Brief Bio

 1966Born in Dublin, Ireland
 1984-85 Dún Laoghaire School of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland
 1985-88 National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland
 1988-89 Brierley Hill Glass Centre, Birmingham, UK
  Worked in Chris Comin’s Glass Studio, London, UK
  Travelled extensively in Scandanavia and Europe
  Worked in Soren Ringard’s Glass Studio, Denmark
 1990 Print making course, Silkeborg Kunstskole, Denmark
  Travelled extensively in India
  Returned to Dublin, to live and work
  Made Member of the Graphic Print Studio, Dublin, Ireland
  Part-time Art Teacher, Colaiste Eoin/Iosagain, Dublin, Ireland
 1994-96 Installation Team, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
 2004 Left Teaching to work full-time as an artist
 2008 European Glass Context, Bornholms, Kunstmuseum,
  Denmark (representing Ireland)
 2008 Moved to Cork, Ireland to live and work
 2007-09 100 square foot stained glass piece completed and installed
  for the Irish Repertory Theatre New York, USA
 2011 Unveiled 2 stained glass pieces for the National
  Maritime Museum, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Solo Exhibitions

 2009 The Wake, Cork Docklands, Ireland
 2005 Edges and Boundaries, The Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland
 2004 Ink on Paper, The Market House, Monaghan, Ireland
 2004 Preview, Mill Lane Studios, Dublin, Ireland

Selected Group Exhibitions

 2012 Seattle, Washington, USA
 2011 Lavitt Gallery, Cork, Ireland
  Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Ireland
  The Kenny Gallery, Galway, Ireland
 2010 Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland
  Kenny Gallery, Galway, Ireland
  Portfolio, NCG, Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
  Village Theatre Art Gallery, California, USA
 2009 Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Virginia, USA
  Coral Springs Museum of Art, Florida, USA
 2008 Passengers, Waterford Regional Hospital,
  Waterford, Ireland
  European Glass Context, Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Denmark
 2007 Light Fantastic, NCG, Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
 2004 Museum of Modern Art, 27th Annual Crafts Show, Philadelphia, USA
 2003 3 into 9, Annesley Bridge, Dublin, Ireland
 2002 Antonia Fraser Gallery, London, UK
 2001 Antonia Fraser Gallery, London, UK
 1999 RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
 1998 Group Show, Conradh na Gaeilge, Dublin, Ireland
  West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Cork, Ireland
 1997 Solomon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
  Kenny Gallery, Spiddal, Co Galway, Ireland
 1996 NCAD 250th Anniversary show, Dublin, Ireland
  Group Show, Design Yard, Dublin, Ireland
 1995 Art in Progress, Anya Von Gosseln, Dublin, Ireland
  Design Yard, Dublin, Ireland
  Sligo Arts Festival, Sligo, Ireland
 1994 Exploding Cinema, performance, multi-media
  Ormond Printing, Dublin, Ireland
 1993 Sophie Ungere Gallery, Koln, Germany
  New Directions, Crafts Council, Dublin, Ireland
  Fujita Vente Tokyo, Japan
  Oilean, Belfast and Galway, Ireland
  Sculpture in context, Fernhill, Dublin, Ireland
  Stone Art Gallery, Galway, Ireland
 1992 Oilean, Co Kerry, Ireland
  Riverun, Limerick, Ireland
  Riverun, Galway, Ireland
  Carroll Gallery, Longford, Ireland
 1991 Group Shows, Crafts Council, Dublin, Ireland
 1990 Anya Von Gosseln Gallery, Wexford, Ireland
 1989 Broadfield House, Glass Museum, Birminigham, UK
  Kamouflage Jewellery Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
  Jeanette Hayhurst Gallery, London, UK
 1988 Burren 5 Exhibition Crafts Council in Dublin, Ireland
  Diploma Show, NCAD, Dublin, Ireland
  Sculpture Trail, Dublin, Ireland
 1986 Group Show, Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland


 2009 American Ireland Fund
 2008 Arts Council, Travel/Training Award
 2008 Per cent for Art, Dublin Zoo, Dublin, Ireland
 2007 Per cent for Art, County Library, Leitrim, Ireland
 2006 Per cent for Art, Archbishop Ryan, Senior School,
  Dublin, Ireland
 2004 Arts Council/Crafts Council of Ireland, Travel/Exhibition
  Grant for group exhibition in the USA
 2003 Per cent for Art, Monaghan Market House, Monaghan, Ireland
 1998 Ice Studio Rental Grant
 1987 Burren 5 Project, Clare, Ireland


