Exhibitions & Events

2020    Artist in Residence 

              Creative Spark, Dundalk, Co Louth.

              Between You and Me -Contemporary Irish Art Centre Los Angeles (CIACLA) in association with MART Gallery and Studios Dublin Online Programme

              Reflections on a Future Past  

             Connections - Lockdown Blossom with Lines of Enquiry 

             Group exhibition in response to Lockdown at Droichead Arts Centre.  

              How to make a Shoebox Crankie 

              Crinniu na nOg 2020 with the support of Creative Ireland and An Tain, Dundalk, Co Louth.

              Ship Street News - A Compendium of Understandings Volume 1

              Designed publication in collaboration with a with Upstate Theatre Project, Architect Caroline Whatley and the Residents of Ship Street, Drogheda,

             Co Louth.

2019    EMIT 

             Solo exhibition from December 8th to February 15th 2020 at Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co Louth.

             Boyne Valley Camino

            Commissioned to design some of the official Drogheda to A Coruna, Tullyallen and Mellifont stamps for the Drogheda section of the Camino                                             de Santiago de Compostela.

                   Droichead Art Centre 

            Children's Art Summer Camp Facilitator.

             Crinniu na nOg

             Children's Festival, Mellifont Abbey, Monasterboice, Co. Louth. 

             Draw on Louth

             St. Dominic's Park, Drogheda Arts Festival 2019.

            Borrowed Ground  

                       11 Artists, 11 Weeks, 11 Studio Spaces. Member of the curatorial team for Borrowed Ground, 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

             A collaboration with author Ruth Campbell on a series of illustrations for a children's story book.

              Leanbh Festival

             Art Facilitator in Schools in Louth.

                            Droichead Art Centre 

             Children's Art Summer Camp Facilitator.

                           Flaa'd Out in Drawda

             Music Video for Rapscallion Ballad Band in celebration of Fleadh 2018 coming to Drogheda. 

2017    Orientation

             Group show, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co. Louth.   

                    Leanbh Festival

             Art Facilitator in Schools in Louth.

              water reflector

             www.thirtythree-45.com

 

                         Crinniu na Casca

             Mellifont Abbey, Monasterboice, Co. Louth. 

             Boomerang’s Youth Cafe, Fair Street, Drogheda, Co Louth. 

             Commissioned to paint mural at front door to Boomerang Youth Cafe. 

2016     Artists Arising 2016

             Group Show commemorating 1916 at Millmount Museum, Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

              Temple Street Children’s Hospital

             Commissioned to paint mural as part of the multi-sensory room at Temple Street Children's University Hospital, Dublin 1.

2015     water reflector

              Irish Composers Collective Takeover at Irish Architectural Archive, Merrion Square, Dublin, a collaboration with composer and musician Breifne Holohan.

2014     GAME ON-

              Artist in Residence with Create Ireland in collaboration with CoderDojo Young Programmers, Drogheda and the Droichead Arts Centre.

              A multi-event at the Drogheda Arts Festival, including video mapping with Shadow Lab at St. Laurence Gate,

             a 3-day technology and robotics event in Boomerang Youth Cafe, including an exhibition, talks, workshops, 3D printing and cutting edge digital                                        technology with Legacy Effects LA, videos, games and apps developed by Drogheda’s young programmers. 

             Real and Imagined Worlds 

             Group Exhibition, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

             water reflector 

             New Music Festival 2014, National Concert Hall, Dublin. A collaboration with composer and musician Breifne Holohan.

             water reflector

              53Minus6 Group Show, Drogheda Arts Movement.

 

2013     SHARED

              Videographer and Set design for Upstate Theatre Projects’ youth theatre’s multimedia 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, Co. Louth.

             The Splitting Point

              Video installation in response to the LFTT Library at the Guesthouse Cork.

 

              A Christmas Carol

             Designed backdrop of the Tiny Dancers production at the Barbican, Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

 

2012     Negotiations

             Curated the Drogheda 600 Arts Collective's showcase event representing 35 of Drogheda’s current practicing artists in Scotch Hall Shopping Centre,                            Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

             The Splitting Point in the River Boyne

             Negotiations Group Show, Unit 2, Scotch Hall Shopping Centre, Drogheda,Co. Louth. 

