Curriculum Vitae

Education

2015 PhD in Fine Art (Media): NCAD, Dublin
2008 MFA in Computer Art: School of Visual Arts, NYC, New York
Awarded School of Visual Arts’ Paula Rhodes Award for Excellence

Other qualifications

2006 Minshar school of Arts, Tel Aviv
2019 TIG Welding course at Finglas Training Centre CDETB

Professional Memberships

AICA-Ireland International Association of Art Critics
Visual Artists Ireland
LUX Dublin

Curator

2020
QSS Online Members Showcase during COVID-19 Lockdown

2019
‘Where you are lost, we are Sídhe’ at Engage Art Studios, Galway, May 2019: Zara Lyness, Ruby Wallis, Anushiya Sundaralingam, Monique Blom, Ilaria Pellizzaro

‘The Question of Feeling At Home’, PS², Belfast, January 2019: Cecilia Bullo, David O’Regan, Sarah Smith, Matthew Calderwood

2017
‘Unsettlement’, Platform Arts, Belfast: Paul Moore solo show

2016
‘Colour-Paint-Painting’, TACTIC, Cork: Helen Mac Mahon, Kate O’Shea, Elad Rosen

2015
‘Little Piece’, Custom House, Westport: Steven Maybury, Gianna Tasha Tomasso, Suzi Coombs, Miya Ando, Donna FitzSymons, Abigail Denniston

2014
‘Epigraphing Rathmines’, MART, Dublin: Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Steven Maybury

2013
‘I Had Never Seen A Woman Conduct An Orchestra’, The Market Studios, Dublin: including Amanda Coogan, artist talk as part of group exhibition. Irish debut for Iranian artists Alysse Stepanian, Farideh Shahsavarani, Haleh Jamali, Mozhgan Erfani, Parya Vatankhah, and Israeli writer Sharon Har Paz.

2012
‘Stories to Wake Up With’, The Market Studios, Dublin: Steven Maybury (IE), Miya Ando (USA/JP), Efrat Gal (Israel), Donna FitzSymons (IE), Monica Flynn(IE), Catherine Harty(IE), Joan Healy (IE)

2010
‘grained’ gallery show, Back Loft gallery, Dublin: Amanda Dunsmore, Mhairi Sutherland, Roberta Lima (BR), Brigit McCone, Ian Clothworthy, Padraig Parle, Paul Gallagher, Daniele Idini, Niamh Ferris

2009
‘Cannons & Muses Think Tank’ pop-up gallery, 2009 Electric Picnic Festival: Amanda Dunsmore (IE), Andy Deck (US), Cormac Browne (IE), Tamar Lederberg (Israel), Declan McGauran (IE), Brigit McCone (IE), Ian Clothworthy (IE), Evan Flynn (IE)

2007
‘Unlock’ MFA CA student show, New York City, NY

2006
‘Let’s call it routine’, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2005
‘What Do You Mean’, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Art Admin

2019- 2020
Co-Director at Basic Space, Dublin. Responsible for outreach and residencies.

2018-2019
Curatorial Assistant to Aisling Prior, Pallas Studios Periodical Review & Agnés And I at Black Church Studios Gallery, Dublin

2015-2017
Co-Director, Treasurer and Board Member Platform Arts Gallery and Studios, Belfast

2009-2010
Arts administrator at Cannons & Muses project; included general administration, liaising with artists and organisation, website maintenance, marketing, venue booking & budgeting.

2008
Archive and Website intern at Franklin Furnace Archive

2006-2008
Computer Lab Assistant at the SVA MFA Computer Art in NY

2006-2008
Archivist at the SVA MFA Computer Art in NY

Artist

2020
‘How To Belong (desert)’ and ‘Alone On Land 1’ in THEN, WHAT IF? At Ely Center of Contemporary Art in New Haven, CT, USA

‘How To Belong’ installation at upcoming exhibition in The Library Project, curated by Diana Bamimeke [POSTPONED TO 2021 DUE TO COVID-19 LOCKDOWN]

2019
‘How To Belong (desert)’ and ‘Alone On Land 1’ included in THEN, WHAT IF? At The Five Points Center for the Visual Arts, Torrington, CT, USA

2018
‘Home Is Where’ at Lahti Fringe Festival 2018, Finland [with Landing Collective]

‘How To Belong’, moving image installation and performance, Artist Gathering, Dublin, curated by Cara Farnan

‘Foreign Tide’ moving image, Eye’s Walk Digital festival 2018, Ano Syros, Greece [with Landing Collective]

‘Point Of Boil’ – Video installation commissioned for Musrara Mix Festival public art programme, Jerusalem, Israel, Curated by Sharon Horodi

‘Visa Application Appendix 11/c’, MART Gallery, Curated by Taproot & Deirdre Morrissey. Repeal fundraising exhibition

