CV

Born in Dublin
Nationality: Irish
Occupation: Artist, Curator, Director of Pallas Projects/Studios.
Websites: http://www.pallasprojects.org | http://www.markcullen.org | http://www.differenceengineartists.org |

Education
2004-05  – MFA Visual Arts Practices, DLIADT, Dublin.
1993-95  – BFA Degree Hons, Commendation, NCAD, Dublin.
1989-90  – Honours Cert in Craft, Grennan Mill Craft School, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.

Solo Exhibitions
2016 – Daily Practice: Selected Works 2008-2016, The Molesworth Gallery, Dublin
2014- 2015 – Mandala: As within so without, O Brien Science Hub, UCD.
2010 – Ladies and Gentlemen we are floating in space, Substation, Triskel, Cork
2009 – I see a darkness II, The Lab, Dublin, (cat).
2008 – Blackflash, 126 Galway, (cat).
2007 – Star Power, El Levante, Rosario, Argentina.
2004 – COSMIC ANNIHILATOR, Installation at Pallas Heights, Dublin, (cat).
COSMIC ANNIHILATOR, Installation at Studios 6, Templebar Gallery, Dublin
1994 – Salon Privado, Public installation, Barcelona.
1993 – Revenge of the OPW, Performance, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork.

Group Exhibitions 2000 – 2018
2018 – Difference E,ngine: Resort Revelations, Lynders Mobile Home Park, Fingal County Public Art Project, Dublin (cat).
Difference Engine: Altern-ators, HDLU,The Meštrović Pavilion, Sagreb, Croatia (cat).
2017 – Difference Engine: Travellator, ONONO, Rotterdam
2016 – The Future is Self Organised, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick (cat).
2016 – Context Art Fair, Gibbons and Nicholas Gallery, New York
2015 – Welcome Disturbances, The Lab, Dublin, (cat).
Cosmic Dust, Visual, Carlow.
Lacuna 3, Taylor Galleries, Dublin.
2014 – XL Group Exhibition, Dublin (cat).
2013 – Difference Engine: Accumulator III, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
Encounters: Art of the State, touring exhibition to city libraries in Derry, Cork, Limerick and Lisburn, Ireland, (cat).
2013 – Difference Engine: Accumulator II, Oriel Myrrdin Gallery, Carmarthen, Wales.
2012 – Difference Engine: Accumulator, West Cork Arts Centre, Cork (cat).
2011 – Difference Engine Manifestation III, CSV Cultural Centre, New York.
A terrible beauty – Dublin Contemporary, Dublin.
Difference Engine M IV, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford.
Difference Engine M V, SOMA, Waterford, (upcoming).
2010 – Difference Engine, Cake Contemporary Arts, Kildare
We are never at home, Dorm, Model, Sligo
Difference Engine Manifestation II, The Black Mariah, Cork
2009 – Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin.
This must be the place, IMOCA, Dublin
2008 – Flicker, Burren College Gallery, Clare.
I-podism, Tulca, Galway.
Winter Salon, Temblebar Gallery, Dublin.
I see a darkness, 100 experiments, Birr Arts Festival, Offaly.
2007 – Sy naesthesia Sat, Birr Arts Festival, Boyle..
Cordón Plateado, Rosario, Argentina.
2006 – Multiplicities, Dundalk Arts Centre, Dundalk (cat).
By Diverse Means we Arrive at the Same End, chq, Dublin (cat).
MAIM XI, Off-site for IMMA, Dublin
2005 – Offside, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin (cat).
IAA 2005, Art City, Hefei, China, (cat).
Multiplicities, Context Gallery, Derry, (cat).
EV+A 2005, Limerick City Gallery, (cat).
Siege, Siege House, London.
2004 – Multiplicities, Fota House, Cork, (cat).
Looking for the Good Life, Draíocht, Dublin.
EV+A, Limerick City Gallery, (cat).
Two person show, Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin
2003 – SITED, Dublin Fringe Festival, (cat).
Fresh Fruit, Pallas Heights, Dublin
2002 – Gasworks open studio, Gasworks, London.
Tip Switch, 5th, Storehouse, Dublin.
2001 – We are not really here, Project, Dublin.
Its Life Jim, The Engine Room, Belfast.
2000 – Precinct, Poster sites, Dublin.
Tic Tac Toe, Sculpture at Kells, Kilkenny.
Ascend, Projections on Ballymun Flats, Dublin.
Pallas 00, Root, London.
Salon 99, Pallas Studios, Dublin.

