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Biography

1985   
Born in Lifford, County Donegal, Ireland
Based in Dublin, Ireland and Berlin and Leipzig, Germany 
1985   
Born in Lifford, County Donegal, Ireland
Based in Dublin, Ireland and Berlin and Leipzig, Germany 

Education

2010-2012   
Meisterschüler Degree at the Academy of Visual Arts (HGB) Leipzig, Germany under professor Neo Rauch  

2007-2009   
Diplom, Academy of Visual Arts (HGB)Leipzig, Germany under professor Neo Rauch (Graduation with Distinction) 

2002-2006   
Bachelor of Art Joint Honours Degree in History of Art and Fine Art Painting, 
The National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Dublin (Graduation with a First Class Honours) 
2010-2012   
Meisterschüler Degree at the Academy of Visual Arts (HGB) Leipzig, Germany under professor Neo Rauch  

2007-2009   
Diplom, Academy of Visual Arts (HGB)Leipzig, Germany under professor Neo Rauch (Graduation with Distinction) 

2002-2006   
Bachelor of Art Joint Honours Degree in History of Art and Fine Art Painting, 
The National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Dublin (Graduation with a First Class Honours) 

Solo Exhibitions

2017   
Gallery of Glass, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
A Modest Proposal, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
A Modest Proposal, Cavanacor Gallery, Donegal, Ireland

2016   
The Glass Harmonica, Gallery Baton, Seoul, Korea
The Acuity of Blindness, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2014   
Continuum – Repetition & Difference, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
The Zoetrope – Repetition & Difference, Gallery Baton, Seoul, Korea

2013   
Der Spieler – Homo Ludens, Stiftung Starke, Berlin, Germany

2012   
Blindsight, Meisterschüler Exhibition, Leipzig, Germany
The Persistence of Vision, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2010   
Still, Cavanacor Gallery, Donegal, Ireland

2009   
Animare, Heidestrasse 46, Berlin, Germany
Dissection, Filipp Rosbach Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
Doppelgänger, Pierogi Gallery, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
2017   
Gallery of Glass, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
A Modest Proposal, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
A Modest Proposal, Cavanacor Gallery, Donegal, Ireland

2016   
The Glass Harmonica, Gallery Baton, Seoul, Korea
The Acuity of Blindness, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2014   
Continuum – Repetition & Difference, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
The Zoetrope – Repetition & Difference, Gallery Baton, Seoul, Korea

2013   
Der Spieler – Homo Ludens, Stiftung Starke, Berlin, Germany

2012   
Blindsight, Meisterschüler Exhibition, Leipzig, Germany
The Persistence of Vision, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2010   
Still, Cavanacor Gallery, Donegal, Ireland

2009   
Animare, Heidestrasse 46, Berlin, Germany
Dissection, Filipp Rosbach Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
Doppelgänger, Pierogi Gallery, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

Group Exhibitions

2017             
Jetzt Druck Machen, Museum Angerlehner, Thalheim bei Wels, Austria 

2016   
Group Exhibition, Galerie Maïa Muller, Paris, France

2015   
The Liminal space, Gallery Baton, Seoul, Korea
Trash, curated by Koen van den Broek, Gallery Eastmen, Hasselt, Belgium

2014   
184th Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland
Xmas in February, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
Multiple Times, Campoi Gallery, Munich, Germany
Open Your Eyes, Galerie Maïa Muller in Paris France

2013   
neither here nor there (Contemporary Irish), Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany
Der Aufstand der Dinge, Neue Kunstverein Aschaffenberg, Germany
 Die Schwarze Zunge, Winterthur, Switzerland

2012   
Divergence, Gallery Baton, Seoul, South Korea
envia Kunstkalender, Chemnitz, Germany
Tafeldienst, Kunsthalle der Sparkasse, Leipzig, Germany
 Seaside 2012, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2011   
Zum Gebrauch des Delphins, Städische Galerie, Wurzen, Germany 
Die Schwarze Zunge, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany 
I have looked everywhere that can be looked, Cavancor Gallery, Donegal, Ireland
Le Mal de Montano, Galerie Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris, France
Summer Group Exhibition, Stiftung Starke, Berlin, Germany
L'art de la rencontre, Galerie Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris, France
After the Goldrush, Kunstverein Speyer, Städtische Galerie Speyer, Germany
Its not them, its us, Pilotenkueche, The Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

