Born 1968, Dublin, Ireland.
1994 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA. Master of Fine Arts (Imaging Arts, Photography).
1989 Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin. Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies).
1996 George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. Certificate in Photographic Preservation and Archival Studies.
Solo exhibitions and projects
“if you aren’t all mine”, Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin.
Sculpture commission for St Michael’s House Special National School Raheny, Dublin.
“if you aren’t all mine”, curated by Sheena Malone, Detroit, Stockholm.
“but what end?”, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast.
“Handjob”, artist project, Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin.
“Include Me Out of the partisans manifesto”, screening, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin
“Fragile Absolutes Part 3”, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick.
“Blind Private Party”, The Black Mariah, Cork.
“Seeing Things That Aren’t There - Sokea Yksityistilaisuus”, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki, Finland
Sculpture commission for Dublin City Council at Fr Collins Park, Clongriffin, Co Dublin.
“Cabbages and Things”, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan.
“Fragile Absolutes”, Chapter, Cardiff, Wales.
“Fragile Absolutes”, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin with sculpture commission in the Formal Gardens.
“Ciao No More”, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise.
“Ralph Eamon Odo Barbara”, mother’s tankstation, Dublin.
“Bio Bits”, The Lab, Dublin.
“Fading Fast” and “The Second Gordon Bennett Memorial Show & Shine - Modified Car Event”,
Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, Northern Ireland.
“GB and the Western World”, Galway Arts Centre, Galway and Letterkenny Arts Centre, Donegal.
“newtownwhowhatwhere?”, DCMNR broadband commission www.broadbandart.ie.
“Gordon-Bennett”, Grennan Mill, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Thomastown, Kilkenny.
“newtownwhowhatwhere? archive”, Tulca Festival of Visual Arts”, Galway Arts Centre, Galway.
“Three Stories”, South Dublin County Council and Artworking, “in context” public art project.
“Enthalpic Everything”, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick.
“Enthalpic Pleasures”, Triskel, Cork.
“Self-Rescue Mechanism”, Arthouse, Dublin, with Jim Dingilian.
“Behind and Ahead”, SPAS Photo Gallery, RIT, Rochester, New York.
“Egon and Ireland”, Gallery of Photography, Essex Street, Dublin.
Selected group exhibitions and projects
“Videonale.15”, Bonn Kunstmuseum, Germany.
“Fragments” collections exhibition, IMMA, Dublin.
Psycho-analysis project with James Merrigan, June.
“Selective Memory-Artists and the archive”, curated by Chris Clarke, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, UCC, Cork.
“How to See Clearly from a Distance”, Jenny Guy project, Galway University Hospital, Tulca, Galway.
“Dublin Downstairs”, curated by Gemma Tipton, Merrion Square, Dublin.
“Art for Gaza”, curated by Mary Cremin and Oonagh Young, Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin.
“Homeland”, curated by Patricia Hurl and Therry Rudin, Damer House Gallery, Roscrea.
“Mammoth”, curated by Matt Packer, Treignac Projet, Treignac, Limousin, France.
“20/Twenty”, National Self-Portrait Collection and Lyric FM, Limerick.
“Periodical Review #3”, section curated by Gavin Murphy, Pallas Projects/Studios, Dublin.
Cairo Video Festival, Medrar Centre for Contemporary Art, Cairo, Egypt.
“Forced Exposure (Collapsible You), The Black Mariah, Triskel, Cork.
“False Memory Synrdrome”, curated by Rayne Booth, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin.
“(((o)))”, a Lee Welsh and Teresa Gillespie project, Clonsea Studios, Blackrock, Dublin.
“183rd RHA Annual Exhibition”, invited, RHA, Dublin.
“The Founding Phant”, Ormston House, Limerick.
“Monuments Seminar”, Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore Co. Waterford.
“ÉCU Firsts”, European Independant Film Festival, Paris.
“Changing States: Contemporary Irish Art & The Francis Bacon Studio”, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium.
“Cinesonika”, The Nerve Centre, Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
“Synchromaterialism”, a Jim Ricks project, The Black Mariah, Cork.
