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Education

                                    

2011              Master of Fine Arts Painting, The National College of Art & Design, Dublin, Ireland

2009            BFA (Hons), The National College of Art &  Design, Dublin, Ireland                                                                              _____________________________________________________

One Person Exhibitions

                                      

2019               Now Islands, Ashford Gallery, RHA, Dublin                                                                                                                     

2017               Subliminal,  Easter Snow Gallery, TSEAC, Naul, Co. Dublin

2014               Learning to Fly, Eight Gallery, Dawson St., Dublin

                       Learning to Fly, Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet, Co. Mayo, Ireland

                       This, Somewhere Else, DeAppendix Medical Practice, Blackrock, Dublin

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Group Exhibitions (selected) 

                     

2022               Invited artist, Royal Hibernian Academy Annual, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

                       Breaking Borders, Luan Gallery, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

                       Saint Brigid’s Well Exhibition, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

                       The Gallery, Green Acres Wexford Festival Exhibition

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2021              Royal Hibernian Academy 191st Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

                      Invited artist, Artform Annual 44 Exhibition, the Quay, Waterford

                      Royal Ulster Academy 140th Annual Exhibition, Alpha House, Belfast

                      The Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition, The Mall, London                    

                      Meditations in the Time of Civil War, (W.B.Yeats), Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

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2020             Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

                      Covid Stories, Lismore Castle Arts, County Waterford

                      Celebrating Eva Gore Booth, Museum of Literature of Ireland (MoLI), Dublin

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2019                Rua Red Winter Open, Rua Red Gallery, Tallaght, Dublin

                        Utopia / Dystopia, Lexicon Municipal Gallery, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

                        Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

 

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2018               Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

                       Rua Red Winter Open, Rua Red Gallery, Tallaght, Dublin

 

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2017                The Hennessy Portrait Award 2017, The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

                        Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast, Ireland

                        Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

 

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2016               Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

                       Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

                       The Interaction Project, Eblana House, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

                       Window to Eden, St. Monica's Community Council, Edenmore, Dublin 5

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2015               Cover to Canvas, Honourable Society of The Kings Inn Law Library, Dublin

                       Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

                       Imirt le do Thoil, Ennistymon Courthouse Gallery, Co.Clare, Ireland

                       AAF, Hong Kong Convention Centre, China
                      Illuminations, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

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2014               Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, RHA, Ely Place, Dublin

                       VUE, Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin 

                       Imirt le do Thoil, Yeats Society Gallery, Sligo

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2013                 

                       Copy.right?,  33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, USA 

                       Rua Red Winter Exhibition, South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, Dublin

                       University of the Air: A Thousand Words, Ulster Hall, Belfast

                       Art in the Eastside, Outdoor Art Billboard, 356 Woodstock Rd., Belfast

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2012               Future Perfect, The Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin

                       Austerity/Binge with 5 On a Day Out (5OADO), Talbot Gallery, Dublin
                      Art and Style, Brown Thomas Store, Grafton St., Dublin
                      Art’n Bloom! On The Cover, Brussels, Belgium

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2011               ArtNow, Dublin Contemporary Circle Event, KT Contemporary, Dublin

                      MA Show, NCAD, Thomas St., The Liberties, Dublin

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                      RDS Student Awards, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 and Farmleigh House, Co. Dublin
2010              R.D.S. Student Awards and Travelling Exhibition, Ballsbridge, Dublin

                     Autumn Collective, Clyne Gallery, Temple Bar, Dublin

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2009              Autumn Exhibition, The Central Bank and Financial Centre, Dublin

                       Wake Up! You’re in a Meadow, Barnardo Square, Dame Street, Dublin

                       Graduate Show, National College of Art and Design, Dublin

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2008               ELIA Bloom Project, Brussels, Belgium

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                         RDS Student Awards & Travelling Exhibition, Dublin
                         5 On A Day Out, (5OADO) Thisisnotashop, Dublin

2007                The Art of Nurture, The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin

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Awards                                    

 

2022                RHA Friends Award, RHA Annual

2022                Arts Council of Ireland Agility Award

2021                 Arts Council of Ireland Professional Development Support Grant 

2017                 Highly Commended Award, Hennessy Portrait Prize, National Gallery of Ireland

2015                 RHA School Studio Award, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

                         Professional Development Grant, Dún Laoghaire CoCo, 2011, 2012, 2015 

2009                Project Grant, Dublin City Council, for Absolut Fringe Festival Installation

2008                The European League of Institutes of the Arts Bloom! Award, Residency & Commission

                                                                                                          

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Public Collections 

                                        

Northern Ireland Civil Service Collection, Stormont, N.I.

Green8 Tokyo 

Business to Arts

Killeen Motor Holdings

The Deloitte Art Collection 

Activate Capital Ireland

Central Bank and FSAI Collection

The Irish State Art Collection

Scor Global Ireland

Kildare County Council Collection

Hotel Bloom Belgium

Green8 Tokyo

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Collectives

 

  • AtHome Studios Artists Collective

  • Visual Artists Ireland member

  • Signal Arts Society Committee , Bray County Wicklow

  • ArtNetDLR Committee , Dún Laoghaire

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Publications | Articles

• A Moment in Time, by Jennette Donnelly on This, Somewhere Else, Myra Jago's solo exhibition at AMNCH, VAI News Sheet, Sept-Oct 2014, p 25.
• ‘Learning to Fly’ short story by Brendan McLoughlin in response to the solo exhibition: Learning to Fly, 2014.
‘• Back the Way I Came’ short story by Brendan McLoughlin in response to a billboard painting reproduction of All this has happened before and it will All happen again, 2013.
• Future Perfect, The Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin
• Sarah Reilly: Who knew ’50 Shades of Grey’ had anything to do with laundry colour-catchers? http://thecity.ie/2012/12/07/who-knew-50-shades-of-grey-had-anything-to-do-with-laundry-colour-catchers/
• Art & Style Brown Thomas issuu:  http://issuu.com/brownthomasmenswear/docs/art___style/1
• Vernon Steel: Le Cool online arts and culture magazine review of Austerity/Binge at Talbot Gallery: http://dublin.lecool.com/dublin/en/issue/1098/event/29964
•  Monika Heck: How young Irish artists are fighting the recession (posted Feb 21, 2012) https://monicaheck.wordpress.com/2012/02/21/how-young-irish-artists-are-fighting-the-recession/
• 5OADO and other stories..., Exhibition Catalogues 2012 and 2008
• Absolut Fringe Catalogue, 2009
• Oh Francis Oh Fringe, Wake Up! You've Been Colonised Season 1: Issue 3.1 http://www.ohfrancis.com
• Evening Herald, Katie Byrne: This is Fringe, Sept 3rd, 2009
• Art of Nurture Exhibition Catalogue, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, 2007