Assitant Lecturer, MTU Crawford College of Art & Design.
Botanica; The Art of Plants. Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. Curated by Michael Waldron. IE.
Artist Placement, KinSHIP, Tramore Valley Park. Curated by Lennon/Taylor. IE.
Graphica Creativa Triennale, Jyväskylä Art Museum. Curated by Teija Lammi. FI.
The point of truth, beauty and knowledge, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany. GR.
Artist in Residence, GannonEco; Waste Repurposing Plant. IE.
a demarcation of Time, Ashford Gallery, RHA, IE. Curated by Sarah McAuliffe. (Solo 2023)
PhD Canditate, National College of Art & Design, Dublin. 2021-2026
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2022: A Temporary Iteration, SIRIUS Arts Centre, Cork, IE.
2020: Overburden, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork City, IE.
2018: The Dirt That Measures All Our Time, Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow, IE.
2018: The Great Heap, Luan Gallery, Westmeath, IE.
2017: The Great Heap, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, IE.
2016: Dust Breeding, GOMA, Gallery of Modern Art, Waterford, IE.
2014: Unusable Monuments, Cork Printmakers, Cork. IE.
2014: Missing Something Which No Longer Exists, 126, Galway, IE.
2013: There are Thousands of Taps Dripping, Ratamo Gallery, Jyväskylä, Finland. FI.
2021: PhD Scholarship, National College of Art & Design, Dublin, IE.
2021: Arts Council of Ireland, Project Award.
2020: Arts Council of Ireland, Individual Artist Bursary.
2020: Arts Council of Ireland, Covid-Response Award.
2019: Cork County Arts Council, Creative Artist Bursary.
2017: Cork City Arts Council, Individual Artist Bursary. (2015/14)
2016: Culture Ireland Award, Supporting International Projects in Finland & China (2011).
2015: Purchase Prize, Impressions Biennial, Selected by David Ferry.
2014: Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Council of Ireland, Individual Artist Bursary.
2013: Arts Council of Ireland, Travel and Training Award. (2011)
2011: Cork City Twinning Grant, The Don Gallery, Shanghai, CN.
2019: The Cabin Residency, Cork County Arts Council Award, Road Books,Cork. IE.
2017: Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Solo Exhibition and Residency Award. IE.
2016: Awarded Residency, EIARA, The Burren College of Art. IE.
2013: European Pépinières pour Jeunes Artistes, MAP, 6 Month Residency Award. FI.
2012: Ruth Katzman Scholarship Residency Award, The Art Students League of NY. US
2012: Arts Council of Wales, Awarded Teaching Residency, Swansea Print Workshop. UK.
2011: Artist in Residence Award, Jyväskylä Centre for Printmaking, Finland. FI.
2010: Artist in Residence Award, Ateliers BaZtille, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands. NL.
2021: A Passive House; Open conversation with Ali O’Shea. Rebel Reads, Cork. IE.
2021: The Human Animal, Video Podcast with Carol Anne Connolly & Sarah Kelleher.
2020: a field of multiple destructions, Artist Lecture Series, National Sculpture Factory, IE.
2019: Peatlands in the Imagination; A Revolution in How We Live, U.C.C. Cork. IE.
2019: Printmaking in the Contemporary Landscape, The National Gallery of Ireland. IE.
2019: Fallow Land; The Importance of Being Still, St. Luke’s Crypt, TACTIC Gallery, Cork, IE.
2018: How Did I Get Here? Studio 12 Launch, Backwater, Cork, IE.
2016: Artists Speak, VAI Get Together, IMMA, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE.
2016: Walking as Research, Visiting Lecturer, The Burren College of Art, NUIG, Co. Clare, IE.
2016: Expanded Printmaking, Visiting Lecturer, Art Academy of Riga, Latvia. LV.
2014: Professional Development, Lecture, Crawford College of Art, Cork, IE.
2013: There are Thousands of Taps Dripping, Ratamo Galleria, Jyväskylä, Finland. FI.