“Moving Image and Memory”, Re/Theorisation of Critical Heritage Studies, Gothenburg University, Sweden.
"Cutting a Door", curated by Robert O'Connor, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai, China.
“Let’s Get Ready”, Pixxelpoint, curated by BridA, Novo Gorica, Slovenia.
“Death and Sensuality”, curated by Jim Ricks, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco.
“The Great Public Sale of unrealized but brilliant Ideas”, by Sarah Vanhee, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, NL.
The Agent Ria, curated by Lyndsay Mann, Sweet and the City Apex Hotel, Edinburgh Art Festival.
“Point to Point”, curated by Gemma Tipton, Kinsale Arts Week, Cork.
“Twenty”, IMMA, Dublin.
“The Art of Fashion”, Brown Thomas (department store windows), Dublin.
“Terminal Convention”, former Cork airport terminal, art fair with The Black Mariah.
"An Exchange with Sol LeWitt", curated by Regine Basha, Cabinet, NY and MASS MoCA , North Adams, MA.
“Bizarre Bazaar”, PCP, Dublin.
“Feinkost Triennale”, Feinkost, Berlin.
Maximo Gonzalez’s "Changaritto" in "Mano/Mundo/Corazón", Center for Book & Paper Arts, Chicago.
“…and if I listen in I hear my own heart beating…”, curated by Noel Kelly, CAKE, Curragh Camp, Kildare.
“URRA”, Galería Del Infinito Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Red Galeria at arteBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
“Snakes and Ladders”, curated by Daniel Figgis, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall , Dublin; Wexford Opera House, Wexford; and Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, Broadway, New York .
“Traces: IMMA Limited Editions”, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
“Circa Editions”, launched at thisisnotashop, Dublin.
“Additions 2009”, National Self-Portrait Collection, Vincent Bourne Gallery, University of Limerick.
“Pecha Kucha Night”, The Irish Architecture Foundation, Sugar Club, Dublin.
“Reading the City”, EV+A curated by Angelika Nollert and Yilmaz Dziewior, Hunt Museum, Limerick.
“Shuffle”, “I-Podism: Cultural Promiscuity in the Age of Consumption”, curated by George Bolster, Tulca, Galway.
“The Space In Between”, curated by Fiona Mulholland, Basement Gallery, Dundalk.
“Fifteen Fragile Absolutes”, The Process Room, part of the Artist’s Residency Programme, IMMA, Dublin.
“Concourse Offsite”, curated by Claire Power and Carolyn Browne, DLR, Blackrock Park, Dublin
“Points of View - In Transition”, curated by Ciaran Bennett, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan.
“The Art World”, Feinkost, Berlin.
“Platform II: Dis-[re]-place”, curated by Niamh Smyth, Knockbride House, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan.
“Oh show me your beauty when the witnesses have gone”, curated by Noel Kelly, ŠKUC, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
“Artist Exchange: process, practice and the audience, ResCen and Create”, Soho Theatre, London.
“X-mas the spot”, curated by Nevan Lahart, Driaocht, Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, Dublin.
“Seconds: the imperfect artwork”, invited by Aileen Lambert, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford.
“The Square Root of Drawing”, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin.
“Fresh: reimagining the collection”, curated by Pippa Little, LCGA, Limerick and West Cork AC, Skibbereen.
“Mother’s Ruin”, curated by Finola Jones, mother’s tankstation, Dublin.
“Test Pieces and Blend-in Moments”, curated by Sandra Grozdanic, SKC Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia.
“Fused”, ‘Gordon Bennett Sound Off’, South Dublin County Hall, Dublin.
“Strata”, curated by Ann Mulrooney and Tim Davis, Kells, Ireland and Pontrhydfendigaid, Wales.
“Thinking of Ideas”, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast.
“Small: The Object in Film, Video and Slide Installation”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
“Country”, curated by Noel Kelly, Equrna Gallery, Ljubjana, Slovenia.
“Imagine Limerick”, EV+A, curated by Zdenka Badovinac, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick.
