EDUCATION:

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.


CURRENT & UPCOMING:
                 

2020:    Visions of an Unsettled Earth, Sirius Arts Centre, Curated by Miguel Amado. IE.
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
2020:    a field of multiple destructions, Artist Lecture Series, National Sculpture Factory, IE.
2021:    Formed by Chance, Studio 12, Backwater, Cork City, IE. (Solo)       

                                  
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020:  Overburden, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork City, Curated by Miguel Amado. 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.

RESIDENCIES:

2019:  The Cabin, Cork County Arts Council Award, Road Books, Inniscarra, Cork. IE.
2017:  Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Solo Exhibition and Residency Award. IE.           2016:  EIARA, Awarded Residency, The Burren College of Art. IE.  2013:  European Pépinières pour Jeunes Artistes, MAP, 6 Month Residency Award, Finland. FI. 2012:  Arts Council of Wales, Awarded Teaching Residency, Swansea Print Workshop. UK. 2012:  Ruth Katzman Scholarship Residency Award, The Art Students League of New York. US. 2011:  Artist in Residence Award, Jyväskylä Centre for Printmaking, Finland. FI. 2011:  BIAP, Platform China, Beijing, CN.
2010:  Artist in Residence Award, Ateliers BaZtille, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands. NL. 2007:  SÍM, Seljavegur, Reykjavík.Iceland. IS. 2007:  National Bursary Residency, Belmont Mill, Artist Studios, IE.

AWARDS:

2020: Arts Council Of Ireland, Covid-19 Responce Award.
2019:  Cork County Arts Council, Creative Artist Bursary
2017:  Cork City Arts Council, Individual Artist Bursary.
2016:  Culture Ireland Award, Supporting International Exhibition  in Finland. 
2015:  Purchase Prize, Impressions Biennial, Selected by David Ferry.
2015:  Cork City Arts Council, Individual Artist Bursary.
2014:  Arts Council of Ireland, Individual Artist Bursary
2014:  Cork City Arts Council, Individual Artist Bursary.
2013:  Arts Council of Ireland, Travel and Training Award.
2011:  Cork City Twinning Grant, Cork Contemporary Projects, The Don Gallery, Shanghai, CN.
2011:  Arts Council of Ireland, Travel and Training Award.
2011:  Culture Ireland Award, Supporting International Exhibition in China.
2008:  Cork Printmakers, Graduate Membership Bursary. IE
2006:  Westmeath County Council, Individual Artist Bursary. (2007/2008/2010)


PRESENTATIONS/ LECTURES:

2020:  In Conversation, Fiona Kelly & Miguel Amado, Triskel Arts Centre. IE.
2019:  Peatlands in the Imagination; A Revolution in How We Live, U.C.C. Cork. IE.
             Interdisciplinary Creative Approaches to Education for Environmental Understanding & Responsibility.
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 Lecture, The Burren College of Art, NUIG, Co. Clare, IE.

2016:  Expanded Printmaking, Lecture, 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 Print, Spike Island, Bristol, UK.
2011:  This constant movement of Bricks, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland. FI.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2020: Land of Some Other Order, Lavit Gallery, Cork, Curated by Paul McAree. IE
2020: Mouth of a Shark, Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Scotland. UK.


2019:  Field Study, The Auxiliary, Middlesbrough, UK.
2019:  Fremantle Arts Centre Print Awards, Fremantle, Western Australia. AU. 2019:  VUE; Ireland’s National Contemporary Art Fair, RHA, Dublin, IE. 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.
2018:  Double Take, Glucksman Gallery, Cork. IE.
2018:  Sustainable Futures, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, IE.
2018:  Stampa Ora, Cork Printmakers & Italian National Association of Contemporary Engravers                        
Fondazione Villa Benzi Zecchini, Treviso, Italy & Universita degli Studi di Sassari, Sassari, Sardinia. IT.

Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, & Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford, IE.
2018:  Ungrounded, Studio 12, Cork, IE.                                                                      



 
SELECTED WRITINGS/ REVIEWS:

2020:      Kelleher, Sarah, Overburden, The Sunday Times Review.
                  Amado, Miguel, Overburden, Essay. 2019:       Long, Sarah, VAN, See You Tomorrow, VAN Critique, Summer Issue.                   O’ Donnell, Annie, Corridor8. Field Study Review, The Auxiliary.                   Hodge, Anne, Making Their Mark, Catalogue text, National Gallery of Ireland.                  Boyne, Julie, ArtMag,
2018:       Clarke, Chris, Work at Rest, Essay.                   Clancy, Luke, Art Review, Sustainable Futures, April 018 Issue.                   Wilkinson, Judith, Frieze, I Am Now a Saint’: Brian O’Doherty Turns 90,Review.                   North, Kirstie, VAN, Sustainable Futures, Spring 2018 Issue.
                  Chenu, Rachel, PausArt,  Feature.                  Kelleher, Sarah, Visions of Half-Light, Catalogue text.
                  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.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS:


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.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2020:      Gallery Technician, GLUCKSMAN Gallery, U.C.C. (2019) 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