visual artist/curator


Group shows

2019            ArtBank, Bunclody.

                     Arts Caberat18.

2017             Culture Night2017,  Roscommon.

2016             REDDOT2016, Roscommon.

                       Aras an Chontae, Roscommon. 

                       Damer House Gallery,Roscrea, 

2015             Shifting Perspectives, Boyle Arts Festival Fringe Exhibition 2015 (invited)

                      ‘Homeland’, Damer House Gallery Roscrea & Barcelona Loop-Festival 2015 Spain (invited).

2014              Moonlight Cinema Club, The Grand Social, Dublin.

                       Dublin Maker Faire, Trinity College Dublin &  The Science Gallery.

                       Homeland, Damer House Gallery in conjunction with Barcelona Loop Festival, Spain & Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.

                       Mediated Realities. Freedman Gallery, Center for the Arts, Albright College. Reading. PA. USA.

                       Roscommon Visual Artists Forum (RVAF),  Roscommon Arts Center (invited).

                       Collaborations14, Smock Alley, Dublin. 

                       LoveLetters, The Center for Creative Practice, Dublin

                       Hack/Change, in collaboration with Exchange Dublin.

2013              V.A.P.I.D, La Cat Salon,Backloft gallery, Dublin.

                      NLA IV, IMOCA gallery, Dublin.

                       NLA IV,  SteamBox gallery, Dublin.

                      Dublin Mini Maker Faire. The Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin.

                      NCAD. MA Art in the Digital World Graduate Exhibition. Dublin

                      Excess BaggageThe Estonian Academy of Arts. Tallinn, Estonia.

2012              The Goggleworks, Center for The Arts, Reading PA. USA. May”12- (On extended loan.)

                      Interchange. CFEVA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA. 

                      In-terim, IMOCA. Dublin. 

2011              The Imagination of Children, V&A MoC. London. Oct’11-Feb’12 (invited)

                      Culture Night 2011. Commissioned by Roscommon Arts Office.

                      PhotoIreland Festival. D-Light Studios, Dublin.

                      RLF. Roscommon.

2010              RED DOT Pop-Up exhibition. Roscommon.

                      Culture Night 2010.Show 2010.commissioned by  Roscommon Co.Co Arts Office.

                      RLF. Roscommon.

2009              alter/native project. Bolye Arts Festival, Boyle (invited). 

2007              Open Eyes. Roscommon Fringe Festival.

2006              Mantua Project. Mantua, Co. Roscommon (invited).

                      Art Lane Studios. Roscommon.

                      Art@Work. Roscommon Arts Centre.

2004              Sue Hill Charity Exhibition. Boyle. Co. Roscommon (invited).

                      Roscommon Arts Week. Roscommon.

                      Anti-War Exhibition. Ballyfermot Civic Offices. Dublin (invited).

2003              Home. Roscommon Arts Centre.

1998              Images of India. Roscommon County library.

1996              Waiting Spaces. Critical Access Art Project. St. Loman’s Psychiatric Hospital, Dublin.

1995              Local Artists Exhibition. Boyle Arts Festival.

1994              The Open Frame. Roscommon.

                      Expo ’94. Street Performance. Limerick.

                      Roscommon Arts Week.

1993              Performance. Triskel Arts Week. Triskel Art Gallery. Cork.

                      The Dream Factory. Street Performance. Limerick.

Curated Shows

2016             REDDOT2016, Group Show Roscommon.

2014             RVAF Contemporary Art Exhibition in conjunction with Boyle Arts Festival in association with Linda Shevlin commissioned by Roscommon                        Arts Office.

                      Mediated Realities. Freedman Gallery, Center for the Arts, Albright College. P.A USA

2012              Interchange exhibition exchange. Group show 8 Irish Artists. CFEVA. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA.

                     Adapt. Produced in association with VAI & Amy Stevens (U.S.) curator. Group show 7 US artists, PhotoIreland Festival 2012 at Broadstone                           Studios. Dublin.

2011              Culture Night 2011. 20 artists. Commissioned by Arts Office, Roscommon Co.Co.

2010              REDDOT. Group show 13 artists. Pop-Up Exhibition. Roscommon.

                      Show 2010. Group show 56 artists. Culture Night 2010, commissioned  by Roscommon Co. Co. Arts Office.

                      What Makes Me Happy? Foroige Castlerea Youth Project. 9 students.

