Overview:

I am a figurative painter and I work from a studio at home in Dublin.  I have been working as a professional artist since 2016. My solo exhibition STILL UNTIL opens at Hang Tough Gallery, 22nd July, 2021

 

Education:

2007               Postgraduate; MA in Journalism, Dublin City University

2001-2004   Postgraduate; (affiliate student) Repin Academy of Fine Arts, St Petersburg, Russia

2001               Graduate; BA, Philosophy and Russian, Trinity College Dublin

              

Past Exhibitions and Events: 

February 2021 - Unveiling of Women on Walls commission, portrait of Marie Maynard Daly, DCU

November 2020 - Selected Artist, Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

November 2020 - Selected Artist, Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Museum of Ulster, Belfast

July 2020 - Commissioned for Accenture Women on Walls project to create a large-scale portrait for DCU.

July 2020 - Human Child, solo exhibition at Hang Tough Gallery, Dublin

February 2020 - Artist's residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmekerrig

February 2020 - Selected artist, St Brigid's Day, group exhibition, MoLi, Dublin

November 2019 - Selected artist, Peripheries Open, Peripheries Gallery, Gorey, Co. Wexford

October 2019 - Selected artist, Annual Exhibition, Royal Ulster, Belfast

July 2019 -  Selected artist, CAIRDE VISUAL, group exhibition, The Model Gallery, Sligo

July 2019 - Selcted Artist, Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen, Group Exhibition, Hamilton Gallery Sligo & Irish Consulate NYC 

June 2019 - Selected Artist, Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Award, Piano Nobile Gallery, London

May 2019 - Selected Artist, Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

February 2019 - Selected Artist, St Brigid’s Day, group exhibition, 12 Star Gallery, London

September 2018 - Selected Artist, Lennox Street Grand Opening, group exhibition, Hang Tough gallery, Dublin

August 2018 - A Moving Journey, Solo exhibition, The Hamilton Gallery Sligo

March 2018 - Semi-finalist in Sky Portrait Artist of the Year

October 2017 - Selected Artist, Annual Exhibition, Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast

June 2017 - Girl with a Snake and Other Stories, Solo exhibition, Ranelagh Arts Centre, Dublin

June 2017 - Selected Artist,Crazy Jane, Group Exhibition, Hamilton Gallery, Co.Sligo

May 2017 - Selected Artist, Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, Dublin

May 2017 - Selected Artist, Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize, Piano Nobile Gallery, London

April 2017 - Group Exhibition, United Arts Club, Dublin

March 2017 - Selected Artist, Annual Exhibition, Glebe Gallery, Co. Donegal

December 2016 - Selected Artist, Annual Christmas Exhibition, Ranelagh Arts Centre, Dublin

October 2016 - Selected Artist, Annual Exhibition, Royal Ulster, Belfast

May 2016 - Drawing from Life, Group exhibition, United Arts Club, Dublin

April  2016 - Selected Artist, Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

March 2016 - Selected Artist, Annual Exhibition, Glebe Gallery, Co. Donegal

 

Collections:

Office of Public Works, Ireland, Government of Northern Ireland Collection, and private collections

 

Relevant Media Work

Occasional contributor to an arts review show on the Irish language, national radio station, Radió na Gaeltachta.

Semi-finalist on Sky Portrait Artist of the Year, 2018

Presenter on Creative Company, a reality TV programme about creating art in the workplace, broadcast by TG4 in January 2020 and produced by EZ Films, Dublin

Affiliations 

I am a professional member of the Visual Artist’s Association of Ireland,