Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE - Artist Practising since 1982
Formal Education:
 University College Dublin B.A. 1978
University College Maynooth H.D.E. 1981 
Waterford I.T Certificate Business Management 2001
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Kilkenny Arts Festival 1986 to 2011 - inclusive
Eigse Exhibition Fringe, Carlow 1996 to 2011 Ė inclusive
Russborough Hse Blessington, Kitchen Garden Cafe (Current) 2008 -2011
Bride St. Gallery, Wexford Opera Festival Oct 2010
RDS Art Fair - Nov. 2009 
Wexford Festival Exhibition Whites Hotel October 2009
"Bend in the Wall"Gallery, Killerig Resort,Carlow -Resident artist 2009
Christmas Show Rathwood Tullow 2007 and 2008 
Cork Art Fair City Hall, Cork, Ireland 2006
Arboretum Leighlinbridge Carlow Christmas Show 2006 
Old Market Hse. Art Centre. Dungarvan 2005 
Douglas Gallery, Cloughjordan Co. Tipperary 2004 
Graignamanagh Library, Co.Kilkenny 1991 and 2003 
Courthouse Art Centre, Tinahely 1996, 1999 & 2001 
Bunbury Art Studio (continuous)2000 to 2011 
Irish National Heritage Park Wexford 1999 
Wexford Opera Festival 1997 and 1998 
Coombe Hospital Restaurant Dublin 1997 and 1998 
Athy Library Gallery 1998 
Smugglers Gallery Athy 1994 and 1996 
Eigse Carlow Invited Artist 1992 
Siamsa Tire Gallery, Tralee Co Kerry 1987 
Royal Hotel, Carlow 1984 
GROUP SHOWS 
(A Selection )
Artforms Gallery Carlow 2010
"Bend in the Wall" Gallery, Killerig Resort Carlow -6 Artists Show 2009 
CONKER, Newtownbarry House Gallery Co.Wexford 2005 
Athy Art Group Show (Annual) 1985 to 2004 inclusive 
St. Leger Gallery, Carlow 1999 
Green St. Gallery, Dingle 1996 to 2004 
"Music in Art"with St.Leger Gallery St.Patrick's College, Carlow 1997
Liberty Gallery, London 1990 & 1991 
Peoples Art Show, Dublin 1987 to 2004 
Eigse Open submissions Carlow 1989 to 1995 
Pembroke Gallery Carlow 1993

Other Art Activities ( A selection )
Book Cover illustrations - Novel by Fran O Brien 2006
Book Cover illustration - Novel by Fran O Brien 2005
 Book Cover Illustrations-  Short Stories by Nicholas Byrne 2006
Book Cover Novel illustration by Nicholas Byrne 2010 
Established Bunbury Art Studio (a centre for the arts ) 2000 
Artist in Residence, Scoil Muire gan Smal, Carlow 1996 and 2001 
Irish Resident Artists Tax Exemption Granted 2000 
Visual Art Advisory committee Courthouse Art Ctr Tinahely Co Wicklow1996/97
Artist in the Community, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny 1990 - 1991 
Illustration  Cover & 6 line drawings-Poetry "An Bealach Eadoigh"by Rita Kelly
 1983 Costume and Stage Design (Carlow Little Theatre) 1976 to 1983 
CDI National .Art Competition Award 1980 and 1981 
Puppet Maker; Pint Size Puppet Theatre, Dublin. 1980
 Burren Painter of the Year Competition (Prize) 1979 

Collections (A selection
OPW collection 
Kilkenny South-East Art Permanent collection . 
Per cent, Art for Schools /Gael Colaiste Ceatherlach 
"Images of Carlow"painting  Olivia O' Leary Author & Broadcaster 
Ben Kingsley, Oscar winning Actor (private collection ) 
Fran O'Brien Author (private collection ) 
Rita Kelly, Poet/Writer (private collection ) 
Una Power Author & Broadcaster( private collection) 
Justin& Joan Ellige(artists) Los Angeles Private collection 
Martin Dunne Actor (private collection)
Trudi Doyle email: trudiart@eircom.net 
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