Curated Exhibitions 2001 – 2018
2018 – Periodical Review 8, Pallas Projects, Dublin.
2018 – Artist Initiated Programme, Pallas Projects, Dublin.
2017 – Periodical Review 7, Pallas Projects, Dublin.
2016 – Periodical Review 6, Pallas Projects, Dublin.
2015 – The Future is Self-Organised, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
Periodical Review #5, with Anne Kelly & Daniel Jewesbury, Pallas Projects/Studios & NCAD.
Gillian Lawler, eminent domain II, Pallas Projects/Studios.
2015 – The Future is Self-Organised, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
Niall de Buitléar, Beneath That Darkness There Was Another, Pallas Projects/Studios
2014 – Periodical Review #4, with Paul Hallahan & Mary Conlon, Pallas Projects/Studios
Kevin Mooney, Wave, Pallas Projects/Studios.
Cliona Harmey, Troposphere, Pallas Projects/Studios,
2013 – Periodical Review #3, with Matt Packer & Michele Horrigan, Pallas Projects/Studios
Carol Anne Connolly, For I is someone else, Pallas Projects/Studios
Ruth Clinton & Niamh Moriarty, ROTATOR, Pallas Projects/Studios (co-curator)
2012 – Periodical Review #2, with Eamonn Maxwell & Padraic E.Moore, Pallas Projects/Studios
2011 – Periodical Review #1, with Carl Giffney & Ruth Carroll, Pallas Projects
John Smith, The world seems a long way away, Pallas Projects (co-curator)
Trust – Maeve Curtis, Beth O Halloran and Kate Molloy, Niland Gallery, Galway.
Martin Healy, Facsimile, Lismore Castle Arts
2010 – Bizarre Bazaar, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin.
We are never at home, presented as part of ‘Dorm’ exhibition, The Model, Sligo (co-curator)
Pat Foster and Jen Berean, The Problem with Stability, Pallas Projects (co-curator)
2009 – Paper Work, Pallas Projects
Anita Delany, Aoife Cassidy, Of Men and Mountains, Pallas Projects
Stephanie Syjuco, Unsolicited Fabrications: Shareware Sculptures, Pallas Projects, (co-curator)
2 films by 2 artists: Manon de Boer, Hito Steyerl, Pallas Projects
2008 – Timbuktu, Pallas Projects, (co-curator)
John Lalor, Forward Pass, (Pallas Projects, co-curator)
2007 – Thirty Two Thousand Years Later (Pallas Projects, co-curator)
Sarah Browne & Gareth Kennedy, Current Trends, Past Prospects, Pallas Projects
Clive Murphy, Mono, (Pallas Projects, co-curator)
2006 – AL + Al, Straylight, Darklight Digital Film Festival, Dublin.
2005 – Offside, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin (cat).
2004 – Straylight Digital Hub, Darklight Digital Film Festival, Dublin.
2003- 2006 – Exhibitions programme at Pallas Heights, Dublin
2002 – Straylight, Digital Hub, Darklight Digital Film Festival, Dublin.
Precinct, Outdoor Poster Art, Belfast.
2001 – Darklight Digital Film Festival, Irish Film Centre, Dublin
Precinct, Outdoor Poster Art, Dublin.

Collections
Office of Public Works, Department of the Environment, Dublin.
Dunsink Observatory, Dublin
Chamber of Commerce, Hefei, China.
XL Group, Dublin.
El Levante, Rosario, Argentina

Awards, Exchanges, Commissions and Residencies 2000- 2014
2018 – Culture Ireland Award for Difference Engine XI – Altern_ators, HDLU, Croatia
2017 – Arts Council Bursary Award
South Dublin County Council, Bursary Culture Ireland Award,
Culture Ireland Award for Difference Engine IX: Travellator, ONONO, Rotterdam
Resort Residency, Portrane, Fingal County Council.
2015  – Arts Council Project Award, for Artist Run Europe – Practice/Projects/Spaces publication.
2013 Heinrich Boll Cottage Residency, Achill Island, Mayo, Ireland.
2012-2013 Artist in Residence, School of Physics, UCD.
2010 Make a bigger splash! Public sculpture in Claremorris swimming pool, Mayo, Ireland.
2007 El Levante, Residency, Rosario, Argentina.
Culture Ireland Bursary.
Arts Council Travel Award.
2005 Travel Award, Irish Arts Council.
Outstanding Contribution to EV+A, Limerick City Gallery, selected by Dan Cameron, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY.
2003 Northside Civic Centre, Coolock, Percent for Art.
2002 Arts Council Bursary.
Killinarden Short Shorts, So. Dublin Co. Council. Percent for Art.
Gasworks, London
2001 Duchas, Iveagh Court, Dublin. Percent for Art.
2000 Residency at Arthouse, Dublin.

Selected Publications + Interviews 2003 – 2016
2016 – 13th December, Aidan Dunne, The Irist Times
2016 an Image of Ireland: Contemporary Artists from Ireland, Antigua Edizioni, Imago Mundi Art
5th January, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times
Artist Run-Europe: Practice/Projects/Spaces,Onomatopee, Dublin/Eindhoven
2015
Winter, Gemma Tipton, Critics Pick, Artforum
2013 – 4th January, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times
2012 – 12th July, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times.
2010 22nd of August, Gerry McCarthy, The Sunday Times.
Issue 5, Maria Tanner, Occupy Paper.
Paul Hegarty, Issue 2 Autumn, Enclave Review.
16th of June, Anna Crudge, The Examiner.
2009  20th September, Kate Butler, The Sunday Times. Winter, Sean Kissane, Circa.
Winter, Jessica Foley, Circa.
2007Winter, Jason McCaffery, Circa.
14th August, Rosita Boland, The Irish Times.
10th May, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times.
10th February, Emma Cullinan, The Irish Times.
3rd January, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times.
2006Summer, Regina Gleeson, Circa.
17th February, Billy Leahy, The Village.
April/May, Lisa Bosse, The State of Art.
2005October, David Beech, The Internationaler.
15th December, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times.
Autumn, Noel Kelly, Circa.
Autumn, Alan Phelan, Circa.
31st August, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times.
Summer, Maeve Connolly, Circa.
22nd March, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times.
2004Winter, Gemma Tipton, Circa.
16th September, Sarah Keating, In Dublin.
15th of February, Marianne Hartigan, The Sunday Tribune.

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