CV

Record of my exhibits, awards and commissions

June 2016
Alignments, Solo exhibition, Gormleys Fine Art, Belfast.
July 2016
North by North West, Kings House, Boyle.
2016 January - March
Dwelling Place, solo exhibition at The Oriel Gallery, Antrim Castle Gardens.
2016 January
Launch of Public Art Work Gateway at Centenary Quay, Southampton
2016
135th Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast.
2016
Art of the State Exhibition, The Printworks, Dublin Castle.
2015, October
134th Royal Ulster Academy annual exhibition. Ulster Museum, Belfast.
2015, October
RUA Gold Medal Prize , sponsored by NIAVAC & Paul Henry Landscape Prize sponsored by Gormley's Fine Art. 134th Royal Ulster Academy Annual exhibition, Ulster Museum.
2015, November.
Edinburgh Art Fair, The Doorway Gallery.
2015 October - January 2016
134th Royal Ulster Academy Annual Show, Ulster Museum, Belfast.
2015 November
30 x 30, CAST Exhibition, Solomon Fine Art, Dublin
2015 May
The Doorway Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, London
2015
Summer Exhibition, The Doorway Gallery, Dublin.
2014, October
Unfold, The Great Hall, Parliament Buildings, Belfast.
2014 November
Small Islands, The Doorway Gallery, Dublin. Solo exhibition.
2014 August
Unfold, RUA RED, South Dublin Arts Centre, group exhibition.
2014
Irish Art in Cambridge, Gonville & Caius College Library, Cambridge University, England.
2014
The Doorway Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London.
2014
Mullan Gallery Summer Exhibition.
2014
Gordon Gallery, Derry, The Final Show.
2014
Trading Place, bronze public art commission, Newry, Co.Down.
2014
Timeline, bronze public art commission, Dungannon Market Square
2014
2014 April Facing Pages - The Art of The Great Book of Ireland, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork.
2013
All Ireland Painting Group Show, Gordon Gallery, Derry.
2013
The Doorway Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London
2013
The Doorway Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, London
2013
Summer Exhibition, Mullan Gallery, Belfast
2013
All Ireland Sculpture Exhibition, Gordon Gallery, Derry
2013
The Doorway Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair, Amsterdam
2012/13
Timeline, large scale bronze commission for Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council
2012
“Land & Sea”, The Doorway Gallery, Dublin - Solo exhibition
2012
“Shorelines”, 5 metre high roadside bronze sculpture to mark the start of the
2012
Summer Exhibition, Mullan Gallery, Belfast
2012
The Doorway Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair, London
2011
“Horizons”, commission for Property Registration Authority, Roscommon
2011
“Land Marks”, Strule Arts Centre, Omagh. Solo exhibition.
2011
CAST 25, Solomon Fine Art, Dublin
2010
“Threads of Time”, bronze public art commission for Newtownabbey Borough Council, Theatre Square, Mossley Mill
2010
“Timelines” Gordon Gallery, Derry. Solo Exhibition
2010
129th RUA Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast
2010
Gordon Gallery, Derry.
2010
Mullan Gallery, Belfast.
2009
“Landmarks”, major public commission for Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, Bryansford, Co.Down
2009
RHA Annual exhibition, Dublin, invited artist
2009
“Troubles” exhibition, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
2009
“Honey Seems Bitter”, Strule Arts Centre, Omagh
2008
“Oceans Edge” , bronze commission for Ardglass Harbour, Co.Down
2008
Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen - Solo Exhibition
2008
“Not In Alphabetical Order” Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin
2008
“Make Straight for the Shore” Strule Arts Centre, Omagh
2007
“TreeLines” 7 metre high public art commission for the new Strule Arts Centre, Omagh
2007
“Stone Postcards” two large scale granite sculptures as part of “Interpreting the Mournes" project
2007
The James Patrick Gallery, Maine, USA - Solo Exhibition
2007
Gordon Gallery, Derry - Solo Exhibition
2007
Mullan Gallery, Belfast - Solo Exhibition
2007
(C)artography, mapping in Contemporary Irish Art, Crawford Gallery, Cork.
2006
“Global Journeys” public art commission from Down District Council for Newcastle, Co.Down
2006
Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart - Solo Exhibition
2006
Clotworthy Arts Centre, Antrim, Toome Gateway project.
2006
Autumn Exhibition, Mullan Gallery, Belfast
2005
“River Lines” 8 metre high roadside landmark public art commission from TIDAL for the new Toome Bypass
2005
Glass commission for the EHSSB at the Arches Centre, Belfast
2005
Drawing Show, The Mullan Gallery, Belfast
2004
“Landscape Lines & Networks” large scale public art commission by Translink for Central Station, Belfast
2004
Arts Council of Northern Ireland “Support for the Individual Artist” award.
2004
The Mullan Gallery, Belfast - Solo Exhibition
2004
“Near and Far” The Discovery Centre, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada
2003
Channel 4 Gridclub Artist in residence on-line.
2003
Artist in Residence, Robert M. MacNamara Foundation, Maine,USA.
2003
The Bridge Gallery, Dublin - Solo Exhibition
2003
The Mullan Gallery, Belfast
2003
Dearcadh Project, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin
2003
“The Map Is Not The Territory III” James Hockey Gallery, Surrey Institute of Art & Design
2003
“Art In The Public Eye” City Arts Centre, Edinburgh.
