18 Revington Patk
North Circular Road
Awarded Dip AD in 1977
MA in Fine Art (printmaking) in 2001
Kilkenny Design Workshops 1978/81
Set up Slipcast Ltd. 1982
Lecturer part time LSAD 1984
Lecturer part time Mary Immaculate College of Education
Lecturer full time LSAD 1994
Course Leader Ceramics BA Hons Degree Course 2009-2015
Limerick City Gallery of Art
Áras an Uachtarán
University of Limerick
Mary Immaculate College
Office of Public Works
Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare
Limerick Chamber of Commerce
National Self Portrait Collection
1989 “New York” Foynes Library, and Mary Immaculate College Limerick
1991 “Michael Byrne” Gilvary Gallery Galway
1992 “12 Large Vessels” Riverrun Gallery, Limerick and Galway.
1995 “Hard Ground” Chris Doswell’s Gallery Limerick.
1996 “Recent Prints” Foynes Library, Co. Limerick.
2000 Millennium Box Set. Hot Bed Press
2001 MA Show, Limerick City Hall
2003 “Skies Over Venetia and other Vistas” Glór Ennis.
2004-2005 “Urbs Antiqua, New woodcuts” University of Limerick.
2005 For Murray O’Laoire Architects a series of 16 large format (2.5 x 1.5 mts) woodcuts for apartments on Gerard Griffin St. Limerick.
2008 “Orto Botanico” Limerick Printmakers.
2018 "In The Half Light" Custom House Studio & Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo
1987 – 1988 Arts Council Bursary – Artist in Residence, Mary Immaculate College
1993 Kaleidoscope Award (EU) to Art Network Europe
1996 – 1999 art Flights, Arts Council
2016 The Peter Brennan Centenary Prize
Member of Irish Ceramics in Education
Member of Limerick Printmakers
Co-Founder with David Lilburn of Art Network Europe
Co-Founder with David Lilburn of Hot Bed Press
Co-Founder with Mandy Parslow of Irish Contemporary Ceramics Collection at the Hunt Museum Limerick
Selected Group Shows since 1995
Painters and Makers, SO Fine art Editions, Powerscourt Town house, Dublin, Ireland
Material Matters, Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, Critical Selection 2019/20, Dublin Castle, Ireland./ Artesania Catalonia, CCAM Barcelona
Volle Kanne, Handwerksform Hannover, Germany.
Blurring the Edge, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart, Co Down, N Ireland
'Blurring the Edge', From 23rd November. New work with Mandy Parslow, Owen Quinlan, Mary Nagle and Marcus O'Mahony. Hunt Museum Limerick.
Ceramic Ireland Selected Exhibition, Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin.
VASE, Function Revisited, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin
Design & Crafts Council of Ireland 'Portfolio Critical Selection 2017/18', Nation Craft Gallery, Kilkenny & Ruthin Craft Centre, North Wales
'Touchstone' Curated by Ceramics Ireland, Farmleigh Gallery Dublin, and Nation Craft Gallery Kilkenny
'Jugs' Blue Egg Gallery, Wexford
'Ceramics Ireland Open', The Printworks, Dublin Castle
Bravura, Blue Egg Gallery Wexford
Irish Contemporary Ceramics at the Barony Centre Scotland
Ceramics Ireland Open at Farmleigh House Phoenix Park, Dublin
National Craft Awards exhibition, RDS Dublin and National Museum of Country Life Co Mayo
VASE, Function Revisited, National Craft Gallery Kilkenny
Savoir, Kilkenny Food week, Butler House, Kilkenny
Ceramics Ireland Selected Exhibition. Pierce Museum, Rathfarnham Dublin
Portfolio @ Solomon Gallery Design and Crafts Council of Ireland Portfolio Exhibition
Mill Cove at the Open Window Gallery, Rathmines, Dublin
The Art of the Potter at Kill Rialaig, Co Kerry
Create, Brown Thomas, Grafton, St Dublin DCOI
Limerick Printmakers, Hunt Museum
Irish Ceramic Awards, Mill Cove Gallery, West Cork
"Culture of Clay", Hunt Museum Limerick
Open submission '13, Limerick Printmakers, curated by Charles Harper
Islands, Custom House Gallery Westport.
Open submission '12 Limerick Printmakers
Limerick Printmakers Studio and Gallery Exhibition, Kulturwerk des bbk Berlin Gmbh
“X” A collaborative Box Set project between the Limerick Printmakers and RTE Lyric Fm.
29th Mini Print International 2009 Cadaqués, Spain
“Burst Into Bloom” Glór Gallery, Ennis, Co. Clare
2006, 2007, 2008
“Open Submission Exhibition” Limerick Printmakers
“Focus on Drawing” Limerick City Gallery of Art, Crawford Gallery Cork, and NCAD Dublin
Exhibition to launch ‘Hot Bed Press’ Millennium Box Set
Irish Contemporary Ceramics Touring Exhibition, Dublin, Sligo, Belfast, Limerick
“Dialog in Groen” Zutendaal Belgium
3rd Annual British Mini Print Exhibition, Bristol
“Objecten” Kunstenaartsboeken en Grafiek, Galerie Bradevort, The Netherlands
“Limericks” 12 Limerick Printmakers, Glaerie ACUD Berlin, and Havana Cuba
“ Observatorium” Galerie Bradevort, The Netherlands
Cork Printmakers, Crawford Gallery, Cork
“The Print Show” Belltable Limerick
“Grond” Art Network Europe Exhibition Zutendaal and Althoselt, Belgium
“ Large Format Prints” DeFabreik Eindhoven, The Netherlands
“ Irish Art” Central House for Artists, Moscow