2010   
Der Ehemalige Norden / The Former North, Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe Ettlingen, Germany 
The Salon Art Prize Exhibition’, Matt Roberts Arts Project Space, London, Great Britain (Curated by Peter Bonnell, Kate MacGarry and Richard Birkett) 
Claremorris Open Exhibition, Mayo, Ireland (Curated by Lisa le Feuvre)
New Bottle, Old Wine, Filipp Rosbach Gallery, Leipzig, Germany 
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, Great Britain (Curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers) 

2009   
The things I did and the money I spent, The British School at Rome, Rome, Italy 
CAP Foundation Exhibition, NCAD Gallery, Dublin, Ireland 
Neun Neue, Lindenau Museum, Altenburg Germany 
Claremorris Open Exhibition, Mayo, Ireland (Curated by Tom Morton) 
Baluster, Columbus Art Foundation Leipzig, Germany 
Werkschau 2009, 125th SPINNEREI anniversary exhibition, Leipzig, Germany 
eva International, Exhibition of Visual Art, Limerick, Ireland (Selected and curated by Angelika Nollert and Yilmaz Dziewior) 

2008   
Impressions, Print Exhibition, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland 
Winter Salon, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland 
Claremorris Open Exhibition, (Curated by Lizzie Carey Thomas)  
1st Montijo International Plastic Arts Biennial– IX Vespeira Prize, Portugal  
Serralves em Festa 2008 in Oporto, Portugal (Selected by the Regina Guimarães) 
eva International, Exhibition of Visual Art, Limerick, Ireland (Selected and curated by Hou Hanru)
2017             
Jetzt Druck Machen, Museum Angerlehner, Thalheim bei Wels, Austria 

2016   
Group Exhibition, Galerie Maïa Muller, Paris, France

2015   
The Liminal space, Gallery Baton, Seoul, Korea
Trash, curated by Koen van den Broek, Gallery Eastmen, Hasselt, Belgium

2014   
184th Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland
Xmas in February, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
Multiple Times, Campoi Gallery, Munich, Germany
Open Your Eyes, Galerie Maïa Muller in Paris France

2013   
neither here nor there (Contemporary Irish), Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany
Der Aufstand der Dinge, Neue Kunstverein Aschaffenberg, Germany
 Die Schwarze Zunge, Winterthur, Switzerland

2012   
Divergence, Gallery Baton, Seoul, South Korea
envia Kunstkalender, Chemnitz, Germany
Tafeldienst, Kunsthalle der Sparkasse, Leipzig, Germany
 Seaside 2012, Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2011   
Zum Gebrauch des Delphins, Städische Galerie, Wurzen, Germany 
Die Schwarze Zunge, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany 
I have looked everywhere that can be looked, Cavancor Gallery, Donegal, Ireland
Le Mal de Montano, Galerie Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris, France
Summer Group Exhibition, Stiftung Starke, Berlin, Germany
L'art de la rencontre, Galerie Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris, France
After the Goldrush, Kunstverein Speyer, Städtische Galerie Speyer, Germany
Its not them, its us, Pilotenkueche, The Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

2010   
Der Ehemalige Norden / The Former North, Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe Ettlingen, Germany 
The Salon Art Prize Exhibition’, Matt Roberts Arts Project Space, London, Great Britain (Curated by Peter Bonnell, Kate MacGarry and Richard Birkett) 
Claremorris Open Exhibition, Mayo, Ireland (Curated by Lisa le Feuvre)
New Bottle, Old Wine, Filipp Rosbach Gallery, Leipzig, Germany 
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, Great Britain (Curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers) 

