Virtual exhibition "Imagine Together" Extracts from Twenty:Twenty vision,Hambly & Hambly Gallery, Enniskillen. 9th-12th Nov 2020.
Virtual Solo Exhibition "TWENTY:TWENTY...Vision" , Kunstmatrix in association with Solas Art Gallery, 23rd Oct - 14th Nov 2020.
Solo Exhibition. (physical exhibition) TWENTY:TWENTY...vision, Iontas, Castleblayney, Sept 4th - 20th Oct 2020, (opening reception 11th Sept 2020).
Online "Arts in Lockdown" group exhibition, Facebook, daily exhibition of 20 works from 20 Irish artists March, 18 - Xmas 2020.
Solo Exhibitions: 2021 - Artsource at the RDS, Irelands Premier Art Fair - November 2021. 2021- Selection of works from "Twenty:Twenty vision" series now exhibiting at the Chimera Gallery, Mullingar, Co.Westmeath. July to Oct. 2020: TWENTY:TWENTY...vision, Iontas, Castleblayney, Sept/Oct 2020 2017 'hidden...OUT LOUD' Markethouse Arts Office Gallery, Monaghan Town, Co.Monaghan. November 2017 'GENERATIONS/SMALLSTORIES''.. Solo Exhibition. Ulster Canal Stores, Clones, Co.Monaghan. Oct/Nov. 2017 "hidden...OUT LOUD", SOLO EXHIBITION. Solas Art Gallery, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Sept-Oct. 2015 “A BALLAST FULL OF HOPE” Market House Arts Office, GALLERY, Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan. May – July.
Collaborations 2019. The Market House, Monaghan. Travelling 5 person Show. Shifting Walls. Oct/Nov . 2019. Strule Art Centre, Omagh. Travelling 5 person Show. Shifting Walls. July/Sept. 2019 42 Clanbrassil Street Dundalk. AAEX Installations/ Longwalk shopping centre/The Demesne/County Museum/Train Station/Park Street 15-29 Nov 2016 Luan Gallery , Athlone, Co. Westmeath. 10ft by 15ft Encaustic Tricolour with projection of public comment regarding 1916, collected from call on FB as part of the “100” Group exhibition. A collaboration with artists Rosemarie Langtry and Lora Murphy. March/April 2016 Market Place Arts Centre, Armagh, Co, Armagh. "LIE OF THE LAND" N.O'Connor, R.Langtry & L.Murphy. March-April. 2015 IONTAS, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan.” To FLY AND FIND”: Niamh O’Connor, Anja Nohlen & Aisling Mc'Cormilla. Sept-Oct.
Group Exhibitions 2021 -"Hark" Group exhibition, Hambly & Hambly Gallery, Enniskillen. 2021 -"Awash with colour" Group exhibition, Iontas Art Centre, Castleblayney in association with AAEX and Mopsogs. 2021 - Designers At the Markethouse, Monaghan, annual pop-up & exhibition 1st-23rd December. 2021 - Solas Art Gallery, Ballinamore, members Summer Exhibition . July/aug.. 2020 -"Paused" Solas Art Gallery, Leitrim, Sept-Oct. 2020 - Savage at Inspire Gallery, Dublin - virtual and physical group exhibition, Sept-Aug. 2020 - Art in Lockdown - a virtual group exhibition on FB in response to Covid-19 shutdown. March - ongoing 2020. 2020 - $€XY - Gstaad, Switzerland, invited international female Artists. Feb/March 2020 2019 - 42 Clanbrassil Street Dundalk. AAEX Installations/ Longwalk shopping centre/The Demesne/County Museum/Train Station/Park Street 15-29 Nov 2019 - Hambly & Hambly at Dunbar House. L'Art Pour L'Art. Group Show. Sept/Nov. 2019 - Solas Art Gallery. members summer exhibition. July/Aug. 2019 - Connected at the Copperhouse, 12 artists & Photographers. Copperhouse Gallery, Synge St. Dublin 8. March. 2019 - Hambley & Hambley, Enniskillen. 1st sq group exhibition. Feb - March 2019 2019 - Droichead Arts Centre, Stroke Drogheda, Co. louth. "Printworks" curated by Dorothy Smith Nov - March 2019 2019 - Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, 1ft sq group exhibition. Nov - Jan 2019 2019 - Courthouse Gallery, Co. Clare. Trasna 8 - Dec-Jan 2019 2018 - Hyde Bridges Gallery, Co. Sligo, RUN - postcard show Dec 2018 2018 - Solas Art Gallery, Ballinamore, Members winter open. Nov-Dec 2018 2018 Monaghan Arts Collective, Arts Office MarketHouse, Monaghan. Dec 2018 2018 Top Soil, Curated Group show, final of the Uglified series. InSpire Galerie, Dublin. April/May 2018 Solomon Gallery, Incognito, Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation Art exhibition and fundraiser. Dublin. April. 2018. Pseudonym, Group show, part of the Uglified series. InSpire Galerie, Dublin. March/April. 2018 Bagot Hutton, Dublin 1. 25th March 2018. SCOOP FOUNDATION Syria Vibes Art Auction. March. 