2013: Expanded Practice in Contemporary Printmaking, Spike Island (Print), Bristol, UK.
2011: This constant movement of Bricks, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland. FI.
SELECTED JOINT EXHIBITIONS:
2021: Below, & Time Between, Studio 12, Backwater, IE. With Carol Anne Connolly
2020: Visions of an Unsettled Earth, Sirius Arts Centre, IE. With Debbie Godesell & Sarah O’Flaterty
2014: On the Edge of a Blue Sky, The Courthouse Gallery. IE. With Lorraine Walsh
2011: Conversations amongst Endpoints, The Don Gallery, Shanghai, CH.
With Edel O’Reilly & Amanda Rice
2009: The Kitchen Table. Art Trail: Rediscovering Locality, IE. With Amanda Rice
2007: Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival, SÍM Seljavegur, Reykjavík, IS. With Sigbjørn Bratlie
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2022: The Space We Occupy, IAC, NYC & Solas Nua, Washingon DC. Curated by Miranda Driscoll. US.
2022: Ulysses; Centenary. Graphic Studio Dublin. Curated by Anne Hodge. IE.
2021: Rembrandt in Print, Print Studio, Crawford Art Gallery. Cork, IE.
2021: In-Florescence, Nano Nagle Gallery, Cork, IE.
2021: New Threads. Crawford Art Gallery Acquisitions. Curated By Michael Waldron.IE.
2021: New Perspectives. Acquisitions 2011–2020, National Gallery of Ireland.
Curated by Sean Rainbird. IE.
2020: Land of Some Other Order, Lavit Gallery, Cork, Curated by Paul McAree. IE.
2020: Mouth of a Shark, Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Scotland. UK.
2020: Stories from Lismore and beyond, Lismore Castle Arts, Curated by Paul McAree. IE.
2020: New Impressions, Draíocht Arts Centre, Dublin, Curated by Sharon Murphy. IE
2019: Field Study, The Auxiliary, Middlesbrough, UK.
2019: The New State, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, IE.
2019: The Land is Still Being Formed, Sternview Gallery, Cork. IE.
2019: See You Tomorrow, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh. IE.
2019: Northern Beaches Book Awards, The Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Australia. AU.
2019: Fremantle Arts Centre Print Awards, Fremantle, Western Australia. AU.
2019: VUE; Ireland’s National Contemporary Art Fair, RHA, Dublin, IE.
2018: Double Take, Glucksman Gallery, Cork. IE.
2018: Sustainable Futures, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, IE.
2018: Ungrounded, Studio 12, Cork, IE.
2018: Stampa Ora, Cork Printmakers & Italian Association of Contemporary Engravers
Fondazione Villa Benzi Zecchini, Treviso, IT. Universita degli Studi di Sassari, Sardinia. IT.
Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, & Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford, IE.
2017: Locales, Doswell Gallery, Rosscarbery, IE.
2017: The Dispersed Gallery, Offsite Locations, in Association with the MIMA. UK.
2017: Geological Cake, BCA Gallery &126 Gallery, IE.
2017: NEU NOW Festival 2016, Online Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. NL.
2016: I Went to the Woods, the artist as wanderer, GLUCKSMAN Gallery, IE.
2016: YOU MAKE MINE, I MAKE YOURS, Ratamo Galleria, Jyväskylä, Finland. FI.
2015: What Happens When Nothing Else Does, MA:AP, Crawford College of Art. IE.
2015: Statements, SNAP3, International Printmaking Symposium, Germany. GR.
2015: Silver, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Co. Cork. IE.
2015: TWEETBOX, Printmaking in the Post-Print Age, Impact 9, Hangzhou, China. CH.
2014: HEXAGON, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow. IE.
2014: Cachet de la Poste Faisant Foi, Villa Mallet-Stevens, Paris, FR.
2014: Little Kingdoms, Catalyst Arts Gallery, Belfast. NI.
2013: POST-IT, Boarders and Crossings, IMPACT8, Dundee, Scotland. UK.