2009   
The things I did and the money I spent, The British School at Rome, Rome, Italy 
CAP Foundation Exhibition, NCAD Gallery, Dublin, Ireland 
Neun Neue, Lindenau Museum, Altenburg Germany 
Claremorris Open Exhibition, Mayo, Ireland (Curated by Tom Morton) 
Baluster, Columbus Art Foundation Leipzig, Germany 
Werkschau 2009, 125th SPINNEREI anniversary exhibition, Leipzig, Germany 
eva International, Exhibition of Visual Art, Limerick, Ireland (Selected and curated by Angelika Nollert and Yilmaz Dziewior) 

2008   
Impressions, Print Exhibition, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland 
Winter Salon, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland 
Claremorris Open Exhibition, (Curated by Lizzie Carey Thomas)  
1st Montijo International Plastic Arts Biennial– IX Vespeira Prize, Portugal  
Serralves em Festa 2008 in Oporto, Portugal (Selected by the Regina Guimarães) 
eva International, Exhibition of Visual Art, Limerick, Ireland (Selected and curated by Hou Hanru)

Collections

Kunsthalle der Sparkasse
St. Elisabeth Hospital
The Zabludowicz Collection
The CAP Foundation
The Trapaga-Fonalledas family collection
The Office of Public Works
Bank of Ireland
Academie Minerva
AXA Insurance
Various private collections in Germany,Ireland, Korea, England, Finland, Denmark and USA
Kunsthalle der Sparkasse
St. Elisabeth Hospital
The Zabludowicz Collection
The CAP Foundation
The Trapaga-Fonalledas family collection
The Office of Public Works
Bank of Ireland
Academie Minerva
AXA Insurance
Various private collections in Germany,Ireland, Korea, England, Finland, Denmark and USA

Bibliography

2014   
Winner of the Golden Fleece Award, Dublin, Ireland 

2013   
Shortlisted for the Golden Fleece Award, Dublin, Ireland 
Shortlisted for the '100 Painters of Tomorrow', Thames and Hudson Book initiated by Kurt Beers 

2011   
Travel and Mobility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland 

2010   
Travel and Mobility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland 

2009   
Claremorris Open Exhibition Award (Awarded by the Curator Tom Morton) 

2008   
2 Honorary Awards for Video and Installation, 1st Montijo International Plastic Arts Biennial– IX Vespeira Prize, Portugal 
Winner of the artistic projects tender at the Serralves em Festa 2008 in Oporto, Portugal (Awarded by the curator Regina Guimarães) 
eva International Open Award, Limerick, Ireland. (Awarded by the Curator Hou Hanru) 

2007   
Travel and Mobility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

2006   
Travel and Mobility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
R.C. Lewis-Crosby Award for Painting at the Royal Dublin Society 
O’Sullivan Award for Graphic Art, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

2005   
Emerging Artist Award, Portrait Ireland, Wexford. Ireland
2014   
Winner of the Golden Fleece Award, Dublin, Ireland 

2013   
Shortlisted for the Golden Fleece Award, Dublin, Ireland 
Shortlisted for the '100 Painters of Tomorrow', Thames and Hudson Book initiated by Kurt Beers 

2011   
Travel and Mobility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland 

2010   
Travel and Mobility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland 

2009   
Claremorris Open Exhibition Award (Awarded by the Curator Tom Morton) 

2008   
2 Honorary Awards for Video and Installation, 1st Montijo International Plastic Arts Biennial– IX Vespeira Prize, Portugal 
Winner of the artistic projects tender at the Serralves em Festa 2008 in Oporto, Portugal (Awarded by the curator Regina Guimarães) 
eva International Open Award, Limerick, Ireland. (Awarded by the Curator Hou Hanru) 

2007   
Travel and Mobility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

2006   
Travel and Mobility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
R.C. Lewis-Crosby Award for Painting at the Royal Dublin Society 
O’Sullivan Award for Graphic Art, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

2005   
Emerging Artist Award, Portrait Ireland, Wexford. Ireland