Irish artist based in Northern Ireland

Born West of Ireland 

 

I have been painting full-time since 2005, the year I moved from Dublin to Northern Ireland. 

Prior to that, I attended IADT (Dun Laoghaire College of Art & Design) in the 1990's as a mature student, having made the break from a full-time office admin job.

Since then I have had several solo exhibitions (Belfast, Dublin, Cork see Gallery) and participated in group shows and juried exhibitions.

I am currently working on a new series of paintings exploring landscape through photo-collage, paper collage, acrylic ink and drawing with a range of materials including carbon paper, pastels and acrylic markers.

If you would like to receive occasional emails about new work please email me through my Contact page.

 

Current:  2021 International Womens Day - Charity Auction for Hepatitis C Trust (UK)

 

Art on a Postcard Auction 25 February - 11 March

Highlight of 2020

 

Having two 100 x 120 cms paintings chosen for the

Royal Academy London Winter Show

 

Previous Projects/Exhibitions
 

2019 - 'Transience'

Solo Show at Solomon Fine Art Dublin

2017 - 'Garden of Delights'

Solo Show at Ards Arts Centre, Northern Ireland

2017 - 'Botanic'

Solo Show at Hammond Gallery Skibbereen, Co. Cork

2015 - 'Secret Garden'

Solo Show at Solomon Fine Art Dublin

2013 - 'An Invented Land'

Solo Show at Hammond Gallery, Glengarriff,  Co. Cork

2009 - 'Discovering Ballinglen'

Solo Show at Mullan Gallery Belfast

2007 - 'Return'

Solo Show at Mullan Gallery Belfast

2003 - 'Living Layer'

Solo Show/Residency, Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo

1997 - National Diploma in Fine Art (Merit)

Dun Laoghaire College of Art & Design, Dublin

Collections

Irish Business & Employers Confederation Dublin (IBEC)

Druids Glen Resort, Ireland

Office of Public Works (OPW) State Art Collection, Ireland  

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS) 

Department of Finance & Personnel, Northern Ireland

Ballinglen Museum of Contemporary Art  

Four Seasons Hotel Dublin   

Park Avenue Hotel Belfast (Commission) 

Boyle Civic Collection, Co. Roscommon  

Allied Irish Bank Ireland  

Westport Town Council, Co. Mayo

Phoebe Fox & Kyle Soller (UK) (Commission)

DJ Annie Mac (UK)

 

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