Biography

Born in Dublin, 1977.

Education
2003: PGCE (Art Major), Institute of Education, University College London
2001: BA (Joint Honours), Fine Art and History of Art, National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Selected Short Courses:
2012: Oil Painting, with Oliver Comerford, NCAD, Dublin
2005: Painting from Life, with Roger Gill, Central St. Martin's College of Art, London

Selected Exhibitions:

SOLO:
2017: "The Red Kites," Kite Film Studios, Wicklow
2015: "Paintings in the Lobby," Naas Arts and Culture Centre, McCauley Place, Co. Kildare
2008: "The Girl Prints," Market House Gallery, Co. Monaghan (curated by Brenda O'Reilly Hughes)
2007: "The Secrets of Ordinary Things," Naas Library, Co. Kildare
1997: Solo Exhibition, Naas Library, Co. Kildare

GROUP SHOWS:
2020: "Kildare Covid Heroes," Aras Chill Dara, Naas, Co. Kildare
2016: "Kildare Portrait Artist Finalists," Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
2015: "Kildare Portrait Artist Finalists," Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
2009: "From Bog Bodies to Turf Stacks," Rua Red South Dublin Arts Centre, Dublin
2009: "Bog 50x70," The Factory Space, 100 Capel Street, Dublin
2008: " Drink! Feck! Girls! Art!" Naas Library, Co. Kildare
2008: Naestved International Exhibition of Contemporary Prints, Denmark
2007: Christmas Show, Leinster Print Studio, Clane, Co. Kildare
2007: "Margin," Office of Public Works, 51 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin
2007: Summer Show, Kilcock Art Gallery, Co. Kildare
2006: "Blank Canvas," Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare (Open Submission Show Curated by Paul McGinley)
2001: Degree Show, National College of Art and Design, Dublin
2000: " Odyssey," Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin

Public Collections:
Office of Public Works, Dublin, 2001
Monaghan County Council, 2008
Kite Film Studios, Wicklow

Public Commissions
2020: "Kildare Covid Hero Portraits," Kildare County Council

Awards:
2008: Tyrone Guthrie Bursary Award, Kildare County Council

Professional Affiliations:
Professional Member of Visual Artists Ireland (VAI)
Associate of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin (ANCAD)

Other Interests:
Music: Piano and Singing
Athletics: Running
Fashion

Professional Member of Visual Artists Ireland