7 Sidneyville Bellevue Park North Cork T23DC1F Ireland
Mobile 353 87 2640649
2019 - 2021
Masters of Arts by Research MTU Crawford College of Art and Design Cork
2016 - 2017
Contemporary Applied Art BA Honors Degree Crawford College of Art and Design Cork,
2009 - 2012
Fine Art Textiles Crawford College of Art and Design Special purpose award,
2007 - 2008
Professional Arts Course Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa FETAC 7,
2006 - 2007
Creative Textiles Course Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa, FETAC 6,
Prior to this date, I initially trained as a Chef then I worked for the City of Cork Vocational Education Committee as a Catering and Arts and Crafts tutor for 20 years.
Cill Rialaig Artists Village, Ballinskeillig Co. Kerry
Textílsetur Íslands, Icelandic Textiles Center
Crawford College of Art and Design, Mentoring Programme
Future Makers Awards and Supports, DCCOI
Faculty of Business and Humanities Postgraduate Scholarship 2018. CIT Crawford College Art and Design
Shortlisted for RDS Crafts Award
Lavit Gallery Longlisted Visual Arts Award RDS
Morgan P Doyle Award
Cork Craft Design
Longlisted Visual Arts Award RDS
Arts Council Travel and Training Grant
Long Note Award CTN
Highly Commended,Textile Design Braintree District Museum UK, by Mary Schooser.
Irish Arts Review Spring 2018 p 62
Crafts Magazine for Contemporary Craft Nov/Dec 2017 p.23
CONJURING FORM. PORTFOLIO: Critical Selection Doneralie House Curated by Alice Stori Liechenstine.
CRAFTING A DIFFERENCE represented by Ting-Ying Gallery at SoShiro Gallery London Curated by Brian Kennedy.
BALANCING RELATIONS James Barry Exhibition Centre MTU
LAND OF SOME OTHER ORDER Lavit Gallery Curated by Paul McAree
THREAD: Contemporary Textiles Rheged Center, Penrith, Cumbria
Art in the Anthropocene Long Hub Room Trinity Dublin
SeaFest Cork, Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority
DIALOGUES THROUGH TIME placing contemporary craft in the context of the 18th Century Wildt’sches Haus in Basel. Curated by TRESOR’s Artistic Director Brian Kennedy
Identity Westival 2018 Westport
20 Triskel Church Cork
Tales Alliance Frances Cork
Myth Gallery Noorus, Tartu Estonia
Discovery Tresor Contemporary Craft Fair Basel Switzerland.
SKIN NAHK ODA Travelling exhibition Tartu Estonia, Cork Ireland and Vilinus Lithuania.
Crossover Project Boras Sweden.
Emerge Cork Craft Month Wandesford Gallery.
Fledgelings Lavit Gallery Cork.
RDS Craft Awards.
PLAY Cork Craft Month Wandesford Gallery Cork.
Textílsetur Íslands, Icelandic Textiles Center Gallery, Blónduós Iceland.
Mentoring Programme residency with the Crawford College of Art and Design - Exhibition at the Wandesford Gallery Cork.
Scythia 7th Mini Textile Exhibition Ukraine.
Legacy The Atrium City Hall Anglesea street Cork. Collaborative exhibition Chinese and Irish Artists.
Summer in Macroom Invited artists from Cork Textile Network in collaboration with Cork City Arts Office.
Selected for Irish Wave 4, a range of Exhibitions in China curated by Fion Gunn.
Woven into Memory Selected for this collaboration between Blue Egg Gallery and Wexford Arts Center. The Power of Craft Wadensford Gallery, invited to respond to the collection in the Cork City Museum.
OPENING Graduation group show Fine Art Textiles Crawford College of Art and Design.
Selected for Irish Wave 3, a range of Exhibitions in China...
Instruments of Pleasure National centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing.
Hidden Meanings Yan Chao Collection Gallery, Guomao, Beijing.
Telling Tales Irish Centre Shanghai, Shanghai.
Knit & Stitch RDS show grounds CTN retrospective Juried show.
Then & Now Leahy and Associates Architects,4 Camden Quay Cork Group Show Juried by textile artist Deirdre Nelson.
Tread softly Cork Public Museum,CCOI (Crafts Council of IRELAND)Selected by Ann Mulrooney Curator of the National Craft Gallery.
Movement and Repetition Stroud International Textiles Exhibition, The Subscription Rooms Stroud, England - Juried Show.