 2009 Immeal, ‘New York piece’, TG4, Ireland
 2009 Out of Ireland, ‘New York piece’, PBS, USA
 2008 Soisceal Pharaic, TG4, Ireland
 2007 Comortas Ceirde, TG4, Ireland
 2006 Soiscéal Pháraic, TG4, Ireland
 2004 Harry Clarke-Darkness into Light, TG4/RTE, Ireland
 2002 October, ‘Open House’, RTE, Ireland
 2000 Splanc – ‘Saol Daite’, Documentary, TG4, Ireland
 2000 DY2K, TG4, Ireland
 1996 Cursai Ealaine, RTE, Ireland
 1993 Arts Show, ‘Sculpture in Context’, RTE Radio, Ireland


 Engaging with Glass, Solstice Arts Centre, Catalogue (2011)
 National Maritime Museum, Irish Times, 27 July (2011)
 James Hanley, New York Frieze, Irish Arts Review, March-May (2010)
 John Armstrong, Artist in New York, The Irish Times, 7 Nov. (2009)
 Eleanor Flegg, The Sunday Times, 1 March (2009)
 European Glass Context, Catalogue, Bornholms Kunstmuseum (2008)
 Nicola Gordon Bowe, CCoI, NCG Catalogue, The Light Fantastic (2007)
 Portfolio supplement, Irish Arts Review (2007)
 Eleanor Flegg, Irish Arts Review, June-August (2006)
 Portfolio supplement, Irish Arts Review, March-May (2006)
 The Ticket, The Irish Times, 11 March (2005)
 The Arts page, The Irish Times, 10 March (2005)
 Listings, The Sunday Times, Culture section, 6 March (2005)
 Deirdre Barry, Garden Heaven, March/April (2002)
 NCAD 250th Anniversary Exhibition, Catalogue (1996)
 Muriel Bolger, Ireland of the Welcomes, vol.43, Jan-Feb. (1994)
 Deirdre McQuillan, The Sunday Tribune, 26 November (1989)


 2012 Lecture, The National Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
 2011 Lecture, Engaging with Glass conference, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Ireland
 2010 Lecture, The Crawford College of Art, Cork, Ireland
 2010 Axiom series, National Sculpture Factory, Cork, Ireland
 2009 Lecture, Irish Repertory Theatre, New York, USA
 2007 An Bradán Feasa, Archbishop Ryan Senior, Dublin, Ireland
 2006 Archbishop Ryan Senior School, Dublin, Ireland
 2005 Artist’s Talk, The Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland
 1997 Knockbeg Studio, Sligo, Ireland
 1995 Douglas Hyde Gallery, Artist’s Work Program at St Louis,
  Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland
 1995 The 6th Annual Oscar Wilde Autumn School, Bray, Ireland
 1994 Douglas Hyde Gallery, Artist’s Work Program at St Louis,
  Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland
 1993-04 Part-time Art Teacher in Colaiste Eoin/Iosagain, Dublin
 1993 Stone Art Gallery, Galway, Ireland
 1992 Bristol Blue Glass Studio, Bristol, UK


 Radio na Gaeltachta, Galway, Ireland
 American College, Oscar Wilde Window, Dublin, Ireland
 John Ronan, Managing Director, Treasury Buildings, Dublin, Ireland
 Little Sisters of the Assumption, Patrickswell, Dublin, Ireland
 Paul Allen, Director, Paul Allen & Associates, Dublin, Ireland
 Office of Public Works, Irish Ambassadors Residence, Tokyo, Japan
 Mater Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
 ESB Head Office, Dublin, Ireland
 Office of Public Works, Irish Ambassador’s Residence,
 Lisbon, Portugal National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin, Ireland
 Office of Public Works, Dublin zoo, Dublin, Ireland
 Irish Repertory Theatre Company, New York, USA
 Education Research Centre, St. Patrick’s College, Dublin, Ireland
 The National Maritime Museum, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland
 Private Collections: Ireland, England, Wales, Denmark, Bahrain, USA and Japan