Awards & Funding

2021                  Arts Council England, Creative Practice Development Grant

2021                  Merseyside Arts Foundation, ESF Coronavirus Response Fund.

2020                  A-N Bursary, Time Space Money award

2020                  PIVOT mid-career programme award with Castlefield Galley (Manchester) and the Bluecoat (Liverpool), (short listed)

2017                  Trinity Visual and Performing Arts Fund, Trinity College Dublin

2017                  Anthology Art Prize UK, curated by Matthew Collings, Faye Dowling, Kate Bryan, Zavier Ellis and Bert Moore (short listed)

2015-2016        Irish Research Council, PhD Research Grant

2015                  Artist Bursary, South Dublin County Council

2014 & 2013   Travel & Training Award, Arts Council of Ireland (also awarded in 2001)

2014                 HIAP Artist Residency Bursary, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin

2013 & 2010    National College of Art & Design, Development Fund Award

2012 – 2015     Trinity College Studentship, PhD award, Dublin

2012                 The Red Stables Studios award, Dublin City Council

2012                 Crookshank-Glin Prize MPhil Thesis, Trinity College Dublin. Area of research: Contemporary Art

2008 – 2010   Artist Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland – 3 year bursary

2008 & 2003. AIB Art Award, Dublin (shortlisted on both occasions)

2007 & 2006      Artist Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland 

2004                   Adrian Carruthers Award, The Slade School of Fine Art, London (short listed)

2003 – 2004      Arts and Humanities Research Board, London

2003                  Mary Farl Powers Award, Arts Council of Ireland

2003 & 2002     Professional Development & Training Award, Arts Council of Ireland

2003 & 2002     The South Square Trust, The Slade School of Fine Art, London

2002 – 2004      Euan Uglow Scholarship, The Slade School of Fine Art, London

2002                  Artist Bursary, Dublin City Council

2000                  Artist Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland

Artist Residencies

2022                  Interface Inagh, Art & Science Research Residency, Ireland

2021                  Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Ireland, Artist Research Residency

2015 & 2017      Irish Museum of Modern Art, Artist Residency Program, Dublin

2015                  RHA Studio Residency, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2014                  HIAP & TBG+S International Artist Residency Award, Helsinki, Finland

2013 – 2014      Dublin City Council Artist Residency Award, Albert Cottages

2013                  Artist-in-Residence, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

2008 – 2011       Artist-in-Residence, Fire Station Artists Studios, Dublin

Solo Exhibitions

2017                  Through a Glass Darkly, Galway Arts Centre

2017                  THIS ISN’T IT, nag gallery, Dublin 

2015                  Without a Future, MART galleries 1 & 2, Dublin

2014                Othering, Platform for the Arts, Belfast

2013                  Nonknowledge, nag gallery, Dublin

2008                  I live in the cracks in the walls, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin

2007                  White Picket Fencing, The Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick, Ireland

2007                  The Long Goodbye, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Ireland

2005                  Sea of Unknowing, Pallas Heights, Dublin, Ireland

A selection of curated exhibitions

2021                  Women in the Machine, VISUAL & Carlow Arts Festival

2021                  Is This It? The Royal Standard, Northern Lights, Liverpool

2021                  Exquisite Corpse, ‘Play’ for Light Night, Liverpool Arts Festival 

2020                 Making and Motherhood: Portraits in Lockdown, collaborative project with Mothers Who Make

2018                 Acts to Objects, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions curated by MART (Irl) and LACE (USA)

2018                 LUX, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, curated by Davey Moor, OPW

2017                 Anthology Art Prize UK, Charlie Smith Gallery London

2017                 Destroy these WallsArena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica Art Studios, Los Angeles

2016                 Activating Pangea, DAC Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by MART gallery

2015                 Instinct, Los Angeles Centre for Digital Art, Los Angeles                      

2014                 Re-Framing the Domestic in Irish Art, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

2011                  Polemically Small, Torrence Art MuseumLos Angeles and Charlie Smith Gallery, London

2010                 Materials Worlds curated by Riann Coulter, FE McWilliam Gallery, Co Down

2009                Preponderance of the Small, a Gallery 3 project at Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

2009                Dumb Waiter curated by Fieldgate Gallery, London at James Taylor Gallery, London

2009                New London School curated by Charlie Smith Gallery, London at Galerie Schuster, Berlin

2008                Soot from the Funnel curated by Fieldgate Gallery, London at LOKAAL01, The Netherlands

2008                Parallax curated by Richard Ducker at Fieldgate Gallery, London

2008                Walking through Walls curated by Eli Zafran at Museum of Modern Art, Tel Aviv

2008 & 2007   The Future Can Wait curated by Charlie Smith Gallery, London at Old Truman Brewery, London