2019: Creative thinking and Innovation Post Grad Cert, Trinity College Dublin.
2012: Arts in Healthcare and Community Post Grad Cert, NUI Maynooth
2008: Diploma in Garden Design. Limpert’s Academy, Dundrum, Dublin
1989 – 1993: Fine Art Diploma studies ACCS mode, Dun Laoghaire IADT, Dublin.
2021: Incognito 2021 (Group show), Jack and Jill’s Public Art Initiative Ireland
2020: Surveyor 2020 (Group show), Solstice Arts Centre Navan. Co Meath.
2020: Art as a Response to Mental Health (Group), Doncaster art Fair. UK.
2020: “Native Irish Wildflowers” (SOLO) show. MacAuley Place, Naas, Kildare.
2020: Signal Open 2020 (Group Show), Signal Arts Centre, Bray, Wicklow.
2017: Outdoor art exhibition (SOLO) courtyard, MISA, St James Hospital, D8
2014: HUBCAP Landfill Art Exhibition (Group), Virginia, USA.
2012: “Little People” Sculpture/Photography window exhibition (Group), Ranelagh,D6
2012: “Answered Prayers” installation (Collaboration) “Body and Soul”, EP, Laois.
2012: “Paperartfest” Amateras Annual Paper Art Exhibition ( Group), Sofia, Bulgaria.
2012: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Ranelagh Arts Festival (Group), Ranelagh, D6.
2011: Ranelagh Arts Centre Summer show (Group), Ranelagh, D6.
2011: “Memories” Exhibition (Group), Five Lamps Arts Festival , Dublin 1.
2011: “Local scenes” Summer Show (SOLO), Petit Plaisir Restaurant, Wexford.
2011: Paper flower sculptures, LMFM Show Garden (Collaboration), BLOOM, Dublin.
2011: Hubcap art, Landfill Art Project (Collaboration), USA.
2011: “Something about Mary” Exhibition (Group), Ranelagh Arts Centre, Dublin 6
2010: Ranelagh Arts Festival Artworks Exhibition (Group), Ranelagh, Dublin 6
2008: RMDS School Fundraising Art Exhibition (Group), Ranelagh, Dublin 6.
2007: “Genesis” Siofra Show (Group), Old Market House Arts Centre, Waterford.
2005: Siofra Annual Exhibition (Group), Signal Art Gallery, Bray, Wicklow.
2005: “Bigger is Better”, 6ft x 6ft artworks, Siofra Exhibition (Group), NCIR, Dublin 1.
2004: Siofra Annual Exhibition (Group), Tallaght Arts Community Centre, Dublin 24.
2003: “Back to Beginnings” Show (Solo),Bru na Boinne, World Heritage Ireland, Meath
2003: Siofra Annual Exhibition (Group), Mullingar Arts Centre, Westmeath.
2001: “Voices”, Siofra Exhibition (Group), Dublin City University, Dublin 9.
1994: Navan Artists Annual Exhibition (Group), Russell Arms Hotel, Navan, Meath
1993: Blackrock Clinic Art Exhibition (Group), Blackrock Clinic, Dublin
1993: “Emergence” Art Exhibition (Solo), Headford Arms Hotel, Kells, Meath
Illustrations for Children’s Books
Cartoon illustrations for Medical Seminars, Blackrock Clinic, Dublin
Map of Moynalty village and townlands, Moynalty Tidy Towns, Meath.
Private commissions (ongoing)
”Chinese lantern Series”, Dublin City University, Dublin 9
2009-2010: Rathmines College of Further Education.
Designed and facilitated evening Garden Design Courses, which involved developing course content, extensive handouts and slideshows. 2014: Train the Trainer (Level 6)
2013 – ongoing: Adults/Children’s multi-disciplinary Creative Workshops.
Co-ordinated/facilitated numerous part-time workshops.
Here are a few links to previous projects to give a flavour of some of my experience.
2019: “Sense of Place” Joint Art Exhibition (Selected, prepared and co-ordinated works on behalf of one of the participating artists), National Centre for Arts and Health, Tallaght Hospital, D 24.
2014: Outdoor Art Exhibition for Care Home Residents (Facilitator/ Curator), Dublin 4.
2013: Mountpleasant Mural Community Outdoor Paintings project, (Facilitator/ Curator), Ranelagh Arts Festival, Dublin 6.
2013: Moynalty Community Outdoor Art Exhibition, (Facilitator/ Curator), Moynalty, Meath.
We were delighted to be nominated for an EPIC AWARD 2014 for our efforts! This award was open to Voluntary Community Creative not-for-profit projects across Ireland and the British Isles. We were shortlisted for an award – the adjudicators had sorted through all the entries and we were among a group of shortlisted projects.
2012: Contemporary Art Group Exhibition (Co-Facilitator/ Co-Curator), Ranelagh Arts Festival, Dublin
2012: “Little People in Ranelagh” Sculpture/Photography window exhibition (Facilitator / Curator), Ranelagh Arts Centre. Dublin 6.