2017 Leitrim Sculpture Centre. Winter Open Opening 1st Dec- Jan. 2017 The Copperhouse Gallery. NO FIXED ABODE 22nd Nov- 22nd Dec on behalf of The Peter McVerry Trust. Opening 6th Dec 2017 Monaghan Arts Collective. Markethouse. Monaghan. Dec 2017. 2017 INSPIRE GALLERY, Dublin. Corporate Invitational showcase event. June. 2017 SOLOMON GALLERY Incognito, Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation Art exhibition and fundraiser. Dublin. April. 2017 SOLAS ART GALLERY Ballinamore. Members Spring Open. April-May. 2017 INSPIRE Galerie, Lwr Gardiner Street, Dublin. Group Show “Wonky” first of the curated Uglified series. March. 2017 STRULE ARTS CENTRE,Townhall Square, Omagh. 1ft Show(travelled) Jan. 2016 SOLAS ART GALLERY, Ballinamore, Leitrim Christmas Show. Dec. 2016 SILVER LININGS , Market Square Dundalk. Pop up and Exhibition. Dec. 2016 Enniskillen 1ft Show, HIGHER BRIDGES GALLERY, Clinton Centre, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. Dec 2016 THE MARKET HOUSE, Monaghan, New Work, Annual Visual Arts Exhibition. Dec-Jan. 2016 Enniskillen visual arts summer show, HIGHERS BRIDGES GALLERY, Clinton Centre, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. June-Sept. 2016 On-n-Off the Wall. Curated Group show, SOLAS ART GALLERY, Ballinamore, Co.Leitrim. June-July. 2016 10th INTERNATIONAL ENCAUSTIC CONFERENCE, Hotel Fair, Provincetown, Cape Cod, Mass. USA. June. 2016 SACKVILLE STREET 1916 Commission of encaustic on wood memorial for civilian “Lawrence Kelly” as part of larger exhibition of works to commemorate 262 civilians killed in the rising. Showing O’Connell St, Dublin as part of National 1916 Commemoration Easter event. Botanical Gardens Dublin April /May 2016 Newbridge Town hall May/June 2016 & touring throughout Ireland. 2015/2016 HIGHER BRIDGES GALLERY , Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. 1ft Group show. Dec – Jan. 2015/2016 MARKETHOUSE Arts Office, (Gallery) Monaghan. Co. Monaghan “New Works” Group show including Neal Greig, Eileen Ferguson, Joanne Behan, Joan Mallon, Roisin Duffy . December-Feb. 2015 “DESIGNERS AT THE MARKET HOUSE” Market House, Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan. Exhibition and Pop-up Shop Nov-Dec. 2015 SOLAS ART GALLERY, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. “Don’t Step of the Cracks” Curated by Amanda Jane Graham. Group show. Oct-Nov. 2015 "ARTSLounge at the Hillgrove" Hillgrove Hotel, Old Armagh Rd, Monaghan. Exhibitor & Committee member. June. 2015 “PROVINCETOWN INN” Hotel fair- Provincetown, Cape Cod, MA, USA. 9th International Encaustics Conference. June. 2015 “ST. STEPHENS GREEN SHOPPING CENTRE DUBLIN 2 & CHQ, DUBLIN 1. Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation, PIGSONPARADE exhibition. Feb-March. 2014-2015 “NEW WORKS” Market House Arts Office, (GALLERY), Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan. Group show including Neal Greig, Eileen Ferguson, Joanne Behan, Joan Mallon & Margot Quinn. December – Feb. 2014 “DESIGNERS AT THE MARKET HOUSE” Market House Arts Office, Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan. Exhibition and Pop-up Shop Nov-Dec. 2014/2015 MUSEUM OF THE SHANDONAH VALLEY, VIRGINIA, USA “Second Time Around” repurposed hubcap as art selected from a global submission, part of the landfillart.org. Sept - March 2014 ENNISKILLEN VISUAL ARTS OPEN Higher Bridges Gallery, Clinton Centre, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. Sept.-Oct 2014 CARRICKMACROSS ARTS FESTIVAL, Weekend Exhibition and Demonstration of Encaustic Techniques. July. 2014 PEOPLES ART, St. Stephens Green, Dublin. June 2014 DROGHEDA MARITIME FESTIVAL ART & PHOTOGRAPHY QUARTER, Drogheda, Co. Louth 2nd Annual Maritime Festival Group Exhibition. June. 2014 PEOPLES ART, St. Stephens Green, Dublin . Exhibition on the railings. May. 2014 THE GARAGE, Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan. Encaustic, Wax and Plaster Sculpture “Souls or Holes for Dirty Fingers” On Loan: April-July. 2014 “MONAGHAN ART NETWORK SHOWCASE” Market House Arts Office, Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan. Artist Talk and 3 day pop up exhibition, paintings and sculpture. April. 2013 “DESIGNERS AT THE MARKET HOUSE” Market House Arts Office, Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan. Exhibition and Pop-up Shop Nov-Dec. 2013 1FT SQ CHRISTMAS SHOW – “Higher bridges gallery” Clinton Centre, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. Dec-Jan. 2013 “PEOPLES ART” St. Stephens Green, Dublin 2. December 2013 SPIRAL MUSE ARTS. Salem, Oregon, USA. Artist Shuffle Aug. 2013 ECHO COUNTRY OUTPOST, 1770 Glendale Boulv, Los Angeles, CA 90026. USA. Artists Shuffle. 