2009              The Bigger Picture.  3 artists. Roscommon.

2009              Whatcha Lukin At ?!. 8 students from The RAD Project. Roscommon Arts Centre.

2007              Open Eyes. 60 artists. Roscommon Fringe Festival.

2003              HOME.  20 artists. Roscommon Arts Centre.




2016           GirlHackDay, GHQ Building Dublin.  

2015              DLR Municiple Gallery, DLR Lexicon, in conjunction with childrens light

                        sculpture workshop & invisible light & the secret world workshop.

                     GirlHackDay, DCU Dublin.

2010             Joint Arts Initiative- Roscommon Co. Co. & VEC. Foroige Castlerea Youth Project.                     

                      Joint Arts Initiative- Roscommon Co. Co. & VEC. RAD Youth Project.

                      Mural project. Roscommon Community Play School.

                      Photography project. Roscommon Community College.

                      Photography project. Scoil Mhuire Secondary school, Roscommon.

 2009 – 08      Photography project. The RAD Youth Project. Roscommon.

 2008             Photography project. Roscommon Community College.

                      Mural Project. The RAD Youth Project. Roscommon.

                      Lollypops. Children’s workshop. Roscommon Arts Centre.

 2006             Arts Days.  Scoil Mhuire Primary School. Roscommon.

                      Photography and darkroom workshop. Roscommon Community College.

 2002             Arts/Crafts workshops. Dublin Simon Community, Education Unit. Dublin.

 2001             Arts/Crafts workshops. Hill St. Community Resource Centre. Dublin.

 1997             Print workshop. St. Patrick’s Juvenile Detention Centre. NCR, Dublin.


2015/2016   Artist-in-Prison. Loughan House,Blacklion. Co. Cavan.

 2014             Artist-in-Prison. Loughan House,Blacklion. Co. Cavan.

  2010            Artist-in-Prison. The Grove. Castlerea Prison.

  2008            Artist-in School. Ballyleague National School.

                      TRADE International Residency. Boyle.

                      Artist-in-School. Croghan National School.

  2007            Artist-in-Prison. The Grove. Castlerea Prison.

                      Artist-in-Prison. The Education Unit. Castlerea Prison.

  2006            Art@Work. Molloy’s Bakery. Roscommon.

  2004            Artist-in-Prison. St. Patrick’s Juvenile centre. NCR. Dublin.

                      Keeping The Faith. Dance festival Ireland. Dochas Centre. Dublin.

  2003-‘00      Artist-in-Prison. St. Patrick’s Juvenile Detention Centre. NCR. Dublin.

Teaching Experience

  2012-07       Temp/part-time/Full Time Summer School, Art teacher, Castlerea Prison.

  2010            Part-time Art& Crafts Facilitator. Oakwood Retirement Home. Roscommon.

  2009-07       Full-Time Summer School, Castlerea Prison.

  2007            Temp / Part-time. Roscommon School of Art.

                      Part-Time Adult Art classes. Vita House. Roscommon.

  2004            Substitute photography Tutor. FAS Training Centre, Jervis St. Dublin              

  1998-’99      Full-Time, Maternity leave cover. Art teacher. Castlerea Prison.

Awards / Bursaries 
  • Artist-in-Prison Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland 2000,’01,’02,’03,’04,’07,’07,’10,’14.’15,’16
  • Individual Artist Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland, Roscommon Arts Office.2014,’13,’10,’09,’08’07
  • Culture Ireland funding for Excess Baggage,Estonia 2013
  • Culture Ireland funding for Interchange show Philadelphia 2012
  • Culture Ireland funding for The Imagination of Children,V&A MoC 2011
  • Joint Arts Initiative Bursary Roscommon Co. Co. Arts Office 2010
  • Artist Bursary. Roscommon Arts Centre 2008
  • Artist-in-Schools Bursary. Roscommon Co. Co. 2007
  • TRADE Artists Bursary. Roscommon & Leitrim Co. Co. Arts Office 2007
  • Art@Work Bursary. Roscommon Co, Council Arts Office 2006
  • Arts Council of Ireland Travel Award 1997
  • Eillesh Kilgallen Award. Over all winner in Local artists ,Boyle Arts Festival 1995




  • CIRCA spring 1996. Page 51. Waiting spaces by Marian Lovett.

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