Biography

Education

2008-11 University of East London – MSc Art Psychotherapy.
2001 Art Director course with Screen Training, Ireland.
1993 Awarded Scholarship for MA in Theatre Design at Conservatory of Music, Cinncinnatti, U.S.A
1990-93 Wimbledon School of Art – BA Hons in Theatre Design
1989-90 City and Guilds of London – Fine Art Foundation Course.

Exhibitions

2017 Group Exhibition, “Crazy Jane” – Invited Artists Exhibition”, Hamilton Art Gallery, Sligo.
2016 Group Exhibition, “Invited Artists Exhibition”, Hamilton Art Gallery, Sligo.
2016 Group Exhibition, “Liberating the Female Spirit”, Fellini Gallery, Berlin.
2016 Group Exhibition, “Yeats, Easter 1916”, Hamilton Art Gallery, Sligo.
2016 Print Symposium and Exhibition, Leitrim Sculpture Centre.
2015 Group Exhibition, Cairde Visual, Hyde Bridge Art Gallery, Sligo.
2015 Group Exhibition, “Yeats, poetry and place”, Hyde Bridge Art Gallery, Sligo.
2014 Group Exhibition, Cairde Visual, Hyde Bridge Art Gallery, Sligo.
2010 Group Exhibition, The Centre of Psychotherapy, Belfast, U.K
2009 Group Exhibition, Common Grounds, Belfast, U.K
2008 Group Exhibition, The Leinster Gallery, Dublin
2007 Group Exhibition, the Dock, Carrick on Shannon
2006 Group Exhibition, The Dock, Carrick on Shannon
2006 Group Exhibition, The Gyreum, Sligo
2005 Group Exhibition, The Waterfront Gallery, Sligo.
2005 Solo Exhibition, St. Josephs hospital, Sligo.
2005 Group Exhibition, Artists for Tara, Dublin.
2004 Group Exhibition, Blackrock Rugby Club, Dublin
2003 Joint Exhibition, Galerie Roten Turm, Summerhausen, Germany.
2003 Group Exhibition, Blackrock Rugby Club, Dublin.
2003 Group Exhibition, Drums Auctioneers,Malahide.
2002 Solo Exhibition, The Metatron, Dublin.
2002 Group Exhibition, The Metatron, Dublin.
2002 Group Exhibition, The Grafton Gallery, Dublin.
2001 Group Exhibition, Cudos, Wicklow.
2001 Joint Exhibition, The Grafton Gallery, Dublin.
1997 Group Exhibition, Mulvaneys, Kerry.
1996 Iontas Small Works Exhibition, Sligo, Belfast, Limerick and Dublin.
1995 Group Exhibition, Cat and the Moon, Sligo.
1995 Solo Exhibition, The Factory, Sligo.
1994 Iontas Small Works Exhibition, Sligo, Belfast, Limerick and Dublin.
1993 Group Exhibition, Art Holdings, Dublin.

Artwork held in Private and Public Collections in Ireland, U.K, U.S.A, Germany and France.

 

Artist Residencies

2016 Artist in Residence at the Fellini Gallery, Berlin.
2005-06 Artist in Residence in the Oncology Unit at Sligo General Hospital, initiated and facilitated first Open Art Studio for patients and staff.
2000 Artist in Residence with Artslab in collaboration with Basque and Catalan artists for European Year of Languages.
1998-99 Artist in Residence with Artslab collaborating in exchange of theatre productions between artists in Greece, France and Ireland.

 

Art Psychotherapy

2013 Co-Developed The Yeats Banner project, with clients of Sligo Arts Psychotherapy Centre inspired by Yeats Poetry.
2012 Developed and Founded The Creative Container, Creative Self-Care for Health Care Practitioners, Sligo.
2012 Co-Founded The Sligo Arts Psychotherapy Centre.

 

Community Art Projects

2007 Co-Facilitator for Arts and Health Conference between G.P’s  and Arts and Health Practitioners, The Gyreum, Sligo.
2004-05 Arts Facilitator on the Co-operation North, New Visions Project.
2003-04 Arts Facilitator on the Co-operation North, New Visions Project.

 

Theatre Design Work

2002 Ballard of the Sad Cafe, Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin.
2000 The Salt Cycle, Rex Levitates Dance Co., Dublin
2000 Technosis, Tuan Productions, Dublin.
1999 Life Within Landscape, Artslab, Ireland and France.
1999 Eachtra, Tuan Productions,Siamsa Tire, Tralee.
1998 And The Walls Will Be Silent, Artslab, Ireland, France & Greece.
1997 Orpheus Project, Actors Touring Co., Dublin.
1996 Once Time, The Blue Raincoat Theatre Co, Sligo.
1996 An Baile Strand, The Blue Raincoat Theatre Co, Sligo.
1996 Hamlet, The Blue Raincoat Theatre Co, Sligo.
1995 What The Butler Saw, The Blue Raincoat Theatre Co, Sligo.
1994 A Vinegar Fog, The Blue Raincoat Theatre Co, Sligo.
1994 Playboy Of The Western World, The Blue Raincoat Theatre Co, Sligo
1993 Abigails Party, Edinburgh Theatre Festival.
1992 Nana, Dublin School Of Acting, Dublin

 

Short Film Work

2000 The Game, Art Direction.
1999 T.V Boy, Art Direction.
1997 Peanut Rain, Production Designer.