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    Irish Research Council, PhD Research Grant (1 year)

2015    Artist Bursary, South Dublin County Council

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

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

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

2013    National College of Art & Design, Development Fund Award

2012    Trinity College Studentship, PhD award, Dublin (3 years)

2012    The Red Stables Studios award, Dublin City Council

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

2010    National College of Art & Design, Development Fund Award

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

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

2007    Artist Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland 

2006    Artist Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland 

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

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

2003    Arts and Humanities Research Board, London

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

2003    Mary Farl Powers Award, Arts Council of Ireland

2003    Professional Development & Training Award, Arts Council of Ireland

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

2002    Professional Development & Training Award, Arts Council of Ireland

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

2002    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

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

2015    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    Dublin City Council Artist Residency Award, Albert Cottages (1 year)

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

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

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

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