Curriculum Vitae

Biographical Details:
Born Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny
Studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.
Belfast College of Art and Design.
Akademie Voor BeeldendeKunst,Utrecht, Netherlands.
Lives and works in Kilkenny.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2004 Encaustic paintings, Taylor Art Galleries, Dublin.
2002 Poppies, encaustic paintings Mrua gallery, Co. Clare.
1996 Planetary Boxes, mixed media Taylor Art Galleries, Dublin.
1995 Planetary Boxes, Limerick City Gallery.
1995 At Dheisal, Installation Kilkenny County Hall, Kilkenny.
1993 Slate Installation, U.C.G., Galway.
1993 Ar Dheisal Installation, Athlone museum, Athlone.
1992 Dream house, Installation, Galway Arts Centre, Galway.
1989 Black Series, Taylor Galleries, Dublin.
1985 Large Drawings, Wexford Arts Centre.
1984 Paper forms, Taylor Galleries, Dublin.
1980 Bag series, Taylor Galleries, Dublin.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2004 Sligo Art gallery, colour in form.
2003 Butler Gallery Kilkenny, Four Irish Artists.
2001 R.H.A. exhibition.
2000 Garter Lane Art Centre
2000 3 Irish, 3 Welsh Artists.
2000 Platonic Forms, Sculpture in Kells exhibition.
1999 Sculpture in Kells exhibition.
1998 Invited artist in the RHA exhibition
1996 Aer Rianta Exhibition, Dublin Airport
1996 Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
1994 Installation in Eyre Square Shopping Centre, Galway as part of the Pan Celtic Festival, Galway.
1994 4 Irish Artists Group Show in Dordecht, The Netherlands.
1994 Portable Art, Rosslare, Co. Wexford,
1994 lontas Exhibition, Sligo.
1994 Kilkenny Artists Christmas Show, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny.
1993 E.V.A., Limerick
1992 Artist Initiator of Slate Quarries Sculpture Symposium
1992 Installation Eyre Square Shopping Centre, Galway
1991 Touring Exhibition of Installation, Kilkenny People Gallery, Garter Lane, Waterford, Eigse, Carlow.
1991 Inaugural Exhibition Modern Art Gallery, Sligo.
1990 Anja Van Gossen Gallery, Bunclody.
1990 International Cultural Centre, Arlands Inch, Thomastown.
1990 Taylor Galleries Group Show
1990 Oireachtas
1987,1985 E.V.A. Limerick
1985 Oireachtas Independent Artists: Touring Exhibition to a number of venues in America 1997 selected by Lucy LIPPARD. "Divisions, Crossroads, Turns of Mind, some New Irish Art"
1984 Irish exhibition of Living Art
1983 Helen Comerford/David Lambert, Garrylough Mill, Co. Wexford
1983 "Four Kilkenny Artists", Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle.
1982 Sculpture and drawing exhibition, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork
1982 James Joyce Centenary exhibition, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin.
1982 G.P.A. Emerging Artists, Douglas Hyde Gallery.
1981 Independent Artists, Irish exhibition of Living Art
1981 E.V.A., Limerick
1981 G.P.A. Emerging Artists, Tulfarris Gallery, Co. Wicklow
1981 Oireachtas
1980 Irish exhibition of Living Art
1979 Contemporary Irish Artists
1978 Irish exhibition of Living Art "Woman's Show 1978"
1977 Project Arts Centre, Dublin 1977 E.V.A., Limerick

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin
Bank of Ireland
Allied Irish Bank
Arts Council
Kilkenny Gallery Collection
Trinity College, Dublin
Chartered accountants Headquarters, Ballsbridge.
Limerick City Gallery Drawing Collection
Irish Museum of Modern Art.
Commissioned to make a famine memorial Sculpture at Bullies Acre Ballinasloe
Commissioned to make sculpture in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny

AWARDS
1998 Arts Council Travel Award
1994 Aer Lingus/Arts Council Travel
1993 Artist of the Year award E.VA., Limerick
1990/'91 Artist in Residence, Kilkenny Count