             The Far Side 

             Member of Upstate Theatre Project’s devising and performing group directed by Feidlim Cannon of Brokentalkers, including the excerpts from "4 Measures". 

             

              After Completion

             Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

             Collaborative performance as part of artist Monica Flynn’s response to the LFTT Library.

                           Culture Night 

             Print Point 1st anniversary Group Show, Barlow Yard, Barlow House, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

             Can You Hear the Birds, St. Franics?

              LIVESTOCK at Market Studios, Mary's Lane, Dublin. 

             Multi-media performance installation.

             Legs Foundation for the Translation of Things LFTT

             Drogheda Arts Festival

             Facilitated 6 month residency project culminating in a 3-day performance collaboration with artist Helen Horgan. 

 

                          Pattern & Redundancy

              Group Exhibition, the Drawing Project, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin.

 

2011     Can You Hear the Birds, St. Francis?

              LFTT Mobile Library (Hermitage MK3), Broadstone Studios, 22 Harcourt Terrace, Dublin 2.

              Multi-media Performance Installation.

 

                         Print Point

             Group Show Official Launch, Droichead Arts Centre, Barlow House Yard, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

 

                        Muirhevnamonster

            Creative Spark at Muirhevnamor Community Centre. 

            Coordinated and facilitated the MuPaPu‘s Shadow Puppet Production a collaboration between 3 Louth based visual artists, writers, videographers 

            and the residents of Muirhevnamor Estate, Dundalk, Co. Louth. 

          

2010    Teddy Doyle Tribute Exhibition

              Group Exhibition, Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell St., Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

 

                          LFTT (Legs Foundation for the Translation of Things), Mobile Library

             Culture Night, Bray, Co Wicklow. 

             Collaboration event with artist Helen Horgan.

 

                  The Turning Point 

              Solo Exhibition, Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

         Nexus Arts

              Group Exhibition Irish Nationwide Building, West Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

2009    Straying Closer to the Truth

              Group Event and Exhibition, The Friary, Multyfarnham, Co. Westmeath. 

 

                           Here’s Something I Made Later

              Group Exhibition at the Market Studios, Mary’s Lane & Halstrom St., Dublin 7.

 

                          Graduate Show

             Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dublin. 

 

2008    Wind Drawings

              Group Exhibition, Droichead Arts Centre,  Stockwell Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

 

                      1 in 10

              Group Exhibition, 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.

 

                   10 Year Exhibition of Professional and Community Engaged Theatre 

             Upstate Theatre Project, Barlow House, Drogheda, Co Louth. 

 

2006    Celebrating Change

              Sunshine Bar, North Quay, Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

             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, Drogheda.             

Education 

 

2009    BA (Hons) in Visual Arts Practice, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology, Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin.  

 

2003    FETAC/ City and Guilds Certificate in Graphics for Print Media, FAS, Bannow Road, Cabra, Dublin 7.

 

2002     Certificate in Project and Community Development, UCD Accreditation.

 

1997     NCEA Certificate in Classical and 3D Computer Animation, Metamorph Training Programme, Multimedia Centre, Ballyfermot Senior College.

 

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

Experience 

Over 20 years of experience facilitating creative workshops in visual art and digital media with various groups of mixed interests, abilities and skills and engaging with communities. Currently tutoring with Louth Meath Education and Training Board. 

Has taken part in residencies in the Guesthouse Cork, the LFTT Library Project and the Friary at Multifarnham and facilitated a 6 month residency in her home at the time in Drogheda, culminating in a 3-day event at the Drogheda Arts Festival in 2012. 

Curated "Negotiations'  the Drogheda 600 Art Collective's showcase event representing 35 of Drogheda’s current practicing artists in Scotch Hall Shopping Centre,     Drogheda, Co. Louth. 

Teaching Council of Ireland Registered.

Full clean driving licence. 

Has experience in Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D Studio Max. 

Currently Chairperson of the Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co Louth. 

Member of Visual Artist Ireland. 

 

2010 - present
2010 - present

© 2018 Vivienne Byrne