1964             Born Co Louth, Ireland.

     1982-86        Studied Fine Art at the College of Marketing & Design, Dublin.( Dublin Institute of Technology)

     1986-91        Member  of Temple Bar Gallery & Studios LTD.

     1990            Contributed to ‘The Great Book of Ireland’.




     2014           Individual Artists Award (Galway Co Council)

     2012            Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York.

     2012             Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Training Award.

     2012            Tyrone Guthrie, Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts {Fellowship }Residency

                         Exchange Programme.

     2012            Individual Artists Award (Galway Co Council)

     2011            Individual Artists Award (Galway Co Council)

     2010            Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary Scheme ( Galway Co Council)

     2009             Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Training Award

     2009            Tyrone Guthrie, Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts {Fellowship} Residency Exchange   Programme.

     2005            Nominated and Selected  ,National Self Portrait Collection, Limerick Univerisity.

     2005            Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary Scheme.(Galway Co Council).

     2004            The Oriel Gallery Award for Landscape of Distinction, RHA Annual Exhibition.

     2003            Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary Scheme.( Galway Co Council)

     2003            Artists Bursaries Scheme. (Galway Co Council)

     2002            Commission, Dundalk Institute of Technology.

     1993            Travel Grant, Department of Irish Foriegn Affairs.

     1991            Travel Grant, Arts Council of Ireland.



     Pathways ( Group Show) Curated by Dr Eimear O Connor Leinster Gallery, Dublin.

    Clifden Arts Week ( Group Show)






    2014             Yeats Society, Sligo.

    2012             Clifden Arts Week.

    2011             Clifden Arts Week( supported by Galway Co Council)

    2009            ‘ Narratives of Landscape’ Norman Villa Gallery ,Galway, Ireland.

    2007            ‘The Sorting of Landscape by Distance’ Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland .

    2005            'A Biography of Longing'   Glucksman Ireland House, NYU, New York, USA.

    2004            'Textures of Memory'   Hallward Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.  ( see attached Irish Times review)

    2002            National University of   Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

    2001            National University of  Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

    2001            Hallward Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.

    1999            Lavelle Gallery, Clifden, Co Galway, Ireland.

    1997            Hallward Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.

    1995            Boyle Arts Festival, Ireland.

    1994            Hallward Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.

    1993            McClelland Regional Gallery, Langwarren, Victoria, Australia.

    1992            Berkeley Gallery, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, Ireland.

    1992            Arts Council of Ireland. Dublin, Ireland






    2013         Open Ground, Clifden Arts Week.

    2012          Marathon Irish, Farcry Productions, London(invited)

    2011          Invited Artist, Royal Hibernian Acadamy Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland.

    2008          Boyle Arts Week, Ireland

    2007          Thompsons Gallery, London, England.

    2006           Iomha ,Lapua, Finland (curated by Rauri O Ciuv and Cliodhna Shaffery)

    2006           Thompsons, Gallery, London, England.

    2006           Additions, National Self Portrait Collection of Ireland, Limerick University, Ireland.

    2006           Royal Hibernian Acadamy Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland.

    2005           Boyle Civic Collection, Boyle Arts Festival Ireland.

    2004           Royal Hibernian Annual Exhibition, Dublin,Ireland.

    2004           Christa Faut Gallery, Cornelius, NC,USA.

    2004           Celtic Festival, Lorient, France.

    2003           Reimagining Ireland, Irish Art Today, University of Virginia Art Museum, VA, USA.

    2001           Hallward Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.

    1997           Women Artists from the West,Tristans Gallery, Dundalk, Ireland.

    1995           Gateway to Art, Aer Rianta, Dublin Airport,Ireland.

    1995           Iontas,Cork, Dublin, Ireland.

    1993           Boyle Arts Festival,Ireland.

    1992           Corporate Art Collection, Hugh Lane Gallery,Dublin,Ireland.

    1992           The Anderson Gallery, Worcestor,England.

    1992           Boyle Arts Festival, Ireland.

    1991           Taylor Gallery, Dublin,Ireland.

    1992           Cothu, Corporate Art, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin, Ireland.

    1991           Irish Club, Brussels,Beligum.(curated by Pat murphy)

    1988           Process as Image, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin,Ireland.(curated by Declan Mc Gonagle)

    1988           Hendricks Gallery,Dublin,Ireland.

    1986           Independant Artists,Guinness Hop Store, Dublin,Ireland.                     






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