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Education Accredited 


2009                          BA (Honours) Visual Arts Practice, IADT, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

2003                          Graphics for Print Media FETAC/ City and Guilds Certificate, FAS, Cabra, Dublin

2002                          Certificate in Project and Community Development, University College Dublin

2000                          Group Facilitation, Meitheal Training Centre, All Hallows College, Drumcondra, Dublin

1997                           Classical and 3-D Computer Animation NCEA Certificate, Metamorph Training Programme, Multi-media Centre, Ballyfermot Senior                                                 College, Dublin

1992                           Portfolio Preparation VPT Certificate, O’ Fiaich College of Further Education, Dundalk, Co. Louth

2021.                          Teacher-Artist Partnership Summer Course 2021 for supporting and enhancing arts in education in Ireland

2013                           Community Television Studio Operator Course, the Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylor’s Lane, Dublin

2012                           Pedagogy of Cultural Rights, study visit to Liverpool Biennials ‘The Unexpected Guest’ with Blue Drum and Connect Family Resource                                            Centres

2011                           Managing Socially Engaged Projects with Artist Fiona Woods, Visual Artists Ireland, Dublin


Solo Exhibitions


2019                          EMIT, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co Louth

2010                          The Turning Point , Droichead Arts Centre, Co Louth 


Selected Group Exhibitions 

2022.                         The Morning Side of the Mountain, IndieCork22 Film Festival, online showing of collaborative film with Upstate Theatre Project and                                                 Carlingford Heritage Centre

                                               Dwell, Creative Spark Residency programme, group show, An Tain Arts Centre, Dundalk 

2021                          Royal Ulster Academy 140th Annual Exhibition

                                  Borrowed Ground Collective, Connection II, Lockdown Blossom, Lines of Enquiry, Music of the Spheres and Breath, Droichead Arts Centre

2020                         Borrowed Ground Collective, Connection I, Lockdown Blossom with Lines of Enquiry, billboard exhibition Droichead Arts Centre

                                  Between You and Me, Contemporary Irish Art Centre Los Angeles (CIACLA) in association with MART Gallery and Studios

2019                          Borrowed Ground, 11 Artists, 11 Weeks, 11 Studio Spaces, Drogheda Arts Festival

2017                          Orientation, Droichead Arts Centre

                        , ‘water reflector’ video installation

2016                          Artists Arising 2016, Millmount Museum, Drogheda, Co. Louth 

2015                          Irish Composers Collective Takeover at the Irish Architectural Archive, Merrion Square, Dublin, water reflector, live music response in                                             collaboration with composer Breifne Holohan

2014                          Real and Imagined Worlds, Drogheda Arts Festival

                                  New Music Festival, National Concert Hall, Dublin. Debut of ‘water reflector’ presented in collaboration with composer Breifne Holohan 

                                  53Minus6, Laurence Centre, Drogheda

2013                          Things In Translation The Merging Point, video installation, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Co. Louth

                                  Legs Foundation for the Translation of Things (LFTT), The Splitting Point, video installation, the Guesthouse, Cork

2012                          Negotiations ‘The Splitting Point in the River Boyne’ video installation at Scotch Hall Shopping Centre, Drogheda

                                  Drogheda Arts Festival Legs Foundation for the Translation of Things (LFTT) 3-day performance collaboration with artist Helen Horgan

                                  Pattern & Redundancy The Drawing Project, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

2011                          LFTT Mobile Library (Hermitage MK3), Broadstone Studios, 22 Harcourt Terrace, Dublin 2. ‘Can You Hear the Birds, St. Francis?’ multi-media                                   performance and video installation

                                  Print Point Print Studio official launch, Droichead Arts Centre, Barlow Yard, Drogheda

2010                         Teddy Doyle Tribute Exhibition, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda

                                  Urbxchange, Unit 1& 2 The Haymarket, Drogheda.  

