04 MFA Visual Arts. Bennington College, Vermont, USA
01 BA(hons) Fine Art Sculpture. Winchester School of Art, Hampshire, UK
13 Signal Art Centre, Bray, Wicklow.
13 Aras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet, Mayo
12 Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny
11 To Whom it May Concern. Camden Palace, Cork.
10 Threads, Outlaw Studios & Gallery, Cork.
09 Lab life time learning, Cork City. Audio installation.
08 Flight into Fantasy, Athy Library, Co. Kildare.
05 SAW (Salem Art Works) Upstate New York. USA. Site-specific installation.
11 Art Trail in the Elysian, Cork City
11 Outlaw Studios, Cork City
11 On the threshold hold of everything, inside and out. Tactic, Cork.
11 Clyne Gallery, Temple Bar, Dublin.
10 The Gallows, Art in Production, Old Ford assembly line. Cork.
09 Outlaw Studios, Cork City.
09 Landfill Art Project, Pennsylvania. USA. International Group Show
09 The Vagina Monologues, Cork City and hinterland. Performance
08 Sculpture for New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. International Group Show
08 North Bennington Sculpture Park, Vermont. USA.
08 Generation 6 . A.I.R Gallery, Chelsea. New York City, USA.
07 SAW (Salem Art Works), Upstate New York. USA.
07 North Bennington Sculpture Park, Vermont, USA.
07 Green Mountain Girls Show. Art at 196 N. Main St., Salem, Upstate New York. USA.
06 SAW (Salem Art Works), Upstate New York. USA.
06 70 Beekman Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs. Upstate New York. USA
06 North Bennington Sculpture Park, Vermont. USA.
04 North Bennington Sculpture Park, Vermont. USA. Site-specific installation.
04 MFA Show, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Vermont. USA
04 Skokie Sculpture Park, Chicago. Illinois. USA.
03 ‘Boundaries’ site-specific exhibition, Rutland Carving Studio. Vermont. USA
03 Franconia Sculpture Park, Minnesota.USA.
03 North Bennington Sculpture Park, Vermont.USA.
03 Hamletmachine - casted as Ophelia by director Keith Thompson. New York
02 Pride of the Valley Sculpture Park, Surrey, UK.
The desire to put up a shelf, brought me thru the boat building and furniture making industries, showing me its beauty, weakness and strengths of wood. My time at Winchester School of Art opened up my knowledge of materials and my own personal language. After my internship at Franconia Sculpture park I continue to work in steel interrupted by multi material installations. After my Masters, I worked in New York as an architectural mould builder, helping to repair New York after 9 11. I work from blueprints, made the pattern, moulded the pattern using plaster, gypsum and burlap. Working 20 stories up on scaffold pulling rubber moulds of the building was a kicker. My last installation before leaving the states was five life size dressing “running” across a park. Over the next 3 months the paper dissolved, leaving the buttons and stitching embedded in a thin layer of clear resin.
Having skills and the wiliness to learn a new allows me the freedom of “not always thinking in steel”. All materials are heavy with meaning and history which I use to “flesh” the bones of my own narrative.At the moment I am working with paper and thread but.....