‘Folded In Tradition’ performance, LIVESTOCK Live Art, MART, Dublin, curated by Francis Fay & Eleanor Lawler [with Landing Collective]

‘My Dear’ – moving image, commissioned for ‘Minshar Art Support of Asylum Seekers’ project, Tel Aviv, Israel

‘Alkaline Osmosis’ 2-channel moving image, PLATFORM 2018, Draíocht, Curated by Sharon Murphy [with Landing Collective]

2017
‘Visa Application Appendix 11/c’, moving image live installations, commissioned for ICAF Lagos 2017 festival, Lagos, Nigeria

‘The Land Wants Me Here’ video installation, transmediale/CTM Vorspiel 2018: Emerge/ncy at Galerie Mausefalle, Berlin, Germany [with Landing Collective]

‘Can you hear the birds from the water?’ moving image, Joint Effort II, Lubbock, TX, USA, curated by Expanded Draught: Allison Regan & Cody Arnall [with Landing Collective]

2016
‘Landing, Channel One’ moving image, PXVI Members Show, Platform Arts, Belfast [with Landing Collective]

‘Landing’ performance & gallery exhibition at Eight Gallery, Dublin [with Landing Collective]

2015
‘Inside Voices Sounding Foreign’, audio Installation, Materiality exhibition, NUI Galway, curated by Tom O’Dea

2014
‘Made From Scratch’ moving image, YFactor theatre production, Axis, Ballymun, Dublin

‘Being There’ moving image, Culture Night, Hospital, Co. Limerick

2013
‘Being There’, moving image, VAPID, Video Salon, La Catedral Studios, Dublin

‘SonicNeurons~’ interactive audio installation, Signal to Noise, Culture night, Ennis, Ireland

‘Being There’ moving image triptych, Toothache Duet’s online & Gallery event at ]performance space[, London

2010
‘FAT’ moving image for theatre, Talking Shop Ensemble, Dublin Fringe Festival

2009
‘AleXis’ digital audio performance, We Are an Exhibition performance event, Dublin

2008
‘nine2five’ moving image for dance/theatre, Hakibutzim Seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel

‘ElectroMmunication’ interactive installation, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York City, NY

‘SonicNeurons~’ interactive audio installation, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York City, NY

‘Conversation’ moving image piece, Dunedin Fringe Festival, New Zealand

2007
‘Relationship/Conversation’ moving image installation, MFA CA Open Studios, New York City, NY

‘A Trail of Words’ moving image for a dance, film produced by Vertical Vision, NYC, NY

2006
‘Ghost’ moving image, Unlock, MFA CA student show, New York City, NY

‘No Exit’ interactive installation, Minshar Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

Residencies

2018
Artist Residency, TAMMAM Atelier, London, UK

INCUBATE Artist Residency, Draiocht Art Centre, Dublin, Ireland

2017
Artist residency ICAF LAGOS AiR 2017, Lagos, Nigeria

Artist Residency, PAVED Arts Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada

2012
Artist As Curator Residency, The Market Studios, Dublin

Published Writing

Ongoing
Intersecting Interests art writing blog

2020
Commissioned text for an exhibition at The Dock in Carrick-On-Shannon, publication TBD due to the COVID-19 Lockdown

Commissioned text for Bealtaine Festival 2020, publication TBD due to the COVID-19 Lockdown

Commissioned text about ‘In The Hole’ by Linda Duvall’s ‘In The Hole’ for PAVED Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada. Launch TBD due to the COVID-19 Lockdown

2019
Joined The Sunday Times Ireland’s Culture Supplement art critics panel

Review of ‘Photo Ireland Festival – ‘New Irish Works 2019’, for the Visual Artists Newsletter

Roee Rosen: Exorcisms, for CIRCA Magazine: This Matters Now

Review of Anita Groener’s ‘The Past is a Foreign Country’, for the Visual Artists Newsletter

2018
‘I Already Know my Body is Politics’ published in Bloomers Magazine bloomers.format.com

Review of Sarah Walker’s ‘Trees Drawings on the Sky’, for the Visual Artists Newsletter

‘A Window Into Lagos Art Festival Season’, for CIRCA Magazine: Art Routes

‘Portraits In Motion’ ICAF Lagos residency report, for the Visual Artists Newsletter

2017
‘Belfast School of Art Degree Show: Zara Lyness’, for CIRCA Magazine: Degree Shows 2017

‘Joy Gerrard’s ‘shot crowd’ at the RHA’, for CIRCA Magazine: This Matters Now

2016
‘Rethinking the terms of political engagement in arts research and practice’ in Mind the Gap! Working papers on practice-based doctoral research in the creative arts and media editor Desmond Bell

2013
‘Art and Trespassing: Contemporary Found Places’, for Imprint Zine Vol. 1 Issue No. 2 – Conviviality, curated by Monica Flynn, Sept 2013