                                  Nexus Arts at the Drogheda Arts Festival, Irish Nationwide Building, West Street, Drogheda

​2009                         Straying Closer to the Truth, The Friary, Multyfarnham, Co. Westmeath

                                  Here’s Something I Made Later, Market Studios, Mary’s Lane & Halstrom St., Dublin 7

                                  Graduate Show, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dublin 

​2008                         Wind Drawings, Droichead Arts Centre,  Stockwell Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth

                                  1 in 10, Broadstone Gallery, Hendrons Building, 36-40 Upper Dominick St, Dublin 7

2007                         Flow, movie short shown at the emerging artists showcase at the Digital Hub, Thomas St. Dublin


Curatorial Projects


2021                          Curated ‘Tend and Befriend’ painting exhibition by Olga Duka at the Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda                    

2020                         Co-curated ‘Vestige’ by Louth Craftmark with artist Brian Hegarty and Droichead Arts Centre Director Collette Farrell

2014                          GAME ON- Create’s Artist in Residence scheme collaboration with Coderdojo and Droichead Arts Centre, curated a multi-event for                                                 children at Drogheda Arts Festival 2014, culminating in the video mapping of St Laurence Gate, a 3-day technology and robotics event in                                       Boomerang Youth Cafe, exhibition, workshops in 3D printing, talks by the lead artists at Legacy Effects LA, coding apps and games                                                 development workshops with Drogheda’s young programmers

2012                          Curated the Drogheda 600 Arts Collective's showcase event ‘Negotiations’ representing thirty five of Drogheda’s current practicing artists                                     in Scotch Hall Shopping Centre, Drogheda

2007                         Upstate Theatre Project 10 Year Exhibition of Professional and Community Engaged Theatre, Barlow House, Drogheda




2021                          Arts Council Agility Award Recipient 

                                  Platform 31 Bursary Award Recipient 

2019                          Louth County Council Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary Award  

2014                          Create Ireland’s Artist in Residence Programme 


Projects/ Commissions 


2022                         The Morning Side of the Mountain. Collaborative film with Upstate Theatre Project, composer Breifne Holohan, Carlingford Heritage                                               Trust, the Drogheda Arts Festival and the voices of Peadar and Kathleen Elmore. 

2021                          Being a Child in Drogheda in 2020, The Genesis Programme, collaborative project with artist Yvonne Dowd Gardiner with four schools in                                       Drogheda


2020                         How to make a Shoebox Crankie. Made for Crinniu na nOg 2020 with the support of Creative Ireland and An Tain, Dundalk,

                                  Co. Louth.

                                  Light Boat at High Tide. Commissioned by Upstate Theatre Project to create a light installation at Ship Street, Drogheda in collaboration                                       with lighting designer John McGovern.

                                  Ship Street News - A Compendium of Understandings Volume 1 Design and layout of publication in collaboration with Upstate Theatre                                         Project, Architect Caroline Whatley and the residents of Ship Street, Drogheda, Co Louth. 



2019                         Boyne Valley Camino commissioned design of three  of the official passport stamps from the Drogheda to A Coruna section of the

                                 Camino de Santiago de Compostela

                                 Borrowed Ground Collective, 11 Artists, 11 Weeks, 11 Studio Spaces. Member of the curatorial team to develop experimental pop-up group                                    exhibition/studio space/residency in the Gallery of the Droichead Arts Centre as part of Drogheda Arts Festival 2019


2018                         Mr. Wisscoccally- Adventure in Thorny Wood, designed and illustrated the childrens’ story written by author Ruth Campbell

                                 Flaa'd Out in Drawda, music video celebrating the coming of the Fleadh to Drogheda in 2018 by Rapscallion Ballad Band



2017                         Boomerang Youth Café, Drogheda, commissioned to paint mural on front door 


2016                        Temple Street Children’s Hospital, commissioned to paint mural in the children’s multi-sensory room


2015                         A Christmas Carol, Designed backdrop of the Tiny Dancers production at the Barbican, Drogheda, Co. Louth

                                 Junction Festival, Clonmel. Facilitator with Junction Joe’s youth club with Australia’s ‘One Step at a Time Like This’ production company, to                                    realise an interactive site-specific digital tour of Clonmel


2013                         SHARED- Commissioned by Upstate Theatre Project. Videographer and set design for the youth theatre’s multi-media and multi-cultural                                      theatrical event in an Tain, Dundalk, Co. Louth 

​                                 The Merging Point, video installation. 'Things in Translation' Group Show at the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

                                 Development Perspectives (DPTV) collaboration to develop documentaries highlighting local and global concern

                                 'Salmon ofKnowledge’ ‘Food for Thought’ in


​2012                        The Dubliners Dilemma, camerawork on promotional video of theatre practitioner Declan Gorman’s adaptation of James Joyce’s Dubliner

                                The Far Side Member of Upstate Theatre Project’s devising and performing group directed by Brokentalkers, that included excerpts from

                                "4 Measures" video installation 

                                After Completion Member of  artist Monica Flynn’s performance response to the LFTT Library at the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