2013: The Mythical and Mundane, Siamse Tire, Kerry. IE.
2013: Drawn to Print, Spike Island, Bristol, U.K.
2012: Impressions, Galway Arts Centre. IE. Selected by Norman Ackroyd.
2012: Big Visual Dynamite, TACTIC, Cork Culture Night, IE.
2012: Hack the City; Artvertiser Project, Science Gallery, Dublin, IE.
2011: Have you seen a Monkey? Fact and Fiction in an Irish Landscape, Banagher, IE.
2011 Wat Blijft komt Nooit Terug, Ateliers BaZtille, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands. NL.
2011: Impressions, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, IE.
2011: Road Roller Project, Cork Printmakers in association with ArtTrail, Cork, Ireland.
2011: Cork Contemporary Projects, Engage Arts Festival, Bandon, Cork, Ireland.
2008: Impressions, Galway Arts Centre, Galway , IE.
2008: Tales from the Black Lodge, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, US.
2008: Fledglings, The Lavit Gallery, Cork , IE.
2007: Auf getz; Belmont Mill, Offaly, IE.
2007: Fear Not, Iontas, Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo, IE.
2007: Holga, Monster Truck Gallery, Francis St., Dublin, IE.
2006: Death Swap; Cannonball press, AD HOC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US.
SELECTED WRITINGS/ REVIEWS:
2022: O’Shea, Ali, Encountering Slowscapes; Published Printed Object.
2020: Kelleher, Sarah, Overburden, The Sunday Times Review.
2020: Amado, Miguel, Overburden, Essay.
2019: Long, Sarah, VAN, See You Tomorrow, VAN Critique, Summer Issue.
2019: O’ Donnell, Annie, Corridor8. Field Study Review, The Auxiliary.
2019: Hodge, Anne, Making Their Mark, Catalogue text, National Gallery of Ireland.2018: Clarke, Chris, Work at Rest, Essay.
2018: Clancy, Luke, Art Review, Sustainable Futures, April 018 Issue.
2018: Wilkinson, Judith, Frieze, I Am Now a Saint’: Brian O’Doherty Turns 90,Review.
2018: North, Kirstie, VAN, Sustainable Futures, Spring 2018 Issue.
2018: Chenu, Rachel, PausArt, Feature.
2018: Kelleher, Sarah, Visions of Half-Light, Catalogue text.
2018: North, Kirstie, Natural Histories, Catalogue text.
2016: Jewesbury, Daniel , 126 Quarterly, Visual Art Publication.
2015: O’ Donnell, Niamh, Dwyer, Emma; VAN, Solidarity and Connectivity, Spring Issue.
2014: Singh, Abhilasha, Watchlist Artist, ArtSlant Worldwide.
2016: Visiting Lecturer, The Burren College of Art, NUIG, Co. Clare, IE.
Visiting Lecturer & Workshop Instructor in Print, Art Academy of Riga, Latvia. LV.
2014: Visiting Lecturer in Professional Development, Crawford College of Art, Cork, IE.
Visiting Lecturer in Relief Printmaking, Crawford College of Art, Cork, IE.
2012: Master class Instructor in Relief Printmaking & Drawing, SPW, Wales. UK.
2020: Gallery Technician, GLUCKSMAN Gallery, U.C.C. (2019,2018)
2019: Fine Print Editioning, in Etching, Photopolymer, & Relief. (2018)
Freelance Gallery Technician, Exhibition Installation Work in Various Venues.
2016: Project Member, Flags for the Townlands, Cork City Public Art by Tom Doig.
2014: Project Member, Singers Corner, Cork City Arts Public Art Project by Johnny Bugler.
2009-12:Cork Contemporary Projects Artist Led Initiative, Gallery Project Manager/ Technician
2019: Furniture Making & Design, 1:1, QQIL5, CSN, Cork.
2015: MA in Art & Process, 1:1, Crawford College of Art, Cork.
2008: B.A (Honours) in Fine Art, Printmaking, 2:1, Crawford College of Art, Cork.