2013 EASTER EXPO 2013 – HIGHER BRIDGES GALLERY” Clinton Centre, Enniskillen. April-May. 2013 “THE BIG EGG HUNT” Powerscourt Town Centre, Dublin 2 & CHQ, North Wall Quay Dublin 1. I completed the production of 2.5ft x 3ft encaustic egg entitled “Laced” exhibited and sold for the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation. Jan- may. 2012 “MADE” - Granny Likes It, 50 Upper Abbeygate Street, Galway. Nov-Dec. 2012 “IRISH DESIGN SELECTION”, Unit 9a Westbury Mall, Dublin 2. Nov-Dec. 2012 “DESIGNERS AT THE MARKET HOUSE” Market House Arts Office, Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan. Nov – Dec. 2012 “MADE” - Granny Likes It, 50 Upper Abbeygate Street, Galway. June – Sept. 2012 FABULOUS& FRIENDS at Capers Festival, The Diamond, Clones Co. Monaghan. Local Artisans Exhibition and Pop Up shop. Co Curated and Exhibited. Sept. 2012 FABULOUS@FORTSTOCK FESTIVAL, The Diamond, Clones, Co. Monaghan. Local Artisans Exhibition and Pop Up shop. Co Curated and Exhibited. June. 2012 ARTSWELL at the Iontas Centre, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. “Suddenly” Exhibition with Roisin Duffy, Louise Loughman and Grace Brennan. April- May. 2011 MARKET HOUSE, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan. “Designers at the Market House” Exhibition & popup
Teaching 2022 SLIABH BEAG ARTS Introduction to Encaustic European Techniques 2022 BLAST- Artist in Schools Residency, Royal School, Cavan. 2022 BLAST - Artist in schools Residency, Castleblayney Covnent Jnr School., Co. Monaghan. 2021 Workshop -Abstraction & Expression Creative Schools Ireland Program. 2020 Workshop Visual Art Journaling (Youth Work Ireland) -Deehub Ardee. 2016/2019 Workshops- European Encaustic. Marketplace Theatre and Arts centre. Armagh. NI. 2016/2017 Workshops -European Encaustic for adults, General craft class for children: Clones Art Studios, The Old Post Office, Clones, Co. Monaghan. 2013 – todate.Workshops - Introduction to Encaustic Arts: American - v- European Techniques. AN GRIANAN, Adult Education Centre, Termonkeckin, Co. Louth, Residential workshop facilitator. 2014: Artist to Artist workshops - Introduction to Encaustic Arts: American – v- European Techniques . Amergin Artists Co-op, Drogheda, Co. Louth. 2013 – 2014 : Art Classes and demos . Swallow Studios, Annyalla, Co. Monaghan. 2013 -todate: Irish Country Woman’s Association. Art classes and demos – Various locations across Ireland for federation groups. 2013: European Encaustic approaches. Teach na Daoine, Oriel Road, Cortolvin, Co. Monaghan. 2013: European Encaustic approaches. ARTSWELL at Iontas, Iontas Theatre, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan.
Awards & Residencies
2021 Monaghan County Council Professional Artist Bursary Award recipient. 2020 Annaghmakerrig, Tyrone Gruthrie Centre artists residency , Jan 2020. 2020 Monaghan County Council Artist Bursary Award recipient. 2019 Cill Rialiag Project, Residency award 2017 Monaghan County Council Artist Bursary award recipient. 2016-2017 Annaghmakerrig Tyrone Guthrie Centre Artist Residency, Jan 2017. 2015 International Scholarship Grant Recipient, 9th Annual International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, MA. USA.
Associations 2021 Hambly & Hambly Gallery, Artist Member. 2019-todate: AAEX, Member 2017-todate: Bite the Biscuit, Member 2016-todate: Solas Gallery, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim Member 2015: Founder/Manager: “ARTSLounge at the Hillgrove” a large scale arts exhibition event and charity fundraiser for Monaghan Co. Rotary Club, hosting 50 visual and preforming artists from across Ireland. 2014 –March 2016: Founding Member of “MONARTS” Monaghan Arts Network & MONARTS Showcase Events. Working as part of a dedicated committee focused on the promotion of local talent within County Monaghan. SHOWCASE is a vibrant monthly staged event (think open mic for the arts) promoting emerging and professional Artists from across all art forms, visual, performance, music, literature etc bringing the talents of County Monaghan to new and existing audiences. Monarts Group Secretary: 2014- 2016.