Galleries

  • Dublin - Solomon Fine Art, Gormleys Fine Art.
  • Belfast - Parvis, Lisburn; Gormleys Fine Art (also in Omagh).
  • Kerry - The Greenlane Gallery, Dingle.
  • Cork - The Mill Cove Gallery, Beara Penninsula.
  • Limerick - Draíocht, Adare.

Exhibitions

  • The Society of Portrait Sculptors, Annual Exhibition, London. 2016, 2007, 2006.
  • Royal Hibernian Academy of Art, Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006, 2002.
  • Royal Ulster Academy of Art, Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast. 2016, 2012, 2009 -2004, 2001, 2000.
  • The Watercolour Society of Ireland, Annual Exhibitions, Dublin, annually since 2013.
  • The Ulster Watercolour Society, Annual Exhibitions, Belfast, annually since 2012.
  • Sculpture in Context Exhibition, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. 2016, 2013, 2012, 2003.
  • Portrait Ireland, Newtownbarry House Gallery, Co. Wexford. 2005.
  • Eigse Annual Exhibition, Carlow Arts Festival. 2001.
  • Oireachtas Annual Exhibition, Dun Laoghaire. Won Sculpture 1st Prize. 2000.
  • Solomon Fine Art, The Village at Lyons outdoor sculpture exhibition, Co. Kildare, 2013; Celebrating 25 years of CAST Foundry, Dublin, 2011; Spring Forms outdoor sculpture exhibition, Co. Kildare, 2009.
  • Gormleys Fine Art, Art in the Garden Exhibition, Culloden Hotel, Belfast, 2012, 2011.
  • Millcove Gallery, The Irish Sculpture Awards, 2013; Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, 2010.
  • The Tramyard Gallery, Joint Exhibition with painter Steve Browning, Dalkey, Dublin. 2006.
  • The Taylor Gallery, Joint Exhibition with painter Brian Denington. Belfast. 2005.

Collections

  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Iveagh House, Dublin.
  • Iveagh Gardens, Dublin.
  • University College Dublin.
  • University of Limerick.
  • Shannon Airport, Co. Clare.
  • National Concert Hall, Dublin.
  • International Rugby Board, World Headquarters, Dublin.
  • Irish Rugby Football Union, Dublin.
  • Munster Rugby High Performance Centre, University of Limerick.
  • Waterford Treasures Museum garden, Waterford.
  • City Hall, Belfast.
  • Incorporated Orthopaedic Hospital of Ireland.
  • BreastCheck, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin.
  • Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin.
  • Carton House Hotel, Kildare.
  • Watercolour Society of Ireland National Collection, University of Limerick.
  • Treasury Holdings, Dublin.
  • Mason, Hayes & Curran Solicitors, Dublin.
  • Hayes Solicitors, Dublin.
  • Tommy Tiernan, Comedian, Dublin.
  • Jordanstown Loughshore Park, Belfast.
  • Clifton House, Belfast.
  • Ballymena Academy Grammar School, Co. Antrim.
  • Gracehill Primary School, Co. Antrim.
  • Boss Murphy Collection, Churchtown, Mallow, Co. Cork.
  • Nine Fine Irishmen Irish Bar, New York New York Hotel Casino, Las Vegas.
  • Private collections in Ireland, the UK, France, USA, Canada and New Zealand.

Awards


2016

Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Belfast. Invited Artist.

2015

The Watercolour Society of Ireland. K&M Evans Award.
The Ulster Watercolour Society. Best Townscape Award.

2013

Winner of The Irish Sculpture Awards 2013 at The Mill Cove Galleries, West Cork.

2012

The Ulster Watercolour Society. Best City Scape Award.

2007

Royal Hibernian Academy of Art Annual Exhibition, Dublin. Conor/Moran Award for Sculpture.

2000

Oireachtas Annual Exhibition, Dun Laoghaire. Oireachtas/CAST Sculpture Prize.


About the artist

  • 1989-93 Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. French and Spanish Interpreting and Translating.
  • 1993-94 Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, UCD. Graduate Diploma in Business Studies.
  • 1994-95 Académie Aquarelle, Paris, watercolour and sculpture classes.
  • 1995-96 National College of Art and Design, Dublin, advanced watercolour classes.
  • 1998-99 Trinity Arts Workshop, Dublin, sculpture and life drawing classes.
  • 1997-00 Studied Interior Design. Worked with Milo Fitzgerald and the late Carl Geisler.
  • 1998-00 University College Dublin. History of European Painting. First Class Honours.
  • 2000      Acquired Artists Tax Exemption.
  • 2001      Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, Sculpting the Human Figure in Wax.
  • 2004      Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. Lecturer in Portrait Sculpture.
  • 2005-08 The Florence Academy of Art, Italy. Figurative Sculpture, part time studies.
  • 2005      The Irish Academy of Figurative Art, Italy. Artistic Anatomy (écorché).
  • 2006-07 Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. Lecturer with Film Make Up.
  • 2009      The Art Students League of New York, USA. Stone carving and watercolour classes, part time studies.
  • 2010-13 Pietrasanta, Italy. Marble carving, part time studies.
  • 2012      Member of The Ulster Watercolour Society.
  • 2013      Member of The Water Colour Society of Ireland.
  • 2016      Appointed as Chair of the Sculpture Jury to adjudicate the Irish Concrete Society Awards 2016 Sculpture Prize.