184th RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin 2

May-Jun 2014, proposed by Rubicon Projects and selected for XL Group Show, St Stephen’s Green Club, Dublin 2

May 2014, The Land of Tib and Tom, Rubicon Projects, Irish Georgian Society, Dublin 2

May 2014-June, Transient Worlds, curated by Rowan Sexton, Ranelagh Arts Centres, Dublin 6

Dec 2013, Bagga Khan, curated by Susan Connolly and Caroline Patten, NCAD Project, Dublin 8

Nov 2013, Afterlife Festival De Los Muertos, Pallas Projects, Dublin 8

May-Aug 2013, 183rd RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin 2

Mar-Apr 2013, 40/40/40 (celebrating 40 Irish artists from the Office of Public Works managed State Art Collection), Central Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid; May-Jun 2013, 40/40/40, Biblioteka Uniwersytecka, Warsaw; Jun-Jul 2013, 40/40/40, Palazzo Della Farnesina, Rome

Aug 2012, TransArt, Fleadh Cheoil, Cavan

Aug 2012, Undertones, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin 2

May-Aug 2012, 182ndAnnual Exhibition, Dublin 2

Mar 2012, Only Shapes in Stalker’s Landscape, Cross Gallery, Dublin 2

Jan 2012, None went mad…none went away, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin 2

May-Oct 2011, RDS Student Art Awards, Farmleigh House, Dublin

Feb-May, 2011, The Fold, a group show with Diana Copperwhite, Mark McGreevey and Sheila Rennick, The Visual, Carlow

Aug-Sept 2011, Something is happening down at the zoo, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin 8

May-Jul 2010, 180th RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin 2

Feb-Mar 2010, Breath, Bluewall Gallery, Cavan

Feb 2010, Connections, Red Rua South Dublin Arts Centre, Dublin 24

May-Jul 2009, 179th RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin 2

Dec 2007, The Temporary Collection, Castletown House, County Kildare

Dec 2005, Christmas Show, Cross Gallery, Dublin 8

Apr 2005, Iontas Small Works Exhibition, Castleblaney, Sligo

Mar-May 2004, 174th RHA Annual Exhibition. Dublin 2


Oct/Nov 2015, Facebook commission, gauche on wall

Oct 2015, submitted a self-portrait to the National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland, National University of Limerick


Office of Public Works, Axa Collection, Facebook, De Loitte, Law Society of Ireland, XL Art Collection, Mason, Hayes & Curran and The Residency

Reviews and Press

Autumn 2017, 'Spellbound', a review by Susan Campbell, Irish Arts Review

March 2016, Lizzie Gore Grimes,‘How to start your art collection’, Image Interiors

Aug 2015, Susan Campbell, ‘Critque’, VAI.

May 2015, Cristin Leach, Magenta Honey, The Sunday Times

June 2014, Cristin Leach, The art of storytelling, The Sunday Times

Jul 2014, Gemma Tipton, “In the Frame”, Cara Magazine

June, 2014, Cristin Leach, “The Art of Storytelling”, Culture Section, Sunday Times

Nov-Dec 2012, Yvonne Cullinan, “The Art of Communication – TransArt Review”, The Visual Artists’ News Sheet

18 Aug 2012, Gemma Tipton, “Painting is not dead, it’s just hard”, Irish Times

5 Feb 2012, Susan Morell, “The Crossing at Roscommon”, Sunday Business Post

11 May 2011, Cristin Leach, “The Fold (a painting show)”, The Sunday Times

3 May 2011, Gemma Tipton, “Carlow’s Visual joins the Fold”, Irish Times

May 2011, “The Fold: A Painting Show”, Art Forum/Critics’ Picks

Winter 2010, ‘California’ painting featured on front cover of The Moth, a literary magazine

21 Oct 2009, Aidan Dunne, “Possibilities of performance anticipated”, Irish Times


Jan-Apr 2015, Residency at Bull Island, Dublin City Council

Aug-Sept 2010, Palazzo Rinaldi Artist Residency, Bassilicata, Italy

Aug 2009, Tyrone Guthrie Centre