2003
Mullingar Arts Centre, Mullingar. Solo exhibition.
2002
Ireland-Newfoundland Partnership Cultural Grant, Department of Trade,Industry & Employment, Dublin exhibition grant.
2002
Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Self-arranged residency award.
2002
Artist in Residence, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada.
2002
The Mullan Gallery, Belfast - Solo Exhibition
2002
“The Map Is Not The Territory II” England & Co. London
2002
“Art In The Public Eye” Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast.
2001
Commission - Causeway Hospital X-ray Department
2001
Commission – Causeway Hospital restaurant.
2001
The Bridge Gallery, Dublin - Solo Exhibition
2001
Elaine Somers Gallery, Holywood.
2001
Mullan Gallery, Belfast.
2001
Sculpture at Goodwood, West Sussex, England
2001
“The Map Is Not The Territory”, England & Co. , London.
2000
Gateway to Art,AerRianta Arts Festival, Dublin Airport.
2000
Elaine Somers Gallery, Holywood.
1999
Commission – Driver & Vehicle Testing Agency, Belfast.
1999
Commission - Bombardier, Montreal, Canada.
1999
The Bridge Gallery, Dublin - Solo exhibition
1998
Artist in Residence, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA.
1998
Arts Flight Award, Aer Lingus & Arts Council of Ireland
1998
“Spatial Concepts”, The Surrey Institute of Art & Design.
1998
“Three Irish Artists”, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA. Curated by Dr Robert Tracey.
1997
Artist in Residence, Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA.
1997
British Council Travel grant
1997
“Irish Geographies” Djanogly Art Gallery, University of Nottingham. Curated by Dr Catherine Nash.
1997
“Land, Identity & Myth” Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
1997
“Language, Mapping & Power” Municipal Gallery, Ljubljana, Croatia
1997
Language, Mapping & Power, Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardt, Paris
1997
“Language, Mapping & Power”, Orchard Gallery, Derry, N.Ireland
1996
Trist Ann’s Gallery, Dundalk - Solo Exhibition.
1995
The Wyvern Gallery, Dublin - Solo Exhibition
1995
Contemporary Irish Art, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London.
1995
“Dawn” Trist Ann’s Gallery, Dundalk.
1995
“Ulster Artists” Art of the State, Office of Public Works, Dublin
1995
EVA, Limerick City Hall.
1995
Gateway to Art, AerRianta Arts Festival, Dublin Airport.
1995
Works on Paper, The Gallery, Belfast.
1993
British Council travel award.
1993
Commission – National Self Portrait Collection, University of Limerick.
1993
Commission – Cleaver, Fulton & Rankin, Belfast.
1993
Duncan Campbell Contemporary Art, London.
1993
Spectrum Gallery, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria. Toured by The British Council.
1992
British Council travel award.
1992
Teatrule Nationale, Bucharest, Romania & tour. Solo Exhibition
1992
Narrow Water Gallery, Warrenpoint, Co.Down, N.Ireland. Solo exhibition
1992
“The Silent Ground” Arts Council of Northern Ireland touring exhibition. Solo exhibition
1992
Gateway to Art, AerRianta Arts Festival, Dublin Airport.
1991
Commission – Arts Council of Northern Ireland Sculpture Park.
1991
“Shocks To The System”, works from Arts Council of England Collection, Royal Festival Hall, London.
1991
“In A State” Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin.
1990
Commission – Quest Itec, Belfast.
1990
Claremorris Open- Prize winner.
1990
Narrow Water Gallery, Warrenpoint
1990
“On The Balcony Of The Nation” Arts Council of Northern Ireland touring exhibition, Houston, Chicago, Boston, Springfield & Birmingham, USA
1989
Commission, "A Special Place" – Arts Council of Ireland.
1989
Commission – Queens University of Belfast Music Department.
1989
“From The Growth Of The Soil” Arts Council Gallery, Belfast. Solo exhibition.
1988
“Open Futures” Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. Curated by Angela Kingston.
1988
“Ireland-Deutschland Exchange” touring exhibition, Duisburg, Bonn, Frankfurt,Dublin and Belfast.
1988
“Clear Focus”, Narrow Water Gallery, Warrenpoint.
1988
Athena Art Awards, Barbican Centre, London. Nominated by Antonia Payne.
1987
Arts Council of Northern Ireland Bursary award.
1987
Project Arts Centre, Dublin. Solo exhibition.
1987
“A Line Of Country” Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester.
1987
“Critics Choice” Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast. Selected by Slavka Sverakova.
1987
Cardiff-Belfast Exchange, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff & Arts Council Gallery, Belfast.
1987
“Contrasts” Fungping Shan Museum, University of Hong Kong. Curated by Liam Kelly.
1987
“Directions Out” Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, curated by Brian McAvera
1986
Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast. Solo exhibition.
1986
“Two Generations of Northern Ireland Sculptors” Orchard Gallery, Derry.
1986
Bass Ireland Arts Award. 1st Prize.
1986
Fenderesky Gallery Open Competition prize winner.
1985
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
1985
City Arts Centre, London.