Vitae

EDUCATION
2015                Introduction course in Electronic Music, Jan Liljeqvist, EMS, Stockholm.
2011-2012       Diploma in Classic Song, Kulturama, Stockholm.
1989-1994       BA Sculpture, National College of  Art & Design, Dublin.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018                Sehnsucht, Galleria Lapinlahti, Helsinki.
2016                The Half Light/Yari Aydinlink, Pasaj Independent Arts Space, Istanbul.
2016                Bach in the Water, with Cecilia JosefsonGalleri CC, Malmö.
2015                Still Falling-Papa India, Detroit Stockholm Collective, Stockholm.
2014                Förort, Tyresö Konsthall, Stockholm.
2014                Migrant, Detroit Stockholm Collective, Stockholm.
2010                A Song of Parting, Signal Arts Centre, Co. Wicklow.
2009                Tearmann Beag Iata, Aras Eanna, Inis Oirr.
2008                Footprint,Tramyard Gallery, Dublin.
2007                Bicycle Kick, Clifden Arts Week, Co. Galway.
2005                Between the Sheets, Tulca Visual Arts, NUI Galway.
1998                Breathe Don’t Breathe, Linen Hall Arts Centre, Co. Mayo.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2015                Doktorn är bara bra om något ska klippas bort, Kiruna.
2014                Twin Rooms, Detroit Stockholm, annex Supermarket Stockholm.
2014                RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin.
2013                RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin.
2013                Flotsam & Jetsam, Clifden Arts Week.
2012                Now & Then, Harris Lindsay Works of  Art, London.
2012                Marathon Irish, Dialogue Cultural Space, London.
2012                Horizons, Tegen2, Stockholm.
2011                New Living Art, Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin.
2009 & 2008   Outside: Insight, Sculpture in the Gardens, Co. Galway.
2004               Group Show, Galerie le Faouëdic, Lorient, France.
2002-2011      Atlantic Group Shows, Galway city and county.
1999               Two Man Show, Logan Gallery, Galway.
1995               Society of Scottish Artists, R.S.A., Edinburgh.
1992 & 1991   Iontas, Small works, Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo.
1991 &1990    National Portrait Exhibition, Dublin.
1990                Dance Strokes: The Artist and the Dancer, R.H.A., Dublin.

RESIDENCIES/SYMPOSIA/PROJECTS
2018                En Timme Natt, with Göran Fröst, Teater Giljotin, Stockholm
2015                 Opera Factory Sessions, Fylkingen & Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm.
2014                 Elektronmusikstudion EMS SommarTurné, Dalarna.
2008                 Artist in Residence, Aras Eanna, Inis Oirr, Co. Galway.
2002-2004        Founder Member of Atlantic Cooperative Artists, Clifden.
2002                 Landscape Art Project, Tulca Visual Arts Festival, Galway.
1999-2000        Artist in Residence , Arts Council, Letterfrack NS, Co. Galway.
1997                 Hebden Bridge Sculpture Trail, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire.
1997                 Artist in Residence, Roundstone Arts Week, Co. Galway.
1996                 Oilean an Uaigneas, Tufts University, Boston.
1995                 Artist in Residence, Grizedale Forest Sculpture Park, Yorkshire.
1995                 Excavated Space, Skibbereen Sculpture Symposium, Co Cork.
1995                 Eurosculpture, Brittany.

AWARDS
2018                 Galway County Council – Artist’s Bursary Award.
2018                 Culture Ireland – Exhibition travel support.
2016                 Galway County Council – Artist’s Bursary Award
2016                 Culture Ireland – Exhibition travel support.
2016                 Konstnärsnämnden – Kulturutbyte.
2016                 Arts Council – Travel and training Award.
2014                 Helge Ax:son Johnson – Cultural Stipend.
2014                 Tyresö Kulturstipendium- Cultural Stipend.
2010                 Galway County Council – Artist’s Bursary Award.
2008                 Award of Excellence– Outside: Insight, Sculpture in the Gardens.
2008                 Galway County Council – Artist’s Bursary Award.
2004                 Galway County Council – Exhibition Assistance & Materials Award.
1998                 Arts Council – Exhibition Assistance.

COMMISSIONS
2009                  Public  Art Commission, Waterford Institute of Technology.
2009                  Sculpture Commission, CEECC, Letterfrack N.S. Co. Galway.
2007                  Public Art Commission, Clifden Public Library, Co.Galway.
2003                  Public  Art Commission, Juvenile Liaison Office, Galway.

Shortlisted for the following public art commissions:
Heath Mayfield Motorway 2004; M4 Kinnegad Enfield Bypass project, 2004; Public Art commission, Civic Buildings, Nenagh, Co Tipperary, 2004; Mutton Island, Galway City, 2003; Michael Hartnett Memorial Public Art Sculpture, Newcastle West 2010; Galway City Museum, 2006; Clifden Town Square, 1999.

COLLECTIONS
Galway County Council, Prospect Hill, Galway City.
Office of Public Works, Liosbaun Industrial Estate, Galway City.

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
I ‘En Timme Natt’ tar musiken över rummet, Johanna Paulsson, Dagens Nyheter, 2018
I mörkret försvinner våra olikheter – allt blir musik, Kultur, Sofia Nyblom, Svenska Dagbladet, 2018
“En Dramatikers Dagbok 20132015”, Lars Norén, Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2016.
“Muntlig berättartradition från Norn utgångspunkt för konstinstallation i Stockholm”, John Leander, Mitt i Dalarna, 2016
“Samisk psykiatri med undran”, Mathilda Lindgren, Norrbottons Kuriren, 2015.
“Gammal läkekonst möter nya metoder”, Radio Sapmi, Sverigesradio, 2015.
“Blue TV”, Abridged Online, Abridged 0-34: In Blue, November, 2013.
“Now & Then, curated by Adrian Dannatt”, Kitty Walsh, Objects of Art, October, 2012.
“The UK’s best sculptures of Women”, Laura Barton, The Guardian, August, 2011.
“Passing the Creative Torch” Lorna Siggins, The Irish Times, September, 2007.
“Tulca 20052006” Katherine Waugh, Circa Art Magazine, 2006.
“Looks Like Team Spirit at Tulca”, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, November, 2005.
“Water World” The Advertiser, Adelaide, South Australia, Karin Keays, May, 1998.

SOCIETIES & GROUPS
Detroit Stockholm Collective Studios
Visual Artists Ireland
Catalyst Arts
Tyresö Konstförening
Fylkingen
Interface –  Founder and Director