                                Muirhevnamonster, Creative Spark, Dundalk, Co Louth. Facilitated MuPaPu’s shadow puppet production, a collaboration between artists,                                       writers, videographers and the residents of Muirhevnamor, Dundalk


2010                       LFTT Mobile Library, Culture Night, Bray, Co Wicklow. Collaboration event with artist Helen Horgan


2006                      Celebrating Change, Sunshine Bar, North Quay, facilitated the production of a (30 x 4 ft) mosaic in collaboration with the residents of                                              Drogheda Homeless Aid, St Joseph's Hostel, North Strand




2021- 2022            BLAST Arts-in-Education Residency Programme Approved Artist

2022                       Create Louth Tyrone Guthrie Artist Residency Bursary Award 2020, Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan

2021                       Artist in Residence at Creative Spark, Clontygora Court, Muirhenvamor, Dundalk, County Louth

2012                       Legs Foundation for the Translation of Things LFTT, facilitated six month residency project in collaboration with artist Helen Horgan 

2014                       Create Ireland Artist in Residence scheme

2008                      The Friary Artist Residency, Multifarnham, County Westmeath. 


Professional Positions 


A background in graphic design and animation has led to a twenty five year career engaging communities through creative workshops in art, literacy and digital media. 

            2021- present       Teacher Artists Partnership (TAP) Arts-in-Education Residency Programme Approved Artist

2017- 2020            Louth Meath Education and Training Board, Drogheda

2019                       Children’s Art Summer Camp facilitator Droichead Arts Centre 

                                Crinniu na nOg Children’s Festival art facilitator, Mellifont Abbey, Monasterboice, Co. Louth 

                                Drogheda Arts Festival, Draw on Louth facilitator, St Dominic’s Park, Drogheda 

2018                        Leanbh Festival, art workshop facilitator in various schools in the North East Region, Droichead Art Centre,

2017                        Leanbh Festival, art workshop facilitator

                                Crinniu na Casca, art facilitator at Mellifont Abbey, Monasterboice, Co. Louth

2013-2014              FETAC Level 4 Digital Media Facilitator ESLO, Drogheda Youth Development, Drogheda

2013-2014              Creative Arts Facilitator Blue Drum’s Happy Parenting Initiative working with Family Resource Centres nationally.

2013                        Art Facilitator ‘How are you feeling today?’ St. Colm Cille’s GAA Club, Co Meath.

2012- 2013             FETAC Level 3 Arts and Crafts Facilitator ESLO, Drogheda Youth Development, Drogheda.

2012                        Art Facilitator Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda.

2009                       Assistant Co-ordinator of DAVE (Digital Audio-Visual Education), Drogheda Youth Development, FAS and Community Media Associates  

2008                       Assistant Co-ordinator of ESLO (Early School Leavers Opportunities) Programme, Drogheda Youth Development and FAS

                                Facilitated FETAC Level 3 Modules of Puppetry, Visual Arts Practice, DYD, West Gate, Narrow West Street, Drogheda, Co Louth.

2008                       Puppet Making Facilitator Beyond the Lough, Carlingford Community Development, Carlingford, Co. Louth and Bush Post Primary School,                                   Riverstown, Dundalk, Co. Louth

2007                       Assistant Administrator & Visual Artist Upstate Theatre Project, Drogheda.

2003-2007             Assistant Resettlement Officer and Workshop Co-ordinator, Drogheda Homeless Aid, 35 North Strand, Drogheda, Co. Louth



                                Teaching Council of Ireland Registered

                                Visual Artists Ireland

                                Borrowed Ground Artist Collective 

                                National Campaign for the Arts

                                Drogheda Artist Network  

                                Drogheda 600 Arts Collective 


Boards and Advisory Panels 


2018- present       Chairperson of the Droichead Arts Centre

2018 & 2019           Selection panel for First Solo at the Droichead Arts Centre

2010- present        Droichead Arts Centre Board of Management Member, Stockwell Street, Drogheda

2017- Present        Borrowed Ground Collective, founding member

2010- 2015             Drogheda Youth Development, Board of Management Member, Westgate, Drogheda

2011- 2014              Print Point Print Studio, founding member and governance, Droichead Arts Centre, Barlow Yard, Drogheda











Public Presentations 


2019                          Public talk on EMIT, solo show at the Droichead Arts Centre 

2012                          Panel discussion at Pattern and Redundancy, the Drawing Project, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin





                                              Has work in  public and private collections.

2010 - present
2010 - present
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