Selected Awards

2023           Artlinks Award 

2021          Arts Council Bursary Award

2021          Arts Council Agility Award

2020          M.A. Graduate Resident Award, 12 months – M.A.A.P, CIT

2019          12 month M.A. artist in residence – Crawford College of Art & Design
                   IMMA summer school bursary 

2018          10 month Graduate Residency Glass – CCAD

                   3 month Residency – National Sculpture Factory

                   Purchase Awards – Cork Institute of Technology & Eli Lilly

                   Fledglings exhibition – Lavitt Gallery, Cork

                   Shortlisted – Visual Art – Global Undergraduate Awards

                   Shortlisted – Thesis – Global Undergraduate Awards

2015          Artist in residence – St Mary’s National school

COVID Undertakings

                   Verso Art Project – Online

                   Artist in conversation with Ciara Rodgers, Garter Lane, on-line

                   Short listed for Public art commission (Collaboration) – Ennis,

                   Short listed for Public art commission (Collaboration) – Charleville

                   Mosaic project, Deise Women’s Shed

                   Playground Art, St, Mary’s National School, Dungarvan

Selected Exhibitions 

2023.           Commuovere, Birr Vintage Festival, Co.Offaly

                     Streetscape, (wall murals), Tallow,  Co.Waterford

2022             Drawing Connections, Lord Mayor Pavilion, Cork City 

                      Locked in Locked up, Portlaoise Prison, Co. Laois                  

2021             Pluid Project – COVID comfort blanket – Farmleigh, Phoenix Park

2020             Lismore Castle Arts COVID Moments photography

                      Searching identity – 360 Cookhouse, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

                      Sculpture in Context, Botanical Gardens, Dublin (Cancelled)

                      Solo Exhibition, Art Centre, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford (Postponed)

 2019            PUSH – MA Exhibition, 46 Grande Parade Gallery, Cork

                      Collected Works,  Mason, Hayes & Curran, Barrow Street, Dublin 4

                      Intervention, What will the dogs eat? – IMMA, Dublin

                      Seen, Not Heard – Crawford Gallery, Cork

                      Unsettle all things – 46 Grande Parade, Cork

                      In Print – Barcelona, Spain

 2018            IRON R18, –   National Sculpture Factory, Cork

                      Fledglings, – Lavitt Gallery, Wandesford Quay, Cork

                      See Saw, – Degree Show – Crawford College, Cork

 Selected Community Collaborations

2022.          Enterprise Centre, Tallow, Co. Waterford

2021           ChapelHill School of Art – Macroom

                    Mosaic project – Deise Women’s Shed

2020           Creativity and Change 

                    Paste up – Activism and Change – Nationwide

2015           Women’s Traveller Support Network, Dungarvan

                    Traveller Pride week & St. Patrick’s Day Parade

2015           Student Mothers – Dungarvan, Finding your own identity

2014           Suicide Prevention – Dungarvan

2014           Gateway Project (Early School Leavers Job Seeker Project)

2014           Treo Project (Ex-Offenders Community Project)

2013           Deise Day Care Centre & St. Mary’s National School

                   (Book Project of intergenerational shared experiences)

2013           Reading Buddies Scheme (Bi Lingual creative reading programme)

                   Linking retired community members into primary schools. Project is still

                   running (2020)



      Public               Cork Institute of Technology, collection

                                 Heritage Centre, Skibbereen, Co. Cork

                                 Waterford Arts Office

      Corporate       Mayson, Hayes & Curran Solicitors, Dublin 

                                 Eli Lilly, Cork

                                 Paul Flynn, The Tannery Restaurant, Dungarvan, Waterford

      Private             Portraits, Paintings and Sculptures held in a number of private collections in Canada, United States, UK, Wales and Ireland


 2019         M.A. Art and Process (first class hons)– Fine Art – CCAD – CIT  

 2018         B.A.  Hons Contemporary Applied Art (First)– Crawford College Art & Design 

 2014         FETAC 6 (Distinction)– Art & Design – Dungarvan College of Further


I also hold a BA in primary teaching, a Higher Certificate in psychotherapy and am trained in Restorative Practices and Conflict Mediation. All of which inform my practice.