“Appendiks 1”, Thiemers magasin, Copenhagen, Denmark.
“Painting without Numbers”, Cluain Mhuire, Galway Arts Festival, Galway.
“The National Gallery”, The Return, Goethe Institut Inter Nationes, Dublin.
“Affinity Archive”, The Metropolitan Complex, Broadstone Studios, Dublin.
“Permaculture”, curated by Grant Watson and Vaari Claffey, Project, Dublin.
“Crawford Open 3”, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork.
“Perspective 2002”, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast.
“Love 2 Love”, Catalyst Arts, Belfast.
“Fabulations of Form”, curated by Sarah Pierce, Arthouse, Dublin.
“Intermedia”, Triskel, Anglesey Street Garda Station, Cork.
“Absolutonic”, Sculptors’ Society of Ireland, Dublin.
“Freeze II”, curated by Anya von Gösseln, Arthouse, Dublin.
“Sculpture in Context”, Irish Management Institute, Dublin.
“Office for Contemporary Art”, Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin.
“EV+A”, juror Paul O’Reilly, Gaeltacht Cleaners, O’Connell St., Limerick.
“Art/Exchange Fair”, New York, USA.
“Excellent Dynamite”, Pallas Studios, Foley Street, Dublin.
“Quadrant ‘97”, curated by Caomhín Mac Giolla Léith, Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick.
“SSI/Ireland and Europe: International Visual Art Event”, Iveagh Gardens, Dublin.
“Artist Garden Project”, Highland Park, Rochester, New York, USA.
“ACA presents”, Tea House Gallery, Rochester, New York, USA.
“Alternatives ’95: Zenophobia”, jurors Doug Ischar and Kaucylia Brooke, Ohio University, USA.
“Alien Artists II”, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA.
“Fragile Landscapes”, Centre for Photography at Woodstock, New York, USA.
“Signal”, Bug Jar, Rochester, New York, USA.
“Small World-Small Works”, Galerie + Edition CAOC, Berlin, Germany.
“EV+A”, curated by Jan Hoet, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick.
“This is not a flower”, contemporary sculpture at the World Flower Show, RDS, Dublin.
“Dennis Farrell”, curated exhibition at US Ambassador’s Residence, Phoenix Park, Dublin.
“Pilot:3 - live archive for artists and curators”, Venice Biennale, collateral event.
“inter-changes”, Farmleigh Gallery, Phoenix Park, Dublin and Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda.
“Another Monumental Metaphor”, Printed Project, issue 5, editor/curator (launched at the 51st Venice Biennale).
“Felons”, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (artist-curated project).
“No Respect”, Dublin, public art exhibition co-curated with Jane Speller, various locations Dublin city.
“Stand Fast Dick and Jane”, Project, Dublin. Co-curated with Tom Keogh.
“Project X: Boundaries”, Pyramid Arts Centre, Village Gate Square and the Mall at Greece Ridge Center, Rochester, New York, USA. Co-curated with Alex Miokovic.
Culture Ireland grant for Videonale.15.
The Arts Council, Project Award.
The Arts Council, Project Award.
The Arts Council, Travel and Training Award.
Culture Ireland grant for exhibition in Chapter, Cardiff, Wales.
The Arts Council, Visual Arts Bursary (multi-annual).
The Arts Council, Visual Arts Bursary.
Short-listed for the AIB Art Prize.
The Arts Council, Visual Arts Bursary.
The Arts Council, Travel Award.
The Arts Council, Commissions Scheme (2005).
The Arts Council, Projects Scheme (2004).
The Arts Council, Exhibitions Assistance Scheme, No Respect .
The Arts Council, Publications Grant.
The Arts Council, Visual Arts Bursary.
Arts for Greater Rochester, Special Opportunity Stipend.
RIT Graduate Scholarships and Assistantships, awarded quarterly.
RIT Graduate Scholarship for “Best Show” of Winter Quarter Review.
The Arts Council, Post-Graduate Scholarship.
The Arts Council/Aer Lingus Art Flights.
John F. Kennedy Fund Graduate Scholarship.