Born in Dublin: 22.03.72

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Artist, Curator, Director of Pallas Contemporary Projects.

Work Telephone No: 353 1 856 1404

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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

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 – 2015

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 – 2015

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.


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

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 – 2010

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.

2007 Winter, 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.

2006 Summer, Regina Gleeson, Circa.

17th February, Billy Leahy, The Village.

April/May, Lisa Bosse, The State of Art.

2005 October, 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.

2004 Winter, Gemma Tipton, Circa.

16th September, Sarah Keating, In Dublin.

15th of February, Marianne Hartigan, The Sunday Tribune.

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